Meade StarNavigator NG 130mm Reflector Telescope Travel Pack – Madeira Optics

Meade StarNavigator NG 130mm Reflector Telescope Travel Pack

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The StarNavigator NG 130mm Reflector Telescope is a complete observational platform to observe beyond our solar system with GoTo technology. It includes a convenient travel bag to safely and easily carry it far away from the distractions and light-pollution of civilization. This model features an easy to operate, lightweight, and portable robotic mount with Meade’s AudioStar computer controller. This incredible AudioStar technology knows the night sky right out of the box. Turn it on, and after a brief alignment procedure, your telescope is ready to take you on a guided tour of the night skies best objects. With Audiostars 30,000 object database and over 4 hours of audio presentations built-in the electronics, you can learn about the objects you’re viewing. It’s like having a professional astronomer with you at the telescope!

The StarNavigator NG 130mm Reflector Telescope includes a light-weight aluminum frame, advanced electronics, internal clock, external power connector, vixen dovetail receiver and full height adjustable aluminum tripod allowing comfortable viewing from either a seated or standing position. It is powered by 8 AA batteries (user-supplied) or external power.

This model is suitable for experienced astronomers looking for a mobile telescope for traveling and country trips. If you are looking for a lot of light for your money, the StarNavigator NG 130mm is what you need. It is easy to use and provides fast and good performance. The Meade StarNavigator NG 130mm Telescope will let you see more objects in one night than Galileo saw in a lifetime!

Features:

  • Included Carry bag!
  • Vixen-style dovetail receiver with single locking knob
  • 9mm and 26mm super Plössl eyepieces
  • 1.25” bubble/level compass
  • Full size aluminum tripod with accessory tray
  • Single arm mount with 12V DC servo drive
  • AudioStar hand controller containing over 30,000 celestial objects
  • New designs that make this telescope easy to use
Brand Meade Instruments Corp.
Warranty, years 2
Package size (LxWxH), cm 91.69x48.01x22.35
Shipping Weight, kg 11.35
Optical design reflector
Optical scheme Newtonian
Optics coating fully multi-coated
Objective lens diameter (aperture), mm 130.0
Focal length, mm 1000
Lowest practical power, x 21.0
Highest practical power, x 260.0
Aperture ratio f/7.7
Resolution threshold, arcseconds 0.9
Limiting stellar magnitude 12.7
Focusing by moving an eyepiece
Eyepieces 9mm (111x), 26mm (38.5x)
Eyepiece barrel diameter, in 1.25
Finderscope red dot
Focuser 1.25”, rack & pinion
Tripod aluminum
Tripod height (adjustable), mm adjustable
Accessory tray True
Telescope control autoguide, manual
Mount alt-azimuth, single arm
Drive DC drives along both axes
Additional 1.25’‘ bubble level/compass
Slew rate from 2-daily to 5.5 degrees per second (9 speeds)
Tracking rate daily
Speed selection automatic (guiding), manual (if position is corrected)
Ports RS-232, AUX, AutoStar remote control connector
Guiding system alignment automatic, reference stars with the manual centering of the star in the field of view
Autoguider True
Hand controller AudioStar
Remote control features setting functions, built-in high precision clock
Programmable options automatic search in the database, autoguiding (GoTo), night sky excursion mode with audio lecture, time estimate of astronomical events, reference data on observed objects
Objects database over 38,320 objects (SAO, HSC, BSC, GCVS catalogues; stars; quasars; galaxies UGC, MCG, Abell, Arp; Caldwell, Messier, IC, NGC objects; planets from Mercury to Pluto)
Update via Internet for catalogues of artificial Earth satellites, asteroids, comets
Power supply 8 AA batteries, 210-230V network adapter (optional), 12V car cigarette lighter (optional)
Dovetail mount True
User level beginners, experienced users
Assembly and installation difficulty level easy
Observed object deep-sky objects, planets of the Solar System