Meade Polaris 114mm Equatorial Reflector Telescope Kit
Item #21509
$294.99
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 finder, 2x Barlow, and three eyepieces, along with bonus accessories to enhance the experience.
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  • More Info
    • A 114mm diameter reflecting 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, nebula) plus a red dot finder and a 2x Barlow lens to double the magnification - essentially like having 6 different eyepieces!
    • This telescope kit includes extra value-packed accessories for a fun stargazing experience, including a planisphere, moon map, and moon filter
    • Bonus Autostar Suite Astronomer Edition Software available for download - with over 10,000 celestial objects displayed (Windows PC only).

    The Polaris 114mm telescope has a 114mm aperture and focal length of 1000mm (f/8.8). 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 finder scope, 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 114mm comes complete with everything you need to view the wonders of the night sky the first time out. When fully assembled, the Polaris 114mm weighs approximately 19 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.

    In addition to the standard accessories, this telescope kit includes bonus accessories that will enhance your observing experience. The kit includes a StarTarget Planisphere to help identify constellations in the sky, a moon map to locate and observe specific lunar features, and a neutral density moon filter to boost the contrast of the lunar surface while lowering glare and providing a comfortable view.

    The Polaris Series telescopes come in a variety of apertures including 90mm refractor and 127mm reflector. 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.

    Warranty

    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.

    Warning

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

    Product Support

    Visit our product support section for instruction manuals and more

  • Specs
    • Best for viewing:
      Lunar & bright deep sky
    • User level:
      Beginner
    • Optical design:
      Reflector
    • Optical diameter:
      114mm
    • Focal length:
      1000mm
    • Focal ratio:
      f/8.8
    • Eyepieces:
      Kellner 26.0mm,6.3mm (1.25")
    • Magnification with included eyepieces:
      38x, 159x
    • Resolving power:
      115.80arc*sec
    • Lowest useful magnification:
      16x
    • Highest useful magnification:
      228x
    • Highest theoretical magnification:
      228x
    • Limiting stellar magnitude:
      13.0
    • Finder scope:
      Reflex sight
    • Focuser:
      1.25" Rack-and-pinion
    • Mount type:
      Equatorial
    • Astro-imaging capability:
      Lunar & planetary
    • Dovetail bar system:
      Yes
    • Computerized compatibility:
      Not compatible
    • Polar-axis scope:
      Not available
    • Tube material:
      Aluminum
    • Tripod material:
      Aluminum & Steel
    • Weight, fully assembled:
      19.0 lbs.
    • Additional included accessories:
      Moon filter and moon map, StarTarget planisphere
    • Other features:
      26mm, 9mm and 6.3mm 1.25" MA eyepieces, Red Dot Finder, 2x Barlow
    • Warranty:
      Two year
  • In The Box

    Meade Polaris 114mm Reflector
    EQ mount and tripod
    Three 1.25" eyepieces (26mm, 9mm, 6.3mm)
    2x Barlow lens, 1.25"
    Red-dot finder scope
    StarTarget planisphere
    Moon map
    Moon filter
    Two slow-motion cables
    Counterweight shaft
    Counterweight
    Accessory tray
    Quick-start guide

  • Important Shipping Information

    Orders received by 1pm Eastern Standard Time for in-stock items ship the same business day. Order received after noon will ship the next business day. When an item is not in-stock we will ship it as soon as it becomes available. Typically in-stock items will ship first and backordered items will follow as soon as they are available. You have the option in check out to request that your order ship complete, if you'd prefer.