Meade's all new LightBridge Mini series. Astronomy for all.
The LightBridge Mini 82 allows you to set up and share a stargazing experience in seconds. Whether you are camping in the outdoors or relaxing in your backyard, the LightBridge Mini Dobsonians are the ideal “grab-and-go” telescopes, offering easy and portable observation straight from the box!
The LightBridge Mini 82 offers a generous 82mm aperture with a compact 300mm (f/3.7) focal length. Weighing in at just under 4 lbs, this telescope is the ultimate in portability. The 360° swivel mount and a simple point-and-look design make navigating the sky effortless. You’ll enjoy 82mm of light gathering ability for clear, bright images of the Moon, and planets like Saturn and Jupiter!
With its sleek, compact size, it’s both functional and eye-catching. The stylish tabletop design allows the LightBridge Mini to be displayed as a decorative piece yet readily available when the moment strikes.
The Lightbridge Mini 82 features a one arm Dobsonian-style mount, comes with two eyepieces for low (26mm) and high (9mm) magnification, a 2x barlow lens to double the magnifying power of each eyepiece, a red dot viewfinder to help you aim the telescope, and the Autostar® Suite Astronomy planetarium DVD with over 10,000 celestial objects.
Now, outdoor dinners and activities easily incorporate astronomy and stargazing because the LightBridge Mini is not just an astronomical tool, but also a conversation starter. With its sleek, compact design, it’s both functional and aesthetically pleasing. The stylish tabletop design allows the LightBridge Mini to be displayed as a decorative piece while still being able to give a fantastic view of the stars when the moment strikes.
The LightBridge Mini is the perfect scope for anyone. The amateur and professional astronomer now has the ultimate tool to share the hobby with enthusiasts and beginners alike. Those new to astronomy or just getting started can appreciate the night sky with no intimidation… Because, at Meade Instruments, we believe astronomy should be for all to discover and enjoy!
|Optical Design||Newtonian Reflector|
|Resolving Power (Dawes' Limit)||1.425 arc-seconds|
|Eyepiece(s)||1.25" 9mm (33x) & 26mm (12x)|
|Focuser Mechanism||1.25" Rack and Pinion|
|Assembled Product Dimensions||8.25" L x 8.25" W x 17" H|
|Assembled Product Weight||3.8 lbs|
$ 49.95 $ 44.95
Meade Green Laser Pointer- a great item for star parties and backyard astronomy.
This high quality pointer includes an elegant carrying case and runs on two AAA batteries (included). This bright pen style laser makes a great gift item or accessory for any astronomer. Soft rubber grip fits comfortably in your hand. The safe, brilliant green laser beam is visible up to 25,000 feet away.
Wavelength is 532nm at less than 5mW. This laser is made to U.S. FDA laser standards. Instructions included.
Product carries full one year Meade factory limited warranty.
The Meade AudioStar features audio files and an internal speaker. This computerized celestial object locating system plugs into the telescope's handbox port allowing a quick telescope alignment.
Once aligned with the sky the AudioStar is ready to take you to any object in the over 30,000 object database. In addition to GOTO and tracking capability the AudioStar permits a wide array of fascinating and educational functions such as multiple Guided Tours, digital positional readouts, the ability to link with a PC using optionally available software and cord, and much more.
AudioStar Controller #07640 is compatable with the StarNavigator, ETX, LT, LX80, LX90, and LXD75 series telescopes.