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Meade Polaris 130mm (5.1\") German Equatorial Reflector Telescope

Explore the wonders of the sky with the Meade Polaris 130mm Newtonian reflector telescope.

This telescope represents terrific value. You get a large 130mm diameter parabolic primary mirror delivering crisp, bright views of the night sky. A sturdy tubular steel tripod and equatorial head to support the telescope. A red dot finderscope to help aim the telescope to the treasures of the sky. Three eyepieces and a 2x Barlow lens provide 6 different magnifications which are within the magnification range of the instrument.

Free Autostar® planetarium software draws maps of the night sky on your Windows PC. Learn the constellations, locate objects, discover the planets of our solar system, predict [rise, set and transit] times and more.

Features

  • 130mm (5.1") reflecting telescope delivers bright and detailed images
  • Larger stable equatorial mount with slow motion controls for easy celestial object tracking
  • Includes 3 eyepieces and a 2x Barlow providing a broad range of magnifications
  • Bonus Autostar® Suite Astronomy planetarium DVD with over 10,000 celestial objects (Windows® PC only)
  • Includes "The Beginners Guide to Using Telescopes" written by our knowledgeable staff

Specifications

  • Aperture: 130mm (5.1")
  • Focal Length: 650mm
  • Focal Ratio: f/5
  • Mirror Type: Parabolic
  • Focuser: 1.25" rack and pinion
  • Eyepieces: 26mm (25x), 9mm (72x) and 6.3mm (103x)
  • Barlow lens: 2x Barlow, provides 52x, 144x and 206x when used with above eyepieces
  • Finderscope: Red dot, powered by CR2032 battery (included)
  • Mount Type: EQ2 Equatorial with flexible slow-motion controls
  • Saddle: Accepts Vixen/Sky-Watcher/Orion standard 44mm dovetail plates
  • Tracking Motor: Single axis (sold separately)
  • Polar Finder: Not available
  • Camera Capable:
    • USB imagers
    • All-in-one cameras via universal digital camera adapter
    • DSLR/SLR (requires Barlow, T-adapter and T2 ring)
    • Above cameras and adapters sold separately
    • Piggyback adapter built-in
  • Total Weight: 12kg (26.4lbs)
  • Color: Metallic blue tube, black castings
  • One year warranty