Astronomy & Observing News

Orion Telescopes & Binoculars Purchases Meade Instruments

Orion Telescopes & Binoculars has acquired the famous telescope manufacturer Meade.


Astronomy & Observing News

Meade Instruments Completes Merger

Meade Instruments has completed a merger agreement with affiliates of Ningbo Sunny Electronic Co., Ltd.

Product Videos & Demonstrations

Meade Instruments at NEAF 2012

Karl Glasgow S&T senior editor Dennis di Cicco and Chris Morrison discuss Meade’s LX80 and LX800 telescope lines as well as the brand new LX600 telescopes that combine the company’s latest optical and electronic innovations in classic fork-mounted instruments.   See additional videos from the 2012 Northeast Astronomy Forum held…

Product Videos & Demonstrations

Meade Instruments at AIC 2011

Tony Flanders Chris Morrison talks about Meade Instruments’ revolutionary new LX800 mount and redesigned ACF telescopes that automatically center targets and begin autoguiding when slewed to new objects.    Click here to see additional videos from the 2011 Advanced Imaging Conference in Santa Clara, California. Click here to return…

Product Videos & Demonstrations

Meade Instruments at NEAF 2010

Tony Flanders Watch S&T senior editor Dennis di Cicco and Meade Instruments's Greg Bragg discuss two revolutionary new telescopes: the fully automated LS-8 and the 20-inch Max Mount, Meade's largest.     Click here to return to our Product Videos page.

People, Places, and Events

Meade Looks to a Brighter Future

The world's largest telescope manufacturer is making some changes in a bid to turn around the company's disappointing financial performance.

New Product Showcase

Master Meade's AutoStar

Pick up new tricks and become an AutoStar master with MaxFactory’s new Stars at a Click: Master AutoStar CD-ROM.

New Product Showcase

First Look: Meade's MySky, 20-inch RCX

At the Northeast Astronomy Forum, Meade unveiled a working prototype of their portable planetarium, mySKY. Read our first look now.

New Product Showcase

Meade's mySky

Coming soon from Meade Instruments is mySky, a personal observing assistant that identifies more than 30,000 celestial objects.