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Equipment for Loan

The Society own several pieces of equipment which are available for loan to members.

(You must have held membership for 6 months and be a regular attender at meetings to qualify for equipment loan.  Contact a committee member for details)

        A 6 inch f8 Newtonian Reflector on a Dobsonian Mount. 

A Coranado PST Ha Solar Telescope.  This instrument is on permanent loan to members on a rota basis.  The loan period is one week.

A DMK 31AU03.AS CCD camera.  Also on permanent loan to members on a rota basis, with a loan period of two weeks.  This camera was won in a competition by member Ian Lainchbury, who then donated it to the club.  The image below is an early test capture of M27 (second attempt at Deep Sky) obtained by Simon Pinnick with a 20cm SCT at f6.3 (5x20 second images stacked).  Limiting magnitude is 17.5.  August 11th 2010.