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Meade Polaris 127
Explore the Wonders of the Sky
To order this item outside mainland Britain or Highlands please contact us.
Meade Polaris 127.
  • Reflector Newtonian
  • Aperture: 127mm (5")
  • Focal Length: 1000mm (f/7.9)
  • Eyepieces: 1.25" MA:
    • 26mmm
    • 9mm
    • 6.3mm
  • Barlow Lens: 2X
  • Viewfinder: Red Dot
  • Focuser: Rack and Pinion
  • Mount: Large-size German Equatorial
  • Tripod: Full-height stainless-steel tbe legs
  • Bonus: AutoStar Suite® Astronomer Edition Software on DVD
  • UK Warranty: 1 year
  • Meade SKU: 216005
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Meade Polaris 127
Package includes:
  • Polaris 127mm (5") optical tube, 1000mm f/7.9.
  • Equatorial mount and tripod.
  • Red Dot Finder.
  • 3 x 1.25" MA Eyepieces: 26mm, 9mm & 6.3mm.
  • Barlow Lens 2X.
  • DVD with Planetarium software and instructions.
Order No. Price (inc_VAT) Shipping Delivery click button to purchase
MED216005 £ 139.00 £ 0.00
Delivery information: Typically, this item is delivered within 3 business days.
Polaris 127 Flyer
Polaris Manual
Meade UK Brochure

The Polaris telescopes come complete with everything you need to view the wonders of the night sky the first time out. They feature a stable equatorial mount with slow motion controls that makes it easy to track celestial objects as they move across the night sky. Bundled with every telescope is a bonus Autostar® Suite Astronomy planetarium DVD with over 10,000 celestial objects. It will help you learn the night sky. It displays planets, stars, galaxies and nebulas. You can print out star charts and even plan your observing session. It operates on any Windows® based PC.

Polaris 127mm Newtonian Reflector
The Polaris 127 is a 127mm (5") Reflecting Telescope delivers bright and detailed images that is perfect for viewing celestial objects. It includes everything you need to view the wonders of the night sky the first time out. Features a larger stable equatorial mount with slow motion controls that makes it easy to track celestial objects as they move across the night sky. Comes with 3 eyepieces that provide low, medium and high powered magnification for viewing a wide range of objects (Moon, planets, or deep-sky) and a barlow lens. Bonus Autostar® Suite Astronomy planetarium DVD with over 10,000 celestial objects (Windows® PC only).

Carries full one year Meade Factory Limited Warranty.

Meade Polaris Specification Chart
Specifications Polaris 127
Optical Design Reflector Newtonian
Clear Aperture 127mm (5")
Focal Length Focal Ratio 1000mm f/7.9
Mount Type Large-size German Equatorial with slow motion controls
Setting Circles 2 axis, RA and DEC
Latitude Control Includes scale
Optical Coatings n/a
Focuser Rack and Pinion
Diagonal n/a
Eyepieces Three (3) 1.25" MA (26mm, 9mm, & 6.3mm)
Barlow Lens 2X
Viewfinder Red Dot
Tripod Pre-assembled full height stainless-steel tube legs
Accessory Tray Quick locking design
Assembled Dimensions 870 x 870 x 1540mm
Assembled Product Weight 12.10 kg
Shipping Weight 14.5 kg
Shipping Carton Dimensions 927 x 405 x 200mm

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