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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.

Detailed Specifications

Model / Part Number:
50 AZ-P / 04050

Optical Design:
Refractor

Optical Diameter:
50mm (2.0")

Focal Length, Focal Ratio:
625mm, f/12.5

Mounting Type:
Azimuth mount

Viewfinder:
5x24 viewfinder

Tripod:
Aluminum; full-length; adjustable with accessory tray

Eyepiece (1.25"):
Achromatic eyepieces H12.5mm and H25mm

Software:
AutoStar Suite", PC-compatible DVD

Price:
$44.99