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Meade 6" Reflector LX85 GoTo EQ Telescope
Condition: Brand New in Original Packaging
- 6" (150mm) aperture
- 750mm focal length
- f/5 focal ratio
- SiO2 optical coatings
- Vixen-style dovetail receiver
- 33 lb. payload capacity
- Built-in integer gearing motor drive
- Integrated autoguider port
- AudioStar hand controller
Meade’s new LX85 Series features a high-quality, portable, GoTo, German equatorial mount with AudioStar Hand box. 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.
The LX85 Series 6" Reflector has a Newtonian Reflector with parabolic primary mirror optical design and features a 6" (150mm) aperture, 750mm focal length, and f/5 focal ratio for clear and bright views of faraway objects. This f/5 optical system provides spectacular wide-field images for the discriminating deep-sky observer and astrophotographer. Equipped with a 2" rack & pinion focuser and aluminum with SiO2 optical coatings. this reflector telescope gives you the tools you need for an amazing night with the stars. The OTA alone weighs 11.38 lbs and has dimensions of 7.4" x 27.6".
Sturdy GoTo Mount
The LX85 features a Vixen-style dovetail receiver for mounting optical tubes up to 33 lbs., coupled with a sturdy build and low-cog servo-motors that ensure smooth tracking performance. This stable mount can impressively handle slight load imbalances with ease. With its built-in integer gearing motor drive, you’ll be able to track through long exposures using Meade’s Smart Drive feature for recording permanent periodic error correction (PPEC).Seamlessly image the best parts of the night sky without having to worry about performing a meridian flip.
The LX85 mount also includes an integrated autoguider port to readily connect to your autoguider camera, making your astro-imaging experience easy and straightforward. If these features weren’t already enough, the LX85 is compatible with the Meade Zero-Image Shift Electronic Micro focuser and wired illuminated reticles.
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 over four hours of educational content about the celestial objects you view!
Grows With You
Capable of handling a wide variety of optical tubes and equipment, expandable and upgradable, the Meade LX85 mount is designed for you to rediscover the night sky again and again. Whether you are at a beginner level or you’re venturing into astrophotography, the LX85 Series is the portable and reliable mount to grow with your level of experience.
What's in the Box
- Meade 6" Reflector LX85 GoTo EQ Telescope
- 9mm 1.25" Plossl Eyepiece
- 26mm 1.25" Plossl Eyepiece
- 8x50 Optical Viewfinder with Crosshair
- 2" 90-Degree Mirror with 1.25" Adapter
- Vixen-Style Dovetail
- 1 Year Warranty
- Eyepieces Type: Super Plössl
- Focus System: 2" Rack and Pinion
- Clear Aperture: 6" (150mm)
- Optical Design: Newtonian Reflector
- Focal Length: 750mm
- Focal Ratio: f/5
- Viewfinder: 8x50 Optical with Crosshair
- Eyepiece(s): 9mm & 26mm Plössl, 1.25"
- Focuser Mechanism: 2" Rack and Pinion
- Dovetail: Vixen-Style
- Hand Controller: AudioStar
- Object Database: 30,000 objects
- Permanent Periodic Error Correction (PPEC): Yes
- Power Source: 12v DC, 5 Amp Power Supply (Optional)
- Assembled Product Dimensions: 47.2" x 47.2" x 66" (120cm x 120cm x 168cm)
- Assembled Product Weight: 45.5 lbs. (20.7 kg)
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