Cardiff Astronomical Society's Telescopes available for Loan

Under NO circumstances should you look at the Sun through a telescope WITHOUT A MANUFACTURERS SOLAR FILTER

All the telescopes shown below belong to the Cardiff Astronomical Society. Members of the society can borrow these scopes on a 2 monthly basis. The loan period can be extended if no other member requires the scope.

The date at which the telescope should be returned is shown. It would be appreciated if members return the scopes when the loan period has expired.

*If you would like to borrow a telescope please email Alan Stephens Curator.of.Instruments@cardiff-astronomical-society.co.uk

SolarMax II 60

SolarMax II 60

SolarMax II 60 BF15 Telescope with RichView Tuning
This very high quality 60mm personal solar observatory features an 400mm focal length, f/6.6 focal ratio.

Accessories include
Includes mounting rings, 3 eyepieces, Sol Ranger solar finder and carry case.

This scope is not available for loan but can be usd by members of the Cardiff Astronomical Society at the Society's observing sessions.

Sky Watcher Heritage 100

Sky Watcher Heritage 100

Sky Watcher Heritage 100
This can be used to view the Moon and bright planets.
Weight approx 2.8kg.
Diameter of Primary Mirror: 100mm
Telescope Focal Length: 400mm (f/4)
Eyepieces Supplied (1.25"): 10mm & 25mm
1 x2 Barlow Lens
Red Dot Finder

This telescope is out on loan

Return date 24/04/16


Under NO circumstances should you look at the sun through a telescope

Event Horizon

Event Horizon

Event Horizon

This is a large telescope model 750 150
It has a focal length of 750 mm and a diameter of 150mm
It comes with a tripod and 2 x eye pieces
1 barlow x2

This telescope is available for loan


Under NO circumstances should you look at the sun through a telescope

Celestron Astromaster 130mm

Focal Length 900mm

Telescope Diameter 130mm

Coated Optics 7f

Tripod

Eye piece X 2 25mm 10mm

This telescope is unavailable for loan


Under NO circumstances should you look at the sun through a telescope

Tal - 2 Newtonian Reflector

Tal - 2 Newtonian Reflector

This 150mm (6") Newtonian Reflector telescope is equatorially mounted on a sturdy pier, it has a focal length of 1200 mm and an F ratio of 8.

This telescope is unavailable for loan



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