Click HERE for Instructional Video on How To Setup & Align Your ETX Observer Telescope.

The return of the extremely popular ETX takes mobile astronomy to the next level. This 80mm aperture and 400mm (f/5) focal length marry the portability of the ETX with Meade’s premium optics. The ETX80 Observer has a Achromatic Refractor optical design to enjoy close-up views of land and celestial objects anytime, anwhere. Packing your telescope and tripod at a moment's notice is a breeze with the comfortable and durable (INCLUDED) backpack. The ETX80 Observer also includes a lightweight and portable tripod with dual-fork mount. This model has an internal flip mirror to let light focus to the rear of the telescope (instead of the mirror reflecting the light 90-degrees to the eyepiece), allowing attachment of a camera on the back of the scope - adapters sold separately. The ETX80 Observer also comes with a bubble level/compass to help with leveling the tripod and mount, as well as a dew shield to help prevent any dew buildup and to block stray light. Approximate assembled weight: 11.7 lbs.

The ETX Observer Series features Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC™). UHTC™ gives maximum light transmission, ensuring the brightest images and the highest contrast. Enjoy detailed, close-up views of the Moon and planets, and be amazed by the stunning views of star clusters, nebulae, and more!

The ETX Observer Series also features a fully-equipped, GoTo system with AudioStar™. In addition to finding and tracking objects in the night sky, AudioStar™ also boasts a number of features of its own, including: 30,000+ object-database, built-in speaker, and over 4 hours of audio content that educates you about objects you observe.

Whether you’re observing on the go or from your backyard, the ETX80 Observer will make exploring the night sky easy, educational, and exciting. Go ahead, start exploring!


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Series ETX Telescopes
Warranty 1 Year
Experience Level Beginner, Intermediate
Activity Astroimaging, Hiking, Observing, Terrestrial, Travel
Type Refractor
Clear Aperture 80mm
Optical Design Achromatic Refractor
Optical Coatings Multi-Coated
Focal Length 400mm
Focal Ratio f/5
Resolving Power (Dawes' Limit) 1.45 arc-seconds
Viewfinder Red Dot
Eyepiece(s) 1.25” Super Plössl Eyepieces: 26mm (15x magnification) & 9.7mm (41x magnification)
Barlow Internal Flip-Function 2x Barlow
Dovetail Vixen-Style
Dew Shield Yes
Hand Controller AudioStar™
Object Database 30,000 objects
Tripod Lightweight Aluminum Tripod
Time Chip Yes
Assembled Product Weight 11.72 lbs
ETX80 Observer Refractor Telescope Telescopes, Solar Telescopes, Binoculars, Spotting Scopes

ETX80 Observer Refractor Telescope

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  • Click HERE for Instructional Video
  • 80mm Achromatic Refractor with 400mm (f/5) Focal Length
  • Computerized, GoTo Dual-Fork Mount with DC Servo Motors
  • Removable OTA - Added Versatility & Customization Options
  • Features AudioStar™ - 30,000+ Objects Database
  • Internal 90° Degree Diagonal & Flip Mirror System
  • (2) 1.25” Super Ploss (9.7mm & 26mm) Eyepieces INCLUDED
  • Backpack INCLUDED

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