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January 2015 SkyLights...
~TORONTO'S SPECIALTY TELESCOPE SHOP~
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!
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.
Extended Holiday Shopping hours
(Effective Nov. 15th to Dec 23rd )
Mon to Wed: 10am to 8pm
Thursday: 10am to 9pm
Friday: 10am to 8pm
Saturday: 10am to 8pm
Sunday: 11am to 6pm
Dec 24th & Dec. 31st -ﾠ 10am to 6pm
Telephone: 416-783-4140 ﾠToll Free: 1-800-580-7160
Note To Our Valued Customers: Due to fluctuating currency rates, prices will be adjusted up or down at the time of your order.
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Become a real backyard astronomer with the Meade ETX90 Portable Observatory!
For over 30 years, it has been a passion of Meade Instruments to create the finest Meade Telescope available for the astronomy enthusiast. The remarkable Meade ETX90 Portable Observatory is just one example. Designed to be the ideal, ultra-portable telescope, the ETX 90 marries unsurpassed Meade optics with industry-leading electronics to deliver a truly exceptional viewing experience.
The Meade ETX90 Portable Observatory has unmatched Maksutov-Cassegrain optics which provides high resolution and contrast for more detail and the ability to see fainter objects than with comparable systems. Combine that with the easiest alignment system available and the Autostar controller, and you have simple, immediate access to over 30,000 celestial objects and all at the push of a button. And with ETX90 classic styling and advanced engineering, your Meade Telescope is ready for a lifetime of use. This package includes Deluxe Hard Shell Custom Carrying Case, 497 AutoStar Controller, 884 Tripod, Two Super Plossl Eyepieces plus an Extra Super Plossl Eyepiece and a Tripod Carry Bag - more than a $200 combined value - in stock and ready to be shipped to you!
Enjoy night after starry night of relaxation and exploration with this great telescope!
SAVE $55 on all TeleVue Type 6
From now until 12/31, you
can save on the 13mm, 11mm, 9mm, 7mm
5mm, 3.5mm and 2.5mm Type
6 Nagler Eyepieces.
price ea. ﾠ$415, On sale for $360-You SAVE $55 each!
New! Celestron Wedge for Evolution Series Telescopes
& Nexstar 6/8SE
out this Khan Bestseller... It's portable, computerized and
one of the sweetest little scopes to ever explore the night sky!
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
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
This super Meade Telescope can be yours for
Deliteﾮ Eyepieces ﾠ
The DeLite series is a lightweight!
In stock Now!
ﾠTo order call toll free 1 800 580 7160
62ﾺ apparent field of view
of comfortable eye relief
sliding/ locking eye guard
profile, ideal for bino-viewing setups
- Barrel Size: 1.25"
in three different focal lengths:
- 18.2mm, ﾠ 11mm, and 7mm
ﾠ416 783 4140 local , or order online.
2015 New Product!
observing/imaging life easier with
- Payload: 15k
- Foldable pier stand
- PPEC & Freedom find
- Shutter release control
- Autoguider Port...and
Lunt Solar Systems 8 x 32 SunOculars
8 x 32 White Light SUNoculars..
With this pocket sized
instrument you can view and safely study :
Lunt SUNoculars have a front mounted fully dense
white light glass filters
- Planetary Transits, and
- Sun Spot
making Solar observation 100% safe.
Price: ﾠ $185
New! Mallincam SkyRaider DeepSky Series
Imaging and Video
recording- It's three in
- Handcrafted in Canada
- PC and Mac OSx, linux compatible
- Full imaging capabilities
- Up to two hours exposure
- Available in Colour
- and much,
Don't just wish upon a star... Reach out and grab them with these affordable Meade Telescopes!
The Meade Infinity 102mm Altazimuth Refractor Telescope or Meade Infinity 80mm Altazimuth Refractor Telescope comes complete with everything you need to view the wonders of the night sky the first time out. This affordable telescope delivers bright and detailed images that are perfect for viewing both land and celestial objects. Features a precision Altazimuth Meade Telescope Mount and Tripod with slow motion controls that makes it easy to track celestial objects as they move across the night sky. Comes with 3 Meade Telescope Eyepieces that provide low, medium and high powered magnification for viewing a wide range of objects such as the Moon, planets, or land.
AutoStar Suite Astronomer Edition software included with the Meade Infinity 102mm Altazimuth Refractor Telescope or Meade Infinity 80mm Altazimuth Refractor Telescope will help you learn the night sky. It displays more than 10,000 celestial objects including planets, stars, galaxies and nebulas. You can print out star charts and even plan your observing sessions in advance! But that's not all... Buy either one of these telescopes and while supplies last we'll include The RASC 2015 Observer's Handbook (a $30 value) absolutely FREE! The material in the Handbook is of interest to professional and amateur astronomers, scientists, teachers at all levels, students, science writers, campers, Scout and Guide leaders, as well as interested general readers.
Order your choice of these great little telescopes and take advantage of our free offer!
Warm up this summer studying the Sun with a dedicated H-Alpha Lunt Solar Telescope that is hot!
One of the most exciting a dynamic astronomical studies is our very own Sun - and very few companies can rival a Lunt Solar Telescope! The Lunt Solar Systems 50mm LS50THa Solar Telescope - B600 Blocking Filter & Pressure Tuner and the Lunt Solar Systems 50mm LS50THa Solar Telescope - B400 Blocking Filter & Pressure Tuner
are real solar stars. Crafted as a Single Interference Etalon Solar Telescope, both models come complete with a Pressure Tuner - true Doppler Tuning. This feature allows for a shift into and away from the user, adding a 3D-like component to the viewing experience. With a bandpass of < 0.75 Angstrom, you'll see a surprising amount of detail on prominences, granulation, flares, filaments and so much more. It's a little solar scope that really can! The system includes the clamshell ring, with threaded holes for mounting and dust caps - plus a helical focuser for ease of use. When properly cared for, the Lunt Solar Systems 50mm LS50THa Solar Telescope - B600 Blocking Filter & Pressure Tuner and the Lunt Solar Systems 50mm LS50THa Solar Telescope - B400 Blocking Filter & Pressure Tuner will endure a lifetime of fascination and use!
These dedicated solar telescopes are in the house and ready to be shipped to yours!
Meade 130mm Computerized telescope-A beginners delight!
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!
See more objects in one night than Galileo saw in a lifetime with the Meade StarNavigator 102mm Refractor Telescope!
This easy to operate and fully computer-guided GO TO Meade StarNavigator 102mm Refractor Telescope features a single arm robotic mount and Meade AudioStar Computer Keypad. This incredible technology knows the night sky right out of the box. Turn it on, and after a brief alignment procedure, you're off to explore the extensive object library or embark on a guided tour of the heavens.
The Meade StarNavigator 102mm Refractor Telescope w/ GoTo features a lens diameter of 102mm (4") for bright, high contrast images and a focal length of 800mm; focal ratio f/7.7. Standard equipment includes the Meade AudioStar computer keypad with over 30,000 object library, over 500 audio presentation files on various objects, AutoStar Suite Astronomer Edition Software and Instructional DVD, red dot viewfinder, and two 1.25" Meade Telescope Eyepieces. The solidly built metal construction mount features advanced electronics to make aligning easy - including an internal clock. Full size adjustable height aluminum tripod allows comfortable viewing either a seated or standing. Conveniently powered from the included internal battery pack which holds eight (user supplied) "AA" batteries.
The generous light gathering ability of this Meade Telescope combined with the enhanced electronics package means this may be all the telescope the casual observer might ever need or require. Get yours now!
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.
The MallinCam Xterminator is now in stock and ready to ship! This item is difficult to get and only a few are available. Order now to get yours!
I'll be back...
A Khan best seller!
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.
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!
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:
High Resolution Astrophotography is in stock and ready to to be shipped to you immediately! Why waste another clear and steady night?
- 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
Learn success from the very best... Damian Peach!
2015-16!ﾠHigh Resolution Astrophotography - Part 2! ﾠ
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...
Get a serious amount of the most popular Celestron telescope accessories at an even more popular price!
Get the most out of your telescope with this comprehensive kit of 1.25" eyepieces and filters! You'll have everything you need to observe the Moon, planets, and beyond in stunning detail. The included high-quality Plossl eyepieces in the Celestron Eyepiece and Filter Kit help you get as much or as little magnification as you want, from 6mm to 32mm. For even more power, attach the included Barlow lens to double the magnification of each of your eyepieces, for a total of 10 different powers. Choose the blue colored filter to bring out Jupiter's Great Red Spot, or use the Moon filter to cut down on the brightness of the Moon and observe craters with more contrast. The durable metal carrying case makes traveling with your accessories stress-free. You can even add more accessories to the Celestron Eyepiece and Filter Kit as you expand the size of your collection and maintain the size of your wallet!
This treasure chest of Celestron's best is just a click away...
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 are only a few left...)
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 ready spring and Summer observing!
You know you want one...
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.
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!
Just featured in the January / February 2015 issue of "SkyNews Magazine" 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!
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!
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!
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!
Check out the iOptron SkyTracker Camera Mount!
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.
Order yours now and don't waste another astrophotography opportunity!
Computerized Celestron Telescope Automatic alignment is now a reality...
Before Celestron StarSense AutoAlign allows you become an instant astronomer - even if you've never used a telescope before! Compatible with almost all of Celestron's current computerized telescope models, 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.
The new Sky-Watcher StarGate 18" Dobsonian Reflector Telescope is out of the box and soon will be available to you! This amazing dobsonian telescope features a recently developed mirror design where glass ribs are fused together in an oven, not glued. This new technology delivers outstanding performance on lunar and planetary subjects and the aperture and fast f/4 focal ratio makes deep sky objects snap out of the night sky!
The new Sky-Watcher StarGate 18" Dobsonian Reflector Telescope includes a cloth light shroud with supporting ribs and engages an elegant, easy-to-transport all metal truss-tube design. What's best is the StarGate Dob can be assembled and ready for use in less than 20 minutes!
Pre-order now for fastest delivery!
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:
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