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Orion Telescopes
Meade Polaris 127mm Equatorial Reflector Telescope
$279.99
 
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  • A 127mm 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, nebulae) 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)


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Item #  55687b
Mfg Model #  216005

The Polaris 127mm Telescope has a 127mm aperture and focal length of 1000mm (f/7.9). 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 127mm comes complete with everything you need to view the wonders of the night sky the first time out. When fully assembled, the Polaris 127mm weighs approximately 19 lbs.

Each Polaris telescope also comes with AutoStar 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 114mm 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.

Warranty

Limited Warranty against defects in materials or workmanship for two years from date of purchase. This warranty is provided by Meade for the benefit of the original retail purchaser only. For complete warranty details contact Meade at 800-626-3233.

Warning

Please note this product was not designed or intended by the manufacturer for use by a child 12 years of age or younger.

Product Support
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  • Best for viewing
    Lunar & planetary
  • Best for imaging
    Lunar & planetary
  • User level
    Beginner
  • Optical design
    Reflector
  • Optical diameter
    127mm
  • Focal length
    1000mm
  • Focal ratio
    f/7.9
  • Optics type
    Parabolic
  • Eyepieces
    Kellner 26.0mm,6.3mm (1.25")
  • Magnification with included eyepieces
    38x, 159x
  • Resolving power
    115.80arc*sec
  • Lowest useful magnification
    18x
  • Highest useful magnification
    254x
  • Highest theoretical magnification
    254x
  • Limiting stellar magnitude
    13.2
  • Optical quality
    Diffraction limited
  • Finder scope
    Reflex sight
  • Focuser
    1.25" Rack-and-pinion
  • Mount type
    Equatorial
  • Astro-imaging capability
    Lunar & planetary
  • Dovetail bar system
    Yes
  • Polar-axis scope
    Not available
  • Tube material
    Aluminum
  • Tripod material
    Aluminum & Steel
  • Weight, fully assembled
    26.7 lbs.
  • Additional included accessories
    2x Barlow lens
  • Other features
    3 MA eyepieces 26mm, 9mm and 6.3mm, 2x Barlow, Red Dot Viewfinder
  • Warranty
    Two year

Meade Polaris 127mm Reflector
EQ mount and tripod
Three 1.25" eyepieces (26mm, 9mm, 6.3mm)
2x Barlow lens, 1.25"
Red-dot finder scope
Two slow-motion cables
Counterweight shaft
Counterweight
Accessory tray
Quick-start guide

Orders received by 1pm Eastern Standard Time for in-stock items ship the same business day. Order received after noon will ship the next business day. When an item is not in-stock we will ship it as soon as it becomes available. Typically in-stock items will ship first and backordered items will follow as soon as they are available. You have the option in check out to request that your order ship complete, if you'd prefer.

A per-item shipping charge (in addition to the standard shipping and handling charge) applies to this product due to its size and weight. This charge varies based on the shipping method.

Standard Delivery: $0.00
Standard Delivery to Canada: $75.00
3 Day Delivery: $135.00
2 Day Delivery: $135.00
Next Day Delivery: $160.00

SHIPPING RESTRICTIONS APPLY FOR THIS PRODUCT

This product is available to ship Standard delivery US except for delivery to Alaska and Hawaii. Delivery is available to APO/DPO/FPO addresses. Delivery is not available to US territories/protectorates. Delivery is available to Canada.

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