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Meade NG-70 Altazimuth Refractor #20218. The Meade NG70 Altazimuth Refractor is great for families, kids, a home with a view, or gift item. Lens diameter is 70mm (2.8 inches). This will let you see detail on the Moon, view the main division in the rings of Saturn, the separation of the cloud belts of Jupiter as well as its primary moons, and observe brighter star clusters, double stars, nebulae and more. A great scope for a home with a view with the simple to use point and look type mount.

Includes AutoStar Suite PC compatible DVD astronomy software to chart the night sky. Telescope focal length of 700mm, f/10. Features a 1.25" rack-and-pinion focuser, a sturdy altazimuth mount with dual slow motion control knobs for fine centering and tracking of objects, two 1.25" MA eyepieces (9mm, 25mm), easy to use red dot viewfinder, diagonal mirror, and height adjustable full size tripod with tubular steel legs and a convenient accessory tray.

Note: for terrestrial (daytime) use an optional Meade erecting prism is recommended, available separately.

Detailed Specifications

Model / Part Number:
NG-70 / 20218

Optical Design:

Optical Diameter:
70mm (2.8")

Focal Length, Focal Ratio:
700mm, f/10

Mounting Type:
Altazimuth mount

Red Dot

Aluminum; full-length; adjustable with accessory tray

Eyepiece (1.25"):
Two 1.25" MA eyepieces (9mm, 25mm)

AutoStar Suite", PC-compatible DVD