The Astronomical Society of the Toms River Area

Items for Sale

Celestron CPC 800 Computerized Telescope.

Celestron CPC 800 Computerized Telescope $700
8 inch scope on a twin fork mount with a 2 inch tripod . Built in GPS.
Much steadier than single fork mounted scopes. Great optics with a smooth focuser.
Includes all original equipment and eyepieces.
Also included is a due shield, 8” solar filter, red dot finder and portable power pack. Scope alone sells for $1999, on line.

I am downsizing and will miss this amassing scope.

Contact : Bill Edelen 732-503-4682  

Johm waering ASTRA shirt


Embroidered and/or Printed items with the ASTRA Logo are available. You can see some samples at ASTRA meetings. A listing of all items and ordering information is available at this link: ASTRA-WEAR.pdf.
Meade 7 inch telescope

Meade 7” f/15 Maksutov telescope

Offered for sale by Phillip Zollner is a Meade 7" f/15 Maksutov telescope. This telescope sold for over $2,000 18 years ago and is no longer in production. A superb visual and imaging scope for those who prefer refractor-like images and very high magnifications when seeing permits. Includes external rack & pinion focuser, dew shield and mirror-cooling exhaust fans, Weighs about 20 lbs. Make an offer if intersted.

Phil can be reached at
William Optics 105mm refractor

William Optics 105mm Zenithstar apochromatic refractor

Offered for sale by Phillip Zollner is a William Optics 105mm Zenithstar apochromatic refractor (no chromatic aberration). Superb images both visual and photographic.  Short focal length yet can go to 200 power when seeing permits.  Minor flaw:  focuser can slip using very heavy eyepieces or cameras.  Includes 2” WO dielectric diagonal and carry case. Originally $2,000. Please make an offer.

Phil can be reached at
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 Last update: 3/25/2017