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

Celestron FirstScope
Celestron FirstScope

Name: Celestron FirstScope
Type: Dobsonian
Package: 35
Optics: 3-inch f/3.9 (300mm focal length)

Tube Size: 4 x 10 inches
Tube Weight: 2 pounds
Base Size: 8 x 8 x 11 inches
Base Weight: 3 pounds

Celestron 26mm Plossl (12x)
Sirius 10mm Plossl (30x)
Coulter 6mm Orthoscopic (50x)

5x24 Finderscope

This small telescope is designed for a young astronomer to begin discovering the night sky. Borrow it for someone you want to catch the night sky observing bug!

Free for TAAS Members

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