The Meade ETX 80

  • Neil T. English
Part of the The Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series book series (PATRICKMOORE)


In the late 1990s Meade Instruments Corporation revolutionized the small telescope market by introducing a line of fully computerized telescopes that could find and track a large number of celestial objects at the push of a button. What’s is more, these computerized Go-To telescopes were offered at prices that suited the budgets of a large number of amateurs and not just the elite few.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Neil T. English
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  1. 1.Fintry, GlasgowUK

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