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

Meade 12-inch Lightbridge Dobsonian
Meade 12-inch Lightbridge Dobsonian

Name: Meade 12-inch Lightbridge Dobsonian
Type: Truss Tube
Package: 34
Optics: 12-inch f/5 (1520mm focal length)

Tube Size: 14 x 57 inches
Tube Weight: 47 pounds
Base Size: 25 x 25 x 21 inches
Base Weight: 33 pounds

Meade Series 4000 Super Plossl 32mm (48x)
Agena Starguider Dual ED 15mm (101x)
Celestron X-Cel LX 9mm (169x)

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Due to its truss tube design this large telescope can be transported easily.

Free for TAAS Members

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