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This is a free service where TAAS members can post equipment for sale or trade or post ads to find used equipment. Just send your ad text and a photo to Be sure to include the price and your contact information in the ad.

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For Sale: Star Testing Astronomical Telescopes: A Manual for Optical Evaluation and Adjustment, by Harold Richard Suiter
Posted: February 11, 2017

First edition, 2003 - Hard Cover, like new. Abe Books has copies in the $17 to $30 range.

Price: $15

Contact: François-Marie (FM) Patorni
Phone: (505)984-9125

For Sale: Orion StarShoot Deep Space II Color Video Camera
Posted: September 17, 2016
  • Orion StarShoot Deep Space II Color Video Camera
  • Orion StarShoot LCD/DVR 2.5" Scteen
  • Orion Video Capture Device
Paid about $760 all total, asking $400

Richard Brown
Phone: 505-679-3554

For Sale: Meade ETX90
Posted: July 21, 2016

Meade ETX 90mm with case, motorized focus, and hand controller. $200.

Joel Montoya
(505) 614-5104

For Sale: Celestron Celestar 8" f/10 SCT- Price Reduced
Posted: May 3, 2016
  • 25mm SMA Eyepiece
  • Star Diagonal
  • Visual Back
  • 6x30 Finderscope
  • Celestron's Unique Wedgpod
  • RA Clock Drive
  • 8" Dew Zapper - 12vDC
  • Meade 2x Telenegative Barlow
  • Meade Series 3000 Plossl 16mm Eyepiece
  • Orion Skyglow UltraBlock Filter
  • Orion Skyglow SC RD Broadband Filter
  • Nylon Bag (to cover scope)
  • Doskocil Case for Lenses (foam interior)
Weight: 41 lbs. (Including Wedgpod)
Made in the U.S.A.
Very lightly used. Time to find it a new home.

Asking $600

Sylvia Whitaker
Albuquerque, NM