Astronomy Equipment

What an amazing hobby. I only started this last summer but it has quickly become an obsession. This is one of the most addictive activities I have ever embarked on.

Listed below is the equipment I currently use. I have written notes on and taken photos of some of the equipment, which should be helpful to anyone starting out and wanting to find more details for these types of devices. These can be accessed by clicking on the appropriate links below.

  • Scopes
  • Mounts
  • Cameras
  • Eyepieces/Reducers/Barlows
  • Filters
  • Other Accessories


  • 12.5 inch Truss Tube Dobsonian
  • Meade 203mm F10 SCT (Now Sold)
  • William Optics 90FD f6.9 APO
  • Coronado PST (for Solar observing in h-alpha)




  • Celestron Advanced Goto (ASGT) computerised equatorial mount
  • Teleoptik Giro Mini alt/az



  • Celestron NexImage Solar System Imager
  • QHY CCD Camera + RGB Filters and Atik Filter Wheel
  • SC1.5 modded Toucam Pro (Air-cooled, long exposure with ICX099BQ B&W sensor)
  • SAC 10 3.3MP CCD Camera (Deep Sky)
  • Minolta Dynax 7D DSLR





  • Baader Hyperion 21mm & 5mm
  • Super Plossls 10, 25mm & 40mm
  • 2x & 3x achromatic barlows
  • 2.5x Tele Vue Powermate
  • 5x Tele Vue Powermate
  • Meade f3.3 reducer/flattener
  • Meade f6.3 reducer/flattener
  • TS 1.25” .5x reducer
  • Antares Variable Moon Filter





  • 1.25” Hutech IDAS LPS-P1
  • 1.25” Orion Ultrablock
  • 1.25” IR cutoff filter
  • Planetary colour filters (#15, #21, #56, #80A)




Other Accessories

  • Stellar Technologies Stilleto Mark IV focuser with
  • Dynax 300LPI head
  • Sac 300LPI head
  • 17 amp/hour powertank
  • Picostar artificial star
  • Popup observing tentGreen Laser 5ma
  • Various T-adaptors
  • Inova X5 Red LED Flashlight


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  1. Mic

    Planets is an awesome iPad app for astomnroy nuts (or aspiring nuts). Tons of interactive features. 2D and 3D planetary views. Identifies planets and constellations and even lets you know when the planets will be visible in the sky in your location. -1

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