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Meade - Polaris 80mm German Equatorial Refractor Telescope

Model#: 216002

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The Meade Polaris 80mm German Equatorial is a perfect sized refractor for the beginner astronomer and comes with basic accessories and optics to make the first stargazing experience a memorable one! Due to the refracting optical design, it serves as both an astronomical and terrestrial telescope. The equatorial mount included has slow motions controls for easy tracking of the night sky and Meade has also included 3 eyepieces of different magnifications with purchase of the Meade Polaris 80mm Refractor Telescope. As an added bonus, the AutoStar Suite Astronomy Planetarium DVD (Windows PC only) has over 10,000 celestial objects included and the end user can print star charts.

Included Items:

  • Rack-and-Pinion Focuser
  • German Equatorial Mount with Slow Motion Controls
  • Setting Circles
  • Latitude Control with Scale
  • MA6.3, MA9, and MA26 eyepieces
  • 2X Barlow
  • 90° erect image diagonal
  • Red Dot Viewfinder
  • Adjustable Height Steel Tripod with Accessory Tray
  • Astronomical Software and Instructional DVD








Additional Information

Name Meade - Polaris 80mm German Equatorial Refractor Telescope
Manufacturer Meade
Model 216002
Aperture 3.1" (8.0 cm)
Barlow Lens 2x Barlow Lens
Bundled Software AutoStar Astronomy Software Suite
Eyepieces 26mm, 9mm, 6.3mm
Finderscope Red-Dot
Focal Length 900 mm
Focal Ratio f/11.3
Focuser 1.25" Rack-and-Pinion Focuser
Mount Manual Equatorial Mount
Other Diagonal 90° erect-image
Slow Motion Controls Dual Slow-Motion Control Cables
Tripod 2-Stage Stainless Steel Tripod with Tray
Tripod height 39.5" (1.0 m) to 51.5" (1.3 m)
Tube Design German Equatorial Refractor
Tube Diameter 4.0" x 10.2 cm
Tube Length 35.5" x 90.2 cm