Meade LX85 6" Equatorial GoTo ACF SCT

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$1,399.00

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    • 152mm (6") Advanced Coma-Free (ACF™)






    • 1524mm (f/10) Focal Length






    • GoTo German Equatorial Mount with 33 lb. Payload Capacity






    • Features AudioStar™: 30,000+ Object-Database


Our Product #: LX856S
Meade Product #: 217005
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Product Description

The LX85 Series 6" ACF™ Telescope 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. 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, additional fine detail in nebulae, and greater surface features on planets. Includes (2) 1.25" Plossl eyepieces (9.7mm & 26mm) and a viewfinder (8x50 optical with crosshair) along with a vixen-style dovetail. Assembled Product Weight: 45.5lbs. Assembled Product Dimensions: 47.2" x 47.2" x 63".

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!

Tech Details

Aperture 6" (152.4mm)
Focal Length 1524mm
Focal Ratio f/10
Heaviest Single Component 20 lbs
Motorized Controls Computerized GoTo
Weight 45.5 lbs.
Supplied Eyepiece (2) 1.25" Plossl eyepieces (9.7mm & 26mm)
Telescope Type Schmidt-Cassegrain
View Finder 8x50mm
Warranty 1 year

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Supplied Accessories

Includes (2) 1.25" Plossl eyepieces (9.7mm & 26mm), 2" Star Diagonal, viewfinder (8x50 optical with crosshair) along with a Vixen-style dovetail.