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Meade Polaris 114/1000 EQ Reflector Telescope

16,949.15 (Excluding Taxes)

  • A 114mm diameter reflecting telescope with 1000mm focal length
  • Features a stable Equatorial mount with slow-motion controls, making it easy to track celestial objects as they move across the night sky.
  • Comes with three eyepieces that provide low, medium and high-powered magnification for viewing a wide range of objects (Moon, planets, nebula) plus a 2x Barlow lens to double the magnification – essentially like having 6 different eyepieces!
  • Red-Dot finder scope included.
  • Bonus Autostar Suite Astronomer Edition Software available for download – with over 10,000 celestial objects displayed (Windows PC only).

Description

The Polaris 114mm telescope has a 114mm aperture and focal length of 1000mm (f/8.8). The stable Equatorial mount includes slow-motion control cables that allow for easy and quick viewing across different directions. The telescope includes accessories such as a Red-Dot finder scope, 2x Barlow lens, and three eyepieces that provide varying levels of magnification. This gives you the versatility of both narrow and wide fields of view. The Polaris 114mm comes complete with everything you need to view the wonders of the night sky the first time out. When fully assembled, the Polaris 114mm weighs approximately 19 lbs.

Each Polaris telescope also comes with AutoStar(registered) Suite Astronomer Edition Software available as a download. This bonus planetarium software will help you learn the night sky and displays more than 10,000 celestial objects including planets, stars, galaxies, and nebulae.

The Polaris Series telescopes come in a variety of apertures including 90mm refractor and 127mm reflector. These telescopes deliver bright and clear images with the greatest detail and enables observation of the craters of the Moon, Saturn’s rings, and even Jupiter’s surface. Meade’s Polaris telescopes are perfect for the astronomer who wishes to manually observe and discover the night sky with ease.

Specifications
Series Polaris Telescopes
Warranty 1 Year
Experience Level Intermediate
Activity Observing, Travel
Type Reflector
Clear Aperture 114mm (4.5″)
Optical Design Newtonian Reflector
Focal Length 1000mm
Focal Ratio 8.8
Viewfinder Red Dot
Eyepiece(s) Three (3) 1.25″ MA (26mm, 9mm & 6.3mm)
Barlow 2x
Focuser Mechanism Rack and Pinion
Typical Guiding Performance with StarLock < 1 arc-second
Tripod Pre-Assembled Full-Height Stainless-Steel Tube Legs
Assembled Product Dimensions 870mm x 870mm x 1540mm
Assembled Product Weight 12.10kg
Solar Warning

Never look directly at the Sun with the naked eye or with an optic (unless you have the proper solar filter). Permanent and irreversible eye damage may result.
Never use your optic to project an image of the Sun onto any surface. Internal heat build-up can damage the optic and any accessories attached to it.
Never leave your optic unsupervised. Make sure an adult who is familiar with the correct operating procedures is with your optic at all times, especially when children are present.

Support Documents

Meade Polaris EQ Models Instructions Manual

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