Welcome to Khan Scope Centre, your specialist in high quality optical equipment. Our goal is to provide you with the best selection of telescopes, binoculars, spotting scopes and microscopes you'll find anywhere - and friendly, knowledgeable customer service to match. Here you will find a full compliment of genuine scientific equipment, in stock and ready to meet your needs.
Khan Scope Centre is open seven days a week for your convenience and we invite you to enjoy free parking when you visit our Retail Store. We provide both new and used equipment and welcome trade-ins. Feel free to contact us at any time. You'll find optics to fit every need... and every budget!
Regular Store Hours:
Monday through Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m
Thursday: 10:00 am to 8:00 p.m.
Friday and Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Sunday: 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
We will be closed Monday, August 4 for the Civic Holiday!
Note To Our Valued Customers: Due to fluctuating currency rates, prices will be adjusted up or down at the time of your order.
Looking for the perfect beginner telescope?
In a market filled with tempting telescopes, very few fill the bill as an outstanding beginner telescope. While a computer assisted telescope is a fine thing, it doesn't teach you how to read star charts or use an equatorial mount. And, while a small compact telescope might be right for some, in astronomy, size does matter. Enter the Meade 114EQ-ASTR Equatorial Reflector.
With enough aperture to provide very satisfactory views of all the objects in the Messier catalog and a substantial portion of the NGC list, the Meade 114EQ-ASTR Equatorial Reflector also performs well on planetary objects, the Moon and - with a proper filter - the Sun, too! It has a focal length of 1000mm, and focal ratio of f/8.8. Features include a 1.25" rack-and-pinion focuser, equatorial mount with slow motion controls, setting circles, latitude control with scale, two 1.25" eyepieces (MA9mm, MA25mm), easy to use red dot viewfinder, height adjustable full size steel leg tripod with accessory tray, and instructional DVD with astronomical software/star map. Very affordable and ready to go - right out of the box. This "keeper" telescope is well-suited to the advanced young astronomer and the adult looking for countless evenings of fascinating stargazing!
Save $100 now! Was $289 and is now $189. Sale good through August 10, or while supplies last.Just in time to beat the Dog Days of Summer...
The dog days of summer got you down? Meade is here to energize you
with their Solar Powered Coronado sales event! For the next six
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savings on some of the best Coronado H-alpha telescopes! Here's what
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Offer ends September 15!Hot Summer Deals on Celestron Imaging!
To kick things off BIG this summer, Celestron is launching the Celestron Summer Imaging Sale. Starting July 1st and running through August 31st 2014, you can save up to 10% on select Celestron Telescopes such as EdgeHD optical tube assemblies and CGE Pro EdgeHD telescopes. You'll also find savings on great Celestron Mounts like the Advanced VX, CGEM, CGEM DX . What's more, Celestron is also including special pricing on select Celestron Imaging Equipment, including NexImage cameras, NexGuide Autoguider and select Skyris Cameras. Don't miss your opportunity to take advantage these great savings!
Sale ends August 31, 2014...Just in time for those hot, clear summer nights... The Meade LightBridge Sale!
From July 1 to August 15, you can save up to $300 on the popular Meade LightBridge Truss Tube Dobsonians. They may be named LightBridge but they are definitely heavy in features like High-Quality Diffraction Limited Optics to ensure that the view through your telescope are detailed, crisp and full of contrast - 2" Crayford-Style Machined Aluminum Focuser to provide smooth precise focusing, complete with a unique focus tension knob and focus lock design that gives you complete control over focus - Advanced Four-Reticle Red Dot Viewfinder with varying brightness controls to adjust to your observing needs - a 26mm Wide Angle 2" Eyepiece with a stunningly wide 70 degree apparent field of view - and Built-In Primary Mirror Cooling Fan which brings the telescope into thermal equilibrium quickly and efficiently. Check them out...
Prices good until August 15...Looking for an ultra compact equatorial tracking platform? Then step into the land of the Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer...
The Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer is user-friendly and provides various combinations to satisfy all you needs for astrophotography and time-lapse photography. It is a high precision, portable and stable celestial tracking platform for sidereal, solar and lunar tracking with automatic DSLR shutter release control. Moreover, it contains pre-programmed parameters assisting you to create interesting time-lapse videos with your DSLR.
You get multiple pre-programmed speeds for time lapse photography, a tracking rate selectable between sidereal, solar and lunar, a built in polar scope with illuminator, DSLR interface for automatic shutter control and built-in auto-guiding interface. Low power consumption, external mini USB power support, compatiblility with 3/8" and 1/4" camera tripod thread, lifetime free firmware upgrade and a maximum payload at 5kg are just some of the features. It comes in 3 packages: the Stand Alone, Photo, and Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer Astro Bundle.
In stock now for immediate delivery!For Dads and Grads: The Ideal Telescope Gift...
Introducing the Meade ETX 90 Observatory Package. Not only are you getting a very hiqh quality Meade Maksutov Cassegrain portable telescope, but this package includes a whole bunch of goodies, that you would expect to pay more for. You'll get:
Deluxe custom carrying case ($169 if purchased separately)
Tripod carrying bag
2 plossl eyepieces (instead of the usual one)
Perhaps you already have a largerﾠ telescope, but want a portable one that you can just grab and take to the cottage or in your backyard for impromptu observing. Or how about a new graduate from school, who might be an aspiring amateur astronomer? Reward them with the Meade ETX 90 Observatory Package. Everything is included and you are ready to start observing tonight!
To order just give us a call, 1 800 580 7160 or local 416 783 4140 or order online.The best value in CCD imaging just got better!
Get the simplicity of a one-shot color imaging camera with the sophisticated features and software of more expensive astronomical imaging systems. Using a Kodak 10.7MP Color Sensor and regulated TEC cooling system, Nightscape can give you instant results in just a single exposure. Coupled with the internal mechanical shutter and control software you can also automatically combine multiple images and dark frames to create images comparable to those taken with professional grade cameras costing thousands more!
Nightscape... Image with ease!Sky-Watcher Summer Promotion...
Have you got your heart set on a Sky-Watcher Telescope? Then you don't have to wait any longer to get a great deal on some of the most popular models. From now until August 31st, you can get a refractor, reflector, Mak or Dobsonian model for 10% off! Savings like these don't happen often, so take advantage of the sale and make your scoping dreams come true!
Sale ends August 31, 2014....You say you want a Celestron telescope that can do it all?
Celestron's signature telescopes reach a new level with NexStar Evolution, the first Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope with integrated WiFi. Leave your hand control behind and slew to all the best celestial objects with a tap of your smartphone or tablet. Connect your device to NexStar Evolution's built-in wireless network, and explore the universe with the Celestron mobile app for iOS and Android. Offered in three sizes:
Need more? Then check out what else is new from Celestron! Capturing impressive deep-sky astroimages is easier than ever with the new Celestron Rowe-Ackermann Schmidt Astrograph, the perfect companion to today's top DSLR or astronomical CCD cameras. This fast, wide-field f/2.2 system offers two huge advantages over traditional f/10 astroimaging: better apparent tracking and shorter exposures. That means you'll create better-looking astroimages in a fraction of the time, even without the use of an autoguider. They come in three forms:
These awesome new telescopes are now in stock at Khan Scope in very limited quantities.
Khan Scope is among the first to receive shipments. Order now for fastest delivery!
You know you want one...Choose the very best filters for viewing Mars - think TeleVue!
When it comes to observing Mars, the "must have" filters were created by the optical experts at TeleVue - the BandMates. Why two filters? Standard colored filters have been used to bring out detail on the planet's surface, but impose an artificial color on the features. The TeleVue Type-A Mars Filter is dual band with different dielectric coatings on each side of the substrate which permits green and red through while rejecting all other visible colors. The Televue Type-B Mars Filter features a broadband anti-reflection coating on one side and filter coating on the other that makes it far more efficient and achieves penetrating views of the Martian surface. With its northern hemisphere tilted towards Earth, you'll have the opportunity to watch Mars polar cap shrink, as well as many other subtle albedo features.
Make the most of your planetary observing sessions!It's more Meade Madness!
So you're looking for a great deal on legendary optics, huh? Then check out the madness that Meade has in store for you! They're offering two sizes of Schmidt Cassegrain telescope OTAs at a very special price. Both the Meade 6" SC Optical Tube and the Meade 8" SC Optical Tube come equipped with UHTC Fully Multicoated Optical Surfaces, 26mm Series 4000 Super Plossl Eyepiece, 1.25" Diagonal, Vixen-Style Dovetail Saddle and 8x50 Finderscope. These special Meade SCTs are perfect for pairing with any Vixen-style mount and make for a great second scope!
Offer good while supplies last...In stock now! Meade LightSwitch technology brings the fun back to astronomy!
This award-winning 8" f/10 (2000mm focal length) powerhouse telescope is feature packed. Meade's patented automatic self alignment system aligns with just one touch of the power switch. Just flip the switch and walk away. It aligns itself. It's that simple. The included AutoStar III GOTO keypad computer on the Meade LS 8" ACF f/10 LightSwitch Telescope has an over 100,000 object library and guided tour functions. The included "Astronomer Inside" feature delivers over four hours of fun and informational audio presentations which can be heard over the built in speaker, and 30 minutes of video presentations and animations plus hundreds of still images which can be watched over an external TV or monitor. The Meade LS 8" ACF f/10 LightSwitch Telescope also includes a Meade ECLIPS color CCD camera which lets you capture images of your favorite celestial wonders and display them in real time on an external monitor or store them on a SD card so you can do CCD imaging your very first night out!
These telescopes are difficult to find, so take advantage of our in-stock availability and enjoy this amazing new technology!The night is ready... Power Up!
Now you can take your telescope anywhere with these portable rechargeable power supply - the original Celestron PowerTank and the Celestron Power Tank 17!. Whether you have a computerized telescope or operate your telescope using motors, Celestron specially designed this product with the amateur astronomer in mind. Both models are packed with useful features - from 12v outlets to a red flashlight... you can even jump start your car!
This is one accessory investment you'll appreciate time and time again.Summer has arrived! Check out this Khan Bestseller! It's portable and computerized...
The Meade ETX80-AT Backpack Observatory is a telescope whose onboard computer knows the night sky! Just perform a short alignment procedure and your telescope will be ready to take you on a tour of the universe. You will see more objects in one night than Galileo saw in a lifetime. See planets like Saturn and Jupiter, star clusters, nebulae, galaxies and more. For the beginning or intermediate observer the Meade ETX-80AT Backpack Version Telescope is a revelation that permits the observation of hundreds of objects the very first night out. And, with its wide-ranging capabilities, Autostar is a valuable tool in the hands of the most experienced observer as well.
This super scope can be yours for only $320!
Are you ready for Summer? Then let Vixen warm up the night for you with these great specials!
Take advantage of the savings!Introducing the new Celestron Echelon Binoculars!
Assembled in the USA utilizing premium Japanese optical components, Celestron's new Echelon line is the pinnacle of large-aperture binocular design. Optimized for longrange glassing, all three rugged models feature massive 70 mm objective lenses, fully multicoated optics, BaK-4 prisms, and large exit pupils. Celestron has also added their proprietary XLT coating for maximum light transmission through the entire optical path. The result is sharp, high-contrast views, even at long distances in the dimmest lighting conditions. Outside, the fully waterproof, rubber-armored aluminum housing withstands rough use. Choose from these models:
In stock and ready for immediate delivery!Own a Celestron Computerized Scope? Automatic alignment is now a reality...
Before Celestron StarSense AutoAlign, using a computerized telescope required a lengthy alignment process of finding and centering at least two bright stars in the telescope's eyepiece. But StarSense automatically aligns itself with no user input needed. With this one-of-a-kind accessory, you become an instant astronomer - even if you've never used a telescope before! StarSense is not only compatible with all of Celestron's current computerized telescope models, but backwards compatible with many older models as well.
The Celestron StarSense AutoAlign includes a small digital camera that attaches to the telescope's optical tube, along with a specialized hand controller. Just set up the accessory, push the Align button on the hand controller, and StarSense starts capturing and comparing images of the night sky against its internal database of 40,000 celestial objects. In about three minutes, StarSense will gather enough information to triangulate its position and align itself! Then, press the Sky Tour button: StarSense will automatically slew to all the best stars, planets, galaxies, and more based on your exact time and location.
Even the most advanced telescope users will love using the affordable Celestron StarSense AutoAlign. StarSense replaces expensive software used for advanced mount modeling, providing superior pointing accuracy from horizon to horizon. Add as many calibration stars as desired to give your telescope mount a new level of accuracy. And you don't just have to take our word for it. Check out what customers are saying...
" Hi, Ray! Just received my StarSense today, and I just tried it for the first time. You were absolutely right, a complete game-changer!!! It really made stargazing fun and not work, for the first time! Can't thank you enough for letting me know about this amazing new device. It was totally worth the wait as well!" -- Richard Zuccato
Be sure to visit our product page for a review done by our own Ray Khan!
StarSense is in stock... Don't wait another night!Got a telescope that you don't like? Khan Scope is here to help!
Did you get a big box store telescope and you are disappointed in its performance? Don't worry... Why not come in to Khan Scope Centre and let us help you chose a telescope that's right for your needs. We'll be happy to set you up with a telescope that will provide you with years of use and a lifetime of fascination!
Get heavenly views with this complete telescope eyepiece set!
Like lures in a tacklebox, every cosmic fisherman needs an assortment of telescope eyepieces to make the most of their astronomy experience. Why purchase them one at a time when you can get an entire collection? You'll love the Explore Scientific Bresser 70 Degree Field Eyepiece Set with its fully multi-coated, five element configuration. The 6 piece set includes one each of 10mm, 15mm and 20mm (1.25") and one each of 25mm, 30mm and 35mm (2"). It comes shipped in an attractive, reusuable carrying box to keep your telescope eyepiece investment safe. What more could you ask for?
Includes new lifetime warranty! Explore the inner world with these professional grade Celestron microscopes!
The Celestron PentaView LCD Digital Microscope allows you to view the microscopic world and snap, store and share your discoveries quickly and easily. Featuring a large, rotatable LCD touch screen designed with easy comfortable viewing in mind and a built-in digital camera to capture images and video, PentaView offers a whole new way to explore science!
Celestron has developed the first digital LCD microscope with a 3.5" touch screen panel - the Celestron LCD Deluxe Digital Microscope. What's more, this innovative design is also rotatable 180 Degree for sharing the view on the screen. Also comes with a built-in digital camera, so you can take snapshots or video using the built-in flash memory or use an optional SD Card and then later upload your images to your computer. Deluxe features of the Celestron LCD Deluxe Digital Microscope include a 6-volt battery pack for field usage, top and bottom adjustable illumination, dual focusing, universal AC Adapter, and more.
The inner world awaits...Get live images of deep sky objects with this telescope and camera combo!
The well balanced optical tube and camera are a perfect match for a video finder or a beginner to get their first video CCD experience at a reasonable price only offered by Mallincam, The Authority In Video Astronomy.
Be the first to own this exciting new product!iOptron announces the SkyGuider... a new member of the camera mount family for astrophotography!
The iOptron SkyGuider Equatorial Mount for Astrophotography is simple to set up. Just attach the unit to a standard camera tripod. Mount your digital camera or lightweight scope onto the mount. Align the mount to the Pole Star using the included AccuAligning dark field illuminated polar scope and a smart phone App. Then turn on the motor and it will keep your camera tracking at the same speed the earth rotates! With the same gears and motors as the ZEQ25, the iOptron SkyGuider keeps your camera in motion to avoid star trails and allows you to take long exposures for beautiful images of the night sky. A built-in autoguiding port will make the tracking even better!
It's time to check out the iOptron SkyTracker Camera Mount Package for astrophotography. New features include increased payload of 7.7 lbs and adjustable AZ base. Complete package comes in black or white and includes the SkyTracker, polar scope, tripod and ball head. You're ready to go! This portable mount makes it easy to take long exposures of the night sky without streaking or star trailing.
The iOptron SkyTracker Camera Mount Package is simple to set up. Just attach the unit to the camera tripod, then slide and lock your digital camera into the saddle. Align SkyTracker to Polaris using the included dark field illuminated polar scope, then turn on the motor. Your camera is now tracking at the same speed the Earth rotates! The unique DC servo motor keeps your camera in motion to avoid star trails and allows you to take long exposures for beautiful images of the night sky.
Package deal retails for just $619!Vixen Polarie Polar Scope Price Reduction!
Do you love your Vixen Polarie Star Tracker and want to accessorize it? Then now is a great time to add the Vixen Polarie Polar Scope! This dedicated polar axis alignment scope will help ensure proper, speedy alignment every time! Made with all metal gears - no plastic. It fits directly into the Polarie Mount with no muss and no fuss. You'll appreciate what it can do! (Price reductions reflected in package deals, too!)
Now at less than half the original price...Check out the new iOptron CEM60! An extraordinary innovation in mount design...Now with a new payload!
This past year we introduced a new design concept -- the center-balanced equatorial mount (or CEM) called the ZEQ25. Now, we're proud to introduce the iOptron CEM60 with an increased payload of 60 lbs! The CEM60 puts the weight of the payload at the center of gravity allowing for greater natural stability. This makes the mount extremely light compared to its payload - a nice benefit when setting up at a remote site. And polar aligning is quick and accessible all the time since the polar scope is not blocked by the declination shaft.
The iOptron CEM60 is equipped with the most advanced GOTONOVA GOTO technology, making it one of the most powerful and accurate GOTO mounts available. Its database includes over 300,000 objects. The other features include an adjustable counterweight bar, magnetically loaded gear system, gear switches on both R.A. and DEC axes, screw/worm type latitude adjuster and built-in or customized cable management system. The CEM60 - a new category (and payload capacity) of mounts for viewing and astrophotography.
Available now for pre-order!Extra, extra... Read all about it! The latest in equatorial mount technology...
Are you looking for the latest in equatorial mount technology? Then you've got to check out the Sky-Watcher High Precision EQ8 Equatorial Mount w/ SynScan, GPS & Portable Pier. This beauty comes with SynScan hand hand controller, 2x10kg counterweights and GPS. The patented dual-encoder technolgy allows the telescope to be moved manually whenever the user wishes - but with no need for re-alignment!
Need features? Then chew on this... the Sky-Watcher High Precision EQ8 Equatorial Mount includes a Freedom Find Function, Permanent Periodic Error Correction, Batch Exposures Function and Auto-Home Function. It even carries a payload of 50kg!
Meade Instruments is proud to announce the latest addition to their line of industry leading developments, the LX600, ready to take your visual and optical astronomy to the next level. The fast f/8 Advanced Coma Free optical system produces a wider, flatter field with no coma for pinpoint stars out to the edge of larger imaging sensors and extreme wide angle eyepieces. Includes StarLock for full time guiding at one arc second precision and LightSwitch style auto-alignment, Crayford style zero shift focuser with reduction, AutoStar II GOTO system with over 145,000 object library, and much more. Check out these great models we have to offer:
If you're looking for the finest solar views obtainable in true white light, then look no further than the Baader 2" Herschel Safety Wedge Solar Prism. It gives you performance that supasses all objective solar filters and films. Details on sunspots and granulation will amaze even the most experienced observer. The solar disc is presented against a jet-black sky, allowing for a staggering range of contrast and fine detail.
The modular design of the Baader Visual Herschel Wedge incorporates the new "Light Trap" technology for cool performance. It comes with a removable 2" nosepiece and Deluxe 2" Clamping eyepiece holder (with integral brass clamp ring and dual clamp screws). The threaded machined aluminum body permits attachment of a full range of Baader accessories, as well as for close-coupling of cameras and Baader binoviewers.
Even before the disappearance of the famed Baader Genuine Orthoscopics, Baader Planetarium sought to develop a true Planetary eyepiece set that was accessible for any amateur - without breaking their bank. Introducing the new Baader Planetarium Classic Eyepieces and Q-Turret Eyepiece Sets. Foregoing fancy (and costly) cosmetics, the new Classic Eyepieces deliver where it counts - performance. Their sharpness and contrast rival other 'planetary' eyepieces costing much more. To achieve this performance and value, Baader drew upon their extensive in-house knowledge and experience, combined with optical designs and processes leveraged from Zeiss.
In stock and ready for delivery!Get high quality views when you choose TeleVue...
When it comes to exceptional quality optics, one name stands above the rest - TeleVue. Their genius of the Tele Vue Telescope design provides a stunning rich-field view which will dazzle the vision with delicate jewel-like stars. Their snap-to-focus sharpness and rich planetary contrast will take your breath away. Its quality, easy set-up, and airline portability beckons your use. Check out just some of these great models we offer...
We invite you to drop by our showroom to personally check out the quality of these fine instruments!Now shipping... the latest in astro-imaging technology! Get the new Meade LX850 Series!
Meade Instruments proudly introduces the new standard in astrophotograhic and visual performance, the Meade LX850 Series. They include StarLock dual imager integrated full time guider, ultra precision pointing and assisted drift alignment, 5.8" 225 tooth polished bronze worm/gear drives with low periodic error, internal cable routing, GPS receiver, AutoStar II GoTo computerized telescope system with over 144,000 object library, heavy-duty adjustable height tripod with anti-vibration pads, universal AC adapter, telescope to computer USB cable and AutoStar Suite software. Here's the line-up...
You'll find the great new Meade LX850 Mount on display in our showroom, so stop by and check this great new technology out for yourself!Introducing the new Meade ACF Optical Tube Assemblies!
Building on Meade's award-winning Advanced Coma-Free (ACF) optics, the new Meade ACF telescopes employ a fast f/8 optical system with high-contrast baffling that insures crisp, pinpoint imaging to the very edge of the field. Features an internal zero image shift Crayford-style focusing system with a two-speed 7:1 reduction control that provides smooth, precise focusing at any magnification. Loaded with extras! Check out these fine models...
Meade Series 5000 Xtreme Wide Angle Eyepieces use 9 optical elements to achieve a high contrast image with razor sharp correction all the way to the edge of the field and provide a staggering 100 degree wide apparent field of view! They feature blackened lens edges and internal surfaces for enhanced contrast, and a parafocal design for little or no focus change when switching between eyepieces of the series. Want more? Then try a precision machined 2" barrel, comfortable long eye relief, and rubber eyeguard for comfort and blocking stray light.
This amazing hybrid telescope mount is capable of demanding astrophotography applications as well as outstanding visual use. Loaded with features it can automatically find and track over 42,900 celestrial objects from its database. The Sky-Watcher AZ-EQ6 Telescope Mount with SynScan is capable of carrying heavy-duty photographic equipment - up to 25 kg for professional shooting and video recording. It allows accurate, repeatable settings on six programmable targets. The AZ-EQ6 is a very efficient transportable mount weighing only 15 kg, for a load capacity of 25 kg (counterweight excluded).
We are excited to introduce the new iOptron SkyTracker Camera Mount for astrophotography. This portable mount makes it easy to take long exposures of the night sky without streaking or star trailing. The SkyTracker is simple to set up. Just attach the unit to a standard camera tripod. Then slide and lock your digital camera into the saddle. Align to Polaris using the included dark field illuminated polar scope and turn on the motor. The iOptron SkyTracker keeps your camera tracking at the same speed the Earth rotates! The unique DC servo motor keeps your camera in motion to avoid star trails and allows you to take long exposures for beautiful images of the night sky.
The iOptron SkyTracker is available in both black and white and with or without polar scope. Ball head is also available.
Regardless of what telescope you presently own, the Mallincam Universe Video Imaging System will astound you with breathtaking views of deep sky objects, Messier Objects or the planets. It is like nothing you have ever seen. How does the Mallicam work? You simply use it like an eyepiece. Just insert the Mallincam Universe into your 1.25" focuser on your telescope, plug the USB connector included with the Mallincam and install the Mallincam software on your PC. That is all there is to it.
Be prepared to be dazzled by the details that you had previously wished your telescope could show you. Even if you live in light polluted skies, like Toronto... or Hamilton... or Timbuctu. Yup, it's true! Whether you own an 80mm Achromat cheapie refractor - or a high class 120mm APO - you will get remarkable results. Created by Canadian inventor, Rock Mallin, the Mallincam Universe Video Imaging System will simply blow you away.
Leave it to our friends at Celestron to come up with a low cost Planetary Imaging Camera that will knock your socks off with the ability to not only take great planetary images, but also allow you to view and capture video on your PC/notebook. If you have been sitting on the fence, wondering whether or not to get into CCD imaging, well the
Celestron NexImager 5 Solar System Imager is a great way to find out without spending a ton of money.
We are proud to introduce the Vixen Polarie Star Tracker for Astrophotography. This compact mount platform allows you to capture night scapes and star images with elegance and ease. Set up is simple and fast! The Vixen Polarie Star Tracker attaches to a standard camera tripod and can accept any digital camera weighing up to 7 lbs. Using the included compass on the Polarie, orient the mount to face north. This easy to use mount features a North Star alignment window that you point at Polaris. The Polarie can also use a polar scope for alignment. Once set, the Polarie tracks with the motion of the stars to eliminate "star trailing" on your photos.
Carbon fibre is a strong and lightweight material and has much better thermal stability compared to a steel tube. This is especially important for astro-photographers dealing with long exposure times. Imaging telescopes made of less thermally stable material can deviate from optimum focus after long time exposures. With a carbon fibre tube, it can remain in focus for a longer period of time and long exposure images will stay clear and in focus. Crafted with pyrex mirrors and includes 2" dual-speed power linear focuser and 8X50 finderscope.
The Celestron CGEM EdgeHD is an aplanatic Schmidt telescope designed to produce aberration-free images across a wide visual and photographic field of view. The EdgeHD optical system was designed to provide an astrograph quality flat focal plane. Performance and design combine with All Star alignment features, tracking beyond the meridian, permanent programmable periodic error correction and vibration free stability for imaging and visual observing. Celestron CGEM Telescopes feature a removable visual back, internal wiring, autoguide port, auxiliary ports, communication ports, and flash upgradeable software. Click here for all the details!
The Celestron Pentaview LCD Digital Microscope allows you to view the microscopic world and snap, store and share your discoveries quickly and easily. Featuring a large, rotatable LCD touch screen designed with easy comfortable viewing in mind and a built-in digital camera to capture images and video, PentaView offers a whole new way to explore science! Get the kids away from the television and see a new kind of reality! The reality of Science and discovery.Is that a tick on Fido? Put it under the microscope and see how ugly it reallly looks. Now make a live video. The possiblities are endless!
This educational grade microscope is waiting for you!
Khan Scope Centre is pleased to announce that we will be carrying Kowa Sporting Optics products, such as spotting scopes and binoculars. Be sure to check out this fine line of equipment!
We are knowledgeable on TeleVue Eyepieces, and TeleVue Telescopes because we use them! Now, you don't need to go this crazy but here is staff member Alex's personal collection of TeleVue eyepieces and Telescopes shown below:
Khan Scope is a TeleVue Star Display Dealer!Customers Write! Here is an Unsolicited written Testimonial from a customer we received recently:
"I am new to astronomy, and did not know anything about it. So, my first reaction was "Well, I will get something low end just in case don't like it." I gave Khan a visit, and wow... the amount of time he spent educating me about the hows, and whys of astronomy really changed my perception and confidence on purchasing the right telescope for me! The best part was when Alex showed me diagrams, picture comparisons of different size telescopes and models, eye pieces and so on. That kind of customer service is VERY hard to find anywhere else. I think what separates Khan from the other telescope retailers is that it's a passionate hobby for him not just a job, and you can tell his enthusiasm right from the start, unlike other major telescope companies." - Stephen P. - Toronto, Ontario
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