The Meade NG60 Altazimuth Refractor is great for families, kids, a home with a view, or gift item. Lens diameter is 60mm (2.4 inches). This will let you see Moon craters by the hundreds, the rings of Saturn, the cloud belts of Jupiter, and more. A great scope for a home with a view with the simple to use point and look type mount.
Features a 1.25" rack-and-pinion focuser, a sturdy altazimuth mount with dual slow motion control knobs for smooth and easy centering and tracking of objects, two 1.25" achromatic eyepieces (H25mm and H12.5mm) for low and high power, an easy to use red dot viewfinder, diagonal mirror, a fully height adjustable aluminum tripod, accessory tray, and bonus nylon backpack for convenient travel and storage of the scope when not in use. Telescope focal length of 350mm, f/5.8.
Includes AutoStar Suite astronomy software and instructional DVD with over 10,000 object library, compatible with any Windows based PC. Note: for terrestrial (daytime) use an optional Meade 928 image erecting prism is recommended, available as stock number 07217, useful for birding or a home with a view.
Model / Part Number:
NG60 / 20220
Focal Length, Focal Ratio:
Aluminum; full-length; adjustable with accessory tray
Two 1.25" achromatic eyepieces (H25mm and H12.5mm)
AutoStar Suite", PC-compatible DVD