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Meade LX65 8" ACF

£1,299.00

Quick Overview

Introducing the Meade Meade LX65 8" ACF, featuring 8-inch f/10 Advanced Coma Free Telescope and secondary dovetail holder to mount additional scopes and accessories.



  • The LX65 mount has the ability to hold two optical tubes at once, either side of its fork arm



  • 203mm (8") Advanced-Coma Free (ACF™) Cassegrain Telescope



  • 2032mm Focal Length



  • f/10 Focal Ratio



  • 26mm Super Plössl (1.25") Eyepiece, Star Diagonal & Red-Dot Viewfinder INCLUDED



  • 2 Vixen-Style Dovetail Saddle Plates can take a wide variety of Telescopes and accessories



  • Built-in handle for enhanced portability

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The Meade LX65 8" ACF is the next in Meade's continuing line-up of classical Cassegrain telescopes - this time with the ability to mount a second telescope or additional accessory in line with the main instrument. The LX65 mount feature dual internal and external Vixen-profile saddle plates, which allow a huge range of potential configurations of telescopes to be mounted side-by-side.


The Goto system for this mount is the tried and tested Meade Audiostar system, with unique audio commentary on hundreds of objects. The system will also talk you through the alignment and setup process of the mount, which beginners find invaluable.


The telescope itself is a powerful Schmidt-Cassegrain the instrument, which features Meade's Advanced Coma Free optics, ensuring a flat field edge-to-edge, with none of the traditional coma which ordinary Schmidts suffer from.


Specifications:


Series LX65 Telescopes


UPC 709942998894


Warranty 1 Year


Eyepieces Type Super Plössl


Clear Aperture 8" (203mm)


Optical Design Advanced Coma-Free (ACF)


Optical Coatings UHTC™


Focal Length 2032mm


Focal Ratio f/10


Viewfinder Red-Dot Viewfinder


Eyepiece(s) Super Plössl 26mm


Barlow None


Focuser Mechanism Single Speed Focuser


Diagonal Meade #07202 Diagonal Mirror, 1.25"


Dovetail Vixen-Style


Hand Controller AudioStar™


Object Database 30,000 objects


Power Source Eight (8) C-size Batteries or 12v External Power (USER SUPPLIED)


Assembled Product Dimensions 33.5" x 39" x 62.5"


Assembled Product Weight 39.5 lbs / 17.92 kgs

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