Second-hand equipment for sale


October 2020

Teleskop Service Photoline

60mm APO (FPL53 glass) with flatter (f/6 imaging) and reducer-corrector (f/4.7 imaging).
Price R 12 000

Peter Dunsby on 0716719195 peter.dunsby@uct.ac.za


October 2020

Slide Off Roof Observatory


Price  R 8 000

Chris Goosen on 063 777 4171 cgoosen0@gmail.com


August 2020

Celestron 80LCM telescope

Sky Sync GPS accessory
Barlow lens, Eyepieces
Power adapter

The condition is first class, it is about 12 months old but has only been used for about 15 minutes in total. Total cost was about R 17,500.00 I would like to get R 11,500.00 or nearest sensible cash offer. I will pack securely and deliver by courier.

Martyn Williams on 083 377 5628 martynw@mymtnmail.co.za


June 2020

Celestron Equipment

Celestron computerized Advanced VX Mount
Price pre Rand/Dollar crash R22000
Asking R 15 500

Celestron GPS accessory.
Price pre Rand/Dollar crash R 5 300
Asking R 3 300

Celestron SkyQ Link WiFi accessory
Price pre Rand/Dollar crash R 3 600
Asking R 2 500

Celestron StarSense accessory – (works with Celestron & Skywatcher)
Price pre Rand/Dollar crash R 13 600
Asking R 7 900


Shaun Overmeyer cycletronic1@hotmail.com


June 2020

Orion Skyquest 10’ “push to” Dobsonian

Plus Solar filter + right-angled finder scope (no eyepieces)


Asking price: R9 000
Linda Smit lindasmit97@gmail.com


January 2020

Celestron Alt-Az Mount and Wedge

I’d like to sell my Alt Az mount and wedge as I’m raising funds for an equatorial mount. In perfect working condition in Johannesburg. Note ex- the OTA.

Make me an offer – wedge alone new is approx $350

Dimitri Vlachos at vlachos.dimitri@gmail.com


December 2019

Meade ETX 60AT Telescope with Autostar Handcontroller

Tripod complete with bag, CD and starfinder, eyepieces etc.

Hardly used. original replacement batteries in controller still working.
Leg height bracket slightly cracked but fitted with split pin to secure any height required through holes in legs.

Price R 3 250 ex Mooi River, KZN

Also available, original Gandolfi mahogany, portrait camera on tripod, with plates. Valuable collectors item. As used in Brighton police station UK. Perfect condition.

Price R 10 500 ex Mooi River KZN

Alan Nash 082 558 9112 or Christine 082 326 8393 or  anash@manwoodlodge.co.za


December 2019

Sky-Watcher 150/750 Explorer (tripod included)

This versatile Newtonian reflecting telescope provides both beginners and more experienced amateur astronomers plenty of light and high stability for a very modest price. The f5 focal ratio means this reflector falls into the class of ‘fast’ Newtonian telescopes. This telescope is therefore particularly suitable for astrophotography. The light gathering capacity of the 150 is 460 times greater than that of the naked eye alone (with a 7mm fully dilated pupil).

Extra’s included:
2 X Barlow Lens
PLÖSSL SP40mm Lens
SUPER 10mm Lens
SUPER 25 Wide Angle Long Eye Relief
SWA-58-4 WA PLÖSSL 4mm Eyepiece
1.25” SkyGlow Broadband Light Pollution Filter
Custom Screwdriver & Spanner
Instruction Manual for Telescope with Mount (Tripod) is included.
Condition: Like new.

R 6000 Negotiable

Courier and insurance costs for buyers account (or collect from owner in Pretoria).

Contact Natasha on 083 430 5543


 Oct 2018
Skywatcher 8″ Dobsonian Telescope

Excellent condition.
Conveniently fits back seat or boot for travel.

Accessories included: 8×50 Finder telescope, Plossl eyepiece set (6.3mm; 10mm; 25mm; 32mm and 40mm)
2x Barlow lens, moon filter.

Asking Price: R 8 000

Contact: Rob Sunter on 071 885 4767

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Atik 490 ex monochrome Astronomy camera for Sale (Like new)

I have an Atik 490ex monochrome astronomy camera for sale. The camera is about 18 months old and is in an excellent condition. No scratches and the sensor is as new. 

The camera is in perfect working condition. pixels are 3.65 micron and total pixel about 9 million. 

I will also be open to sell the Atik electronic filter wheel with Astrodon 36mm Red,Blue and Green filters on request. The R19 800 price only includes the Atik camera and not the filter wheel and filters. 

Here is a link to an image that I have captured using this camera:

https://www.astrobin.com/full/201349/0/?nc=user

APM 100mm ED Doublet Binoculars (Full Package) Price : R 14 990

APM Semi Apo Binoculars (ED Doublet) – 100mm, f=500mm with Carbon Fiber Tripod and Technosky Elle Mount

Everything you need for these binoculars is included. You only need your own eyepieces.  The system is in perfect condition, the lenses are well looked after and barely show any use or age. I am only selling these to upgrade to the 120mm full apo binocular.

From my own experience, these have shown me the best views of the sky imaginable. The field is wide and stars are pinpoint bright crystals against a pitch black background. There is a 3D effect that can only be understood when experienced by you.

Galaxies like M104 and NGC 4945 are very easily seen under a relatively dark sky. Globular clusters like 47 Tucanae and Omega Centauri will swallow you whole in the field of view. This binocular regularly competes with 10 inch and larger telescopes with wide fields.

Oculars I have used with great success are 19mm 80 degrees as well as 13mm.

Brett duPreez  dupreez.brett@gmail.com


21 Sept 2017

QUESTAR DUPLEX 3.5 INCH SCOPE

With zerodur mirror, broad-band and low reflection coatings, 220 volt/50 Hz reverse wind motor and setting circle. Has Moon map and star chart. Also included is a porro prism and 1.5 inch dakin barlow lens. Scope is in almost mint condition and can be seen in johannesburg. Dealer in USA has advised that scope worth $3000-hence I would sell same at about R35,000 onco.
Milton Amoils – 011 646 2703
milti@netspace.co.za


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