Meade Infinity 102mm

202206 TM $150 + $20 for 3 books

202406 $20 for accessories missing back in 202206 (Originally I only received the Scope + Tripod + 1 lens, then 2 years later the remaining parts turned up and I was offered to collect them)

202406 we now have (total spend NZ$554):

Original Meade Telescope Package (According to the manual):

  • Optical tube
  • Alt-azimuth mount (with slow motion controls)
  • Stainless Steel tripod with circular accessory tray
  • Red dot view finder + bracket
  • 90 degree erect-image diagonal prism
  • 1.25″Eyepiece MA26mm
  • 1.25″Eyepiece MA9mm
  • 1.25″Eyepiece MA6.3mm
  • 1.25″ 2x Barlow
  • Instruction manual
  • AZ/EQ Series DVD with AutoStar Suite Astronomer Edition

Other found in package

  • Meade 07273LF #126 1.25 2x Telenegative Eyepiece (1.25″)
  • Meade 07199-2 Series 4000 8mm-24mm Zoom Eyepiece (1.25″)
  • Meade 07531 Series 4000 Moon Filter: ND96
  • Meade 07733 Series 5000 HD60 12mm WP

I also bought in 2022’07 (as didnt have the original set of lens at that time):

  • Gosky 1.25-Inch Premium Telescope Accessory Kit (Silver)- 5pcs Plossl Eyepiece Set, 7pcs Filter set, 2 x Barlow lens Aliexpress NZ$257.33
    • This fifteen-piece 1.25 inch astronomy accessory kit let you get the most out and enhances the performance of your telescope. It is a great save compared to buying items separately
    • 6mm/8mm/12.5mm/ 20mm/40mm Multi-Coated plossl eyepiece
      • for different power planetary and lunar observation broad-field lunar observations, star clusters, and a wide range of cloudy nebulas and deep-sky target, as well as daytime use in any telescope.
    • 5 color planetary filters
      • The five color filters (Red, Blue, Orange, Green&Yellow) and a polarizing filter highlight features on Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn. They are an essential tool of the lunar and planetary observer, for filters permit the observation and photography of surface detail that is often virtually invisible without filtration
      • Moon filter helps to dim the bright light from the Moon, making it more comfortable to view so you can see more detail and surface features.
    • 2X Multi-Coated Barlow lens
      • A visual Barlow, doubles the magnification of any inserted 1.25 inch eyepiece
      • A prime focus T-adapter for attaching a DSLR camera. With the T2 threads (M42x0.75), you can attach a T-ring for astronomy photography
      • A tele-extender for increasing the focal length of the telescope when attaching a DSLR camera.
    • An Accessory Case (Silver)
      • not only does it hold up all the accessories, but also with extra space for another two eyepieces, a laser pointer, a diagonal or other small accessories.
  • SvBony Aliexpress NZ$105.83
    • Short barlow 2x I CANT FIND THIS just the empty case
    • Zoom lens 7-21mm