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 StarProbe 130ST EQ
Orion StarProbe 130ST EQ

Name: Orion StarProbe 130ST EQ
Type: Newtonian
Package: 46
Optics: 5-inch f/5 (640mm focal length)

Tube Size: 6.5 x 25 inches
Tube Weight: 7 pounds
Mount Size: 20 x 20 x 40 inches
Mount Weight: 22 pounds

Agena Starguider Dual ED 12mm (53x)
BST Starguider UWA Planetary 7mm (91x)
BST Starguider UWA Planetary 4mm (160x)

Equatorial Mount

This medium aperture Newtonian is a fine telescope for viewing the moon, planets, and brighter dark sky objects. This package will help you understand how an equatorial mount works without the need for precise alignment.

Free for TAAS Members

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