We have a wide range of telescopes at the Perth Observatory which we use across our night tours, school day tours, offsite events and guided day tours.

The 30 inch Obsession Telescope. Image Credit: Matt Woods
30" Obsession Telescope

Type: Dobsonian
F/Ratio: f/3.2 (custom optics)
Location: Jubilee Dome
Role: Night Tours

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The Meade 14 Telescope. Image Credit: Roger Groom
Meade 14" LX200 Telescope

Type: Schmidt-Cassegrain
F/Ratio: f/10
Location: Octagonal Dome
Role: Night Tours

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The Calver Telescope. Image Credit: Roger Groom
Calver 12" Telescope

Type: Newtonian
F/Ratio: f/7.2
Location: Visitors Observing Facility
Role: Night Tours

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The Meade 16 Telescope. Image Credit: Roger Groom
Meade 16" LX200 Telescope

Type: Schmidt-Cassegrain
F/Ratio: f/10
Location: Millennium Dome
Role: Night Tours

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The Pantograph Telescope from the front. Image credit: Matt Woods
C8" Pantograph Telescope

Type: Schmidt-Cassegrain
F/Ratio: f/10
Location: Outside
Role: Night Tours

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The Celestron CPC1100 Telescope. Image Credit: Matt Woods
Two Celestron CPC1100 Telescopes

Type: Schmidt-Cassegrain
F/Ratio: f/10
Location: Outside
Role: Offsite

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12" Meade LX200 Telescope

Type: Schmidt-Cassegrain
F/Ratio: f/10
Location: Outside
Role: Offsite

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Celestron Ultima 11 Telescope with volunteer Steve Ewing
Celestron Ultima 11" Telescope

Type: Schmidt-Cassegrain
F/Ratio: f/10
Location: Outsite
Role: Offsite

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8" & 10" Meade LX50 Telescope

Type: Schmidt-Cassegrain
F/Ratio: f/10
Location: Outsite
Role: Offsite

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Our dobsonian telesopes. Image Credit: Matt Woods
Two 10" & Two 8" Dobsonian Telescopes

Type: Dobsonians
F/Ratio: f/5 & F/5.9
Location: Outside
Role: Offsite

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The Coronado Solar Telescope. Image Credit: Astromart.com
Coronado Solar Telescope

Type: Refractor
F/Ratio: f/6.6
Location: Uni Dome
Role: Day Tours

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Skywatcher ED80 Telescope
SkyWatcher ED80 Telescope

Type: ED Apochromatic Refractor
F/Ratio: F/7.5
Location: Outsite
Role: Workshop

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Skywatcher N150/750 Telescope
Skywatcher N150/750 Telescope

Type: Newtonian
F/Ratio: f/4.7
Location: Outside
Role: Backup

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The Perth-Lowell Telescope. Image Credit: Roger Groom
24" Perth-Lowell Telescope

Type: Classic Cassegrain
F/Ratio: f/13.5 and f/75
Location: Perth-Lowell Dome
Role: Historical

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The Astrographic Telescope. Image Credit: Lemuel Tan
Astrographic Telescope

Type: Refractor
F/Ratio: f/10.3
Location: Astrographic Dome
Role: Historical

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The Transit Circle Meridian Telescope. Image Credit: Steve Parkins
Transit Circle Meridian Telescope

Type: Refractor
F/Ratio: -
Location: In the Main Building
Role: Night Tours

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Mike Candy Telescope
Mike Candy Telescope

Type: Newtonian
F/Ratio: -
Location: In the Main Building
Role: Historical

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