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Mint condition Celestron XLT CPC 800 Schmidt Cassegrain telescope.

Comes with 1.25-inch & 2-inch diagonals, 40mm eyepiece, and owners manual. 

For additional details please call or email - feel free to ask any questions.

$1200.00 takes it home.

Chuck Crumley
charles-crumley@sbcglobal dot net



FOR SALE:  Sky-Watcher 90mm f/10 refractor telescope OTA in like-new condition.  Includes tube rings, mirror diagonal, 16mm Plossl eyepiece, built-in dew shield, lens cover, and red-dot finder.  

Price $125.00 - OTA is 'like new'.

Local (Chicago-area) cash sale / pick-up only please - not able to ship this scope.

Pictures and additional information: http://www.sw90.wd9gvu.com

Please email or call if you have any questions or would like to see this telescope.


wd9gvu99 @ yahoo dot com



FOR SALE:   ETX80 by Meade.  This is a go-to scope with 494 controller. --  works great.  
Included are two Meade eyepieces - series 4000 Super Plossl 26mm and 9.7mm

Used about 4 or 5 times (seen at dark site PSSP and Astrofest)

Asking $175.00 firm.  Local sale only - Chicago and suburbs

Contact Dave at:
KC9KPQ @ comcast dot net
FOR SALE:  Celestron Firstscope 114EQ  --  4-inch reflector with tracking motor on an equatorial mount with a wooden tripod.  Includes the following: moon filter, 4 eyepieces - 25mm, 10mm, 15mm, & 6mm.  Only used twice and in original cartons.  Price $150.
Michael Hudson - KC9ARZ
Evansville, IN
812-425-4439 - days  /  812-479-6645 - evenings

LOOKING TO TRADE: a 26mm, 2 inch format, wide field lens from Zhumell.  Estimated apparent F.O.V. is 55 to 60 degrees.  9mm Plossl and moon filter are included as a "bonus" if you want them.  Looking to trade for something in the 10mm range in 2 inch format or 2 inch filters: oxygen-III, hAlpha, Hbeta or LPR. I am open to whatever you might have in these styles. 


Scanner Eric

HeyCarpenterGuy at comcast dot net



FOR SALE:  2-inch  / 1.25-inch Rack & Pinion focuser. -  Brand new / never used, did not properly fit the telescope for which I intended to use it.  Will fit a 8-inch or 10-inch Newtonian.  Includes focus lock, dust cap, and 1.25-inch adapter as shown. 

Local (Chicago-area) sale only please  -  pick-up only, will not ship.

$50 or best offer. 


wd9gvu99 @ yahoo dot com