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Meade LX65 6" ACF OTA ONLY (228013)

by Meade
SKU 228013
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$1,104.99 - $1,104.99
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Featuring 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 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) for the improvement of brighter star clusters, more fine detail in nebulae, and greater surface features on planets. Includes (1) 26mm,1.25" Super Plossl eyepiece and a red-dot viewfinder along with a vixen-style dovetail. With included accessories, the OTA weighs 4.8kg (10 lbs. 9oz.) and has dimensions of 45cm X 23cm X 22cm.

The heart of any telescope is its optics. Meade delivers the highest quality professional grade optics available. These optical tubes feature large apertures and Meade's Advanced Coma-Free (ACF) optics coupled with Meade's Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC), giving you the ultimate in premium optics. The LX65 is an ideal high-resolution visual observing instrument but is also fully qualified for the more advanced areas of astronomy, including planetary astrophotgraphy. Observe Saturn's rings, the surface of the Moon, and even the cloud bands on Jupiter in great detail.

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 at 800-626-3233.

Quick Overview

  • 6" f/10 Advanced Coma Free Optics
  • 1524mm focal length
  • Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC)
  • Vixen narrow style mounting rail
  • Includes Series 4000 26mm 1.25" Super Plossl eyepiece, 1.25" mirror diagonal, and red-dot finder scope
  • Weighs 10.6 lbs with included accessories

Specifications

Best for viewing
Lunar & planetary
Best for imaging Solar, lunar, planetary & Messier objects
Astro-imaging capability Lunar, planetary & long exposure
User Level Intermediate
Optical design
Advanced Coma-Free (ACF)
Optical diameter 150mm
Focal Length 1524mm
Focal Ratio f/10.0
Eyepieces Super Plossl 26.0mm (1.25")
Magnification with included eyepieces 59x
Resolving Power 0.77arc*sec
Lowest useful magnification 21x
Highest useful magnification 300x
Highest theoretical magnification 300x
Limiting stellar magnitude 13.5
Optical quality Diffraction limited
Finder scope Reflex sight
Focuser Internal
Diagonal degrees
1.25" 90° Mirror Star
Mount type
Optical Tube without Mount
Weight, optical tube 10.6 lbs.
Additional included accessories Vixen style dovetail bar, 1.25" mirror star diagonal, Red-dot finder scope
Other features Ultra High Transmission Coatings (UHTC)
Warranty Two year

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