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Meade ETX80 Astronomical Telescope
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10 Aug, 2012 12:21:37 BST
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Nr Braintree, Essex, United Kingdom


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New other (see details): A new, unused item with absolutely no signs of wear. The item may be missing its original packaging, ... Read moreabout the condition
Type: Refractor
Brand: Meade

Meade ETX80 Achromatic Refractor Telescope.

I have listed as new other as I have opened the box and set it up but never actually used it- I still have the box and packaging.

It has built in Barlow lens and Auto Star Controller. Also comes with Instructional DVD and Planetarium Software.

I am also throwing in a book called 'Turn left at Orion- a hundren night sky objects to see in a small telescope and how to find them' b Guy Consolmagno and Dan M Davis.

App: 80mm

Max visual power: 275x

Optical tube dimentions: 3.6" dia x 14.5"

Eye peices: super plossl 9.7mm + 26mm

Built in Barlow lens

Takes 6x AA batteries

Battery life 20hrs

Collection only from CM7 area.

Cash on collection preferred but Paypal accepted.

I have looked up the specification on the mead website and posted them below for more info on the telescope:

  Type Refractor
  Brand Meade
  Series Meade ETX
  GoTo system
  Tripod material Aluminium
  Mounting Fork type; double time
  Slow motion controls Electric, 9-speed dual-axis
General functions
  Objective diameter ø 80 mm
  Construction Apochromatic
  Focal length 400 mm
  Magnitude limit 8,8 mag.
  Resolving power 1,5 arcsecond
  Maximum useful magnification 160×
  Focal ratio 1 : 5
  Eyepiece diameter ø 1,25″
  • SP26
  • SP9.7
  Number of eyepieces 2 pcs.
  Viewfinder EasyAlign with SmartFinder
  RA/AZ motor drive system DC servo motors
  Autostar objects 1400 objects
  DEC/EL motor drive system DC servo motors
  Suitable for beginners
  Easy to transport 10
  Easy to set up 9
  Easy to use 9
  Lunar/planetary observation 10
  Deep space observation 8
  Lunar/planetary photography 7
  Deep space photography 5
  Daytime terrestrial observation 10

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