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Meade - Polaris 70mm German Equatorial Refractor
Meade - Polaris 70mm German Equatorial Refractor
Meade - Polaris 70mm German Equatorial Refractor

Meade - Polaris 70mm German Equatorial Refractor

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    Meade
    Sale price
    $119.95
    Regular price
    $189.00 You save 37%
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    Estimated Arrival: Between Feb 28 and Mar 12. *ETA to USA Only

    Click HERE for Instructional Video on How To Setup & Align Your Polaris Telescope.

    The Polaris 70mm Telescope has a 70mm aperture and focal length of 900mm (f/12.9). The stable Equatorial Mount includes slow-motion control cables that allow for easy and quick viewing across different directions. With the included accessories such as a Red-Dot Viewfinder, 2x Barlow Lens, and (3) Eyepieces that provide varying levels of magnification - this will give you versatility with short and long range distances, the Polaris 70mm comes complete with everything you need to view the wonders of the night sky the first time out. When fully assembled, the Polaris 70mm weighs approximately 16.6 lbs.

    Each Polaris telescope also comes with AutoStar® Suite Astronomer Edition Software on DVD. This bonus DVD 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 70mm, 80mm & 90mm refractors as well as 114mm, 127mm & 130mm reflectors. The 70mm & 80mm models feature a smaller style while 90mm and above get a larger design. 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.

    **Optional Polaris Motor Drive available.

    Series Polaris Telescopes
    Warranty 1 Year
    Experience Level Intermediate
    Activity Observing, Travel
    Type Refractor
    Clear Aperture 70mm (2.8")
    Optical Design Achromatic Refractor
    Optical Coatings Fully Coated
    Focal Length 900mm
    Focal Ratio 12.9
    Viewfinder Red Dot
    Eyepiece(s) Three (3) 1.25" MA (26mm, 9mm & 6.3mm)
    Barlow 2x
    Focuser Mechanism Rack and Pinion
    Diagonal 90 Degree Erect Image
    Typical Guiding Performance with StarLock < 1 arc-second
    Tripod Pre-Assembled Full-Height Stainless-Steel Tube Legs
    Assembled Product Dimensions 910mm x 870mm x 1370mm
    Assembled Product Weight 7.56kg

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    APM

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    If your engraved item needs to be repaired within 30 days of purchase, please reach out to us and we will have the product repaired or replaced, re-engrave if necessary, and return it to you in new condition.

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