Meade's award-winning, self-aligning LightSwitch telescope is so easy to use! Just flip the switch, and watch the magic happen. It really is that simple. After a few minutes, this telescope is ready for a full night of observation and fun.
The LightSwitch is the most beginner-friendly GoTo telescope there is. Once the telescope has aligned itself, punch in the object you wish to look at using the AutoStar III handbox controller, and the LightSwitch will point to it. AutoStar III has over 100,000 objects in its library, as well as guided tours and "Tonight's Best", which gives you a tour of the best objects visible in your sky. The built-in speaker gives you fun facts and information about the object you are looking at, providing a fun and educational experience.
The Advanced-Coma Free (ACF™) design reduces astigmatism and eliminates diffraction spikes. This ACF™ telescope also delivers coma-free pinpoint star images and flatter image fields, giving you razor sharp detail on the edge of yo
LightSwitch™ LS Series
"Astronomer Inside" features over 4 hours of informational audio presentations, 30 minutes of video presentations and hundreds of animation and images that can be viewed through an optional LS Color LCD Monitor (sold seperately). In addition to helping the telescope align, the ECLIPS camera takes wide-field images that you can save on an SD card. The LightSwitch telescope opens up the cosmos to everyone, no matter their experience level.
Meade LightSwitch technology---bringing the fun back to astronomy!