Telescope Collection

Get started exploring the night sky with the library’s new circulating telescope collection! The Orion Starblast 4.5 Altazimuth Reflector Tabletop Telescope is a grab-and-go, family-friendly scope for beginner and intermediate astronomy enthusiasts. The telescope collection was made possible by a generous gift from The Friends of the Library. Please contact the Circulation Desk for telescope availability, (248) 349-3020.


  • Orion Starblast 4.5 Altazimuth Reflector Telescope with mounted EZ Finder II Reflex Sight.
  • Two removable eyepieces: 17 mm Explorer II eyepiece lens and 6mm Explorer II eyepiece lens (stored in eyepiece lens box).
  • Eyepiece lens box.
  • Microfiber cleaning cloth.
  • Supportive documents featured in a folder.
  • Gard Euphorium Wheelie Bag.

Permanent vision and scope damage could result.

Loan Period and Fines:

  • 7 day loan (no renewals).
  • No holds allowed.
  • $5 per day overdue fine.
  • $370 replacement fee assessed after 2 weeks.

Borrowing Policy:

Borrower must be 18 years or older and have a valid and unblocked Northville District Library card.

Telescopes must be returned directly to the Northville District Library Circulation Desk. Please contact the Circulation Desk for Telescopes availability, (248) 349-3020. THANK YOU!