Meade ETX125 Observer Telescope – Madeira Optics

Meade ETX125 Observer Telescope

  • €1,079.95
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The return of the extremely popular ETX125 takes mobile astronomy to the next level. This large 127mm Maksutov-Cassegrain telescope marries the portability of the ETX with Meade’s premium optics. Enjoy detailed close-up views of the Moon and planets, and be amazed by the stunning views of star clusters, nebulae, and more!

The ETX125 Observer is a fully-featured GoTo telescope that includes the AudioStar controller, the heart of this computer guided telescope. In addition to finding and tracking objects in the night sky for you, the AudioStar controller boasts a number of features of its own, including a 30,000+ object database, built-in speaker, and over 4 hours of audio content that educates you about objects you observe.

Whether you’re observing on the go or from your backyard, the ETX125 Observer will make exploring the night sky easy, educational, and exciting. The beloved ETX125 telescope is back. Go ahead, start exploring!


  • Comes with AudioStar controller containing over 30,000 celestial objects
  • 1900mm focal length, f/15 focal ratio
  • Telescope weight is 6.8kg, tripod weight 4.4kg
  • Fork mount with DC servo motors
  • Full size steel tripod with EQ tilt plate
  • 9.7mm and 26mm Super Plössl eyepieces
  • 127mm f/15 Maksutov-Cassegrain optical tube assembly
  • Internal 90° diagonal
  • Internal flip mirror system
Brand Meade Instruments Corp.
Warranty, years 2
Package size (LxWxH), cm 81.28x60.96x30.48
Shipping Weight, kg 19.07
Optical design catadioptric
Optical scheme Maksutov-Cassegrain
Optics coating lenses: multi-layer; mirrors: ultra-high transmission UHTC
Objective lens diameter (aperture), mm 127.0
Focal length, mm 1900
Lowest practical power, x 21.0
Highest practical power, x 254.0
Aperture ratio f/15
Resolution threshold, arcseconds 0.9
Limiting stellar magnitude 12.5
Focusing by moving the main mirror
Eyepieces SUPER Plössl 9.7mm (196x) Series 4000, SUPER Plössl 26mm (73x) Series 4000
Eyepiece barrel diameter, in 1.25
Finderscope red dot
Focuser 1.25”
Tripod steel
Tripod height (adjustable), mm adjustable
Accessory tray True
Telescope control autoguide, manual
Mount alt-azimuth, fork, dual arm
Telescope installation platform equatorial
Drive DC drives along both axes
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
Guiding system alignment automatic, reference stars with the manual centering of the star in the field of view, memorizes the previously entered observation site
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 30,000 (SAO, HSC, BSC, GCVS catalogues; double stars; UGC, MCG, Abell, Arp galaxies; 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 terrestrial objects, deep-sky objects, planets of the Solar System

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