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

Spletzberg Skylight
Spletzberg Skylight

Name: Spletzberg Skylight
Type: Dobsonian
Package: 32
Optics: 10-inch f/4.5 (1140mm focal length)

Tube Size: 12 x 46 inches
Tube Weight: 14 pounds
Base Size: 19 x 24 inches
Base Weight: 12 pounds

Orion Optiluxe 40mm (2-inch) (29x)
Sirius 32mm Plossl (36x)
Sirius 17mm Plossl (67x)
Sirius 6.3mm Plossl (181x)

Red Flashlight
White/Red LED Headlamp
Silva Polaris Compass
Mini-Night Sky Planisphere
Elevating base for comfortable observing

This is a very nice package that is quite portable and will give you an excellent introduction to a Dobsonian Telescope.

Free for TAAS Members

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