Telescopes for Astrophotography

While most telescopes can be used for astrophotography, the manufacturers listed below make telescopes that are particularly well suited for astrophotography. Listed separately is another class of telescopes, solar telescopes, where many of the instruments can also be used for photography. Our more comprehensive list of telescope manufacturers can be found here, where you'll see those listed below as well as manufacturers of telescopes not primarily intended for astrophotography.

AG Optical Systems
254 Mayo Road
New Hope, AL 35760
256-541-0218
www.AGoptical.com

Astronomy Technologies
Astronomics
680 24th Avenue SW
Norman, OK 73069
405-364-0858
www.astronomics.com

Astro-Physics Inc.
11250 Forest Hills Rd.
Rockford, IL 61115
815-282-1513
S&T Video: Astro-Physics at AIC 2009
www.astro-physics.com

Borg
Hutech Corporation
25651 Atlantic Ocean Drive, B11
Lake Forest, CA 92630
949-859-5511

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Celestron
2835 Columbia St.
Torrance, CA 90503
310-328-9560
S&T Video: Celestron at AIC 2009
S&T Video: Celestron at NEAF 2009
www.celestron.com

Ceravolo Optical Systems
102-100 Craig Henry Dr.
Ottawa, ON K2G 5W3
Canada
613-228-2373
S&T Video: Ceravolo Optical Systems at AIC 2009
www.ceravolo.com

DFM Engineering, Inc.
1035 Delaware Ave., Unit D
Longmont, CO 80501
303-678-8143
www.dfmengineering.com

Explore Scientific
621 Madison Street
Springdale, AR 72762
888-599-7597
S&T Video:
Explore Scientific at NEAF 2011

S&T Video:
Explore Scientific at NEAF 2009

www.ExploreScientific.com

Hyperion
Starizona
5757 N. Oracle Road, Suite 103
Tucson, AZ 85704
520-292-5010
www.starizona.com

Meade Instruments Corp.
27 Hubble, Ste. 100
Irvine, CA 92618
949-451-1450
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www.meade.com

Officina Stellare s.r.l.
Via San Sebastiano, 27
36016 Thiene (VI)
Italy
www.officinastellare.com

Orion Telescopes & Binoculars
89 Hangar Way
Watsonville, CA 95076-1815
800-447-1001
www.OrionTelescopes.com

PlaneWave Instruments
1819 Kona Dr.
Rancho Dominguez, CA 90220
310-639-1662
S&T Video: PlaneWave Instruments at AIC 2009

Sky-Watcher USA
2925 Columbia St.
Torrance, CA 90503
888-880-0485
www.skywatcherusa.com

Stellarvue
11820 Kemper Road
Auburn, CA 95603
(530) 823-7796
www.stellarvue.com

Takahashi
Texas Nautical Repair Co.
1925A Richmond Ave.
Houston, TX 77098
713-529-3551
www.TakahashiAmerica.com

Tele Vue Optics Inc.
32 Elkay Dr.
Chester, NY 10918
845-469-4551
www.televue.com

TMB Optical
Astronomics
680 24th Avenue SW
Norman, OK 73069
405-364-0858
www.astronomics.com

Vixen Optics
1023 Calle Sombra, Unit C
San Clemente, CA 92673
613-225-2732
www.vixenoptics.com

William Optics Corp.
30F, No. 29-5, Sec. 2
Zhongzheng E. Rd.
Danshui Town, Taipei
Taiwan
www.williamoptics.com

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