The Meade ETX 80 AT TC telescope is an affordable telescope for the star-gazer in your circle. Like the ETX 70, the ETX 80 is the perfect Meade telescope for the casual observer interested in viewing the Moon, planets, bright deep-space-objects and terrestrial landmarks. The ETX 80 telescope from Meade is loaded with telescope features including a large aperture, Go To computer, built-in Barlow lens and an electric fork mount. The ETX 80 telescope will automatically locate over 1400 celestial objects using its Autostar display and GOTO computer. This refractor telescope can go anywhere you go with a convenient backpack designed specifically to port the ETX telescope. With VELCRO straps, the telescope tube and mount are securely fastened into place.
Take the Meade ETX 80 with you to observe the night sky in the darkest places. The Meade ETX-80 Special Backpack Edition is ideal for city dwellers who will be traveling with a telescope to view the stars far from city lights. The Meade ETX 80 backpack edition is light yet powerful, ensuring that you'll see the space objects you desire. The backpack for this portable telescope has the storage space for all the essential telescope accessories with room to spare.
Meade Telescopes are made by people who know telescopes. The Meade Telescope standard is second to none and has been for decades. Meade is recognized by professional and amateur astronomers as a leading force in the astronomy community and many astronomers swear by Meade telescopes for their quality, clarity and innovation. The Meade Back Pack Edition is a perfect gift for those just starting to get into astronomy and for amateur astronomers. They will love the features and ease of use that the Meade ETX 80 offers while discovering the wonders of the night sky.