Meade Polaris 130 mm (5.1-inch) German Equatorial Reflector Telescope

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  • Simple and Easy-to-Use Beginner Level Telescope.
  • AutoStar Suite Astronomer Edition Software on DVD is Included and Displays More Than 10,000 Celestial Objects!
  • Aperture: 130 mm (5.1-inch).
  • Focal Ratio: f/5.
  • Focal Length: 650 mm.

 

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Meade Polaris 130 mm (5.1-inch) German Equatorial Reflector Telescope

The Polaris 130 mm f/5 Newtonian Reflecting Telescope from Meade Instruments is an excellent beginner's telescope and is designed to observe celestial objects with necessary accessories provided for you. See bright galaxies, planets, stars and more with your personal window to the Universe. 

The featured stable equatorial mount with slow-motion controls makes it easy to track celestial objects as they move across the Universe. The 3 included eyepieces provide low, medium and high powered magnification for viewing a wide range of objects (Moon, planets, or land) delivering bright and detailed images.

AutoStar Suite Astronomer Edition Software on DVD software will help you learn the night sky. It displays more than 10,000 celestial objects including planets, stars, galaxies, and nebulae. You can print out star charts and even plan your observing session. It operates on any Windows-based PC.

    SPECIFICATIONS

    Aperture130 mm (5")
    Dawes Limit0.89 arcseconds
    Focal Length650 mm
    Focal Ratiof/5
    Free ShippingYes
    Hightest Magnification260x
    Light Gathering Power345x
    Limiting Magnitude14.3
    ManufacturerMeade
    Optical DesignNewtonian
    Tube Weight26.4 lbs
    Warranty1 Year Warranty

    INCLUDED ITEMS

    • Meade Polaris 130 mm f/5 Newtonian Reflecting Telescope Optical Tube Assembly.
    • German Equatorial Mount (with Slow-motion Control Cables).
    • Stainless-steel Tripod (with Accessory Tray/ Spreader).
    • Barlow Lens, 1.25-inch: 2x magnigication.
    • (x3) Eyepieces, 1.25-inch: MA 26 mm/25x; MA 9 mm/72x; and MA 6.3 mm/103x.
    • Red Dot Viewfinder.
    • Bonus AutoStar Suite Astronomer Edition Planetarium Software on DVD, with over 10,000 celestial objects (Windows PC only).

     

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    RC
    08/10/2019
    Richard C.
    United States United States

    Problems

    The tripod is somewhat flimsy and difficult to level the tray. The scope arrived with the Red dot lens inoperative. Some small shipping or packing damage.

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    07/27/2019
    Ada S.
    United States United States

    Polaris 130mm

    It is great. I’m learning so much. It is all plus what you advertised. It is so much fun.

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    06/14/2018
    Anonymous
    United States

    Great Telescope

    The Meade Polaris 130mm Reflector Telescope was simple to put together and has excellent optics for the price. Great experience... Highly recommend this site.