Loaner Scope Program

The Winnipeg Centre maintains a number of telescopes for use by our members.

Through this program, you can give observing with a telescope a shot to see if it’s something you’d like to pursue further, without having to drop a big chunk of change on a nice telescope.

Contact the program coordinator at loanprogram@winnipeg.rasc.ca

 

Club Telescopes and Equipment



Skywatcher 8

Style: Reflector
Objective Diameter: 203mm
Focal Length: 1200mm
Focal Ratio: f5.9
Eyepiece Barrel: 1.25" / 2"

1.25" eyepieces included.


Orion SkyQuest XT8

Style: Reflector
Objective Diameter: 203mm
Focal Length: 1200mm
Focal Ratio: f5.9
Eyepiece Barrel: 1.25" / 2"

1.25" eyepieces included.


Coronado Personal Solar Telescope

Style: Refractor
Objective Diameter: 40mm
Focal Length: 400mm
Focal Ratio: f10
Filtration: Hydrogen-alpha

Meade 125 ETX

Style: Maksutov-Cassegrain
Objective Diameter: 127mm
Focal Length: 1900mm
Focal Ratio: f15
Eyepiece Barrel: 1.25"

1.25" eyepieces included.


Celestron 8 × 56 Binoculars w/ Orion Paragon+ Tripod

Prism Type: Roof
Magnification:
Objective Diameter: 56mm
Angle of View: 5.8°


Tracking Mount

Load Capacity: 11lb
Motor: DC servo
GoTo Capability: None
Polar Axis Scope: Internal, illuminated
Power Source: 4×AA, Mini-USB for external power
 
 

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