The Astronomy Club of Asheville brings many events throughout the year to the public for free. There are guest speakers, community stargazes, and outreach events at local schools and community groups. Proceeds from the sale of these items will help us to continue to bring the wonders of the night sky to the Asheville community.
All items for sale were donated to the club. If you would like to donate an astronomy related item(s) or obtain more information about our items for sale, contact our club’s Vice President, Paul Henze: Phone (443) 613-1855
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Celestron Axiom LX eyepiece, new ($200) The Celestron Axiom LX 23mm Wide Angle Eyepiece is a high-quality wide angle eyepiece that fits 2″ type telescopes. With 82° of apparent viewing field, it is the ideal eyepiece for deep-space viewing. Fully multi-coated, with retractable eyecups, and rubber gripping ring for secure handling.
Tele Vue 3X Barlow, new ($75) Tele Vue 3X Barlow for 1.25″ eyepieces. Tele Vue Barlows use multi-coated high index glass for optimum aberration correction, exceptional contrast with virtually no light loss.
Compact Color Video Camera with USB 2.0 Interface ($95) Sony ICX098BQ 1/4″ CCD progressive scan. Resolution: 640 x 480. No IR cut filter. Max. 60 fps, max exposure time 60 min. C/CS Mount. For Microsoft Windows (32 and 64 bit) including Windows 10. Includes software, and upgrades are available online. USB 2.0 cable not included. Camera is several years old; originally sold for $350.
Celestron Night Vision Red LED flashlight ($10)
Celestron’s Night Vision Flashlight uses two red LEDs to preserve night-adjusted vision. Its combined rotary variable brightness control/on-off switch allows you to adjust the brightness over a wide range up to 25 lumens. (Two of these are available.)
The PackSeat portable stool, used ($5)
Portable stool sets up in seconds with strength and stability. Sturdy, powder-coated aluminum frame, ideal for any outdoor activity. Includes a carry bag with closure strap, buckle and carabiner for hands-free portability.
We greatly appreciate your support which helps us continue to share the wonders of astronomy in the Asheville, NC region.