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Meade POLARIS 127 EQ REFLECTOR (216005)

by Meade
SKU 216005
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Original price $363.99 - Original price $363.99
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$363.99
$363.99 - $363.99
Current price $363.99

The Polaris 127mm Telescope has a 127mm aperture and focal length of 1000mm (f/7.9). The stable Equatorial mount includes slow-motion control cables that allow for easy and quick viewing across different directions.

Description

The telescope includes accessories such as a Red-Dot finder scope, 2x Barlow lens, and three eyepieces that provide varying levels of magnification. This gives you the versatility of both narrow and wide fields of view. The Polaris 127mm comes complete with everything you need to view the wonders of the night sky the first time out. When fully assembled, the Polaris 127mm weighs approximately 19 lbs.

Each Polaris telescope also comes with AutoStar Suite Astronomer Edition Software available as a download. This bonus planetarium software will help you learn the night sky and displays more than 10,000 celestial objects including planets, stars, galaxies, and nebulae.

The Polaris Series telescopes come in a variety of apertures including 90mm refractor and 114mm reflector. These telescopes deliver bright and clear images with the greatest detail and enables observation of the craters of the Moon, Saturn's rings, and even Jupiter's surface. Meade's Polaris telescopes are perfect for the astronomer who wishes to manually observe and discover the night sky with ease

Warranty note: Limited Warranty against defects in materials or workmanship for two years from date of purchase. This warranty is provided by Meade for the benefit of the original retail purchaser only. For complete warranty details contact Meade at 800-626-3233.

Quick Overview

  • A 127mm diameter reflecting telescope with 1000mm focal length
  • Features a stable Equatorial mount with slow-motion controls, making it easy to track celestial objects as they move across the night sky
  • Comes with three eyepieces that provide low, medium and high-powered magnification for viewing a wide range of objects (Moon, planets, nebula) plus a 2x Barlow lens to double the magnification - essentially like having 6 different eyepieces!
  • Red-Dot finder scope included
  • Bonus Autostar Suite Astronomer Edition Software available for download - with over 10,000 celestial objects displayed (Windows PC only)

Specifications

Best for viewing
Lunar & planetary
Best for imaging
Lunar & planetary
Astro-imaging capability Lunar & planetary
User Level Beginner
Optical design
Reflector
Optical diameter 127mm
Focal Length 1000mm
Focal Ratio f/7.9
Optics type
Parabolic
Optical quality Diffraction limited
Eyepieces Kellner 26.0mm, 6,3mm (1.25")
Magnification with included eyepieces 38x, 159x
Resolving Power 115.80arc*sec
Lowest useful magnification 18x
Highest useful magnification 254x
Highest theoretical magnification 254x
Limiting stellar magnitude 13.2
Finder scope Reflex sight
Focuser 1.25" Rack-and-pinion
Mount type
Equatorial
Dovetail bar system Yes
Computerized compatibility
Not compatible
Polar-axis scope Not available
Tube material Aluminum
Tripod material Alumninum & Steel
Weight, fully assembled 26.7 lbs.
Additional included accessories 2x Barlow lens
Other features 3 MA eyepieces 26mm, 9mm and 6.3mm, 2x Barlow, Red Dot Viewfinder
Warranty Two years

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