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Meade DS-2130ATS-TC 130mm 5.0" GoTo Computerized AutoStar Altazimuth Reflector Telescopes Product Info

The Meade DS-2130ATS 5" 130mm Computer Telescope Newtonian Reflector is a powerful computer-guided telescope that will takeimage you on a guided tour of the night sky. The DS-2130ATS Telescope features a large 5" 130mm aperture, the most light-gathering capability of any DS-2000 Series Telescopes. With the 5 inch aperture, you can enter the true realm of the galaxies. Through the telescope, more surface detail in planets and more cloud structure in nebulas can be seen. The largest aperture in the DS-2000 family also offers brighter views of planets, clusters, nebulas, and galaxies. DS2130 ATS Telescopes by Meade include the Meade LNT Auto-align and the critically acclaimed Meade AutoStar with 9-speed controller and automatic GO TO capability to any of over 1400 celestial objects.

New Finder Scope

  • 20136: Red Dot projection viewfinder - for easy target acquisition

Meade Autostar #494

Meade Auto-Align gives Meade DS Telescopes the same precision, ease-of-use, and accuracy of Telescopes costing hundreds and even thousands of dollar more. Using Automatic Alignment could not be easier. There is no time and date to enter, and no scrolling through a long list of locations. Just enter your Zip Code into the Meade AutoStar and Auto Align automatically aligns your Meade Telescope and finds two fine-tuning stars for you. Center these two stars and you are ready to tour the universe.

The LNT (Level North Technology) Module of DS 2130 ATS 130mm Reflector Meade Telescope features electronic compass, electronic level, precise time, advanced red projection-point SmartFinder. The Meade Smart Finder helps novices with one of the early frustrating parts of astronomy: Centering objects in the finder scope. This is achieved by centering the red dot on the object you want to see. Then move to your telescope 's eyepiece for a closer look. The SmartFinder finder scope is upgraded from the previous generation of DS-2000 telescopes with new multi-coated optics for locating objects quick and easy.

The Meade Reflecting Telescope DS-2130 ATS features the DS-2000 Altazimuth mount, providing a more fluent motion in altitude and azimuth. The DS-2000 Altazimuth mount also has great accuracy on automatic "Go-To", bringing stars even closer to the center of the eyepiece. Meade Telescope DS2130ATS 5" Reflector comes with quick release adjustable aluminum tripod with accessory shelf. This tripod is more sturdy and robust, with thicker and more solid legs than the previous generation of DS-2000 telescopes. Meade Digital Series 130mm Computerized GoTo Telescope includes everything you need to get started with astronomy: Super Plossl 26mm and 9.7mm 1.25" eyepieces, and free planetarium software.

Meade DS 2130 ATS 130 mm GoTo Reflector Telescope w/ Meade Autostar Computer Controller, SmartFinder is a great beginner telescope, and for users of any level.

  • Available models of Meade DS-2080AT Telescopes:
  • 20135: Meade DS-2130AT-LNT 130mm GoTo Computer AutoStar Altazimuth Refractor Telescope
  • 20136: Meade DS-2130AT-TC 130mm GoTo Computer AutoStar Altazimuth Refractor Telescope with Red-Dot Finder

Specifications for Meade DS-2130ATS 130mm GoTo Reflector Telescope:

Model / Part#:   DS-2130ATS-LNT / 20135,  DS-2130ATS-TC / 20136
Optical Design:   Reflector
Optical Diameter:   130mm (5.0")
Focal Length:   1,000mm
Focal Ratio:   F/7.7
Mounting Type:   Altazimuth, DS-2000 Mount
Viewfinder:   Red Dot, LNT
Tripod:   Aluminum; full-length; adjustable with accessory tray
Eyepieces (1.25"):   Super Plossl; 9.7mm, 26mm
Software:   AutoStar Suite, PC-compatible DVD

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Features of Meade DS-2130 ATSGo To Telescope:

  • Meade AutoStar 494 Computer Controller
  • Upgraded SmartFinder Red Dot Finder
  • LNT Module
  • Planetarium software
  • Gen-II DS-2000 Altazimuth mount

Package Contents:

  • Meade DS-2130ATS 5.0" 130mm GoTo Computerized Reflecting Telescope w/ LNT, AutoStar & SmartFinder:
    • Optical Tube Assembly: 130mm (5.0") diameter (f/7.7), 1000mm focal length reflector.
    • Meade Autostar Computer Controller: Includes #494 Autostar with 9-speed controller and automatic GO TO capability to any of over 1400 celestial objects. Includes internalized motors, cords, gears and battery compartment (requires 8 AA-sized user-supplied batteries).
    • LNT Module: Electronic compass, electronic level, precise time, advanced red projection-point finder.
    • 2nd Gen. DS-2000 Altazimuth Mount: Streamlined single-tine fork mount provides smoother, more rigid motions in altitude and azimuth.
    • Accessories: Includes SP26mm and SP9.7mm 1.25" eyepieces, red dot finder, free planetarium software.
    • Tripod: Quick release adjustable aluminum tripod assembly with accessory shelf.

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Meade DS-2130ATS-TC 130mm 5.0" GoTo Computerized AutoStar Altazimuth Reflector Telescopes Unorderable Models

Meade DS-2130ATS-TC 130mm 5.0 inch AutoStar Telescope 20136, MPN: 20136, UPC: 709942202588, Code: ME-TS-DS2130AT-20136

Meade DS-2130ATS-TC 130mm 5.0" GoTo Computerized AutoStar Altazimuth Reflector Telescopes Comments

Customer Reviews
Helpful Positive Review Meade Creates Outstanding Products by Legacy Reviewer, January 19, 2011
Was a Christmas present. Had been pre-opened. Wife was very disappointed that it was not new. It cost $85.00 to insure and return. Be sure you know what you are getting. Pros: Star, Nebulae, Planet Location Cons: Involved alignment process
3/8 found this helpful
Helpful Negative Review DOA Unable To Revive by Legacy Reviewer, February 1, 2009
Got this telescope for my adult daughter for christmas. It was easy to assemble, but the alignment procedure couldn't complete due to a motor failure. The Meade customer service line wasn't open until 4 days after Christmas, but on the fifth day the ...
5/8 found this helpful
Most Recent Review Good for Beginners by Legacy Reviewer, April 7, 2011
For setup, it would be nice to have a flat spot on the mount on which to put a level. Navigation of the menu takes some getting used to. Red dot sight brightness is fixed and makes it difficult to use with dim stars. Pros: cost, computer controls C...
3/3 found this helpful
Most Recent Review Meade DS-2120ATS-TC 130mm AutoStar by Legacy Reviewer, January 8, 2011
Meade technology is superb! We have a Meade Refractor telescope. Used re-packaged product! Was a Christmas Present for my wife. Returned to Optics Planet for refund minus shipping and product insurance. Great experiences with Meade products; bad e...
2/6 found this helpful
Most Recent Review Great purchase by Legacy Reviewer, March 20, 2010
I'm happy with this new acquisition
2/15 found this helpful
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