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Meade LX65 5" Maksutov-Cassegrain OTA Only

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The LX65 Series 5" MAK features 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.
Our Product #: 655MOTA
Meade Product #: 228011
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Product Description

The LX65 Series 5" MAK features 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. Features a 5" (127mm) aperture, 1900mm focal length, and f/15 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 (1) 26mm, 1.25" Super Plossl eyepiece and a red-dot viewfinder along with a vixen-style dovetail. With included accessories, the OTA weighs 3.2kg (6lbs. 11oz.) and has dimensions of 42.5cm x 20cm x 16cm.

MEADE PREMIUM OPTICS

The heart of any telescope is its optics. Meade delivers the highest quality professional grade optics available. These optical tubes feature large apertures 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.

Tech Details

Aperture 5" (127mm)
Focal Length 1900mm
Focal Ratio f/15
Heaviest Single Component 7 lbs
Weight 7 lbs
Warranty 1 year

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Includes (1) 26mm, 1.25" Super Plossl eyepiece and a red-dot viewfinder along with a vixen-style dovetail.