Meade ETX 80 Observer Telescope (Travel Package)
- The Meade ETX-80 Observer Telescope with Backpack is the perfect scope for any beginning astronomer in search of quality, or any astronomer at all who enjoys the great outdoors and desires a highly portable but sophisticated telescope, ideal for north Celestial and Terrestrial use.
- The Meade ETX-80 Observer Telescope with Backpack comes with two separate high quality eyepieces, a flip function Barlow Lens built-in, the AudioStar handbox controller with over 30,000 objects on log (and audio on many of the most popular objects), and even more, as well as a deluxe size and quality durable backpack capable of storing the entire telescope and it's accessories!
- 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 Plössl Eyepieces: 26mm (15x magnification) and 9.7mm (41x magnification), and an internal flip-function 2x 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
Listen to what customers have to say:
" The included backpack, eyepieces (2), the internal Barlow lens (for instant magnification), the Audiostar handbox, dew shield, bubble/compass makes a kit ready to take outside and take observe the stars. "
For terrestrial viewing. This is an achromatic telescope which means that the lenses are configured in such way that they reduce the distortion when observing an object and, the result is a nice crisp view of what you are looking at.
The tripod is aluminum lightweight, it has a carry handle a leveling bubble in its base to level position o the ground.
The precision motor as several speed settings when performing sky observation."
Over the years, Meade ETX Series telescopes have provided novice astronomers quality, value and performance, with each new model bringing enhancements and improvements. The ETX 80 Observer continues that legacy.
Starting your astronomy journey with a Meade ETX 80 Observer Telescope is the perfect choice. Take your 80mm lens and enjoy close-up views of land and celestial objects anytime, anywhere. Packing your telescope and tripod at a moment’s notice is a breeze with the comfortable and durable backpack.
The ETX 80 Observer fully equips the modern explorer with a sophisticated, automated and portable telescope .Its dual-purpose design includes a removable OTA that is ideal for both day or night observing and includes exceptional features like AudioStar, GOTO technology, and large 30,000 object database.
It’s perfect for daytime observing during camping, hiking, and outdoor activities. Night-sky stargazing is made fun, easy and educational. With the ETX 80, you’ll see planets, stars, galaxies and nebulae with the push of a button.
The ETX80 Observer (Travel Package) comes with a number of features and accessories, including: Backpack for the mount/OTA; AudioStar hand box controller with over 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 rear of the telescope allowing attachment of a camera on the back of the scope; dew shield to prevent dew buildup 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 make sure your tripod and mount are level; achromatic design to reduce optical aberrations.
Note: 64ST optional camera adaptor available.
#546 AC Power supply also ideal for use in colder climates to eliminate battery fatigue.
|Optical Design||Achromatic Refractor|
|Resolving Power (Dawes' Limit)||1.45 arcseconds|
|Eyepiece(s)||1.25” Super Plössl Eyepieces: 26mm (15x magnification) & 9.7mm (41x magnification)|
|Barlow||Internal Flip-Function 2x Barlow|
|Mount Type||Fork type; double-tine|
|Object Database||30,000 objects|
|Tripod||Lightweight Aluminum Tripod|
|Assembled Product Weight||11.72 lb|