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Meade LX65 Series 6" f/12 Maksutov-Cassegrain GoTo Telescope
Condition: Brand New in Original Packaging
What's in the Box
- Meade LX65 Series 6" f/12 Maksutov-Cassegrain GoTo Telescope
- 1.25" Super Plössl eyepiece
- Red-dot viewfinder
- 1-year warranty
Meade LX65 Mount and Tripod with AudioStar
The Meade LX65 Mount and Tripod with AudioStar is a compact and sturdy mount designed to hold up to two optical tubes for double the power and optical performance. Thanks to the quick and portable setup, you’ll be taking in the incredible sights of the universe in no time. Featuring a 3 piece design, the Meade LX65 Mount and Tripod doesn’t require any tools to set up so you can easily transport your Meade optics to your favorite stargazing site.
The LX65 is bringing more versatility to your nighttime star gazing. Capable of connecting to two optical tubes at once thanks to the two dovetail receivers, the Meade Mount and Tripod gives you more options for a superior optical performance. The Single-arm motorized Alt-Azimuth mount can attach up to a 7lb OTA on the secondary saddle for a chance to observe your objects both in wide field or close up. The tripod has a fully adjustable height to accommodate a wide variety of users and viewing positions. Built from stainless steel, the tripod legs bring you superior strength and durability.
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, and so much more.
- Holds up to two optical tubes
- Single-Arm Motorized Alt-Az Mount
- AudioStar GoTo computer hand controller
- 30,000 object database
- Audio commentary and sky tours
- Three tracking rates, eight slew speeds
- Dual vixen dovetail saddles
- Stainless steel tripod with leg lock
- Meade LX65 Mount and Tripod with AudioStar
Meade LX65 6" Maksutov-Cassegrain Telescope (OTA Only)
The Meade LX65 6" Telescope utilizes 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. It offers a large 6" (150mm) aperture with 1800mm focal length and f/12 focal ratio for detailed lunar and planetary viewing.
The Meade 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.
The Meade LX85 Telescope is equipped with an internal single-speed focuser and Ultra High Transmission Coatings (UHTC) that provides fine details in nebulae and greater surface features on planets. It has a vixen-style dovetail rail that allows for mounting a variety of observing equipments. This model comes with a 26mm Super Plossl (1.25") eyepiece and a red-dot viewfinder.
*Note: This is an optical tube assembly (OTA) only and requires a mount and tripod.
- 6" (150mm) Aperture
- 1800mm Focal length
- f/12 Focal ratio
- Maksutov-Cassegrain optical design
- Ultra High Transmission Coatings (UHTC) system
- Single-speed internal focuser
- Vixen-style dovetail receiver
- Red-dot viewfinder
- 26mm Super Plossl (1.25") eyepiece
- Meade LX65 6" UHTC Maksutov-Cassegrain Telescope (OTA Only)
- 1.25" Plossl Eyepiece (26mm)
- Red-Dot Viewfinder with Vixen-Style Dovetail
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