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I am cutting back on some things (getting older and have less room).  I have a Celestron Nexstar 80 GTL with a Barlow 2x lens and soft carrying bag for the scope and tripod.  It also has the sun filter that slips on the end of the scope.  I figured I’d check to see if any one was interested.

Andy Howell


For Sale:

BRAND NEW!! Celestron 2-Inch XLT Diagonal Mirror (for SCT Telescope)

2” SCT mirror diagonal with high performance XLT coatings

  • 1/10th wave mirror is tested with an interferometer to ensure quality
  • Housing is precision machined to achieve and hold good optical alignment.
  • Includes a 2” to 1.25” ADAPTER AND ALUMINUM CARY CAST.
  • Retails for $115.00 SAVE YOURSELF SOME MONEY! YOURS FOR $50.00

 Contact Russ at:

There are few telescope accessories that work as hard or matter as much as a diagonal! An integral part of the optical chain, a good diagonal can make a big difference in the quality of the image you see. A 2” diagonal is required if you want to use 2” eyepieces when observing with your telescope. The larger 2” barrel allows you to see a bigger percentage of the telescope’s light cone, which works wonders for capturing faint deep sky objects with low surface brightness. The Celestron 2” Mirror Diagonal was built for superior performance. The housing is machined with precision instruments to make sure the optics stay perfectly aligned. The diagonal’s mirror is tested with an interferometer, and is guaranteed to be 1/10 wave or better. The mirror’s surface is covered with the same high performance XLT coatings used on Celestron’s best telescopes, and the result is a sharp, bright image that will satisfy the most discriminating amateur astronomer. This 2” diagonal threads securely to the rear cell of standard Schmidt-Cassegrain telescopes. To take advantage of the XLT Diagonal’s extra light throughput, insert a 2” eyepiece into the barrel. If you want to use 1.25” eyepieces, slide the included 2” to 1.25” adapter into the eyepiece barrel and secure it with the thumbscrew. When you’re not observing, store your diagonal in the included aluminum case for protection.



For Sale:

-  Meade ETX-125 Goto Telescope with dew shield and hard carrying case.

-  Tripod with soft case. Can do Alt/Az, Equatorial, or Polar alignment.

-  8 Super Plossl 1.25” Eyepieces in hard carrying case

    o   40mm, 32mm, 26mm, 20mm, 15mm, 12mm, 9.6mm, & 6.4mm

-  Celestron Power Tank

-  Dell Inspiron 700m Laptop with software

-  Meade Deep Sky Imager

  - Misc cables, hardware, and extra equipment

 $700.00 for everything. Will not break the system up.

 Contact:  Jeff Bartlett  Klystron4@Gmail.Com




For Sale:

Meade Giant Field Tripod for 10" and 12" LX200 models.  $250.  Pick up only.

Contact:  Art Stithem



For Sale: 14" and 8" Celestron - both factory new condition, never assembled or used, lots of accessories + Mint (As new) Questar Field Model, case and accessories - Cervit Mirror +++

14 inch Celestron GEM w/ XLT 11063-xlt
SAC7B Peltier Cooled Color CCD
14" Fastar auxiliary optics 94181
Nikon Lens Pen Cleaning Tool
Celest f/6.3 reducer 94175
Never been assembled, and have all original packing
Paid $7,021 to ASTRONOMICS/CHRISTOPHERS. LTD,  Norman, OK  on 2/11/04.

Bought from Oceanside Photo and Telescope, Oceanside, CA  925052 11/08/04
Paid $1,584
Never been set up, still in Hard Shell transport case.

Questar Field Model F-583 CV BB (Broad Band Coating)
VISUAL 1300 MM  f/14.4 WITH CAMERA UP CLOSE 1400 mm f/16 with EXT TUBES 1500 mm f/18

John Boland