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Meade LX85 6" ACF OTA ONLY (217024)

by Meade
SKU 217024
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Original price $1,169.99 - Original price $1,169.99
Original price
$1,169.99 - $1,169.99
Current price $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.


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. With included accessories, the OTA weighs11.5lbs (5.2kg) and has dimensions of 21.7cm x 42cm.

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" (152mm) f/10 Advanced Coma Free Optics
  • 1524mm focal length
  • Ultra-High Transmission Coatings UHTC
  • Vixen narrow style mounting dovetail rail
  • Includes 1.25" 26mm, 9.7mm Plössl eyepieces, star diagonal, and 8x50 optical finderscope
  • Designed and Manufactured in North America


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 152mm
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
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
Tube material Aluminum
Weight, optical tube 11.5 lbs.
Additional included accessories Vixen style dovetail bar, Red-dot finder
Other features Ultra High Transmission Coatings (UHTC)
Warranty Two year

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