Meade 90mm StarNavigator Refractor Telescope with AudioStar Controller

Meade 90mm StarNavigator Refractor Telescope with AudioStar Controller

Meade 90mm StarNavigator Refractor Telescope with AudioStar Controller

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Meade 90mm StarNavigator Refractor Telescope with AudioStar Controller

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Product Highlights

  • 90mm Aperture
  • f/8.8 Focal Ratio
  • 800mm Focal Length
  • 90° Diagonal Prism
  • 25mm and 9mm Eyepieces
  • Single-Arm Motorized Alt-Az Mount
  • Adjustable Aluminum Tripod with Tray
  • AutoStar Suite Astronomy Software
  • AudioStar Computer Controller
  • Red Dot Viewfinder
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  • 1Description

The blue 90mm StarNavigator Refractor Telescope from Meade is a lightweight portable telescope for amateur astronomers and hobbyists beginning their stargazing adventure. The 800mm focal length, single arm motorized alt-azimuth mount, red dot viewfinder, and two eyepieces are all casual observers need in an entry level telescope. The 9mm eyepiece achieves a magnification of 88.9x, and the 25mm eyepiece yields 32x. With a 1.25" diameter barrel, the eyepieces will accept most 1.25" filters, regardless of manufacturer.

To help get the most out of the telescope, it comes with the AudioStar computer hand controller, allowing observers to quickly align their telescope with over 30,000 celestial objects in the built-in, and updateable, database. Simply locate a star, planet, nebula, or galaxy of your interest in the controller and the computerized alt-azimuth mount will automatically align the telescope with the selected celestial body. The AudioStar is also preloaded with over 400 audio files that are great learning tools for parents, teachers, and amateur astronomers. A step-by-step instruction manual and instructional DVD helps novices setup their tripod, mount, and telescope in minutes, leaving more time for observation.

Optical Performance
  • Aperture: 90mm
  • Focal Ratio: f/8.8
  • Focal length: 80mm
  • Refractor design optical system
  • 9mm eyepiece produces 88.9x
  • 25mm eyepiece produces 32x
  • 1.25" diameter eyepiece barrels accept any 1.25" filters
AudioStar Hand Controller
  • Multiple alignment options
  • Contains over 30,000 celestial objects including planets and deep space objects
  • Complete Messier and Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory catalogs
  • Nine slew speeds for manual operation or automatic tracking
  • Preloaded with over 400 audio files for guided tours
  • Updateable for software and performance updates
Use and Handling
  • Single-arm design reduces weight and space
  • Alt-az mount features smooth worm-gear with minimal shake
  • 1.25" focuser accepts any 1.25" eyepieces and accessories
  • Adjustable height aluminum tripod with accessory tray
  • 90° diagonal prism for comfortable viewing
  • Battery powered for portability
  • Red-dot viewfinder
In the Box
Meade 90mm StarNavigator Refractor Telescope with AudioStar Controller
  • 25mm Eyepiece
  • 9mm Eyepiece
  • Alt-azimuth Mount
  • Adjustable Aluminum Tripod
  • Red Dot Viewfinder
  • AudioStar Hand Controller
  • AutoStar Suite Astronomer Edition Software
  • Instructional DVD
  • One Year Limited Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Optical Design Refractor
    Aperture 90 mm
    Focal Length 800 mm
    Focal Ratio f/8.8
    Eyepiece Barrel Diameter 1.25"
    Diagonal 90° mirror
    Finderscope Red-dot
    Tripod Adjustable height aluminum
    Mount Alt-azimuth
    Hand Controller AudioStar
    Power Supply (8) AA batteries
    Optical Tube Dimensions 31 x 3.5" (78.7 x 8.9 cm)
    Weight 24 lb (10.9 k), OTA and Tripod
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 16.5 x 13.5 x 36.0"
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