The Meade Polaris 127mm EQ Reflector Telescope is a quality reflector designed for observations of deep-sky objects. 127mm primary mirror gives the opportunity to see a lot of globular clusters, planetary and diffuse nebulae, all objects of the Messier catalog and the brightest objects from the NGC catalog. Optimal results can be achieved in the countryside.
The kit includes a DVD with Planetarium software. Three eyepieces and a Barlow lens included in the package provide a wide choice of magnifications. Red Dot finder is used for accurate aiming at desired celestial objects.
The tube is installed on a reinforced German Equatorial mount with a Dovetail plate. Slow motion controls allow for smooth movement of the tube. You can also install motor drives. The reliable steel tripod ensures stable position of the telescope.
AutoStar Suite Astronomer Edition 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.
- Telescope comes complete with everything you need to view the wonders of the night sky the first time out.
- 127mm (5”) reflecting telescope delivers bright and detailed images that is perfect for viewing celestial objects.
- Features a larger stable equatorial mount with slow motion controls that makes it easy to track celestial objects as they move across the night sky.
- Comes with 3 eyepieces that provide low, medium and high powered magnification for viewing a wide range of objects (Moon, planets, or deep-sky).
- Bonus Autostar Suite Astronomy planetarium DVD with over 10,000 celestial objects (Windows PC only).
- Includes a red dot viewfinder to help locate objects you want to observe.
|Brand||Meade Instruments Corp.|
|Package size (LxWxH), cm||92.71×40.39×20.07|
|Primary mirror diameter (aperture), mm||127.0|
|Focal length, mm||1000|
|Slow-motion controls||along both axes|
|User level||experienced users, beginners|
|Observed object||deep-sky objects|