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Meade - Polaris 70mm German Equatorial Refractor Telescope


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The Meade Polaris 70mm 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 70mm 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
  • Red Dot Viewfinder
  • Adjustable Height Steel Tripod with Accessory Tray
  • Astronomical Software and Instructional DVD








Additional Information

Name Meade - Polaris 70mm German Equatorial Refractor Telescope
Manufacturer Meade
Model MEA-216001
UPC 709942996944
Manufacturer Part No MEA-216001
Telescope Aperture 3" and Under
Aperture 2.75" (7.0 cm)
Barlow Lens 2x Barlow Lens
Eyepieces 26mm, 9mm, 6.3mm
Finderscope Red-dot
Focal Length 900mm
Focal Ratio f/12.9
Focuser 1.25" Rack-and-Pinion
Mount Small German Equatorial
Objective Lense Sizes 70mm
Optical Design Refractor
Tripod Stainless steel legs with accessory tray