Meade ETX90 Observer with Carrying Case

  • This is an amazing portable telescope that you can bring with you almost anywhere to observe with and have very minimal assembly time.
  • Aperture: 90 mm (3.54-inch)
  • Focal Ratio: f/13.8
  • Focal Length: 1250 mm
  • Optical Design: Maksutov-Cassegrain


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Meade ETX90 Observer with Carrying Case

The ETX90 Observer with Carrying Case by Meade:

Meade's ETX90, 90 mm (3.54-Inch) aperture Maksutov-Cassegrain Telescope is the latest in a long line of Meade Telescopes of the highest quality that have provided novice astronomers with quality, value, and performance for generations. Each model in that series has brought new enhancements and improvements, and this continuation of that legacy is a prime example of that continued quality and efficiency.

Starting your astronomy journey with the ETX90 is an excellent choice. Take advantage of the 90 mm (3.54-inches) of aperture to enjoy close-up views of the solar system and celestial objects anytime, anywhere. Packing your ETX90 Observer and tripod at a moment's notice is a breeze with the carrying case and durable tripod bag. The ETX90 Observer is a sophisticated, heavily automated and highly portable telescope setup that is ideal for a novice or anyone else on the move frequently who wants to engage in visual astronomy. The OTA is removable from the setup, and the setup as a whole includes exceptional features like AudioStar, GoTo technology, and large 30,000 object database. It's a perfect scope to accompany you during camping, hiking, and outdoor activities! Exploring and night-sky stargazing is made fun, easy and educational. With the ETX90, you'll see planets, stars, galaxies, and nebulae at the push of a button!

The Maksutov-Cassegrain optical design of the ETX90 naturally lends itself to pinpoint star images and extraordinary contrast, making it a great deep sky performer and ideal for detailed lunar and planetary observation at high magnifications. meanwhile, Meade's UHTC optical coatings grant maximum light transmission, ensuring the brightest images and the highest contrast. It has a flip mirror included to let light focus to the rear of the telescope (instead of the mirror reflecting the light 90-degrees to the eyepiece), allowing attachment of a camera on the back of the scope (adapters not included). The ETX90 Observer comes with a bubble Level/Compass to make sure your tripod and mount are level. Furthermore, the ETX90 includes a portable but extremely stable full-size steel tripod, and comes with an equatorial tilt plate, allowing for polar alignment which is critical for long exposure astrophotography. It also includes a hard carry case for the mount/optical tube and accessories, and a tripod bag for the tripod.


OPT Product Number: ME-205004 


Included Technology

Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC)

Specialized Multi-layered coating that are preciesely designed to improve the performance of your telescopes optics. You'll see brighter star clusters, more fine details in nebulas, and more surface features on planets with UHTC than without. Averaged over the entire visible spectrum, total light transmission to the focus increases by 15%.


Aperture90 mm (3.5")
Case Included?Yes
Eyepiece(s) Included 26mm & 9mm Super Plossls
Finder IncludedRed Dot Finder
Free ShippingYes
Hand Controller IncludedAudioStar
Mount DesignAltitude Azimuth
Mount TypeComputerized GoTo
Objects in DatabaseOver 30000
Optical CoatingsMeade UHTC
Optical DesignMaksutov Cassegrain
Software IncludedAutoStar Suite
Telescope Aperture90mm (3.54")
Telescope Focal Length1250mm
Telescope Focal Ratiof/13.8
Telescope SeriesMeade ETX
Warranty1 Year Warranty


  • ETX90 Observer OTA
  • Carrying Case
  • Steel Tripod
  • Mount
  • Tripod Bag
  • Bubble Level
  • 1.25-inch Eyepiece No.1:  26 mm Super Plossl, 48x magnification
  • 1.25-inch Eyepiece No.2:  9.7 mm Super Plossl, 129x magnification



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Randy S.
United States

Very informative staff

Bought this as a gift and they were very helpful in picking out the right scope for my Dad.

Dennis S.
United States

Excellent Service

I am very satisfied with my recent purchase of a Meade ETX-90. OPT was fast on the delivery and everything arrived as described. I was especially happy with the payment plan that was offered through OPT. It allowed me to purchase a higher quality telescope. In fact, that's a main reason I choose OPT.