Meade Polaris 70mm (2.8 Inch) German Equatorial Refractor Telescope

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  • Meade Polaris 70mm (2.8 Inch) German Equatorial Refractor Telescope

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    • Aperture: 70 mm (2.8-inch)
    • Focal Ratio: f/12.9
    • Focal Length: 900 mm
    • Solid and easy to use Reflector on a GEM Mount


    Meade Polaris 70mm (2.8 Inch) German Equatorial Refractor Telescope

    The Polaris 70 mm (2.8-Inch) Aperture f/12.9 Doublet Refracting Telescope and German Equatorial Mount with Slow Motion Control from Meade is an excellent beginner's instrument, and is designed to observe objects in the sky. It can be your personal window to the universe allowing you to see bright galaxies, planets, stars and more.

    Comes complete with everything you need to view the wonders of the night sky the first time out. The featured stable equatorial mount with slow motion controls makes it easy to track celestial objects as they move across the night sky. 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 nebulas. You can print out star charts and even plan your observing session. It operates on any Windows based PC.


    Additional Information

    Aperture70 mm (2.76")
    Camera/Eyepiece Connection1.25 Inch Barrel
    Dawes Limit1.66 arcseconds
    Focal Length900 mm
    Focal Ratiof/12.9
    Free ShippingYes
    Hightest Magnification140x
    Light Gathering Power100x
    Limiting Magnitude13
    Optical DesignDoublet
    Tube Weight16.6 lbs


    • Meade Polaris 70 mm (2.8-Inch) Aperture f/12.9 Doublet Refracting Telescope Optical Tube Assembly
    • German Equatorial Mount (with Slow-motion Control)
    • Stainless-steel Tripod with Accessory Tray/ Spreader
    • Barlow Lens: 2x magnification
    • (x3) 1.25-Inch Eyepieces: MA 26 mm/ 35x; MA 9 mm/100x; and MA 6.3 mm/142x
    • Red-Dot Viewfinder
    • Prism Diagonal: 90-degree Erect Image 
    • AutoStar Suite Astronomer Edition Planetarium Software on DVD, with over 10,000 celestial objects (Windows PC only)


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