Meade - ETX80 Observer 80mm Achromat Refractor Telescope

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Throughout the years, the Meade ETX Series telescopes have given beginner astronomers quality, value and performance, with each new model bringing enhancements and improvements. The ETX 80 Observer proceeds with this legacy.

SKU: MEA-205002
Manufactured by:
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Product Description

Throughout the years, the Meade ETX Series telescopes have given beginner astronomers quality, value and performance, with each new model bringing enhancements and improvements. The ETX 80 Observer proceeds with this legacy.

Beginning your stargazing venture with an ETX 80 is the ideal decision. Take your 80mm lens and appreciate close-up views of land and celestrial objects whenever and wherever.  Packing your telescope and tripod at a moment’s notice is a breeze with the comfortable and durable backpack.

The ETX 80 Observer completely equips the present day adventurer with a modern, automatic and versatile telescope. Its dual-purpose design includes a removable OTA that is perfect for both day or night observing and includes exceptional features like AudioStar, GOTO technology, and large 30,000 object database.

It's ideal for daytime seeing amid camping, hiking, and outdoor activities. Night-sky stargazing is made fun, simple and instructive. With the ETX 80, you'll see planets, stars, galaxies and nebulae with the push of a button.

The ETX80 Observer comes with various features and accessories such as a backpack for the mount/OTA; AudioStar handbox controller with more than 30,000 objects and a built-in speaker; lightweight but sturdy tripod; internal flip function Barlow lens to increase the magnification of the eyepiece in use; Flip mirror to let light focus to the back of the telescope permitting connection of a camera on the back of the extension; dew shield to avoid dew collection and block stray light; Multi-coated optics for higher contrast and brighter details; 45 degree roof prism for a more comfortable viewing position; bubble level/compass to ensure your tripod and mount are level; achromatic design to reduce optical aberrations.

  • 80mm f/5 Achromat Refractor; 400mm focal length

  • AudioStar handbox with over 30,000 objects in it's database & a built-in speaker

  • Removable optical tube assembly (OTA), allowing the user to take the scope off of the fork mount for customization

  • Includes two 1.25” Super Plossl Eyepieces: 26mm (15x magnification) and 9.7mm (41x magnification), and an internal flip-function Barlow lens to double the magnifying power of each eyepiece

  • Comes with a backpack that fits the telescope/mount and accessories, tripod, 45-degree roof prism, dew shield, bubble level/compass, and software DVD

 

 

 

 

 

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Specifications

Name Meade - ETX80 Observer 80mm Achromat Refractor Telescope
Manufacturer Meade
Model MEA-205002
UPC 709942997491
Telescope Aperture 3.1" - 4"
Aperture 80mm
Barlow Lens Internal Flip-Function 2x Barlow
Computer Hand Control AudioStar
Database 30,000 objects
Dew shield Yes
Dovetail Compatibility Vixen-Style
Eyepieces 1.25” Super Plossl Eyepieces: 26mm (15x magnification) & 9.7mm (41x magnification)
Focal Length 400mm
Focal Ratio f/5
Mount Fork type; double-tine
Optical Coatings Multi-Coated
Optical Design Achromatic Refractor
Resolution (Dawes) 1.45 arc-seconds
Time Chip Yes
Tripod Lightweight Aluminum Tripod
Viewfinder Red Dot

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