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Meade ETX 80 Observer Computerized Telescope - 205002

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Meade ETX 80 Observer Telescope
with Backpack & AudioStar Controller



  • The Meade ETX 80 telescope is a computerized 3.15” f/5 achromatic refractor that will show you the Moon, planets, and bright deep-sky objects with the touch of a button!


  • The Meade AudioStar hand controller guides you to over 30,000 objects and can tell you about a wide range of celestial delights through its built-in speaker!


  • The 80 mm telescope tube can be easily removed from the fork arms, allowing you to mount the OTA elsewhere if you choose


  • The ETX 80 Meade computerized telescope includes a 26 mm and 9.7 mm Super Plossl eyepiece for 15X and 41X magnification, and a built-in flip function Barlow lens to double the magnification of any eyepiece when you want


  • A Red Dot Viewfinder comes standard to help you aim the scope


  • Store your ETX 80 Observer (sans tripod) in the included backpack and you’ll be ready to take your telescope anywhere!


  • The tripod has some unique features, such as a hook at the bottom of the central column to hold extra weight for more stability, a holder for the AudioStar controller, and a spreader bar that can hold eyepieces and other barreled accessories


Starting your astronomy journey with the Meade ETX 80 telescope is a smart move. Take advantage of 3.15” of aperture to enjoy close-up views of the solar system and celestial objects anytime, anywhere. Packing your ETX 80 Meade computerized telescope at a moment’s notice is a breeze with the included backpack



The Meade ETX 80 telescope fully equips the modern explorer with a sophisticated, automated and portable telescope. Its dual-purpose design includes a removable OTA and includes exceptional features like AudioStar, GOTO technology, and a large 30,000 object database. It’s a perfect scope to accompany you during camping, hiking, and outdoor activities. Daytime explorations and night-sky stargazing is fun, easy and educational. With the ETX 80 Meade computerized telescope, you’ll see planets, stars, galaxies, and nebulae at the push of a button.



A portable but stable tripod is included in this travel telescope package. Tripod features include a hook to hang extra weight for an increase in stability during windy conditions. A custom backpack comes with this Meade ETX 80 telescope package. Store your telescope and accessories inside, and strap on your back to make on-the-go observations easy. This super portable, super powerful telescope is ready to go at a moment’s notice, a cinch to set up, and a blast to use!



Meade ETX 80 Observer Specifications




  • Clear Aperture: 80mm

  • Optical Design: Achromatic Refractor

  • Focal Length: 400 mm

  • Focal Ratio: f/5

  • Resolving Power: 1.45 arc-seconds

  • Viewfinder: Red Dot

  • Eyepieces: 1.25” Super Plossl Eyepieces: 26mm (15x) and 9.7mm (41x)

  • Barlow: Internal Flip-Function 2X Barlow

  • Dovetail: Vixen-Style

  • Mount Type: Fork type; double-tine

  • Hand Controller: AudioStar™

  • Object Database : 30,000 objects

  • Tripod: Lightweight Aluminum

  • Time Chip: Yes

  • Assembled Product Weight: 11.72 lb.
Description
Description

Meade ETX 80 Observer Telescope
with Backpack & AudioStar Controller

  • The Meade ETX 80 telescope is a computerized 3.15” f/5 achromatic refractor that will show you the Moon, planets, and bright deep-sky objects with the touch of a button!
  • The Meade AudioStar hand controller guides you to over 30,000 objects and can tell you about a wide range of celestial delights through its built-in speaker!
  • The 80 mm telescope tube can be easily removed from the fork arms, allowing you to mount the OTA elsewhere if you choose
  • The ETX 80 Meade computerized telescope includes a 26 mm and 9.7 mm Super Plossl eyepiece for 15X and 41X magnification, and a built-in flip function Barlow lens to double the magnification of any eyepiece when you want
  • A Red Dot Viewfinder comes standard to help you aim the scope
  • Store your ETX 80 Observer (sans tripod) in the included backpack and you’ll be ready to take your telescope anywhere!
  • The tripod has some unique features, such as a hook at the bottom of the central column to hold extra weight for more stability, a holder for the AudioStar controller, and a spreader bar that can hold eyepieces and other barreled accessories

Starting your astronomy journey with the Meade ETX 80 telescope is a smart move. Take advantage of 3.15” of aperture to enjoy close-up views of the solar system and celestial objects anytime, anywhere. Packing your ETX 80 Meade computerized telescope at a moment’s notice is a breeze with the included backpack

The Meade ETX 80 telescope fully equips the modern explorer with a sophisticated, automated and portable telescope. Its dual-purpose design includes a removable OTA and includes exceptional features like AudioStar, GOTO technology, and a large 30,000 object database. It’s a perfect scope to accompany you during camping, hiking, and outdoor activities. Daytime explorations and night-sky stargazing is fun, easy and educational. With the ETX 80 Meade computerized telescope, you’ll see planets, stars, galaxies, and nebulae at the push of a button.

A portable but stable tripod is included in this travel telescope package. Tripod features include a hook to hang extra weight for an increase in stability during windy conditions. A custom backpack comes with this Meade ETX 80 telescope package. Store your telescope and accessories inside, and strap on your back to make on-the-go observations easy. This super portable, super powerful telescope is ready to go at a moment’s notice, a cinch to set up, and a blast to use!

Meade ETX 80 Observer Specifications

  • Clear Aperture: 80mm
  • Optical Design: Achromatic Refractor
  • Focal Length: 400 mm
  • Focal Ratio: f/5
  • Resolving Power: 1.45 arc-seconds
  • Viewfinder: Red Dot
  • Eyepieces: 1.25” Super Plossl Eyepieces: 26mm (15x) and 9.7mm (41x)
  • Barlow: Internal Flip-Function 2X Barlow
  • Dovetail: Vixen-Style
  • Mount Type: Fork type; double-tine
  • Hand Controller: AudioStar™
  • Object Database : 30,000 objects
  • Tripod: Lightweight Aluminum
  • Time Chip: Yes
  • Assembled Product Weight: 11.72 lb.
Specifications
Specifications
Model Number 205002
Telescope Aperture 80mm (3.15")
Telescope Series Meade ETX
Telescope Mount Type Alt-Azimuth
Type of Electronics Computerized GoTo
Optical Design Refractor
Focal Length (mm) 400
Focal Ratio f/5
Household Battery Qty & Type, if Applicable 6 "AA" Batteries
Objects in Telescope Database 30,000
Tripod Height Range (in.) 18.5 - 39.5
Total Weight without Counterweights (lb.) 11.72
Warranty One (1) Year
What's in the Box?
What's in the Box?
  • Meade ETX80 Observer Refractor Telescope
  • ETX Dual Fork Arm Computerized Alt-Azimuth Mount
  • Aluminum Tripod
  • Removable Dew Shield
  • Red Dot Finder
  • 26 mm Super Plossl Eyepiece - 1.25"
  • 9.7 mm Super Plossl Eyepiece - 1.25"
  • Internal Flip-Style 2X Barlow
  • AudioStar Hand Controller with 30,000 Object Library
  • Bubble Level Compass
  • 45º Roof Prism Diagonal
  • Backpack
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