Meade LX85 Series 6" ACF

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The LX85 Series 6" ACF 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.

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Weight 45.5lbs
Optical Design Advanced Coma-Free (ACF)
Aperture 6 inch
Mount Type EQ Go-To
Focal Length 1524mm
Focal Ratio F10
Finderscope 8x50mm with cross-hair reticle
Power Requirements 12v DC (not supplied)
Optical Coatings UHTC™ - Ultra High Transmission
What is more important to you? Image resolution over brightness
Would you like a telescope to navigate for you? Yes, I would like a scope to guide me.
Warranty One Year

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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™) for the improvement of brighter star clusters, more fine detail in nebulae, and greater surface features on planets. Includes (2) 1.25" Plossl eyepieces (9mm & 26mm) and a viewfinder (8x50 optical with crosshair) along with a vixen-style dovetail. The OTA alone weighs 9.14 lbs and has dimensions of 8.5" x 16.5".

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 to choose from. 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 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!

Series LX85 Telescopes
UPC 709942998788
Warranty 1 Year
Eyepieces Type Super Plössl
Focus System 2" Rack and Pinion
Clear Aperture 6" (152.4mm)
Optical Design Advanced Coma-Free (ACF)
Optical Coatings UHTC™
Focal Length 1524mm
Focal Ratio f/10
Viewfinder 8x50 Optical with Crosshair
Eyepiece(s) 9mm & 26mm Plössl, 1.25"
Focuser Mechanism Internal Single Speed Focuser
Diagonal 1.25" 90-Degree Diagonal Mirror
Dovetail Vixen-Style
Hand Controller AudioStar™
Object Database 30,000 objects
Power Source 12v DC, 5 Amp Power Supply (Optional)
Assembled Product Dimensions 47.2" x 47.2" x 63" (120cm x 120cm x 160cm)
Assembled Product Weight 45.5 lbs. (20.7kg)
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