Throughout the years, the StarNavigator Series has provided space admirers and amateur astronomers computerized GoTo telescope at a great price. The StarNavigator NG (Next Generation) Series takes this to the next level. It features an easy to operate, lightweight, and portable robotic mount with Meade's AudioStar computer controller. This incredible AudioStar technology knows the night sky right out of the box. Turn it on, and after a brief alignment procedure, your telescope is ready to take you on a guided tour of the night sky's best objects. With AudioStars 30,000 object database and over 4 hours of audio presentations built-in the electronics, you can learn about the objects you're viewing. It's like having a professional astronomer with you at the telescope!
The StarNavigator NG telescopes include apertures from 90mm - 130mm in both refractors, reflectors, and Maksutov-Cassegrain optical designs. These include:
- 90mm and 102mm Achromatic Refractor
- 90mm and 125mm Maksutov-Cassegrain
- 114mm and 130mm Newtonian Reflector
The StarNavigator NG includes a lightweight aluminum frame, advanced electronics, internal clock, external power connector, vixen dovetail receiver and full height adjustable aluminum tripod allowing comfortable viewing from either a seated or standing position. Powered by 8 AA batteries (user-supplied) or external power you will see more objects in a single night than Galileo saw in his lifetime. Whether it's a camp out with friends or a family excursion to the outdoors, the StarNavigator NG is the quintessential scope for making stargazing fun, effective, and straightforward. With its solid structure as well as a variety of apertures, the value and standard of this scope is up to par with many other amateur telescopes and will be sure to exceed expectations!
- AudioStar controller Containing over 30,000 celestial objects
- Single Arm Mount with 12V DC Servo Drive
- Full Size Aluminium Tripod with Accessory Tray
- 90 degree 1.25 Erect Prism Diagonal
- Vixen style dovetail receiver with single locking knob
- 9mm and 26mm MA eyepieces
- Metal eyepiece holder to fit 1.25 degree diagonal
- 1.25 degree Rack and Pinion Focuser
Experience Level - Beginner, Intermediate
Clear Aperture - 102mm (4")
Optical Design - Apochromatic Refractor
Optical Coatings - Fully Multi-Coated
Focal Length - 660mm
Focal Ratio - 6.5
Viewfinder - Red Dot with slip fit bracket
Eyepiece(s) - Two (2) MA Eyepieces (26mm & 9mm), 1.25"
Focuser Mechanism - 1.25" Rack and Pinion
Diagonal - 90 degree erect-prism, 1.25"
Dovetail - Vixen style
Hand Controller - AudioStar
Object Database - 30,000 objects
Power Source - 12v external power using 07584 12v AC Adapter
Batteries (User-Supplied) - Eight (8) AA size batteries
Time Chip - Yes
Assembled Product Dimensions - 24" x 24" x 55" (61cm x 61cm x 140cm)
Assembled Product Weight - 14 lbs (6.35 Kg)