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Meade NG60-SM Altazimuth Refractor Telescope

Item# MEAD407
 
4.0

(4 Ratings)

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The world's top astronomers got started with a telescope just like this one - and so will you.  A quality refracting telescope for land or sky viewing.  Perfect for observing Saturn, Jupiter, the Moon and land objects.


A first look at the rings of Saturn or the crators of the Moon can inspire a lifetime of exploration.  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 nebulas.  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 Controls on Both Axes - Find and track objects easily with precision controls
  • Includes Red Dot Projection Viewfinder - For easy acquisition of quide stars while star-hopping for celestial targets.
  • Heavy Duty Steel Tube Tripod - Provides a rock solid platform for viewing
  • 9mm and 25mm Eyepieces includes
  • 1.25 inch Star Diagonal

Supplier Sku:
20221

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

700mm

Focal Ratio

f/11.7

Mount Design

Altazimuth

Eyepiece 1

9mm (78x)

Highest Useful Magnification

150x

Star Diagonal

1.25 inch

User Level

For Kids , For the Beginner

Component

25mm (28x) Eyepiece 2

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Meade NG60-SM Altazimuth Refractor Telescope
 
4.0

(based on 4 reviews)

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    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Astronomy (3)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Casual/ recreational (3)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes (3)

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      4.0

      astro r

      By astro r

      from fowler

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Pros

      • Easy to Use
      • Lightweight
      • Strong Construction

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Astronomy

        Comments about Meade NG60-SM Altazimuth Refractor Telescope:

        nice piece of optics and good gift

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes

        (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        good scope

        By astro

        from 81039

        About Me Casual/ Recreational

        Pros

        • Accurate
        • Easy to Use
        • Lightweight
        • Strong Construction

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Astronomy

          Comments about Meade NG60-SM Altazimuth Refractor Telescope:

          pretty good scope.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes

          (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          i would buy this product again.

          By bullet tooth

          from clinton, ar

          Verified Buyer

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                Comments about Meade NG60-SM Altazimuth Refractor Telescope:

                Have not used the product. It was a gift. I do plan to buy one for myself.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes

                (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Great for starters my family loves it

                By gary aka shorty

                from wilkesboro nc

                About Me Casual/ Recreational

                Pros

                • Accurate
                • Compact
                • Quality Lenses

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Astronomy
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Bright Conditions

                  Comments about Meade NG60-SM Altazimuth Refractor Telescope:

                  for me and my family this is our frist telescope we have had a great time with it. my kids love looking at wildlife by the day and the stars by night. by far this is the best telescope for the frist time users.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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