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Meade LX65 Series 5" Maksutov-Cassegrain Telescope with GoTo Single-Fork Alt-Az Arm Mount and Tripod, 1900mm f/15, UHTC CoatingSKU: MDLX65M5Mfr. Part: 228001

Item Includes

Meade LX65 Series 5" Maksutov-Cassegrain Telescope - LX65 GoTo Single-Fork Alt-Az Arm Mount and Tripod - 26mm Super Plossl (1.25") Eyepiece - Red-Dot Viewfinder - #918A 90-Degree Prism Diagonal (1.25") - AudioStar GoTo Hand Controller - Meade 1 Year Limited Warranty

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. The OTA alone weighs 6.2 lbs and has dimensions of 5.8" x 14.3".

Single Fork Arm Mount
The LX65 features a newly designed single arm mount with Meade's AudioStar Hand controller. This new mount is compact, yet sturdy, providing a great combination of portability and performance. Additionally, the LX65 has the ability to hold two optical tubes, making your experience twice as enjoyable! With its quick and portable setup, you're ready to start observing in minutes. The LX65 system breaks down into 3 compact pieces and does not require any tools, making it a breeze to transport to your favorite dark sky location!

This versatile scope features two dovetail receivers that allows you to use two optical tubes at once! Attach up to a 7lb OTA on the secondary saddle for a chance to observe your objects both in wide field or close up. This added versatility makes the LX65 great for astronomy outreach or sharing the night sky with others and will be sure to impress anyone with its technology and optics.

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.

Easy Align
The LX65 are smart scopes that know the night sky right out of the box. Enter your site information, find level and North and Easy Align picks two alignment stars for you and places them right in your viewfinder. Center them to fine tune your alignment and the wonders of the Universe are at your fingertips.

AudioStar
The Meade AudioStar hand controller features audio files and an internal speaker. This computerized celestial object location system plugs into the telescope's handbox port, allowing a quick telescope alignment. Once aligned with the sky, the AudioStar is ready to take you to any object in the over 30,000 object database. In addition to GOTO and tracking capability, AudioStar permits a wide array of fascinating and educational functions such as multiple guided tours, digital positional readouts, the ability to link with a PC using optionally available software and cord and much more.

Features

Ability to hold two optical tubes at once!127mm (5") Maksutov-Cassegrain1900mm Focal Lengthf/15 Focal Ratio26mm Super Plossl (1.25") Eyepiece & Red-Dot Viewfinder INCLUDED2 Vixen-Style Dovetail receiversBuilt-in handle for enhanced portability

Specifications

Experience LevelBeginner, IntermediateClear Aperture5" (127.00mm)Optical DesignMaksutov-CassegrainOptical CoatingsUHTCFocal Length1900mmFocal Ratiof/15ViewfinderRed-Dot ViewfinderEyepieces26mm Super Plossl, 1.25"BarlowNoFocuser MechanismSingle Speed Internal FocuserDiagonalMeade #07202 90 deg. star Diagonal Mirror
1.25" nose piece and holderDovetailVixen-StyleMount TypeMotorized single-fork alt-az arm mountHand ControllerAudioStarTripodAdjustable-height, stainless steelGPSNoObject Database30,000 objectsPower SourceEight (8) C-size Batteries or 12v External PowerDimensionsAssembled: 33.5 x 39 x 60" (85.09 x 99.06 x 152.40cm)
Optical Tube Assembly: 5.8 x 14.3" (14.73 x 36.32cm)WeightAssembled: 34.2 lbs (15.51kg)
Optical Tube Assembly: 6.2 lbs (2.81kg)  

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