There are three sizes of binoculars available to check out at OMSI, from medium sized, that can be used by hand, to large ones that require a tripod for stability. Some photographic tripods are also available for them.Read More
This category includes simple, small to medium size telescopes that are perfect for beginners, people who don't wish to handle heavy objects, or perhaps children who would like to learn to use a telescope.
This category includes Schmidt Cassegrain, Schmidt Maksutov and reflecting telescopes, 5-12 inches in diameter, with mountings and procedures for assembly and alignment more suitable for advanced observers.Read More
We have three PSTs (“Personal Solar Telescope”) designed for direct viewing of the Sun in the Hydrogen-Alpha (656.28 nm) emission line. These are excellent for viewing activity in the lower reaches of the solar atmosphere. They require a tripod or small equatorial mount, both of which are available with these telescopes.Read More