Meade ETX125 Observer Telescope
Meade ETX125 Observer Telescope
The ETX series has always been there for novice astronomers, providing the utmost in quality, performance, and value. These treasured scopes are among the best a novice astronomer can aspire to and are fully capable of retaining their value your entire observing and imaging career through sheer quality. Each new model in the series has always brought new improvements and enhancements, building on the legacy of their predecessors- and the ETX Observer series is the next step of that legacy!
Meade is well aware that many were excited about the 80mm and 90mm apertures, and are excited in turn to announce the return of the ETX 125, taking mobile astronomy to a whole new level. This large 127mm Maksutov-Cassegrain telescope marries the portability of the ETX with Meade's premium optics. Enjoy detailed close-up views of the Moon and planets, and be amazed by the stunning views of star clusters, nebulae, and more!
The ETX 125 Observer comes equipped with Go-To technology and the top quality Audio-Star controller. This controller is the heart of the telescopes computer guided system, not only finding and tracking objects in the night sky for you, but also boasting a number of features of its own such as a 30,000+ object database, built-in speaker, and over 4 hours of of audio content that educates you about objects you observe. These features make this one of the premier choices for a computer controlled and guided system available, making learning about the night sky a fun and easy experience. Start exploring the night sky now, and behold the infinite possibilities!
The ETX 125 Observer comes to you loaded and ready for action with an array of useful accessories and additions. From the built in Flip Mirror to the red dot finder and it's mounting bracket, each accessory packaged with this scope is of great use and greater quality! The Flip Mirror lets you use an eyepiece and a camera simultaneously, which is good because this scope isn't just perfect for imaging- it comes with a pair of stellar quality eyepieces! These eyepieces are the 9.7mm and 26mm Series 4000 Super Plossls from Meade, 1.25" eyepieces that are well worth putting to use. The internal 90 degree diagonal makes for a more comfortable viewing position for you, the user- a convenience that is sure to be appreciated. The red dot finder can easily be mounted with the included bracket and makes for accurate and reliable guiding. When used in conjunction with the flip mirror, you can actively guide your scope while having your camera ready for your needs at the same time. The ETX 125 Observer also comes with a compass and bubble level that makes setup and alignment quick and easy. And all of this is mounted atop a steel field tripod with a built in EQ tilt plate, a stable and reliable platform to mount your system a top without any worries. This stable tripod is perfect for the telescope it is being sold with, just like the rest of these accessories. As a whole, the synergy of each part creates a truly splendid product!
Dew Shield IncludedYes
Eyepiece(s) Included 26mm & 9mm Super Plossls
Finder IncludedRed Dot Finder
Hand Controller IncludedAudioStar
Mount TypeComputerized GoTo
Objects in DatabaseOver 30000
Optical CoatingsMulti Coated
Optical DesignMaksutov Cassegrain
Software IncludedAutoStar Suite
Telescope Aperture127mm (5")
Telescope Focal Length1900mm
Telescope Focal Ratiof/15
Telescope SeriesMeade ETX
Tube Color or FinishMeade Gloss Blue
Warranty1 Year Warranty