About this product
Part Number: 217002
Meade 6" Maksutov Cassegrain Telescope with LX85 Computerised GOTO German Equatorial mount.
The LX85 Series 6" MAK Telescope has a Maksutov-Cassegrain optical design for pinpoint star images and extraordinary contrast, making it a great deep sky performer and ideal for detailed lunar and planetary observation as it easily soars to high magnifications.
Meade's new LX85 Series features a high-quality, portable, GoTo, German Equatorial Mount. The LX85 Series is the perfect choice for the cultivated observer and astro-imager looking to chase deep-sky objects! Use as a stand-alone mount or maximize your viewing potential with an array of different optical tubes. Meade's LX85 Series will keep you looking up for many years to come and sets a standard for mid-sized telescopes at a great price.
STURDY GOTO MOUNT
The LX85 mount features a vixen-style dovetail, for mounting optical tubes up to 33lbs, coupled with a sturdy build, that ensure smooth tracking performance. With it's included integer gearing in the motor drive, you’ll be able to track through long exposures using permanent periodic error correction (PPEC), another benefit for astrophotography. Seamlessly image the best parts of the night sky with not having to worry about performing a meridian flip. This stable mount can impressively handle slight load imbalances with ease. This mount includes an integrated autoguider port to readily connect to your autoguider camera, making your astro-imaging experience easy and straightforward.
AUDIOSTAR™ HAND BOX
With the included AudioStar™ hand controller, you have easy access to 30,000-objects, that you can view with a simple press of a button! AudioStar™ features a built-in speaker that plays educational content about the celestial objects you view!
- 150mm (6") Maksutov Cassegrain
- UHTC optical coatings
- 1800mm Focal Length
- f/12 Focal Ratio
- 9.7mm & 26mm Super Plössl (1.25") Eyepieces Included
- 8x50 Optical Viewfinder with Crosshair
- LX85 Go To Equatorial Mounting
What's in the box
- 8" Telescope OTA
- 9.7mm 1.25" Plössl Eyepiece
- 26mm 1.25" Plössl Eyepiece
- 1.25" Diagonal
- 8x50 Finder
- Vixen-style Dovetail
- LX85 Equatorial Mounting and Tripod
|Series ||LX85 Telescopes |
|Clear Aperture ||6" (150mm) |
|Optical Design ||Maksutov Cassegrain |
|Optical Coatings ||UHTC™ |
|Focal Length ||1800mm |
|Focal Ratio ||f/12 |
|Viewfinder ||8x50 Optical with Crosshair |
|Eyepiece(s) ||9.7mm & 26mm Super Plössl, 1.25" |
|Focuser Mechanism ||Internal Single Speed Focuser |
|Diagonal ||2" 90-Degree Diagonal Mirror |
|Assembled Product Dimensions ||47.2" x 47.2" x 64" |
|Assembled Product Weight ||47lbs |
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