Meade Polaris 70mm German Equatorial Refractor Telescope

by Meade Instruments Corporation
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ITEM#: 17269753

Meade Polaris 70mm German Equatorial Refractor Telescope #216001 is a highly portable and economical model that makes a terrific first telescope. Lens diameter is 70mm (2.8 inch). Telescope focal length of 900mm, f/12.9. This attractive and solidly constructed entry level telescope will let you see detail on the Moon, view the main division in the rings of Saturn, detect the cloud belts of Jupiter as well as its primary moons, and view the brighter deep sky objects like clusters and nebulae. Includes PC compatible astronomy software and instructional DVD. Features a 1.25 inches rack-and-pinion focuser, a sturdy German Equatorial Mount with dual slow motion control knobs for fine centering and tracking of objects, three 1.25 inches eyepieces (MA6.3mm (143X), MA9mm (100X) and MA26mm (35X), 2X Barlow to double the power of each of those eyepieces, easy to use red dot viewfinder, diagonal mirror, height adjustable full size tripod with tubular steel legs and a convenient accessory tray. Bonus erecting prism included, to provide a fully corrected up/down and left to right image for daytime use.

  • Type: Refractor


Material Steel
Type Refractor
Lens Coating Prism
Dimensions 41.80x9.1011.80
Warranty 1 year Limited Manufacturer
Model Number 216001
Country of Origin China
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  • Good telescope
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    Its a wonderful telescope and I can see really close the stars and moon

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  • Q:

    "im thinking of buying this telescope for my 8 year old granddaughter . will she be able to handle this telescope easily"

    • A:

      The telescope is made for beginners to amateur astronomers so I think you're 8 year old grand-daughter will ADORE it.

  • Q:

    "I live in Boston, MA; the only thing visible are planets (Venus, Mars & Jupiter and maybe a 2 or 3 stars and the is only on the clearest nights. With a telescope will I be able to see any stars or Galaxies ?"

    • A:

      This item helps you enjoy views of the Moon, Saturn, Jupiter and bright galaxies, nebulae, and more.

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