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The Meade DS-2000 models are easy to operate but sophisticated, fully computer-guided GoTo telescopes. The Meade DS-2080AT-TC Altazimuth Refractor features a lens aperture of 80mm (3.1") with a focal length of 800mm and focal ratio of f/10.

This complete package includes the Meade DS-2000 single arm mount with #494 AutoStar computerized keypad with over 1400 object library database and automatic tracking and GoTo, AutoStar Suite Astronomer Edition Software and Instructional DVD, two high quality Meade Series 4000 1.25" Super Plössl Eyepieces (9.7mm, 26mm) and Red Dot Viewfinder.

The solidly built metal construction mount features advanced electronics to make alignment easy, including an internal clock. The adjustable height aluminum tripod allows comfortable viewing from either a seated or standing position. Optional image erecting prism may be used (not included) for terrestrial viewing where a non-inverted (upright and correct left to right image) is desired.

Detailed Specifications

Model / Part Number:
DS-2080AT-TC / 20089

Optical Design:
Refractor

Optical Diameter:
80mm (3.1")

Focal Length, Focal Ratio:
800mm, f/10

Mounting Type:
Altazimuth, DS-2000 mount

Viewfinder:
Red Dot

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

Eyepiece (1.25"):
SP9.7mm, SP26mm

Software:
AutoStar Suite", PC-compatible DVD

Price:
$229.00