Meade Instruments introduces the DS-2000 Series Telescope line. The Meade DS2130 ATS-TC 130mm 5.0" GoTo Reflector Telescope 20134 is an affordable telescope with quality components and performance. The Meade DS-2130 ATS-TC Reflector Telescope shares many of the same features as the higher model Meade DS-2130-ATS-LNT Telescope (Model #20135), except for an LNT Module. The LNT Module automatically levels the telescope and points it north, whereas the TC version has to be manually leveled and pointed north prior to the alignment process.
The Meade DS-2130 ATS-TC 130mm GoTo Computer Telescope 5.0" Altazimuth Reflector w/ Meade Autostar Controller, SmartFinder 20134 is a fully GoTo telescope that knows the night sky out of the box. This Meade Telescope can take you on a guided tour of the universe at the push of a button. Just flip the power switch and the Meade Computer Telescope DS 2130 ATS TC performs a self-diagnostic set-up and races off to the first alignment star. See more objects the first night out than Galileo saw in a lifetime: planets, star clusters, nebulae, galaxies and more. With a full 5.0" 130mm aperture of Meade DS-2130 ATS TC Telescope you'll see more surface detail on planets, more cloud structure in nebulas, more stars in clusters, and more brightness everywhere you look.
Meade DS2130 ATS TC Telescope feature Motorized GO-TO Altazimuth Mount and Meade Autostar Computer Controller #494. The Meade AutoStar automatically locates over 1400 objects and points the telescope toward them for you at the push of a button. Meade DS 2130 Telescope 20134 includes two Meade Series 4000 Super Plossl 1.25" Telescope Eyepieces 26 mm and 9.7 mm for low and high power viewing with crisp, wide fields of view. These Telescopes also feature the Meade SmartFinder/ Red Dot Viewfinder, making stars and other objects easy to find. Meade DS 2130 ATS TC Telescope also comes with Aluminum Tripod w/Accessory Tray, Meade Autostar Suite Software and Instructional DVD.
Meade DS-2130ATS-TC 130mm GoTo Telescope 20134: SmartFinder + Autostar and more:
Meade SmartFinder: Electronic level sensor, electronic magnetic north sensor, high precision internal clock and red dot projection finder all work together to get you aligned with the heavens.
Meade Autostar Computer Controller: Meade AutoStar automatically guides your telescope to over 1400 objects. View planets, stars, galaxies, and nebulas all at the push of a button. Don't know what to see on a particular night? Select the Tonight's Best tour and Meade AutoStar will automatically take you on a guided tour of the best planets, stars, nebulas and other objects out that particular night. Want to know more about what you're looking at? The LCD display teaches you about what you're viewing with details like distance, temperature, mass, and historical information. AutoStar is your guide to the universe.
Meade AutoStar Suite Astronomer Edition Software: Amazing planetarium software and Meade Instructional Video will teach you the night sky and how to use your telescope. The Meade AutoStar Suite displays more than 10,000 celestial objects including planets, stars, galaxies and nebulas. You can print out star charts and even plan your observing sessions.
Specifications for Meade DS-2130ATS-TC Telescope 20134:
Features of Meade DS-2130 ATS TC 130mm Reflector GoTo Telescope 20134:
|Optical Design: || Newtonian Reflector|
|Optical Diameter: ||
|| 130mm (5.0")
|Focal Length; f/ratio: ||
|| 1000mm; f/7.7
|Mounting Type: || || Altazimuth, DS-2000 mount |
|AutoStar Controller: || || Meade AutoStar #494 |
|| Red Dot
|Tripod: || Aluminum; full-length; adjustable with accessory tray|
|Eyepiece (1.25"): ||
|| SP9.7mm, SP26mm
|Software: || || AutoStar Suite Astronomy Edition PC-compatible DVD |
- Large 130mm Aperture
- Meade Automatic Alignment + Upgraded SmartFinder
- Meade Autostar Computer Handbox with 1400-object Library
- Meade Red Dot Viewfinder
- Motorized Go-To DS-2000 Altazimuth Mount
- Electronic Level Sensor
- Electronic Magnetic North Sensor
- High Precision Internal Clock
- Assembles in Minutes
- Meade DS2130 ATS-TC 130mm Computerized GoTo Reflecting Telescope 20134
- Optical Tube Assembly: 130mm (5.0") diameter (f/7.7), 1000mm focal length refractor.
- Meade Autostar Control System: 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).
- 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, diagonal, free planetarium software.
- Tripod: Quick release adjustable aluminum tripod assembly with accessory shelf.