A Unique Optics Experience!
NEW EYES OLD SKIES: Serving Richmond Hill and the Greater Toronto Area, is your premier Optometry, Eyewear and Astronomy Retailer

With Over 32 Years in the Eyewear Industry and Over 190 Years of Astronomy Experience!

JUST A NOTE FOR THE UPCOMING JULY 1 HOLIDAY “CANADA DAY 2017”

New Eyes Old Skies will be celebrating Canada’s 150th Birthday with style…..

 On Friday, June 30 we will be altering our evening closing to 4:00 pm 

We will  re-open on Tuesday, July 4

 with our regular  store hours

HAPPY BIRTHDAY CANADA

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                                             We turned   “4”   on June  ‘1 ‘

A SPECIAL EVENT WAS HELD AT ROUGE VALLEY THIS PAST SATURDAY JUNE 10

New Eyes Old Skies was invited to an astronomy event

at Rouge Valley Conservation Area

Over 100 people were in attendance….

It was a wonderful evening of star gazing….. A big thank you goes out to Malcolm J and John K for their time, knowledge and scopes….

A big Thank You to our hosts  Serena and Dave at Rouge Valley

FATHER’S DAY IS THIS SUNDAY JUNE 18

HAPPY FATHER’S DAY…..

Gifting Dad for Father’s Day is easy at New Eyes Old Skies

We carry lots of unique items for all price ranges starting at $9.95

Come by or call… We are your Father’s Day store in Richmond Hill

PREVIOUSLY OWNED CELESTRON NEXSTAR 6SE

JUST ARRIVED IN TIME FOR SPRING OBSERVING………

MINT CONDITION WITH STANDARD EQUIPMENT…..Call store for details

JUST ARRIVED 10″ MEADE LX 200 EMC SCHMIDT-CASSEGRAIN

MEADE LX 200 EMC  IN EXCELLENT CONDITION WITH NUMEROUS ACCESSORIES

♦ CUSTOM-MADE PETERSON FOCUSER, VISUAL BACK AND GUIDE PLATE

♦ KENDRICK DEW CONTROL SYSTEM

♦ MEADE CUSTOM CASE

Call store for further details

Now that you have your Solar Devices… you have to read the fine print

Clearing out the old… to make room for the new….

Optically speaking… we are having an excellent sale on Eyewear

Come on by and take a look

We do single vision , progressive and specialty readers with all the UV and blue light filter coatings

CELESTRON SOLAR SUN SHIELDS and BINOCULARS ARE ON THEIR WAY……

As the Solar Eclipse  starts to ramp up with amateur and pro-observers, getting ready for the big day,

So has our stock at New Eyes Old Skies…….

We currently have in stock Solar Shields starting at $5.50

Celestron now has……

Solar Binoculars, and assorted E-clipsmart Solar Sun Shield Kits

( shipping in June)

We recommend pre-purchasing due to the demand as August 21 approaches.

Please give us a call to reserve your Solar device today!  (905)883-9191

GET THOSE SOLAR FILTERS READY………

Yet another Solar Eclipse is soon upon us…  the date August 21

Don’t get left out in the “shudda, coutta”

Even though we are not in the zone for totality, we will have a good viewing opportunity this August.

Our suggestion to one and all, is not to wait till the last minute in ordering your filters. Please call us at (905)883-9191 to place your orders today.

As an added note, we also do custom

Solar Filters for Binoculars

JUST ACQUIRED FOR SPRINGTIME OBSERVING ….

TMB 80 mm  OTA

Aprochromatic Triplet   OHARA  Glass     F/L 502 mm

Crafted and Engineered to incredible specification / Razor Sharp Baffling

Superb TMB Crayford Type Focusing for Critical Observation

THOMAS M. BACK – DESIGN

Comes with…

ADM Mounting, Tube Rings and a Vixen Dove Tail Mounting Bar

( Finder scope not included)

Call  for Details on this amazing OTA

AN INCREDIBLE ACQUISITION……AN ORIGINAL THOMAS M. BACK TMB

TMB  100 mm 4″   F/L 800 mm Aprochromatic Triplet Refractor (OTA)

With the CNC Tubing with a Feather Touch Focuser  and superb  LZOS Glass

Comes with a binder of TMB scope specifications

Call for details

One of the finest 4″ Aprochromatic Refractors made

This is a photo of the creator of the TMB

Thomas M. Back    (1957 – 2007)

COMETRON “FIRST SCOPE” AND 60 MM SKYWATCHER

Just arrived….

We have scopes for the young astronomers on your list, as well as those who are just starting out in a new hobby.

Portable and easy to set up. These scopes make excellent gifts for

the young and the young at heart….

“Like the Universe, Imagination is Endless”

SPECIAL ACQUISITION – VINTAGE 1967 COLLECTABLE 90MM QUESTSTAR SERIAL NO. 8-3284

In excellent condition

 Comes complete with

40x to 80x and 80x to 160x eyepieces.

Felt-lined leather case

Complete set of table top legs

Power cord in addition to camera adapter

Call store for details

A TRULY UNIQUE AND DIFFERENT GIFT … MY PERSONAL PLANETARIUM… “UNIVERSE2GO” WORKS WITH APPLE IPHONE 4,5,AND 6, SAMSUNG GALAXY S3,S4,S5,S6 AND S7.

FOTOPRO TRIPODS NOW AVAILABLE AT NEW EYES OLD SKIES

JUST ARRIVED!

We have in store FotoPro Portable Travel Tripods, and  various Aluminum Tripods in assorted colours   (carrying case included)

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NEW HOURS OF OPERATION

2016 SUMMER HOURS

MONDAY – FRIDAY     10:00 AM -6:00 PM

 

SATURDAY                     10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

CLOSED SUNDAYS AND HOLIDAYS

INCREDIBLE ASTRONOMICAL EVENTS ARE COMING YOUR WAY

There is something great happening up there and coming your way…

Starting with May 9 th, there is the rare “Transit of Mercury”.  Then on May 22 rd,   the incredible “Mars Opposition”. Not since 2005 has it been this good; 46 million miles away.

June 3 rd holds in store the “Opposition of Saturn” in the constellation Ophiuchus.

Out now is the most majestic astronomical sight in the Solar System, in the Mars_23_aug_2003_hubble (1)saturn

This full-disc image of Jupiter was taken on 21 April 2014 with Hubble's Wide Field Camera 3 (WFC3).

This full-disc image of Jupiter was taken on 21 April 2014 with Hubble’s Wide Field Camera 3 (WFC3).

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of Leo, is Jupiter. Also observable are it’s four  large moons.

OUR CUSTOMERS ASTROPHOTOGRAPHY SKILLS AT WORK

Sombrero Galaxy

Image by Dan Bjarnason

Image by Dan Bjarnason

We are very fortunate in having some wonderful customers who like to share there love of the night sky with the Astronomy community.

Nan Jiang has been very busy over the month of February, spending time with his scope and taking some wonderful photographs. We are very pleased that Nan has let us share his photos on our site.

M45  The Pleiades   taken Jan. 6, 2016  and below                                                                                                            M42 AND M43   taken Feb. 22,2016     

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OUR 2017 OBSERVING SESSIONS

Welcome to  our scheduled Winter Observing Sessions with New Eyes Old Skies

Our first Winter Session will be on Saturday, February 25th starting at 7:00 pm

This will be  at Cold Creek Conservation Area in Nobleton

Please see “Astronomy Nights” on the drop down menu for directions and for dressing in a conservation environment.

Hope to see you at the site.  You are more than welcome to bring other family members or guests.

Please remember  this is a non-smoking environment

 

NEW ARRIVAL FOR 2017

NEW ARRIVAL FOR 2016      PREVIOUSLY OWNED

MINT CONDITION   ONE ONLY

Lunt LS60T  1200     SOLAR SCOPE

500 mm F/L with Deluxe Feather Touch Focuser

Also includes Televue Sol-Finder plus a Meade 25 mm Plossel Eyepiece

and a Deluxe Metal carrying case

Priced to sell    $1,699.00

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Hours of Operation

Winter 2015 Hours of Operation
Monday through Friday
10:00am - 6:00pm
After hours by Appointment.
Saturday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday: Closed


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