Telescope Loan Program

TAAS operates one of the largest telescope loan programs among amateur astronomical organizations in the country. We have more than three dozen scopes available including all popular types. TAAS also has large binoculars, premium oculars (eyepieces), and many other accessories available to borrow. The loan program is available to all members without charge. To see what TAAS has available for loan, please browse below.

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TAAS Loaner Scopes

Orion XT6 Skyquest Intelliscope
Orion XT6 Skyquest Intelliscope

Name: Orion XT6 Skyquest Intelliscope
Type: Dobsonian
Package: 1
Optics: 6-inch f/8 (1220mm focal length)

Tube Size: 6 x 45 inches
Tube Weight: 13 pounds
Base Size: 20 x 30 inches
Base Weight: 21 pounds

Astro-Tech 25mm Paradigm Dual ED (49x)
Astro-Tech 8mm Paradigm Dual ED (153x)
Astro-Tech 15mm Paradigm Dual ED (81x)
or Astro-Tech 12mm Paradigm Dual ED (102x)

6x30mm finder scope or Stellarvue Red Dot Finder
Intelliscope Handpad

This is a great scope with the Intelliscope push-to Computerized Object Locator system. If you want to learn about how to use digital setting circles this is a great way to do it before you buy.

Free for TAAS Members

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