Meade Polaris 80mm f/11.3 Doublet Refracting Telescope

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  • Meade Polaris 80mm f/11.3 Doublet Refracting Telescope

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      ME-216002

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    • Aperture: 80 mm (3.2-inch)
    • Focal Ratio: f/11.3
    • Focal Length: 900 mm
    • Easy to use and Refractor Telescope

     

    Meade Polaris 80mm f/11.3 Doublet Refracting Telescope

    The Polaris 80 mm f/11.3 Doublet Refracting Telescope from Meade Instruments 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.

    The Polaris 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.

    Specifications

    Aperture80 mm (3.15")
    Camera/Eyepiece Connection1.25"
    ComputerizedManual
    Dawes Limit1.45 arcseconds
    Focal Length900 mm
    Focal Ratiof/11.3
    Free ShippingYes
    Head DesignGerman Equatorial
    Hightest Magnification160x
    Light Gathering Power131x
    Limiting Magnitude13.3
    ManufacturerMeade
    Optical DesignDoublet
    PECNo
    Telescope ConnectionVixen Style
    Tube Weight17.9 lbs

    Included:

    • Meade Polaris 80 mm f/11.3 Doublet Refracting Telescope OTA
    • German Equatorial Mount (with Slow-motion Control Cables)
    • Stainless-steel Tripod (with Accessory Tray/ Spreader)
    • Barlow Lens, 1.25-Inch: 2x magnification
    • (x3) Eyepieces, 1.25-inch: MA 26 mm/35x; MA 9 mm/100x; MA 6.3 mm/142x
    • Red Dot Viewfinder 
    • Prism Diagonal, 1.25-Inch: 90-degree Erect-Image 
    • Bonus; AutoStar Suite Astronomer Edition Planetarium Software on DVD, with over 10,000 celestial objects (Windows PC only)

     

    Questions & Answers

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    • Can you print out the planets star galaxies on a computer. And is it a need for operation for pc only.

      Yes, the included AutoStar Suite Astronomer Edition software will allow you to print star charts. The software is only compatible with the Windows OS.