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Meade NG-60 Altazimuth Refractor Telescope with Backpack

Item# MEAD406
 
4.5

(2 Ratings)

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Description

Meade's new 60mm diameter NG delivers excellent light-gathering for bright images and great detail.  Moon craters by the hundreds, cloud belts on Jupiter, and Saturn's rings are just the beginning of what can be seen with this telescope.  The Meade NG60 BackPack telescope is easy to carry, quick to set up, lightweight and portable so you're always ready to explore the world around you.  Go to any star party anywhere in the world and you'll see more Meade telescopes than any other.

 

Comes with AutoStar Suite Astronomer Edition Software on DVD

 

AutoStar Suite Astronomer Edition software will help you learn the night sky.  It displays more than 10,000 celestial objects including planets, stars, galaxies and nebulae.   You can even print out star charts and plan your observing sessions.  It operates on any Windows based PC.  Also includes instructional videos.  You'll be up and running in no time.  The universe is waiting.

 

Features:

 

  • Slow Motion Control on Both Axis - Find and track objects easily with precision controls
  • Includes High Quality Expedition Backpack - Comfortable backpack holds everything you need to explore the world around you.
  • Lightweight aluminum tripod - Holds everything steady without sacrificing portability
  • Red Dot Finderscope
  • 9mm and 25mm Eyepieces
  • 1.25 inch Diagonal Mirror

Supplier Sku:
20222

Dimensions & Specifications

Recommended Usage

Viewing the Moon , Viewing the Planets

Warranty

1 Year

Features

Alt-Az Mount

Brand

Meade

Finderscope

Red Dot

Telescopes Series

Meade Starter Telescopes

Optical Design

Refractor

Aperture

60mm

Focal Length

350mm

Focal Ratio

f/5.8

Mount Design

Altazimuth

Eyepiece 1

9mm (39x)

Highest Useful Magnification

100x

Star Diagonal

1.25

User Level

For Kids , For the Beginner

Component

25mm (14x) Eyepiece 2

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Meade NG-60 Altazimuth Refractor Telescope with Backpack
 
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4.0

Good Telescope for kids

By lserg

from Coplay, PA

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy to Use
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Astronomy
    • Bird Watching

    Comments about Meade NG-60 Altazimuth Refractor Telescope with Backpack:

    It is a good telescope for kids. If you can get higher power lenses, then it would be an awesome telescope! It comes with 9 and 25 mm lenses that are interchangable.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes

    (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Awesome telescope

    By Jack the astronomer

    from New York, NY

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Pros

    • Accurate
    • Compact
    • Quality Lenses
    • Strong Construction

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Astronomy
      • Bird Watching
      • Hiking/Backpacking
      • Travel

      Comments about Meade NG-60 Altazimuth Refractor Telescope with Backpack:

      This product's price is acceptable and it is a great way to study astronomy.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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