Selecting your Telescope Case

When choosing a case for your telescope, you have three choices, based on the type of telescope you have.

If your telescope looks like this, your telescope uses a German Equatorial Mount (GEM).

You will need 3 cases:

  • Optical Tube Assembly (OTA) Case
  • Gem Mount Case
  • Tripod Case
German Equitorial Mount

German Equitorial Mount

Single Fork Mount

Single Fork mount type
may only require 2 cases

The Celestron Evo or Nextstar single fork  type

If your telescope looks like this, your telescope is a Fork Mounted Telecope.

Fork Mounted Telescope

Fork Mounted Telescope

 

 

 

 

 

You will need 2 cases:

  • Fork Mounted Scope case or SCT case
  • Tripod case

If your telescope looks like this, your telescope is a Truss Dobsonian style telescope.

dobsonians_2

 

 

 

You will need separate cases for three components:

  • The diagonal top cage or top cage
  • The truss poles
  • The mirror cradle

We do not currently stock these but can create a custom set for your telescope. Use the Contact form to enquire about getting one of our custom case sets.

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