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FOR SALE: Celestron 31045 AstroMaster 130 EQ reflector telescope & mount

  • Telescope and mount
    • Celestron 31045 AstroMaster 130 EQ Reflector Telescope
    • Highest Useful Magnification is 307x
    • Quick and easy no-tool setup with permanently mounted StarPointer. Permanently mounted StarPointer
    • Erect image optics, ideal for terrestrial and astronomical use
    • Eyepieces: 10mm and 20mm
    • German Equatorial Mount equipped with setting circles and slow motion controls to accurately locate and track sky objects
    • Rugged pre-assembled tripod with a deluxe accessory tray for convenient storage of accessories and 1.25″ steel tube legs which provides a rigid and stable platform
    • All coated glass optics for clear, crisp images
  • Smartphone Adapter
    • Celestron NexYZ 3-Axis Smartphone Adapter connects your smartphone to your telescope, spotting scope, binocular, monocular, and microscope so you can capture images and video through the eyepiece
    • Works with a wide range of mobile phone models, including all the latest devices from Samsung, Google, and Apple
    • Unlike other adapters, NexYZ features 3 directional knobs (X, Y, and Z axis) that perfectly align your phone’s camera with the eyepiece in seconds so you are ready to snap the perfect image; In addition, you can make tension adjustments to keep the phone firmly in place
    • NexYZ stands up to rigorous field use thanks to its robust, durable construction with a metal frame and polymer body
    • NexYZ fits any eyepiece from 35 millimeter to 60 millimeter in diameter including telescopes with 1.25 inch and 2 inch eyepieces

Asking $300

Contact Graham Duncan – email – (250) 858 9744 (Victoria)


Celestron AVX Go-to Equatorial Mount
Celestron AVX Go-to Equatorial Mount

FOR SALE: Celestron AVX Go-to Equatorial Mount

These are very good Equatorial mounts especially for astrophotography but also work great for visual astronomy. This mount has been used very little and works very well. The payload capacity is 30 lbs.

Included is the mount, tripod, hand control, and 2 counterweights.

Asking $950

Contact Bob Nelson email – (250) 245-3770 (Ladysmith)


FOR SALE: Sky Watcher 250P Dobsonian telescope

  • 250mm (10″) aperture delivers stunning viewing experience
  • Tension control handle allows for precise slewing and maximum stability
  • Parabolic primary mirror with Radiant™ Aluminum Quartz (RAQ™)
  • Heavy-duty rocker box with Teflon™ bearings
  • 2-inch Crayford-style focuser
    • 1.25-inch adapter
    • 2-inch eyepiece adapter
  • Antares laser collimator
  • 5,000 mAh red LED flashlight & USB power combo
  • Two 1.25-inch eyepieces
    • 25mm Super, wide angle (modified Kellner)
    • 10mm Super, long eye relief (modified Kellner)
  • Dust caps
  • 2″ Moon filter
  • 9×50 finderscope

Asking $1,350 or best offer – basically new, only used once

Contact Stefan – email – (250) 466-5458 (Shawnigan Lake)


FOR SALE: 12″ GSO Dobsonian telescope

  • Base
  • Eyepieces
    • 2x Barlow Lens (Orion)
    • Celestron X-Cel 18mm
    • 10mm wide angle Speers-waler (Anteres)
    • Erfle 32mm (Anteres)
  • 8x 50mm Finder, correct-image right angle
  • Telrad reflex sight
  • Night vision LED flashlight
  • Collimator
  • 110v power brick 12v 500ma
  • Power cords (car plug) long & short
  • Numerous books
  • Accessories case
  • Original shipping box
  • Original cost approx $ 2,000

Asking $ 975.00 for all (+ shipping if req’d)

Contact: Brian – email – 250-415-8586 (Victoria)


FOR SALE: Atlas Coeli 1950.0 antiquarian star atlas

  • 4th enlarged edition, 1962
  • Enlarged copy, 23” x 14”
  • Linen cover
  • 16 star maps

Asking $75 plus shipping

Contact Rita email or text to +1 (250) 218-8728 (Comox)