Accessories and More (61 Items)
Meade 6" f/4.1 LX85 Astrograph Reflector Telescope
The Meade 6" f/4.1 LX85 Astrograph Reflector Telescope and mount is the perfect combination of portability, high quality tracking and GoTo slewing technology. Ideal for both visual and astrophotographic pursuits. Weighs 46.8 lbs fully assembled.
Meade 8" f/4 LX85 Astrograph Reflector Telescope
The Meade 8" f/4 LX85 astrograph reflector telescope features the AudioStar controller - a full GoTo system to locate and track objects. Ideal for both visual and astro-imaging of those faint objects in the night sky. Weighs 59.1 lbs fully assembled.
Meade 6" f/10 LX85 ACF Telescope with Mount and Tripod
The Meade 6" f/10 LX85 ACF Telescope is a high end imaging and visual telescope in a very compact, lightweight form. ACF optics deliver excellent views with no coma, and the LX85 mount features the AudioStar controller with robotic GoTo technology.
Meade 8" f/10 LX85 ACF Telescope with Mount and Tripod
The Meade 8" f/10 LX85 ACF Telescope is a high end imaging and visual telescope in a package smaller than many other 8" designs. ACF optics deliver superb views with no coma, and the LX85 mount features the AudioStar controller with GoTo technology.
Meade 6" f/4.1 LX85 Reflector Optical Tube Assembly
The Meade 6" f/4.1 astrograph reflector optical tube works equally well visually or for astrophotography. F/4.1 means very short exposures, and a long back focus means compatibility with a variety of camera gear. Weighs just 12.7 lbs.
Meade 8" f/4 LX85 Astrograph Reflector Optical Tube
The Meade 8" f/4 LX85 Astrograph Reflector is a workhorse for both visual and astrophotography pursuits. The BK7 optical glass at f/4 allows for quite short exposures, and the 2" focuser works equally well with a camera or any 2" or 1.25" eyepiece.
Meade 6" f/10 LX85 ACF Optical Tube Assembly
ACF optical design providing coma-free pinpoint star images and a flat field while reducing astigmatism and eliminating diffraction spikes. Features include a 6" (152mm) aperture, 1524mm focal length, and f/10 focal ratio.
Meade 8" f/10 LX85 ACF Optical Tube Assembly
Features coma-free pinpoint star images and flatter fields while reducing astigmatism and eliminating diffraction spikes. 8" aperture, 2032mm focal length (f/10). Includes a Vixen dovetail bar to attach to any compatible Vixen style mount.
Meade 8" f/10 LX90 ACF Telescope with Field Tripod
Features a 8" aperture, 2000mm focal length, and f/10 focal ratio with Dual-Fork Mounting. Equipped with Ultra High Transmission Coatings (UHTC) and a resolving power of 0.456 arc-seconds. Includes eyepiece, diagonal mirror, and tripod.
Meade 10" f/10 LX90 ACF Telescope with Field Tripod
Features a 10" aperture, 2500mm focal length, and f/10 focal ratio with Dual-Fork Mounting. Equipped with Ultra High Transmission Coatings (UHTC) and a resolving power of 0.456 arc-seconds. Includes eyepiece, diagonal mirror, and tripod.
Meade 12" f/10 LX90 ACF Telescope with Field Tripod
Features a 12" aperture, 3048mm focal length, and f/10 focal ratio with Dual-Fork Mounting. Equipped with Ultra High Transmission Coatings (UHTC) and a resolving power of 0.456 arc-seconds. Includes eyepiece, diagonal mirror, and tripod.
Meade Polaris 114mm Equatorial Reflector Telescope
The Polaris 114 telescope includes slow-motion controls on both axes that allow for easy tracking of objects in the night sky. Includes a Red-Dot Viewfinder, 2x Barlow Lens, and three eyepieces. The assembled weight is approximately 19 lbs.
Meade Polaris 90mm Equatorial Refractor Telescope
The Polaris 90 telescope includes slow-motion controls that allow for easy tracking of objects in the night sky. Includes a Red-Dot finder scope, 2x Barlow lens, three eyepieces, and erect-image diagonal. Assembled weight is approximately 18 lbs.
Meade Series 5000 Premium Wide-Angle Eyepieces
The Meade Series 5000 PWA telescope eyepieces feature an incredible 82-deg field of view, as well as excellent image correction and brightness with long eye-relief. Blackened lens edges provide high contrast and help to reduce reflections.
$149.99 - $329.99
Meade Series 5000 Ultra-High Definition Telescope Eyepieces
The Meade Series 5000 UHD eyepieces offer incredible brightness and color correction. Blackened lens edges provide enhanced contrast and help to reduce reflections while the parfocal design delivers little to no focus change.
$79.99 - $299.99
Meade 1.25" Super Plossl Telescope Eyepieces
Meade Series 4000 Super Plossl eyepieces offer precision engineered Meade optics, with wide fields, sharp images, and very satisfying views at very reasonable cost.
$32.99 - $69.99
Meade Series 4000 1.25" Telescope Eyepiece and Filter Set
Complete set of the most popular accessories for your Meade telescope. This comprehensive kit makes accessorizing a snap.
25mm Meade Series 5000 HD-60 6-Element 1.25" Eyepiece
The Meade Series 5000 25mm HD-60 provides a long 19mm eye-relief and a generous 60 degree field of view. High contrast views with minimal false color thanks to the six element optical system. Fully multi-coated optics.
Meade LX85 Computerized GoTo Telescope Mount with AudioStar
The Meade LX85 EQ mount and tripod features robotic GoTo technology to locate, center and track over 30,000 night sky objects. Equally capable for visual and imaging pursuits, the LX85 is a robust yet portable mount for all your astronomy needs.
Meade LX850 German Equatorial Mount with StarLock
Constructed of machined stainless steel and aircraft grade aluminum, with a 90 pound payload capacity and pointing accuracy as good as one arcminute. Mount main body weight is 55 pounds.
Meade LX850 German Equatorial Mount with StarLock and Tripod
Meade Instruments proudly introduces the LX850. The fast f/8 Advanced Coma Free optical system produces a wider, flatter field with no coma for pinpoint stars out to the edge of larger imaging sensors and extreme wide angle eyepieces.
Meade Standard Field Tripod
Tripod height is adjustable from 34" to 54", allowing for comfortable viewing from either standing or seated observing positions. Features super strong and exceptionally rigid chromed steel legs for excellent vibration damping.
Meade Giant Field Tripod
The Meade Giant Field Tripod gives your larger Meade the research-grade foundation needed for the most demanding applications such as extremely high power observing and astrophotograpy or CCD imaging.
Meade Series 4000 1.25" ND96 Moon Filter
This neutral density filter transmits light uniformly across the entire visual spectrum. It serves as an excellent filter to reduce glare when observing the Moon with larger telescopes.
Meade Series 4000 1.25" Variable Polarizing Filter
This purpose built Moon filter allows the user to easily decrease the image brightness for more comfortable viewing on the Moon.
Meade Full Aperture Glass Solar Filters
The perfect accessory to allow your telescope to SAFELY view the Sun! Available in different sizes to fit your telescope. The reflective helios solar glass filter blocks 99.999% of incoming light for protection and is ISO certified.
$169.99 - $299.99
Coronado SolarMax II 40mm Double Stacking Etalon Filter
This add on filter reduces the normal bandwidth of a SolarMax 40 telescope or filter set from the single stack .7A performance to a more restrictive .5A, increasing visibility of surface detail and active regions on the Solar disc.
Coronado BF-5 5mm Solar Blocking Filter
The Coronado BF-5 right angle (1.25" diagonal) type secondary blocking filter is the second element in any Coronado H-alpha system. It is just as crucial to your safety and the system's performance as the front element.
Coronado BF-10 10mm Solar Blocking Filter
Coronado BF-10 right angle (1.25" diagonal) type secondary blocking filter. The blocking filter is the second element in any Coronado H-alpha system, it is just as crucial to your safety and the system's performance as the front element.
Coronado BF-15 15mm Solar Blocking Filter
Coronado BF-15 right angle (1.25" diagonal) type secondary blocking filter. The blocking filter is the second element in any Coronado H-alpha system, it is just as crucial to your safety and the system's performance as the front element.
Coronado Adapter Rings for Double Stack Filters
Coronado adapter ring, required to double stack a second external primary Etalon filter, which dramatically boosts contrast of solar features. Telescope and double stacking filter sold separately.
$24.99 - $34.99
Meade LX85 Illuminated Polar Scope
Polar align the LX85 mount quickly and easily with the Meade Illuminated Polar Scope. Simply threads into the R.A. housing, and includes a battery powered illuminator to easily see the reticle pattern against the background sky.
Meade AudioStar Controller
The Meade AudioStar features audio files and an internal speaker. This computerized object locating system plugs into the mount's handbox port allowing quick telescope alignment. Compatible with the StarNavigator, ETX, LT, LX80, LX85, LX90 and LXD75.
Meade Equatorial Wedge for 8" ACF and SC Telescopes
Allows for polar alignment of Meade 8" model ACF and SC models, as required for long exposure astrophotography and imaging. For use with Meade Field Tripods as supplied with compatible models.
Meade X-Wedge for long exposure astrophotography and imaging with Meade LX200 and LX600 models. This extremely heavy duty wedge allows for secure and stable mounting with exceptional vibration damping of larger Meade SC and ACF telescopes.
Meade LX90 Wedge Adapter Plate
Allows mounting of Meade LX90 models to Meade Equatorial Wedges so the LX90 can be polar aligned for astrophotography.
Meade 16" Permanent Altazimuth Pier
This steel pier offers an outstandingly rigid, permanently mounted installation engineered to minimize any vibration. Strong enough to carry the weight of the 16" LX200 with any and all accessories including piggybacked telescopes.
Meade 16" Permanent Equatorial Pier
Steel pier offers and astoundingly rigid, permanently mounted installation engineered to minimize vibration.
9 lb. Counterweight for Meade LX85 Mount
This 9-pound Meade counterweight helps balance heavier camera and telescope loads, and is designed specifically for the LX85 equatorial mount.
10 lb. Stainless Steel Counterweight for Meade LX850 Mount
This 10-pound Meade counterweight helps balance heavier camera and telescope loads.
26 lb. Stainless Steel Counterweight for Meade LX850 Mount
This 26-pound Meade counterweight helps balance heavier camera and telescope loads.
Meade Tube Balance Weight Systems
Weather resistant and UV resistant cover protects your LX Series Telescope for short term outdoor usage, such as multiple day/night star parties or setting up in the backyard for a long weekend.
$179.99 - $229.99
Meade Losmandy Dovetail Rail Assemblies
Meade Losmnady dovetail rail assemblies, designed to mount onto the f/10 ACF telescopes and allow attachment to any Losmandy compatible mount. Designed for f/10 optical tubes, not the f/8 versions.
$99.99 - $199.99
Meade LX65/LS/LT Adapter for Standard Field Tripod
This anodized black adapter plate allows the LS/LT/LX65 telescopes to be mounted onto the Standard or Giant Field Tripods.
Coronado V-Style Dovetail
6" long aluminum dovetail with slotted holes. Attach this to your scope, then use it to mount the scope assembly onto a suitable Vixen style Saddle Plate on a mount.
Meade Moon Map 260
The Meade Moon Map 260 is easy to use and identifies over 260 of the most popular lunar surface features. Each feature is cross-referenced in the Moon Map's tables with its official name, size and a brief description.
Meade Star Target Planisphere
The Meade Planisphere is a device every stargazer should own. This compact device will help you locate popular night sky objects. Great for use with both telescopes, binoculars, or the unaided eye. Can also be used to plan your observing session.
Meade LXPS 18 Portable Solar Charger
Solar charger for LXPS 18 Lithium Power Supply. 50W, 4-panel fold able and lightweight design w/ith a handle. Charge your telescope and multiple devices outdoors simultaneously.
Meade 12V DC Power Adapter
The Meade 12V DC Power Adapter plugs into any standard household electrical outlet and connects to the 12V input jack on the telescope's control panel
Meade DC Power Cord w/Cigarette Lighter Adapter
Meade DC Power Cord w/ Cigarette Lighter Adapter - Lets you power most Meade models from a car cigarette lighter style power socket.
Meade USB to RS-232 Serial Adapter
The USB to RS-232 Serial Adapter permits connection of any Meade telescope's RS-232 serial interface to a PC or laptops available USB Port.
Meade Computer Serial Cable Connector Kit
The Cable Connector Kit allows connecting your LX200-ACF Autostar II keypad to the serial port on your personal computer/laptop. Also compatible with LX200GPS and LX200 "Classic" (pre-Autostar).
Meade Connector Cable Set for AutoStar and AudioStar
This is a PC to AutoStar or AudioStar connector cable only. Allows connection of a Meade 497 AutoStar or Meade AudioStar keypad to a PC serial port using Meade AutoStar Suite software.
Meade Flexible Dew Shield, 8" SC/ACF
Protect your corrector plate from dew and from unwanted sources of light outside the telescope. This dew Shield is padded to protect your telescope's finish while providing high-quality protection.
Meade Flexible Dew Shield, 14-16" SC/ACF
Protect your corrector plate from dew and from unwanted sources of light outside the telescope. This dew shield is padded to protect your telescope's finish while providing high-quality optics protection.
Meade Series 5000 2" Enhanced 90-degree Mirror Diagonal
Our best diagonal for Meade LX90 and LX200 models. Features an incredible 99% reflectivity over the visual spectrum.
Meade Red and White LED Headlamp
Setting up in the dark is best done with a hands-free headlamp. This headlamp makes a great accessory for setting up your telescope, and for general purpose outdoor use. Rugged and lightweight, IPX4 rated and water resistant.
Meade 2" Accessory Adapter for Meade ACF and SCT Telescopes
Converts the rear cell thread of the telescope to a 2" slip fit, allowing use of 2" accessories such as 2" slip fit diagonals and 2" eyepieces on Meade LX90 and LX200 models of all years and sizes.
Coronado SOL Ranger Solar Viewfinder
The Coronado SOL Ranger projects a small image of the solar disk onto the rear of the viewfinder where it is visible to the solar telescope user. Center the image in the viewfinder and the solar telescope is aligned with the Sun.
Meade 2" Photo-Visual Coma Corrector for Newtonians
Corrects coma and field curvature inherent in fast Newtonians from f/3.5 to f/6, rendering sharp stars across the entire field of view or image frame. Works for visual observing and astrophotography. Fully multi-coated optics with 75mm backfocus.