Equipment for loan to members

This service is suspended due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Loan equipment is monitored by Alun Halsey <>

Adult members only please: email Alun or catch him at a meeting.

We understand that observing opportunities are controlled by the weather and understand that loans may have extended periods to take full advantage. This is also a good way to check out the viability of owning a ‘scope before investing your own money.

Reading Astronomical Society
Loan equipment for members only Availability Notes
Astrovid StellaCam Available Currently stored with Gerry Bond
Coronado PST – Personal Solar Telescope Available Currently stored with Gerry Bond
Vixen 90-M refractor – 0.965 eye-pieces – sorry Available Currently stored with Gerry Bond
70mm binoculars + tripod Available
10″ Newtonian on Dobsonian base
6″ Newtonian on undriven EQ mount Available
70mm refractor (Meade) Alt-Az goto
90mm refractor (Celestron) Alt-Az goto Available