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Meade ETX90 Observer
Fully Computerised Maksutov-Cassegrain with Hard Case
To order this item outside mainland Britain or Highlands please contact us.
Meade ETX90 Observer
  • Optical Design: Maksutov-Cassegrain
  • Optical Coatings: UHTC (Ultra High Transmission Coatings)
  • Aperture: 90mm (3.5")
  • Focal Length 1250mm
  • Removable Optical Tube
  • Barlow Lens: Built-in flip Barlow
  • AudioStar Handbox
  • Eyepieces: Super Plössl 9.7mm and 26mm
  • Compass included
  • Hard Carry Case for the optical tube / mount
  • Soft Bag for the tripod
  • Meade SKU: 205004
  • 1 year UK warranty
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Package includes:
  • Meade ETX 90mm (3.5") optical tube, 1250mm f/13.8
  • Fork-type motorised mount and tripod.
  • AudioStar Ηandbox.
  • 9.7mm & 26mm Super Plossl eyepieces.
  • Compass.
  • Hard Carry Case.
  • Tripod Bag.
  • Software DVD.
Order No. Price (inc_VAT) Shipping Delivery click button to purchase
MED205004 £ 485.00 £ 0.00
Delivery information: Typically, this item is delivered within 3 business days.
Meade ETX 80/90 Observer
User Manual (PDF)
Meade UK Brochure
(PDF)

Outline
Over the years, ETX Series telescopes have provided novice astronomers quality, value and performance, with each new model bringing enhancements and improvements. The ETX Observer continues that legacy.

Starting your astronomy journey with the ETX90 is an excellent choice. Take advantage of 90mm of aperture to enjoy close-up views of the solar system and celestial objects anytime, anywhere. Packing your ETX 90 Observer and tripod at a moment’s notice is a breeze with the carrying case and durable tripod bag.

The ETX90 Observer fully equips the modern explorer with a sophisticated, automated and portable telescope. Its dual-purpose design includes a removable OTA and includes exceptional features like AudioStar, GOTO technology, and large 30,000 object database.
Meade ETX Observer
Super Plossl eyepieces and compass are included as standard.

It’s a perfect scope to accompany you during camping, hiking, and outdoor activities. Exploring and night-sky stargazing is made fun, easy and educational. With the ETX90, you’ll see planets, stars, galaxies and nebulae at the push of a button. The legacy of the ETX Series continues.

Meade ETX Observer
Meade ETX90 Observer (left) and Meade ETX80 Observer (right).

Superb Optics
The ETX90 Observer has a Maksutov-Cassegrain optical design for pinpoint star images and extraordinary contrast, making it a great deep sky performer and ideal for detailed lunar and planetary observation at high magnifications.

The Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC) give maximum light transmission, ensuring the brightest images and the highest contrast.

Versatility
It has a flip mirror included to let light focus to the rear of the telescope (instead of the mirror reflecting the light 90 degrees to the eyepiece), allowing attachment of a camera on the back of the scope (adapters not included). The ETX90 Observer comes with a bubble Level/Compass to make sure your tripod and mount are level.

Includes a portable but extremely stable full size steel tripod, and comes with an equatorial tilt plate, allowing for polar alignment which is critical for long exposure astrophotography. Also includes a hard carry case for the mount/optical tube and accessories, and a tripod bag for the tripod.

Hard Carry case.
Hard carry case included (shown above) and soft bag.


Features
The ETX90 Observer comes with a number of features and accessories, including:
  • Hard Carry Case for the mount/OTA and Soft Bag for the tripod.
  • AudioStar handbox controller with over 30,000 objects and a built-in speaker.
  • Full Size Steel Tripod with EQ tilt plate.
  • Internal flip function Barlow lens to increase the magnification of the eyepiece in use.
  • Flip mirror to let light focus to the rear of the telescope allowing attachment of a camera on the back of the scope.
  • Maksutov-Cassegrain telescope with Ultra-High Transmission Coatings.
  • 45 degree roof prism for a more comfortable viewing position.
  • Bubble level/compass to make sure your tripod and mount are level.
  • Removable optical tube assembly (OTA), allowing the user to take the scope off of the fork mount for customization.
Meade ETX90 Observer
Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC).



Specifications ETX90 Observer
Meade SKU 205004
Clear Aperture 90mm (3.5")
Optical Design Maksutov-Cassegrain
Optical Coatings UHTC™ - Ultra High Transmission
Focal Length 1250mm
Focal Ratio f/13.8
Resolving Power (Dawes' Limit) 1.29 arc-seconds
Viewfinder Red Dot
Eyepiece(s) Two 1.25” Super Plössl Eyepieces:
26mm (48x magnification), 9.7mm (129x magnification)
Barlow Internal Flip-Function 2x Barlow
Dovetail Vixen-Style
Dew Shield no
Mount Type Fork type; double-tine
Hand Controller AudioStar™
Object Database 30,000 objects
Tripod Full Size Steel Tripod with EQ tilt plate
Time Chip Yes
Software Planetarium software on DVD
Assembled Product Weight 8.6 kg (18.91 lbs)
Hard Case Dimensions 57cm x 27cm x 35cm
Tripod Folded Length 80cm approximately

Notice
We are constantly checking the accuracy of the technical data. We are prepared to provide more detailed information on request. Technical data is subject to change without notice.

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