212 West Cady St, Northville, MI 48167
Mon-Thur 10am - 9pm, Fri-Sat 10am - 5pm

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 telescopes are available for checkout by Northville District Library card holders aged 18 and older, and loan for seven days. 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.

Contents:

  • 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
  • Bauer 650 Medium-Sized Wheelie Bag or Gard Euphorium Wheelie Bag.

NEVER LOOK DIRECTLY AT THE SUN WITH A TELESCOPE.
Permanent vision and scope damage could result.

Loan Period and Fines:

  • 7-day loan (no renewals).
  • $5 per day overdue fine.

 

Borrowing Policy:

Borrower must be 18 years old or older, and have a valid Northville District Library card that is not blocked.

Telescope must be returned directly to the Northville District Library Circulation Desk.

Please contact the Circulation Desk for telescope availability, (248) 349-3020