Advertising appearing below is posted by RASC Victoria Centre as a public service, and does not imply any endorsement of any purchaser or seller by listing them below. It is important for both the purchaser and seller involved in any transaction to perform appropriate research and to take all precautions to protect themselves against fraud and other potential problems of doing business with unknown persons.

Contact the Webmaster if you wish to place an ad on this page.

FOR SALE: Celestron 8″ SCT Orange Tube with accessories

  • Optical tube, wedge mount, tripod
  • Original manual
  • 6X30 mm finder scope
  • 10X40 mm finder scope currently mounted in photo
  • 1 Celestron multiple ocular holder 1 1/4″
  • Solar filter
  • Defroster – DC powered 12V
  • Counter weights
  • Meade Deep Sky Imager with AutoStar Suite Software
  • CCD Color Filter Set
  • Nebular Filter
  • Celestron 12.5 illuminated reticle
  • Pentax 1000 Camera with rings for Pentax, Canon and Nikon
  • 10 mm X-Cel Occular
  • K. 40 mm EWF
  • K. 40mm
  • K. 25 mm
  • X-Cel 10 mm
  • Or. 9mm
  • Or 4mm
  • Camera pneumatic bulb shutter activator
  • The Great Atlas of the Stars by Serge Brenier

I purchased the Celestron (2nd owner) in Edmonton in 1980 and used the telescope during the 80s and the 90s till about March 1996. Since then the scope has been in storage. There are many more accessories than appear in the photos.

Asking $750

Contact Don Juzwishin email 250-886-4508 (Victoria)

Celestron Celestron Edge HD 8" & CGX Equatorial Mount
Celestron Celestron Edge HD 8″ & CGX EQ Mount

FOR SALE: Celestron CGX Equatorial Mount with Celestron Edge HD 8″ optical tube assembly and accessories

  • Celestron Edge HD 8″ optical tube
  • Celestron CGX Equatorial Mount
  • Celestron .7X reducer lens
  • Micro touch auto focuser – wired
  • Celestron off-axis guider
  • ZWO ASI-174mm Mono guide camera USB 3.0
  • Light pollution filter 48mm, Idas LPS-01
  • Pole Master electronic polar scope and mount
  • Heated dewcap and controls, 25′ cables and misc
  • Star diagonal, filter wheel, CCD color filter set and more misc.

Asking $4,000

Contact Terry Ryals email 250-818-0323 (Victoria)

FOR SALE: 7 Nagler, 2 Televue Wide Field & 3 other eyepieces

EYEPIECE LIST – all eyepieces are TELEVUE products except for the Meade 14 UWA

  1. Nagler 4.8 mm 1.25″ Light use. All Naglers have 82 degree FOV. $195
  2. Nagler 7 mm w. shaped rubber Eyecup, slightly loose from new. $220
  3. Nagler 9 mm $240
  4. Nagler 11 mm Smoothy (Tested twice, and stored as new) Rubber eye cup & soft rubber bottom cap. Collectable item. $225
  5. Nagler 13 mm 2″ & 1.25″ with ring grip, rubber eye cup , bottom cap. The first new eyepiece that pioneered the very wide field 82 degree fov. Normal wear. $240
  6. Meade 14 mm Ultra Wide Angle Series 4000 original, Made in Japan. This was Meade’s impressive answer with similar performance to the Nagler 13mm with a larger eye lense. There are fans for this ‘Vintage” collectable with picture window or port hole views. Excellent condition. $220
  7. Nagler 16 mm Type 2 with Grips, lower cap. $395
  8. Nagler 26 mm Type 5 with both cap. $490
  9. TeleVue 32mm Wideview 65 degree field Televue & soft plastic end cap. $260
  10. Tele Vue 40mm Wideview with grips Wide Field 65 degrees ( test -viewed once or twice, As New. With both Teleview end soft plastic end caps. $325
  11. Tele Vue 8mm – 24mm Click Stop Zoom with Instructions, Box (Briefly tested for function once and stored in box). $250
  12. Tele Vue Paracorr Coma Corrector ( first version) used. Great condition.But with brand-new, never used Paracorr unable Turntable Top (PTT2002). Photo Lens assemble [not type 2] as pictured. To maximize perfromance with different eyepieces. $275
  13. Tele Vue Paracorr Coma Corrector (brand-new), never used Paracorr unable Turntable Top ( PTT2002) Photo Lens assemble [not Type 2] as pictured with box, Instructions and Allen key. To upgrade your orginal series Paracorr. $70

I am the original owner, ALL the eyepieces are in very good or mostly excellent condition; were handled gently, never dropped, kept in either of two aluminum cases with full foam inserts, or in their original boxes when stored. Very few have very shallow scratches in the barrel. All come with their original Boxes. OK for those interested to phone for details re condition or to request more photos.

Payment by Interact Bank to bank transfer or cash. Pick-up preferred. Can discuss meeting or Shipping.

Contact Bob Drew – email – (250) 721 3739 Victoria

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 $175

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)