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Meade 8" F/10 LX200 ACF OTA W/UHTC (0810-6... $2,209.99
Advanced Coma-Free LX200 Optical Tube comes with Meade's Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UTHC), Oversized Low-Expansion Borosilicate Primary Mirror, Schott Borofloat Glass Corrector Plate, Diffraction Limited Optics, Losmandy-style dovetail, and Dust Cover. Description The Advanced Coma-Free (ACF) optical system has brought the highest level of optical performance well within the reach of most amateurs. Using the Meade exclusive design, ACF optics achieve aplanatic performance - with a flatter field, reduced astigmatism and eliminated diffractions spikes. Coupled with Meades Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (standard on all LX200-ACF systems), you have the ultimate in premium optics. All LX200 models feature a primary mirror locking mechanism,...
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Meade #505 CONNECTOR CABLE SET (07505) $29.89
Meade 505 Connector Cable Set #07505. This is a PC to AutoStar or AudioStar connector cable only. Allows connection of a Meade 497 AutoStar or Meade AudioStar keypad to a PC serial port using Meade AutoStar Suite software. Description When used with appropriate software it allows for telescope control from the PC, downloading software updates, and cloning one keypad to another so you can share user created databases. Software not included. Comes with a 3 foot 4 pin to 4 pin cable, a 6 foot 4 pin to 6 pin cable, and a 6 pin to RS-232 serial interface adapter....
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Meade 10" F/8 LX850 ACF OTA W/UHTC (1008-8... $4,029.99
Meade 10" f/8 ACF Optical Tube Assembly #1008-80-01 with the Losmandy-style dovetail. The bare essentials for an unbeatable price. We've heard your requests, and we listened. That's why we're proud to offer the f/8 OTA without the accessories for an ultra-low cost. Description Building on Meade's award-winning Advanced Coma-Free (ACF) optics, the 10" OTA employs a fast f/8 optical system with high-contrast baffling that ensures crisp, pinpoint imaging to the very edge of the field. Features an internal zero image shift Crayford-style focusing system with a two-speed 7:1 reduction control that provides smooth, precise focusing at any magnification. Also features...
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Meade USB TO RS 232 (SERIAL) ADAPTER (07507) $83.19
Meade USB to RS-232 (Serial) Adapter #07507. The USB to RS-232 Serial Adapter permits connection of any Meade telescope's RS-232 serial interface to a PC or laptops available USB Port. This allows you to use the Meade #505 Cable Connector Kit with Software or #506 Cable Connector Kit with Software to connect your telescope to the PC. Description A driver for the USB adapter is included on a CD, which effectively creates a virtual serial port within the PC. The USB adapter and software are compatible with Windows 98, ME, 2000 and XP. For Windows 32-bit operating systems. USB support...
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Meade LX200 ACF 12" f10 OTA (1210-60-01) $5,249.95
Advanced Coma-Free LX200 Optical Tube comes with Meade's Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UTHC), Oversized Low-Expansion Borosilicate Primary Mirror, Schott Borofloat Glass Corrector Plate, Diffraction Limited Optics, Losmandy-style dovetail, and Dust Cover. Description The Advanced Coma-Free (ACF) optical system has brought the highest level of optical performance well within the reach of most amateurs. Using the Meade exclusive design, ACF optics achieve aplanatic performance - with a flatter field, reduced astigmatism and eliminated diffractions spikes - equal to Ritchy-Chetien systems, at a fraction of the price. Coupled with Meade's Ultra- High Transmission Coatings (standard on all LX200-ACF systems), you have the ultimate...
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Meade LX90 Wedge Adapter Plate (07389) $74.95
Meade LX90 Wedge Adapter Plate 07389. Allows mounting of an 8” Meade LX90 to the Meade 8” Equatorial Wedge allowing the LX90 to be polar aligned for long-exposure astrophotography. Description This adapter converts the standard three hole mounting pattern of the Meade 8” wedge to the single central mounting bolt required by all LX90 models. Compatible with Meade 8" Wedge as well as discontinued 10" Wedge and Meade SuperWedges. Not required for Meade UltraWedge. Product carries full one year Meade factory limited warranty. Specifications UPC 709942000160 Assembled Product Dimensions 7.30 x 7.30 x 8.00 Assembled Product Weight 2.7 Warranty 1...
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Meade LX90 ACF 8" f10 Computerized Telesco... $3,199.99
On Sale From August 15 to September 16, 2022! Catch this one quick! The Meade 8" LX90 ACF telescope is an extremely versatile, high-resolution Go-To telescope, in a very compact form given the large aperture. With pushbutton controls, automatic locating and tracking of celestial objects, and a wealth of object data at your fingertips in the AudioStar controller, the LX90 will provide hours of enjoyment under the night sky. Both visual astronomers and astrophotographers alike will appreciate the quality and capability of this powerful telescope. Description Features an 8" aperture, 2032mm focal length, and f/10 focal ratio with Dual-Fork Mounting....
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Meade ADAPTER PLATE, LX65/LS/LT TO SFT (62... $103.99
This anodized black adapter plate allows the LS/LT/LX65 telescopes to be mounted onto the Standard or Giant Field Tripods. Description The plate is made of aluminum and treated with a black anodized finish. Quick Overview Adapter plate for LX/65/LS/LT telescope models Will mount onto standard or giant field tripods Specifications Weight 1.2 lbs. Dimensions Diameter: 180mm Height: 20mm Additional included accessories Three (3) 5/16" X 18 SHCS Three (3) 5/16" Washers Hex Wrench Warranty Two year
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Meade LX85 10 LBS COUNTERWEIGHT (617005) $75.39
Use this Meade Instruments 10 lb Counterweight to properly balance an optical tube assembly (OTA) on your LX85 GoTo German equatorial mount. Description It can be used in place of the 9-pound counterweight that came with the mount for smaller OTAs or in conjunction with it for larger telescopes or when adding heavier accessories, guidescopes, or imaging rigs. The weight has a center hole for the counterweight shaft, and a thumbscrew that allows the weight to be secured anywhere along the shaft's length to achieve the precise balance required for smooth tracking and reduced stress on the gears. Quick Overview...
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Meade 16" F10 LOSMANDY DOVETAIL RAIL ASSY ... $207.99
The Meade 16" f/10 Losmandy Dovetail Rail Assembly is useful if you have an older 16" f/10 ACF Optical Tube that did not come with any mounting dovetail rails. Description Also useful if you are 'de-forking' an optical tube off of a fork mount, and wish to then use the tube on an EQ mount compatible with Losmandy dovetail rails. Can also be used on top of the optical tube as a second mounting dovetail system to hold accessories. Quick Overview Dovetail Rail assembly Includes radius blocks Designed for the f/10 version of the optical tube Works on top of...
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Meade 14" F10 LOSMANDY DOVETAIL RAIL ASSY ... $168.99
The Meade 14" f/10 Losmandy Dovetail Rail Assembly is useful if you have an older 14" f/10 ACF Optical Tube that did not come with any mounting dovetail rails, or if you wish to convert a current optical tube from the Vixen dovetail over to the Losmandy Dovetail. Description Also useful if you are 'de-forking' an optical tube off of a fork mount, and wish to then use the tube on an EQ mount compatible with Losmandy dovetail rails. Can also be used on top of the optical tube as a second mounting dovetail system to hold accessories. Quick Overview...
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Meade 12" F10 LOSMANDY DOVETAIL RAIL ASSY ... $129.99
The Meade 12" f/10 Losmandy Dovetail Rail Assembly is useful if you have an older 10" f/10 ACF Optical Tube that did not come with any mounting dovetail rails, or if you wish to convert a current optical tube from the Vixen dovetail over to the Losmandy Dovetail. Description Also useful if you are 'de-forking' an optical tube off of a fork mount such as the LX90 or LX200 arms, and wish to then use the tube on an EQ mount compatible with Losmandy dovetail rails. Can also be used on top of the optical tube as a second mounting...
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Meade 10" F10 LOSMANDY DOVETAIL RAIL ASSY ... $103.99
The Meade 10" f/10 Losmandy Dovetail Rail Assembly is useful if you have an older 10" f/10 ACF Optical Tube that did not come with any mounting dovetail rails, or if you wish to convert a current optical tube from the Vixen dovetail over to the Losmandy Dovetail. Description Also useful if you are 'de-forking' an optical tube off of a fork mount such as the LX90 or LX200 arms, and wish to then use the tube on an EQ mount compatible with Losmandy dovetail rails. Can also be used on top of the optical tube as a second mounting...
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Meade 8" F10 LOSMANDY DOVETAIL RAIL ASSY (... $90.99
The Meade 8" f/10 Losmandy Dovetail Rail Assembly is useful if you have an older 8" f/10 ACF optical tube that did not come with any mounting dovetail rails (such as some of the older LXD75 or LX85 optical tubes), or if you wish to convert a current Optical Tube from the Vixen dovetail over to the Losmandy Dovetail. Description Also useful if you are 'de-forking' an optical tube off of a fork mount such as the LX90 or LX200 arms, and wish to then use the tube on an EQ mount compatible with Losmandy dovetail rails. Can also be...
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Meade MEADE STAR TARGET PLANISPHERE (608058) $12.99
What better way to navigate the night sky than an easy-to-use planisphere? The tried-and-true planisphere is a device every beginning astronomer will benefit from owning. Whether you're observing from a dark-sky location or the light polluted city, this compact device will help you locate popular night sky objects. It's great for use with both telescopes, binoculars, or the unaided eye. Description The Meade Planisphere is easy to use. Simply rotate the planisphere map in its housing to set the observing date and time. With the date and time set, a detailed constellation map of the night sky is visible on...
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Meade MEADE MOON MAP (608057) $16.89
The Moon is Earth's nearest neighbor and certainly the easiest target to locate in the night sky. It's the ideal target to observe your first night out and will keep you amazed with its numerous features and astonishing detail. The Moon's surface is breathtaking in large telescopes, small telescopes, and even binoculars. So why not spend some time exploring our nearest neighbor with the Meade Moon Map 260? Description The Meade Moon Map 260 identifies over 260 lunar surface features including craters, mountain ranges, valleys, rilles, "seas" and more. Each feature is cross-referenced in the Moon Map's tables with its...
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Meade FLEXIBLE DEW SHIELD, 14" - 16" ACF (... $150.79
Protect your corrector plate from dew and from unwanted sources of light outside the telescope. This dew shield is padded to protect your telescope's finish while providing high-quality optics protection. Description A great companion for star parties and night time viewing, this essential accessory also helps keep the front corrector plate dry on cold and humid nights. Sizes available for 8, 10, 12, 14 - 16 inch SCT and ACF telescopes. The shield is flexible, rollable, and black flocked on the inside surface which improves contrast by decreasing internal reflections. Product Dimensions: 15" x 57.1"Product Weight: 1.5lbs. Quick Overview Compatible...
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Meade FLEXIBLE DEW SHIELD, 8" ACF (608025) $61.09
Protect your corrector plate from dew and from unwanted sources of light outside the telescope. This dew shield is padded to protect your telescope's finish while providing high-quality optics protection. Description A great companion for star parties and night time viewing, this essential accessory also helps keep the front corrector plate dry on cold and humid nights. Sizes available for 8, 10, 12, 14 - 16 inch SCT and ACF telescopes. The shield is flexible, rollable, and black flocked on the inside surface which improves contrast by decreasing internal reflections. Product Dimensions: 15" x 31.5"Product Weight: 0.9lbs. Quick Overview Compatible...
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Meade LXPS 18 PORTABLE SOLAR CHARGER (606006) $259.99
Portable solar charger for LXPS 18 Lithium Power Supply. 50W, 4-panel, fold-able & lightweight design with a handle. Description Ability to charge telescope & multiple devices outdoors simultaneously. Advanced coma-free (ACF), maksutov-cassegrain, reflector and refractor. Perfect for astroimaging, bird watching, camping, hiking, hunting, observing, solar imaging, solar viewing, spectating, and travel. Quick Overview Compatible with LXPS 18 Lithium Portable Power Supply 4-panel foldable design (12.5W per panel) Maximum power: 50W Two year warranty Specifications Maximum Power (Pmax) 50W Open-Circuit Voltage (VOC) 21.3 Voltage at Pmax (Vmp) 17.8 Short-Circuit Current (Isc) 3.03 Current at Pmax (Imp) 2.9 Cells Efficiency 18.40% Maximum...
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Meade BATTERY PACK, LXPS-18 AH LITHIUM (60... $298.99
222 Watt-hour Lithium-Ion Battery with 12v DC output, ideal for powering your 12v telescope. It features a 110V AC inverter to power your laptop or other 110V AC-powered accessory. It also includes 5v USB charge ports and can power multiple electronic devices at the same time, allowing you the ability to multi-task while observing. Description 18AH CAPACITY FOR MULTIPLE NIGHTS OF OBSERVING Features a capacity of 18Ah, ideal for powering your 12v telescope. It can also power multiple electronic devices at the same time allowing you the ability to multi-task while observing. Power your telescope, charge your phone or tablet,...
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Meade SERIES 5000 2" ENHANCED DIAGONAL MIR... $233.99
Meade Series 5000 2" Enhanced Diagonal Mirror -- Our best diagonal for Meade LX90 and LX200 models. Features an incredible 99% reflective surface across the visual spectrum. Description For spectacular views of the universe, use the best diagonal on the market - the Series 5000. Includes a Schmidt-Cassegrain to 2" Adapter. For use with all Meade LT, LS, LX90, LX200, and other models with a standard "Schmidt-Cassegrain" type rear cell threads. Includes a 1.25" eyepiece adapter so you can use both 2" and 1.25" barrel eyepiece types and features a non-marring compression ring to safely secure your valuable eyepieces. The...
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Meade AUDIOSTAR CONTROLLER (07640) $254.79
This AudioStar Controller from Meade works with all Meade LX90 series telescopes, the ETX-90 and ETX-125, telescopes using the LXD75 mount, and any other Meade telescopes that are equipped to use the #497 Autostar controller. With a database of over 38,000 objects and a built-in speaker, the Meade AudioStar will not only help you find objects with its easy, user-friendly interface, it can talk to you about a wide range of objects for a truly interactive experience. Description If you don’t know what’s up in the sky on a particular evening, or don’t have a particular observing schedule in mind,...
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Meade LX850 10LB STAINLESS STEEL COUNTERWE... $285.99
Counterweights help optimize the performance of your Meade LX850 mount by allowing you to balance the attached telescope for smooth, precise motion adjustments. Description If you acquire a telescope that is heavier than the one that came with your equatorial mount and tripod, you'll likely need additional counterweights to optimize balance of the system. You may also need an extra counterweight if you add a lot of heavy astrophotography gear to your system to help balance heavier camera-equipped loads. Features stainless steel construction for ultimate durability, and is threaded for counterweight shaft on the mount. Warranty note: Limited Warranty against...
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Meade LX850 26LB STAINLESS STEEL COUNTERWE... $428.99
Counterweights help optimize the performance of your Meade LX850 mount by allowing you to balance the attached telescope for smooth, precise motion adjustments. Description If you acquire a telescope that is heavier than the one that came with your equatorial mount and tripod, you'll likely need additional counterweights to optimize balance of the system. You may also need an extra counterweight if you add a lot of heavy astrophotography gear to your system to help balance heavier camera-equipped loads. Features stainless steel construction for ultimate durability, and is threaded for counterweight shaft on the mount. Warranty note: Limited Warranty against...
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Meade #1405 TUBE BALANCE WEIGHT SYSTEM (07... $287.29
Balance heavy accessories attached to the front or rear of the telescope with this handy tube weight that attaches easily to the factory-prepared tube of your telescope. Description Attaches in minutes using existing accessory mounting bolts on your scope. No drilling required. Each set includes a single three pound, single two pound and single one pound weight (total of six pounds) permitting considerable variation in the total weight available for balancing. For all 14" LX200 models including ACF and older Schmidt-Cassegrain designs. Warranty note: Limited Warranty against defects in materials or workmanship for two years from date of purchase. This...
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Meade SERIES 4000 MOON FILTER ND96 (07531) $29.89
The Meade Series 4000 Moon Filter is a Neutral Density filter (ND96) that transmits 13% of the incoming light through the glass. This lunar filter transmits light uniformly across the entire visual spectrum, meaning there will not be any annoying color shifts like with some inexpensive moon filters. Description It serves as an excellent filter to reduce glare when observing the Moon with larger telescopes. This filter may also be employed in the splitting of close double stars where one of the binary pair significantly exceeds the other in brightness. Threaded for and compatible with all Meade Series 4000 and...
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Meade UNIVERSAL AC POWER ADAPTER (07584) $90.99
Plugs into any standard household electrical outlet and connects to the 12V input jack on the telescope's control panel. Description Compatible with most Meade models including LS-6 and LS-8, LT models, ETX-125, all LXD-75 models, all LX90 models, all LX200GPS and ACF models up to 14" diameter, all RCX400/LX400 models, and additional models which have a 12V "phono" type power input jack. Warranty note: Limited Warranty against defects in materials or workmanship for two years from date of purchase. This warranty is provided by Meade for the benefit of the original retail purchaser only. For complete warranty details contact Meade...
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Meade LX90 WEDGE ADAPTER PLATE (07389) $71.49
The Meade LX90 Wedge Adapter Plate is designed to allow the mounting of Meade LX90 models to Meade Equatorial Wedges so the LX90 series can be polar aligned for astrophotography. Description This adapter converts the standard three hole mounting pattern of Meade wedges to the single central mounting bolt required by all LX90 models. Provides secure and stable mounting for all sizes of LX90 to any Meade Equatorial Wedge. Note: this adapter is not required when connecting the LX90 to the X-Wedge. However, without this adapter, two people may be required to position and hold the LX90 against the X-Wedge...
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Meade VARIABLE PROJECTION CAMERA ADAPTER (... $83.19
The Variable Projection Camera Adapter allows for a range of effective focal ratios during eyepiece-projection photography. Compatible with telescopes with 1.25" focuser. Description Inserts into any 1.25" eyepiece holder and a 1.25" eyepiece is then typically inserted into the adapter, usually in the 15mm to 32mm focal length range. The machined sliding-cell assembly can be fixed at any position along its length and is held in position via thumbscrew. The resulting effective focal ratio is then determined by the sliding adjustment and eyepiece used. For DSLR cameras, a T-Mount is required and can be ordered separately for your camera brand....
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Meade BASIC CAMERA ADAPTER (1.25") (07356) $64.99
The Meade Basic Camera Adapter (1.25") is designed for astrophotography or imaging using eypiece projection photography. Description The Basic Camera Adapter (1.25") accepts an eyepiece that will project an enlarged image to the camera or imager such as a Meade DSI. A 1.25" eyepiece is typically inserted into the body of the Basic Camera Adapter, typically in the 15mm to 32mm focal length range. The resulting effective focal ratio is then determined by the eyepiece and telescope used. For DSLR type cameras a T-ring is additionally required, ordered separately for your camera brand. The Basic Camera Adapter permits a rigid...
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Meade #62 T-ADAPTER FOR ALL LT, LS, LX90, ... $64.99
This Meade T-Adapter is a Schmidt-Cassegrain style telescope adapter for prime focus photography. Compatible with all Meade LS, LX90 and LX200 models including ACF and older Schmidt-Cassagrain designs which have a standard Schmidt-Cassegrain type rear cell thread. Description The T-Adapter threads to the rear cell of the telescope directly without use of an eyepiece holder. Output is a standard photographic T-thread (male) to which many imaging devices including the Meade DSI will thread directly. For film based SLR cameras a T-ring is required, ordered separately for your DSLR camera brand. The appropriate optional T-ring will thread onto the universal threads...
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Meade #1403 TUBE BALANCE WEIGHT SYSTEM (07... $220.99
Balance heavy accessories attached to the front or rear of the telescope with this handy tube weight system that attaches easily to the factory-prepared tube of your telescope. Description Attaches in minutes using existing accessory mounting bolts on your scope. No drilling required. Each set includes a single three pound, single two pound and single one pound weight (total of six pounds) permitting considerable variation in the total weight available for balancing. For all 12" LX90 and LX200 models including ACF and older Schmidt-Cassegrain designs. Warranty note: Limited Warranty against defects in materials or workmanship for two years from date...
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Meade #1404 TUBE BALANCE WEIGHT SYSTEM (07... $246.99
Balance heavy accessories attached to the front or rear of the telescope with this handy tube weight that attaches easily to the factory-prepared tube of your telescope. Description Attaches in minutes using existing accessory mounting bolts on your scope. No drilling required. Each set includes a single three pound, single two pound and single one pound weight (total of six pounds) permitting considerable variation in the total weight available for balancing. Additional two pound weights available separately, see stock number 07300. For all 16" LX200 models including ACF, GPS and older Schmidt-Cassegrain designs. Warranty note: Limited Warranty against defects in...
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Meade #1402 TUBE BALANCE WEIGHT SYSTEM (07... $220.99
Balance heavy accessories attached to the front or rear of the telescope with this handy tube weight system that attaches easily to the factory-prepared tube of your telescope. Attaches in minutes using existing accessory mounting bolts on your scope. No drilling required. Description Each set includes a single three pound, single two pound and single one pound weight (total of six pounds) permitting considerable variation in the total weight available for balancing. For all 10" LX90 and LX200 models including ACF and older Schmidt-Cassegrain designs. Warranty note: Limited Warranty against defects in materials or workmanship for two years from date...
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Meade #1401 TUBE BALANCE WEIGHT SYSTEM (07... $220.99
Balance heavy accessories attached to the front or rear of the telescope with this handy tube weight that attaches easily to the factory-prepared tube of your telescope. Description Attaches in minutes using existing accessory mounting bolts on your scope. No drilling required. Each set includes a single three pound, single two pound and single one pound weight (total of six pounds) permitting considerable variation in the total weight available for balancing. Additional two pound weights available separately, see stock number 07300. For all 8" LX90 and LX200 models including ACF and older Schmidt-Cassegrain designs. Warranty note: Limited Warranty against defects...
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Meade 905 VARIABLE POLARIZING FILTER (1.25... $83.19
This purpose built Moon filter allows the user to easily decrease the image brightness for more comfortable viewing of the Moon. Includes two polarizer filters mounted in a special cell with finger adjustable slide control to vary light transmission from 5% to 25%. Description The Moon at half phase or greater can be dazzlingly bright, especially through a larger telescope of 10" diameter or more, potentially making detailed observations an eye watering experience. This very handy item for the frequent Lunar observer makes the experience much more comfortable. The variable filter allows quick adjustment of the image brightness depending on...
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Meade #126 2X SHORT-FOCUS BARLOW LENS (1.2... $63.69
The Meade Series 4000 2x Short-Focus Barlow Lens is a compact "shorty" style 1.25" 2x lens. This means it doubles the magnification of your 1.25" eyepieces while providing high quality images. Meade's most popular Barlow due to its excellent quality, value, and usefulness on nearly every model telescope sold. Description It features a 26mm lens aperture, 1.25" diameter barrel, multi-coated optics, and will doubles the power of any 1.25" eyepiece without adding a very long length between the telescope and the eyepiece like some longer Barlow lenses would. Insert this into the telescope's eyepiece holder first, and then insert your...
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Meade SC THREAD TO 2" ACCESSORY ADAPTER (0... $136.49
The Meade 2" Accessory Adapter is designed for all Meade ACF, SCT, and LS models. It converts the rear cell thread of the telescope to a 2" female slip fit opening, allowing use of 2" accessories such as 2" nosepiece diagonals and 2" eyepieces. Description Compatible with all years and models of Meade Schmidt-Cassegrain and Advanced Coma Free models including 2080, 2120, LX50, LX200, RCX, and LS models and other models which have a Schmidt-Cassegrain rear cell thread. Limited Warranty against defects in materials or workmanship for two years from date of purchase. This warranty is provided by Meade for...
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Meade #507 CABLE CONNECTOR KIT (07047) $59.79
The #507 Cable Connector Kit allows connecting your LX200-ACF Autostar II keypad to the serial port on your personal computer/laptop. Description Also compatible with LX200GPS and LX200 "Classic" (pre-Autostar). Length is six feet. Software not included. May also be used with USB adapter (sold separately) to connect to an available USB port on the PC. Note: serial port interface. USB Adapter not included, available for separate purchase. A Pentium II/400mhz computer is recommended. For Windows XP or 32-bit Vista operating systems. USB support is not available for 64-bit Vista or Windows 7 operating systems. Limited Warranty against defects in materials...
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Meade #607 DC POWER CORD W/ CIGARETTE LIGH... $38.99
Lets you power most Meade models from a car cigarette lighter style power socket. Description Works with Meade ETX90, ETX-125, LXD-75, LS and LT models, LX90 models, LX200GPS and ACF models up to 14" diameter, all RCX/LX400 models, and other models which have a 12V "phono" type power input jack. Note: not compatible with DS-2000 series telescopes, 18 volt LX200 "Classic models, or 16" LX200 which require 18 volts. Offering convenient power on the go, this item is great for saving batteries and for extended star parties. Includes a 25 foot extension cord. Limited Warranty against defects in materials or...
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Meade X-WEDGE (07028) $974.99
The Meade X-Wedge is designed for long exposure astrophotography and imaging with Meade LX90, LX200, and LX600 models up to 14" diameter. This extremely heavy duty wedge allows for secure and stable mounting with exceptional vibration damping of larger Meade SC and ACF telescopes. Description This precision CNC machined wedge is constructed from ultra-rigid aircraft grade aluminum with smooth, accurate altitude and azimuth adjustments. Thirty percent more stable than competing equatorial wedges, the X-Wedge sets a new standard for equatorial stability while allowing for tracking from horizon to horizon without need of any meridian flip such as required by German...
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Meade STANDARD FIELD TRIPOD (07020) $1,038.70
Aiming a telescope is a joy when using the Orion 9x50 Illuminated Right-Angle CI Finder Scope thanks to its easy-to-see crosshairs, big 50mm aperture, correct-image view and comfortable right-angle design. Description While many finder scopes employ black crosshairs which are difficult at best to see against a night sky background, this deluxe model of ours features an adjustable-brightness red LED illuminator so the double crosshairs can be seen easily at night for efficient centering of celestial targets in a telescope. The comfortable right-angle orientation of the finder scope eye lens eliminates the need to contort your neck and back around...
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Meade GIANT FIELD TRIPOD (07017) $1,299.99
Meade Giant Field Tripod as supplied with the Meade 12" and 14" LX200-ACF models #07017. The Meade Giant Field Tripod gives your larger Meade the research-grade foundation needed for the most demanding applications such as extremely high power observing and astrophotograpy or CCD imaging. Description Tripod height is adjustable from 34" to 54", allowing comfortable standing or seated observations through the telescope. Features super strong and exceptionally rigid large diameter chromed steel legs for excellent vibration damping. Telescope may be mounted in altitude-azimuth (vertical-horizontal) mode or can be equatorially (polar) aligned using an optionally available Meade Ultrawedge. Tripod weight is...
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Meade 8" EQUATORIAL WEDGE (07002) $363.99
The Meade 8" Equatorial Wedge allows for polar alignment of Meade 8" model ACF and SC models, as required for long exposure astrophotography and imaging. For use with Meade Field Tripods as supplied with compatible models. Also compatible with Meade LX90 models when combined with the optional LX90 Wedge Adapter Plate. Description Equatorial alignment is required for astrophotography and imaging exposures longer than about 5 minutes. The Meade 8" Wedge is mounted between a telescope and the tripod to accomplish the tilt of an equatorial type mount that matches the observer's latitude and permits precise polar alignment of your telescope....
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Meade POLARIS 127 EQ REFLECTOR (216005) $363.99
The Polaris 127mm Telescope has a 127mm aperture and focal length of 1000mm (f/7.9). The stable Equatorial mount includes slow-motion control cables that allow for easy and quick viewing across different directions. Description The telescope includes accessories such as a Red-Dot finder scope, 2x Barlow lens, and three eyepieces that provide varying levels of magnification. This gives you the versatility of both narrow and wide fields of view. The Polaris 127mm comes complete with everything you need to view the wonders of the night sky the first time out. When fully assembled, the Polaris 127mm weighs approximately 19 lbs. Each...
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Meade POLARIS 114 EQ REFLECTOR (216004) $324.99
The Polaris 114mm telescope has a 114mm aperture and focal length of 1000mm (f/8.8). The stable Equatorial mount includes slow-motion control cables that allow for easy and quick viewing across different directions. Description The telescope includes accessories such as a Red-Dot finder scope, 2x Barlow lens, and three eyepieces that provide varying levels of magnification. This gives you the versatility of both narrow and wide fields of view. The Polaris 114mm comes complete with everything you need to view the wonders of the night sky the first time out. When fully assembled, the Polaris 114mm weighs approximately 19 lbs. Each...
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Meade POLARIS 90 EQ REFRACTOR (216003) $428.99
The Polaris 90mm Telescope has a 90mm aperture and focal length of 1000mm (f/11.1). The stable Equatorial mount includes slow-motion control cables that allow for easy and quick viewing across different directions. Description The telescope includes accessories such as a Red-Dot Viewfinder, 2x Barlow Lens, and three eyepieces that provide varying levels of magnification. This gives you the versatility of both narrow and wide fields of view. The Polaris 90mm comes complete with everything you need to view the wonders of the night sky the first time out. When fully assembled, the Polaris 90mm weighs approximately 18 lbs. Each Polaris...
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Meade INFINITY 70 ALT/AZ REFRACTOR (209003) $155.99
The Infinity 70mm telescope has a 70mm aperture and focal length of 700mm (f/10). The Alt-azimuth mount includes a slow-motion control rod that allows for easy and quick viewing across different directions. Description The telescope includes accessories such as a Red-Dot finder scope, 2x Barlow lens, and two eyepieces that provide varying levels of magnification. This gives you the versatility of both narrow and wide fields of views. The Infinity 70mm comes complete with everything you need to view the wonders of the night sky the first time out. When fully assembled, the Infinity 70mm weighs approximately 6 lbs. Each...
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Meade LX85 8" ACF OTA ONLY (217025) $1,689.99
Has an Advanced Coma-Free (ACF) optical design offering the coma-free pinpoint star images and flatter image fields while reducing astigmatism and eliminates diffraction spikes. Features include a 8" (203mm) aperture, 2032mm focal length, and f/10 focal ratio. Description Equipped with an internal single speed focuser and Ultra High Transmission Coatings (UHTC) for the improvement of brighter star clusters, more fine detail in nebulae, and greater surface features on planets. Includes (2) 1.25" Super Plossl eyepieces (9.7mm & 26mm) and a viewfinder (8x50 optical with crosshair) along with a vixen-style dovetail. With included accessories, the OTA weighs 11.5 lbs (5.2kg) and...
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Meade LX85 6" ACF OTA ONLY (217024) $1,169.99
The LX85 Series 6" ACF optical tube assembly has an Advanced Coma-Free (ACF) optical design offering the coma-free pinpoint star images and flat field while reducing astigmatism and eliminating diffraction spikes. Features include a 6" (152mm) aperture, 1524mm focal length, and f/10 focal ratio. Description Equipped with an internal single speed focuser and Ultra High Transmission Coatings (UHTC). These features provide beautiful images of brighter star clusters, more fine detail in nebulae, and greater surface features on planets. Includes 1.25" Plössl eyepieces (9.7mm & 26mm), a star diagonal, and a viewfinder (8x50 optical with crosshair) along with a vixen-style dovetail....

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