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Canadian Astronomy Vendors and Manufacturers

The following is a regional list of vendors that have products or services for sale in Canada. These are Canadian companies located within Canada. No fee is charged for a listing here, and no endorsement, recommendation, or guarantee is made by the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada regarding these organizations, their products, or services.

This listing includes companies that retail, develop, or manufacture items of an astronomical nature, including telescopes, CCD imaging equipment, optics, software and accessories, and located in Canada.

If you wish to be added to the resource list or have your entry deleted or corrected, contact the Web Team.

 

Name
Address
Contact Info Category

Atlantic Canada

Microprojects
Prospect, NS
W: www.microprojects.ca
E: info@microprojects.ca
Software Manufacturer
Makers of Equinox and Equinox Image planetarium, telescope control, and CCD camera control software for the Macintosh platform.
Nova Astronomics
David Lane
P.O. Box 31013
Halifax, NS B3K 5T9
T: 902-499-6196
W: www.nova-astro.com/
E: info@nova-astro.com
Software Manufacturer
Makers of The Earth Centered Universe planetarium/telescope control software.

Quebec

La Maison de l'Astronomie P.L. Inc.
8074 rue St-Hubert
Montreal, QC H2R 2P3
T: 514-279-0063
F: 514-279-9628
W: www.maisonastronomie.ca/
E: maison.astro@bellnet.ca
Retailer
Astronomie Plus
Stefan Broquet
1198 Chambly Blvd.
Longueuil, QC J4J 3W6
T: 450-463-5072
T: 800-540-0444
F: 450-463-3409 W: www.astronomieplus.com/
E: lirelanature@videotron.ca
Retailer
Telescopes, accessories, CCD cameras, binoculars.
Telescopes Normand Fullum
Normand Fullum
77 Sanderson
Hudson, QC J0P 1H0
T: 514-967-1909
W: normandfullumtelescope.com
E: normandfullumtelescope.com/fr/contactez-nous
Manufacturer
Wooden telescopes and parabolic mirrors

Ontario

Royal Astronomical Society of Canada
203-4920 Dundas Street West, Toronto, ON M9A 1B7
T: 416-924-7973
F: 416-924-2911
W: www.rasc.ca
Publisher
The Observer's Handbook, Beginner's Observing Guide, Observer's Calendar, and other astronomical publications

Ceravolo Optical Systems
1-93 Hines Road Kanata, ON
K2K 2M5

T: 613-592-2373
F: 613-592-0787
W: www.ceravolo.com
E: contact@ceravalo.com

Manufacturer
High end custom telescopes and optics
Starlight Theatre
Robert Dick
P.O. Box 79
Rideau Ferry, ON K0G 1W0
T: 1-800-278-2032
F: 613-283-0362
W: www.starlight-theatre.ca/
E: slt@starlight-theatre.ca
Manufacturer, Retailer, Wholesaler, Education
Star maps, video tapes, educational slides sets, astronomy lectures and CD-ROM based presentations
Focus Scientific Ltd.
Kent Goranson
911 Carling Ave
Ottawa, ON K1Y 4E3
T: 613-723-1350
F: 613-723-1467
T: 877-815-1350
W: www.focusscientific.com/
E: sales@focusscientific.com
Manufacturer/Retailer/Wholesaler
Binoculars, telescopes, microscopes, night vision sales and service also parts and accessories for these.
Diffraction Limited - makers of Cyanogen Imaging Products
Douglas B. George
202-100 Craig Henry Drive
Ottawa,ON K2G 4C3
T: 613-225-2732
F: 613-225-9688
W: www.cyanogen.com/
E: Use Contact Form
Software Manufacturer
Makers of MaxIm DL image processing and CCD camera control software. Canadian dealer for Apogee and SBIG CCD cameras.
Perceptor
17250 Highway 27
Brownsville Junction Plaza
Box 38, Suite 201
Schomberg, ON
L0G 1T0
T: 905-939-2313
T: 1-877-452-1610
F: 905-939-8274
W: www.kwtelescope.ca
E: perceptor@on.aibn.com
Retailer
Science Line
Jackson Square
Hamilton, ON
T: 905-526-9341 Retailer
Simulation Curriculum Corp
Pedro Braganca
284 Richmond Street East Suite 300
Toronto, ON M5A 1P4
T: 416-410-0259
F: 416-410-0359
W: www.starrynight.com/
E: contact@starrynight.com
Software Manufacturer
Creators of Starry Night Deluxe Astronomy Software for Students, Hobbyists and Serious Enthusiasts
Khan Scope Centre
Ray Khan, Mike Petch
3243 Dufferin Street
Toronto, ON M6A 2T2
T: 416-783-4140
T: 1-800-580-7160
F: 416-352-1702
W: www.khanscope.com/
E: info@khanscope.com
Retailer/Manufacturer/Wholesaler
Meade, Celestron, TeleVue, Skywatcher, Antares, Lumicon, Williams Optics, Nikon, Rigel, Telrad, Mallincam, Coronado
Sunward Hobbies
2700 Dufferin Street, Unit 51
Toronto, ON M6B 4J3
T: 416-241-4500
T: 855-441-4500
W: www.sunwardhobbies.ca
E: info@sunwardhobbies.ca
Retailer
Kendrick Astro Instruments
Kendrick Astro Instruments
36 Cawthra Ave.
Toronto, ON
M6N 5B3
T: 800-393-5456
T: 416-762-7946
F: 416-762-2765
W: www.kendrickastro.com
E: info@kendrickastro.com

Manufacturer / Retailer
Manufacturer of the Kendrick Dew Remover System, Solar filters, Power Packs, Laser Collimators and Portable Observatories.

McKittrick's Photo/Video
Antony Chodas
Cherryhill Mall
301 Oxford St. W
London, ON N6H 1S6
T: 519-661-0311
W: www.mckittricks.com
E: info@mckittricks.com
Retailer
Amateur & hobbyist level telescopes, binoculars, spotting scopes, supplies, photographic equipment & service.
O'Neil Photo & Optical Inc.
Joseph O'Neil
356 William Street
London, ON N6B 3C7
T: 519-679-8840
W: www.oneilphoto.on.ca/
E: joneil@multiboard.com
Retailer
Retail and mail order telescopes & specialized B&W photography.
Stargazer Steve
1752 Rutherglen Crescent
Sudbury, ON P3A 2K3
T: 705-566-1314
W: stargazer.isys.ca/
E: stargazr@isys.ca
Manufacturer
Telescopes, and build-it-yourself telescope kits
MOONWARD Vacuum Coatings
784 Churchill Ave.
Sudbury, ON P3A 3Z9
T: 705-690-3435
 
Manufacturer
Mirror/Lens (fabrication, coatings, testing). Manufacturer/service provider of astronomical optics (15+years).
Scopeoptics
Dimitri Christopoulos
4261-A14 Hwy #7 East, Dept 887
Unionville, ON L3R 9W6
T: 416-829-6002
F: 416-829-1251
W: www.scopeoptics.com/
E: customerservice@scopeoptics.com
Retailer
We retail beginner and amateur astronomer telescopes and accessories. We carry such popular names as Meade, Celestron, and Orion. Exclusive to Scopeoptics and its selected dealers, we are proud to offer the Schmidt-Cassegrain model telescope.
KW Telescopes
Dr. Brady Johnson
100 Victoria Street N
Kitchener, ON N2H 6R5
T: 519-745-5757
T: 800-345-5757
F: 519-745-5751
W: www.kwtelescope.com/
E: info@kwtelescope.com
Retailer
KW Telescope offers quality telescope equipment and accessories as well as a variety of unique and useful gadgets for astronomers of all levels.
New Eyes Old Skies Inc.
1390 Major Mackenzie Drive East, Unit A-7
Richmond Hill, ON  L4S 0A1
T: 855-883-9191
W: neweyesoldskies.com/
E: neweyesoldskies@gmail.com
Retailer
Optometry, Eyewear, and Astronomy Retailer.

Manitoba

Stargazer Instruments
537 Dominion Road
Neepawa, MB
R0J 1H0
T: 204-476-3855  
The Manitoba Museum's Planetarium
190 Rupert Avenue Winnipeg, MB R3B 0N2

 

T: 204- 988-0627
F: 204-942-3679
W: www.manitobamuseum.ca/main/planetarium-intro/
E: info@manitobamuseum.ca
Retailer:
Orion telescopes and accessories We provide entry-level Orion Dobsonian telescopes and accessories as well as help in selecting your first telescope.

Saskatchewan

Alberta

All-Star Telescope

31020 Hwy. 2A, Box 765
Didsbury, AB T0M 0W0
T: 403-335-4857
T: 866-310-8844
W: www.all-startelescope.com/
E: info@all-startelescope.com
Retailer
Well stocked supplier of all major brands of telescopes and astronomy equipment including Celestron, TeleVue, William Optics, JMI, and Sky-Watcher.
The Science Shop

316 Southgate Shpg Centre NW
Southgate Centre Shopping Mall
Edmonton, AB T6H 4M6
T: 780-435-0519
T: 888-434-0519
F: 780-434-6956
W: www.thescienceshop.com/
E: scienceshop@telus.net
Retailer
Telescopes including Tele Vue, microscopes, binoculars, science and lab equipment, educational kits and toys, games, puzzles, posters and home school supplies.
Sky Vue Telescopes
144 Edgehill Close NW.
Calgary, AB T3A 2X1
T: 403-239-8386
W: www.skyvuetelescopes.com
E: skyvue@telus.net
Retailer
Telescopes and accessories Sky Watcher, Celestron, Antares Products, Televue Telescopes & Eyepieces, Telrad, Rigel Systems, Thousand Oaks
Alberta Premium Optics
Calgary, AB
T: 403-285-5997
W: www.A-P-O.ca/
E: info@A-P-O.ca
Retailer
Alberta Premium Optics is a full line William Optics Authorized Dealer. A few, select, complementary items will be carried as time goes on.

British Columbia

Astro Haven
5650 Production Way
Langley, BC V3A 4N4
T: 604-539-2208
F: 604-539-2209
E: sales@astrohaven.com

Manufacturer/Retailer
Observatory Domes

Bellstar Telescopes
Ron Bell
3134 Carran Rd.
Victoria, BC V9C 2K6
T: 250-899-0091
W: www.bellstartelescopes.ca/
E: ronpbell@shaw.ca
Manufacturer/Retailer
Manufacturer/Retailer:
Dobsonian Telescopes in: 6", 8" and 10"
Collapsible Truss Telescopes in: 6", 8" and 10".
Sky Instruments
P.O. Box 2037
Vancouver, BC V6B 3R6
T: 604-270-2330
T: 800-648-4188
Manufacturer/Wholesaler
Antares Telescopes and accessories
Vancouver Telescope Centre
3303 West 4th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V6R 1N6
T: 604-737-4303
T: 877-737-4303
F: 604-738-5717
W: www.vancouvertelescope.com
E: info@vancouvertelescope.com
Retailer
Pacific Telescope Corp.
Jack Chen
160-11880 Hammersmith Way
Richmond, BC V7A 5C8
T: 604-241-7027 604-277-0058
F: 604-277-9885 604-241-7029
W: www.skywatchertelescope.com
E: support@skywatchertelescope.net
Manufacturer/Wholesaler
Makers of refractor and reflector telescopes, 50mm and 60mm spotting scopes, handheld telescope, and binoculars.
Island Eyepiece
Brian Robilliard
Box 133
Mill Bay, BC V0R 2P0
T: 250-743-6633
F: 250-743-6907
W: www.islandeyepiece.com/
E: sales@islandeyepiece.com
Retailer
Orion, Antares, Speers-Waler, Sky-Watcher, Skypieces, Rigel Systems, Telrad, Chandler Planispheres, Thousand Oaks, Sirius Optics, Sun Spotter, Dry Eye Dew System,@M parts.
Sirius Science & Nature
277 Main Street
Penticton, BC
V2A 5B1
T: 250-770-1477
F: 250-770-1478
E: siriusscience@vip.net
Retailer
Telescopes up to 16" Scmidt including Meade, SkyWatcher, Celestron, Antares, binoculars including Adlerblick, Zeiss, Bausch and Lomb, Celestron, and Bushnell, microscopes, science and lab equipment, educational kits and toys, games, puzzles, posters and home school supplies.