Meade 90AZ-ADR 90mm Altazimuth Refractor Telescope 04085 is an affordable refractor telescope with a large aperture, perfect for users just getting started in astronomy. In stock and ships FAST from OpticsPlanet, an Elite Meade Dealer! The Meade 90AZ-ADR Altazimuth Telescope features a large 90mm diameter lens, capturing more light for bright images and great detail. The Meade 90 mm Refractor Telescope also includes two Meade Premium 1.25" Eyepieces (9mm and 25mm) for low and high power observing, superior eye relief, and a wide visual field. These eyepieces combined with the 90mm diameter lens will give you crisp views of the moon, planets, stars, and more. In addition to being used to view nighttime objects, these Meade Telescopes can be used to view daytime objects thanks to its refractor design. A refractor telescope uses lenses to focus light rays into the eyepiece, similar to a binocular or spotting scope. This design makes refractor telescopes capable of viewing terrestrial (earth) objects much easier than reflector telescopes.
Meade 90 AZ ADR Alt-az Telescopes come with the Altazimuth Mount which has slow motion control knobs in both altitude and azimuth. The Alt-az mount makes the telescope easier to move when viewing terrestrial objects. Also included is the Meade AutoStar Suite Astronomer Edition instructional DVD software. The Meade Auto Star software will help you learn about the night sky. The Meade AutoStar Suite displays more than 10,000 celestial objects including, planets, stars, galaxies and nebulas. You can also print out star charts and even plan your observing sessions.
The world's top astronomers all got started with a telescope similar to the Meade 90AZ-ADR Telescope. These Telescopes by Meade are quality refracting telescopes for land or sky viewing. The Meade 90AZ-ADR 90mm Altazimuth Refractor Telescope is an entry-level telescope that will let you see the craters on the Moon, the rings of Saturn, the cloud belts of Jupiter and its moon, plus countless star clusters, double stars, nebulas and more. These features make the Meade 90AZ-ADR 90mm Altazimuth Refractor Telescope 04085 a great beginner telescope that will help users learn and grow in astronomy.