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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!

Extended Holiday Store Hours:
Monday through Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m
Thursday: 10:00 am to 9:00 p.m.
Friday and Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Sunday: 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

December 24: Closed 6:00 p.m.
December 25: Closed - Merry Christmas!
December 31: Closed 6:00 p.m.
January 1: Closed - Happy New Year!

Telephone: 416-783-4140 ᅠToll Free: 1-800-580-7160
Email: info@khanscope.com

Note To Our Valued Customers: Due to fluctuating currency rates, prices will be adjusted up or down at the time of your order.

Headline News From Khan Scope Centre...


The Universe might be full of mysteries, but saving money on the Celestron NexStar SE isn't one of them!


In the tradition of Celestron's high quality and infinitely durable telescopes, the new Celestron NexStar SE Telescope Family combines the classic heritage of the original orange tube Celestron Telescopes with state-of-the-art features including a fully computerized operating system, flash upgradeable hand control, superior StarBright XLT coatings, revolutionary SkyAlign telescope alignment software and much more. Whether you are a seasoned astronomer looking for a portable Celestron Telescope with advanced features, or just starting your astronomy adventure and looking for an easy way to enjoy the night sky, a Celestron NexStar SE Computer Telescope will help you take a closer look. Now, take a closer look at these savings... Join the Celestron family and take advantage of these prices until December 31st!
Their mistake is your gain! Thanks to a shipping error, the sale on this Meade Telescope has been extended. Take advantage of the savings before the holiday madness starts!

The Meade StarNavigator 130mm GoTo Reflector Telescope has a motorized altazimuth mount that is ideal for amateur astronomers and hobbyists beginning their stargazing adventure. A step-by-step instruction manual and instructional DVD helps novices setup their telescope in minutes, leaving more time for observation. The Meade AudioStar hand controller is pre-loaded with 30,000 objects this fully computer guided telescope mount will automatically "Go To" at the push of a button and includes over 500 audio presentation files on various astronomical subjects; including planets, star clusters, galaxies, and moons. The Meade StarNavigator 130mm GoTo Reflector Telescope with AudioStar is a suitable tool for parents, teachers, and astronomy clubs.

Get this fully-equipped scope for about the same price as most video game systems! Offer ends November 30th...
Never before has there been savings this BIG on Meade LX90 Telescopes!


The patented Meade Telescope Advanced Coma-Free (ACF) optical design offers the coma-free pinpoint star images and flatter image fields greatly desired by discerning amateur astronomers, astrophotographers and professional observatories alike. This Meade Telescope system also reduces the astigmatism and eliminates the diffraction spikes found in classical Ritchey-Chretien designs. No competing Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope can make those claims. The Meade LX90 Telescope can locate over 30,000 objects including itself. Turn it on and the built-in GPS receiver immediately determines your precise date, time, and location. In just minutes, your scope is ready to give you a tour of the most spectacular sights in the universe with GPS precision and Audiostar entertains you with over 4 hours of audio narration through its built in speakers describing interesting facts about the night's celestial wonders. Check out these spectacular deals! Get 'em while you can... This sale only lasts until December 31st!
Own one of the world's most reliable automated telescopes and save up to $360!

The Celestron CPC GPS XLT is the most portable of Celestron's top-of-the-line fork-mounted astronomical telescopes and includes premium StarBright XLT coatings. This rugged and durable Celestron Telescope is at home as a superb visual instrument or a serious astrophotographer's tool. Turn it towards planets and see amazing detail on the surface of Jupiter; Cassini's Division in the rings of Saturn, and resolve details on the surface of Mars. Even the distant Uranus, Neptune and Pluto are within your reach. Hundreds of deep space objects are also visible... glittering star clusters and ethereal nebulae!

The Celestron CPC GPS (XLT) Computerized Telescope uses an internal GPS receiver that automatically downloads the date and time from orbiting satellites and pinpoints its exact location on Earth. This eliminates the need for you to manually enter the date, time, longitude, and latitude. Once the internal GPS has established the Celestron CPC's position, aligning the telescope is as easy as 1-2-3! Simply use the hand control to manually point (slew) the telescope to three bright celestial objects. You do not need to know the names of the stars you may even pick the Moon or bright planets! Right now the thing you do need to know is you can save up to $360 on these select models: Don't delay. This super saver sale only lasts until December 31st!
Are you looking for the "Essentials" of astronomy? Then scope out the instant rebates on these select Explore Telescopes!


The Explore Scientific Air-Spaced Triplet ED APO Telescope made Wired Magazine's Wish List for cool gifts and is perfect for demanding wide field observing and astrophotography. Rugged and portable, the Explore Essential ED Triplet is a true three-element apochromatic telescope capable of producing research-level image quality. Dr. Mike Reynolds used an Essential Explore Scientific Telescope to make the first ever images of shadow bands on clouds during the total eclipse of the Sun over Easter Island on July 11, 2010. Now you can save $100, $200 and up to $300 respectively on these great models! Sales this good don't last forever, so get your Essentials before the savings expire on December 31st!
Magnify your savings with Celestron Binoculars!


Celestron Binoculars are the pinnacle of optical and mechanical design. They stand up well against the much more expensive European and higher end Japanese manufactured binoculars at a fraction of their cost - a real value! Now, let's put that value in your hands with significant mail in rebates on Celestron Echelon, Granite and TrailSeeker Binoculars. Up to $100 on some models! Here they are... Purchase your qualifying Celestron Binoculars between November 1, 2014 and January 31, 2015. Then follow the instructions and fill out this Celestron Mail-In Rebate Form. Your savings will soon be on the way!

Don't forget... Offer ends on January 31st!
It's new... It's bad... It's waiting on you to unleash the potential...

The MallinCam Xterminator Astronomy Video CCD Camera is the finest most advanced video CCD camera ever created for astronomical work by anyone. It has a new 14 bits DSP processor, dual preamps, and dual bias algorithm allowing continuous automatic adjustment of the CCD sensor. It also has the latest ICX828 EXview HAD II CCD ceramic sensor and the new A/D converter to DSP has been reconfigured to deliver the cleanest image ever seen in a live video CCD camera even with short exposure times.

The MallinCam Xterminator Astronomy Video CCD Camera can reach magnitude 17 with a 6 inch telescope in or about 10 seconds exposure under ideal atmospheric conditions with a short focal length making it the most sensitive Live Video CCD camera ever offered. One will rarely ever use exposures greater than 45 seconds to view live, full color, deep sky objects making this camera ideal for any tracking mount - including alt-az mounted telescopes.

I'll be back...
Celestron Spotting Scopes... A Regal Deal!



Celestron Regal M2 Spotting Scopes offer many features only found in higher-priced models. They have the same Starbright XLT lens coatings as a Celestron Telescope - the top-of-the-line in astronomical telescopes for optimum light transmission and image quality. Thanks to this next-generation technology, the Regal will give you superior performance, ruggedness and a great value for the dollar. Now the deal gets even better with the addition of a full-size and full-featured tripod...

A tripod is an essential accessory for a spotting scope. Celestron's TrailSeeker Tripod has all the features you are looking for, and the best thing is that for a limited time... it's FREE with the purchase of a Regal M2 ED spotting scope! Choose from these great models... Offer good through November 30th. Get yours now!
It's As Easy As 132!


Nope. That's not a typo. Right now Celestron is excited to introduce a brand new "Easy as 132" imager sale featuring the Skyris 132 and NexImage Burst cameras. The Skyris 132 and NexImage Burst imagers feature the cutting-edge Aptina AR0132 CMOS sensor, in color or monochrome. The Celestron NexImage Burst and Skyris CCD Cameras are designed and engineered in Germany by The Imaging Source, in collaboration with Celestron engineers in California. There is no better value in the market! Here's the breakdown... Offer good through December 31th. The countdown is on!
Are you looking for an awesome holiday telescope sale? Then step right this way...


If you want to buy a telescope to fulfill someone's Christmas gift list, then you can't go wrong with SkyWatcher Telescopes. We carry refractors, reflectors, SCT and Dobsonian models. There are telescopes perfect for kids and telescopes for the advanced astronomer - telescopes for birdwatching and telescopes for astrophotography. There's a SkyWatcher Telescope to suit every need and every budget! The very best part is they're on sale!

Take advantage of the savings now! Sale ends December 31st...
Looking for a great deal on high quality optics? Then check out what Kowa has in store for you...


If you demand high quality sporting optics for your outdoor adventures, then you're going to appreciate these great package deals on Kowa Spotting Scopes and Eyepieces. When you purchase any one of the four combination sales, you get free Kowa Binoculars! Here they are:

1. Buy Kowa Spotting Scope TSN-883/884 with any of the following eyepieces: (TE-11WZ, TE-17W, TE-20H) and get a free BD42-8XD binocular. A $550 value!

2. Buy Kowa Spotting Scope TSN-773/774 with any of the following eyepieces: (TE-11WZ, TE-17W, TE-20H) and get a free SV32-10 binocular. A $225 value!

3. Buy Kowa Spotting Scope TSN-663/664 with any of the following eyepieces: (TE-9Z, TE-14WD, TE-17HD) and get a free SV32-10 binocular. A $225 value!

4. Buy Kowa Spotting Scope TSN-82SV with any of the following eyepieces: (TE-9Z, TE-14WD, TE-17HD) and get a free SV32-10 binocular. A $225 value!

Don't delay... This offer ends December 24th!
A Khan best seller telescope is now on sale!

The Meade 10" LightBridge Deluxe Truss-Tube Dobsonian Telescope features a superior Meade quality multi-coated, diffraction limited 10" primary mirror, focal length 1270mm (f/5). The optics of this style of telescope are only as good as their mounting, which is why Meade Telescope engineers gave the LightBridge primary mirror a top of the line, fully adjustable, high strength but light weight aluminum stress free floating multi-point cell with built in cooling fan. Standard equipment for the Meade 10" LightBridge Deluxe Truss-Tube Dobsonian Telescope includes a high quality, precision machined dual speed 2" Crayford style focuser with fine focus 10:1 speed reduction and 1.25" adapter so you can use either 1.25" or 2" eyepieces. Includes a 2" diameter Meade Series 4000 26mm QX Wide Angle Eyepiece for stunning wide angle views.

Capture this outstanding bargain soon! Sale ends when our supply is gone...
Introducing the Mallincam All Sky Camera!

The new Mallincam All Sky Camera is a new innovation designed and made by Mallincam. The main dome is multi-coated and is UV protected against turning yellow as seen on many other brands. The Mallincam All Sky Camera features a 5-way adjustable waterproof key to navigate through the menu allowing adjustments of the video camera. Extended exposure can be set fully automatic from Day to Night including extended exposure allowing to further go beyond all others on the market. Using the latest plastic ccd sensor from Sony, the Super HAD II 1/3" size sensor has zero amp glow, and the Mallincam All Sky Camera is fully equipped with a no hot pixel removal software built-in offering unsurpassed image clarity day or night.

This exciting new product is in stock and can be yours for only $330! Free shipping until November 30th!
Master the art of solar system photography!

Have you seen some photographs of solar system objects that are so incredible that you would love to know how they are done - and if you could do it yourself? Now those questions can be answered! High Resolution Astrophotography is a new DVD release by award winning astrophotographer, Damian Peach. On this disk you'll find detailed guides on how to photograph the Sun, Moon and Planets - and how to really maximize the potential of your precious data. This informative series runs for 2.5 hours featuring:
  • Detailed discussions on how to choose the right telescope and camera for planetary imaging
  • Autostakkert 2 and Registax processing tutorials for all the major planets
  • WINJUPOS image processing tutorials covering image de-rotation and animation
  • Adobe Photoshop processing tutorials
  • Detailed discussions on astronomical seeing and forecasting tools
  • Q&A Section - Your most popular questions about astrophotography answered
High Resolution Astrophotography is in stock and ready to to be shipped to you immediately! Why waste another clear and steady night?

Learn success from the very best... Damian Peach!
Reach just a little higher with William Optics ZenithStar...

Looking for a small-aperture but extremely-portable APO scope at a great price? The latest William Optics ZenithStar 71 ED Doublet APO Refractor Telescope is here to fit all your needs! Excellent mechanics, fit and finish, latest WO 2" Rack & Pinion 2-speed fine focuser now are so good that they can replicate the smoothness and lack of backlash normally associated with a Crayford focuser, but with the huge advantage of much increased mechanical strength.

But don't stop there, because Khan Scope carries a generous line of all the new William Optics Telescopes. We're sure you'll find one perfect for you!

Bringing you some of the finest telescopes in the world...
Eliminate the faint fuzzies with the Mallincam Universe Video Imaging System!

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. Be sure to read the review by Glenn Norman of the Mallincam Universe in the current edition of Sky News magazine, on the stands now!

"And we're not just whistling Dixie, brother!"
Looking for an ultra compact equatorial tracking platform? Then step into the land of the Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer...

The Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer (Stand Alone Unit) is user-friendly and provides various combinations to satisfy all your 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 (pssst! it is in stock now, but hurry! there's only a few left...)

Astro Bundle Bonus: Free shipping until November 30th. Your adventures await!
Check out this great "Grab and Go" Telescope!

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 largerᅠMeade Telescope, but want a portable one that you can transport easily. Maybe you want something you can take to the cottage or zip out to your backyard for impromptu observing? Or how about a computerized telescope that travels easily for an eclipse trip or a dark sky camping adventure? The Meade ETX 90 Observatory Package has everything you need 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...

If you've been wondering how to get the biggest bang for your buck, then look no further. The Celestron Nightscape and Celestron Nightscape 8300 are in stock and waiting on you!

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!
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 Celestron Telescopes are now all in stock at Khan Scope and ready for 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...
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.
Check out this Khan Bestseller... It's portable, computerized and ships for FREE from now until November 30th!

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 ETX80-AT Backpack 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 Meade Telescope can be yours for only $332! Don't forget... Free Shipping ends November 30th!
Own a Computerized Celestron Telescope? 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!
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...
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!

In stock now!
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!

In stock now in limited quantities!
The exciting new Meade LX600 Telescopes are now in stock!

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 of this Meade Telescope 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: Order yours now!
Take your solar viewing to the next level with the Baader 2" Herschel Wedge!

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.

In stock and ready for all your solar viewing needs!
Superior performance and perfect price... the Baader Planetarium Q-Turret Eyepeice Set!

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. These Meade Telescopes 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. These Meade Telescopes feature 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... Now available... Order yours today for fastest delivery!
The Sky-Watcher AZ-EQ6 Computerized Mount w/SynScan & GPS is in the house!

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).

Rock solid performance for all your demands!
Celestron CGEM and Celestron CGEM HD Telescopes now available at Khanscope!

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. The performance and design of these Celestron Telescopes 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!

Need a robust computerized telescope mount like the 40 pound payload Celestron CGEM Mount, or a 50 pound payload Celestron CGEM DX Mount? These are superior quality and well-crafted to suit all your needs!

Perfect for the astrophotographer!
Coming soon!

The Sky-Watcher 18" Dobsonian Reflector Telescope is a brand new product expected to ship in 2015. Here's what we know so far...

- Weight of the products: 50kg
- Dimensions of the OTA: 462mm/1900mm
- Focuser type: Dual-speed focuser
- The set up time (by one person): Normally it needs two people, and it will take 10 minutes.
- Heaviest component weight: Primary mirror at 9kg.

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Khan Scope Centre is pleased to announce that we will be carrying Kowa Sport Optics products, such as Kowa 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 and picture comparisons of different size telescopes and models, eyepiecesᅠand 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 its 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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