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Using the Meade ETX 100 Objects You Can Really See with the Mighty ETX (Patrick Moore"s Practical Astronomy Series) by Mike Weasner

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Published by Springer .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

ContributionsP.C. Sherrod (Contributor), R. Seymour (Contributor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages210
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8974135M
ISBN 101852333510
ISBN 109781852333515

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After having owned an ETX 90 telescope since I finally got the best out of it after having read this book. I got the latest software upgrade from Meade via the internet (free)and then bought this book and the combo of the two has made a huge difference in the /5(16). Unfortunately not all these objects are visible when looking through the ETX! (They are included because they can be imaged with special equipment.) Mike Weasner is a world expert on the ETX range, and describes the "best" objects to start with, and offers hints and tips about using and looking after the telescope to get the best possible. Using the Meade Etx book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In Meade, the world's largest astronomical telescope manufacturer 4/5(8). For only £ you can download your e-book immediately and you are on the way to becoming a Meade ETX expert, effortlessly and easily! "Your ETX in 10 Easy Steps" is great! To the point and easy to understand, it is exactly what I had been looking for to get the most out of my ETX

Meade ETX telescopes are instruments fully capable of growing with your interest and are ideal for both the casual observer and serious astronomer alike. Eyepiece -Place the MA 25mm eyepiece into the 90° Eyepiece Holder (3, Fig. 1) and tighten in place with thumbscrew (2, Fig.1). ETX’s’ advanced set of features, you will have plenty of room to learn and expand your interest in astronomy and not out grow your telescope. Here are a few of the features that set the Meade ETX90 telescope system apart from all others. Optics: ETX Maksutov-Cassegrain telescopes produce superlative, diffraction-limited optical performance. CAUTION:Using products other than standard Meade accessories may cause damage to the telescope’s internal electronics and may void the Meade warranty. HBX (3, Fig. 5): The HBX (handbox) port is designed to accept the plug from the coil cord of the Electronic Controller or the optional # Autostar Computer Controller.   using the back of an ETX - diagonal possibility? - posted in Meade Computerized Telescopes: it possible to fix a " diagonal on the back of an ETX? The reason, I have put mine on a dovetail to go on a GEM and the standard eyepiece holder ends up in funny is there a visual back for the etx to take a " diagonal?Kind regards,Mike.

  2) A piggyback camera MOUNT; although Meade does not make a piggyback mount for either the ETX or the the brackets are available. The one shown in Figure 1 (and a similar one for the ETX 90 and other telecopes) is readily available through If you have any of the Meade ETX telescopes this book will tell you what you need to know. The book covers all functions and operations in easy to understand language. Your ETX will run and work better after you follow instructions in Weasner's book! A Must-Have for Even an Experienced ETX User!/5. Meade warranty. If you are anxious to use your telescope for the first time, read the QUICK-START GUIDE on pages 4 and 5. ® The name "Meade," “ETX,” “AutoStar” and the Meade logo are trademarks registered with the U.S. Patent Office and in principal countries throughout the world. “LNT [Level North Technology],” “SmartFinder. The Meade ETXEC, ETXEC, and the ETXEC are extremely versatile, high-resolution telescopes with features similar to those once available only with larger and more specialized imaging systems. With pushbutton controls, automatic tracking of .