Meade 50AZ-P 50mm refracting telescope with simple to use non-motorized mount. All movement of telescope is manual for "point and look" operation. Ideal for those wanting the simplest possible set up and not wanting to learn the use of a computer for telescope control. Features upgraded 1.25" eyepieces.
Lens diameter is 50mm (2.0 inches). The world's top atronomers got started with a telescope just like this one- and so will you. A quality refracting (lens) telescope for land or sky viewing. Features upgraded 1.25" size eyepieces.
Features include an achromatic objective lens of 50mm diameter (625mm focal length, f/12.5); rack and pinion focuser, alt-azimuth mount with pan handle control, full length adjustable field tripod with aluminum legs; accessory tray; 5x24 viewfinder with bracket; 1.25" diagonal mirror and two Achromatic eyepieces H12.5mm and H25mm (1.25" barrel size) for high and low power, a 3X Barlow, and bonus 35X "erecting" type eyepiece which also operates as a pocket 14X microscope. Complete package, ready for observing.
Includes AutoStar Suite astronomy software and instructional DVD with over 10,000 object database compatible with any Windows PC. Simple to use non-motorized mount. All movement of telescope is manual for "point and look" operation. Ideal for those wanting the simplest possible set up and not wanting to learn the use of a computer for telescope control.
Model / Part Number:
50 AZ-P / 04050
Focal Length, Focal Ratio:
Aluminum; full-length; adjustable with accessory tray
Achromatic eyepieces H12.5mm and H25mm
AutoStar Suite", PC-compatible DVD