Meade AstroFinder celestial CD-ROM Software displays over 10,000 astronomical objects - galaxies, nebulae, star clusters, stars, and planets - on your (Windows-based) PC monitor, enabling even the beginner to locate and identify objects to observe with the telescope or to print out star charts for use in observing sessions. After alignment has been established, just point and click on a specific point on the sky map which is showing on your computer monitor, and the Telescope will slew and stop with that area in your eyepiece. Meade Astro Finder Software CD-ROM and Cable Connector Kit 04513 is one of the best Meade telescope accessories that you can find for your Meade ETX 80 telescope or any other Meade Telescope compatible with Meade AstroFinder Computer Software package.
Meade #506 AstroFinder Software and Cable Connector Kit 04513 permits connection of the ETX-60AT or ETX-70AT Meade Telescopes, Autostar, and PC, for downloading of new software to Autostar or for updating of Earth satellite or other celestial object positions. Cable included is from serial port to phone type RS 232 jack. PC's only with USB ports (i.e., PC's without RS-232 ports) require the Meade or standard computer accessory USB/RS-232 Adapter in addition. Windows only, second party software available for Mac. Meade #506 Connector Cable Set is included with the #506 Astrofinder package and does not have to be purchased separately to use the Software. Meade #506 Cable Set consists of a 6' cable, plus a DB-9 serial adapter, that lets you connect your scope to your laptop or PC to control the scope.