East Valley Astronomy Club Auction Items

The following items are scheduled for our next auction.

 

 

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10" Schmidt-Newtonian Telescope system

Complete telescope package

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Meade LXD 10" Schmidt-Newtonian Telescope System

For the armature ready to kick it up a level or the beginner who wants a scope to provide years of observing pleasure, this is the ideal package, it contains just about everything needed including a Schmidt-Newtonian telescope with a 10 primary mirror, computer control equatorial mount with the AstroStar hand controller and as set of 4 Meade Plossl (40mm, 26mm, 12.4mm 6.4mm) eyepieces providing magnifications from 25x to 159x. The only items you may need after purchasing this package is a red headlamp, observing stool and small stepladder.  This unit should be excellent for observing planets, the moon, comets and deep-sky objects.  Locating Planets and deep sky objects are stored in the AstroStar controller and are waiting to be viewed after completing initial alignment.

 

Suggested Starting Bid: $300

 

 

Items Included

Item

Description

Specifications

Telescope

MEADE 10 f/4 SN-10

Aperture: 10

Focal length: 1016mm

f ratio: f/4

Resolving power: 0.45

Weight: 30lbs

Mount

MEADE LXD 75

Type: German equatorial

Includes AutoStar hand controller and power supply

Counterweights

 

Four 10 lb weights

Eyepieces

Set of Four MEADE Super Plossl

40mm = 25x

26mm = 39x

12.4mm = 82x

6.4mm = 159x

Barlow Lens

Meade 2x Telenegative Barlow

 

 

 

Meade Series 4000 Neutral Density Filter

 

Meade Medium Carry Case

For holding eyepieces and other equipment. One latch is failing

 

Orion Collimating Eyepiece

 

 

Orion LaserMate Collimation Tool

 

 

Toolbox

Misc items (Ie allen wrenches, level, etc.)

 

 

Additional Resources

 

 

Astronomy

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