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

Astrophotography Package
Astrophotography Package

Name: Astrophotography Package
Package: 36
Optics: 102mm f/7 (710mm focal length)

Package Weight: 60 pounds

Orion Sirius 25mm Plossl (28x)

This package provides all the equipment you need for astrophotography. Guides and manuals are provided to setup and understand the equipment and software. Before borrowing this package, you must have a basic understanding of how to obtain and process images. An excellent starting point is to obtain training on the GNTO imaging system.

Package includes

Explore Scientific ED102CF Apochromatic Triplet Refractor
iOptron CEM25 Mount with 2-inch Tripod and Hard Case
Orion Short Tube 80mm Refractor
Orion StarShoot AutoGuider with 1.25-inch Extension Tube
Canon EOS Rebel T4i Camera Body
Dell Inspiron 17 5000 Laptop
Battery Pack
Astromania Red Dot Finder
Bahtinov Mask
2-inch Explore Scientific Diagonal
Various Cables
Software - Nebulosity, PHD2, EOS Utility, iOptron Commander, etc.

Free for TAAS Members

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