Meade Polaris 90mm Equatorial Refractor Telescope

MSRP: $299.99 Please see your local authorized reseller for pricing and availability.

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  • A 90mm refracting telescope with 1000mm focal Length
  • Features a stable Equatorial mount with slow-motion controls, making it easy to track celestial objects as they move across the night sky
  • Comes with three eyepieces that provide low, medium and high-powered magnification for viewing a wide range of objects (Moon, planets, or land) plus a 2x Barlow lens also to double the magnification - essentially like having 6 different eyepieces!
  • Red-Dot finder scope included
  • Bonus Autostar Suite Astronomer Edition Software download available - with over 10,000 celestial objects displayed (Windows PC only)
Item #: 216003

Where To Buy?

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  • First Light Optics

The Polaris 90mm Telescope has a 90mm aperture and focal length of 1000mm (f/11.1). The stable Equatorial mount includes slow-motion control cables that allow for easy and quick viewing across different directions. The telescope includes accessories such as a Red-Dot Viewfinder, 2x Barlow Lens, and three eyepieces that provide varying levels of magnification. This gives you the versatility of both narrow and wide fields of view. The Polaris 90mm comes complete with everything you need to view the wonders of the night sky the first time out. When fully assembled, the Polaris 90mm weighs approximately 18 lbs.

Each Polaris telescope also comes with AutoStar Suite Astronomer Edition Software available as a download. This bonus planetarium software will help you learn the night sky and displays more than 10,000 celestial objects including planets, stars, galaxies, and nebulae. Furthermore, the Polaris Refractor Series telescopes are perfect for the observer who views both astronomical and terrestrial objects - meaning, you can observe objects in both the sky and on land using the included 90 degree erect-image diagonal.

The Polaris Series telescopes come in a variety of apertures including 114mm and 127mm reflectors. These telescopes deliver bright and clear images with the greatest detail and enables observation of the craters of the Moon, Saturn's rings, and even Jupiter's surface. Meade's Polaris telescopes are perfect for the astronomer who wishes to manually observe and discover the night sky with ease.

Limited Warranty against defects in materials or workmanship for two years from date of purchase. This warranty is provided by Meade for the benefit of the original retail purchaser only. For complete warranty details contact Meade at 800-626-3233.

Please note this product was not designed or intended by the manufacturer for use by a child 12 years of age or younger.

Best for viewing
Lunar & planetary
Best for imaging
Lunar & planetary
Astro-imaging capability
Lunar & planetary
User level
Optical design
Optical diameter
Focal length
Focal ratio
Fully coated
Kellner 26.0mm,6.3mm (1.25")
Magnification with included eyepieces
38x, 159x
Resolving power
Lowest useful magnification
Highest useful magnification
Highest theoretical magnification
Limiting stellar magnitude
Optical quality
Diffraction limited
Finder scope
Reflex sight
1.25" Rack-and-pinion
Mount type
Dovetail bar system
Computerized compatibility
Not compatible
Polar-axis scope
Not available
Tripod material
Aluminum & Steel
Length of optical tube
38.5 in.
Weight, fully assembled
18.0 lbs.
Additional included accessories
slow motion controls
Other features
26mm, 9mm and 6.3mm MA 1.25" eyepieces, Red Dot Finder, 2x Barlow
Two year