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Meade LX200 16" ACF Telescope

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  • 4064mm Focal Length
  • Aplanatic Advanced Coma Free
  • Ultra High Transmission Coatings
  • Borosilicate Primary Mirror
  • Schott Borofloat Glass Corrector Plate
  • Massive Fork Mount
  • Super Giant Field Tripod
  • Meade 3 Years Australian Warranty
  • SKU: MEA-1610-60-02
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    Description

    Meade LX200-ACF 16" UHTC Telescope w/ Super Giant Field Tripod

    The Meade LX200-ACF 16" UHTC Telescope w/ Super Giant Field Tripod is a massive, observatory telescope ideal for long exposure astrophotography or observation. The telescope features a large 16" diameter optics and Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC) for optimum image clarity and brightness. It is also equipped with an advanced LX200 AutoStar II computer system with 145,000 object database, guided tours, High Precision Pointing with sub arc-minute pointing accuracy, Meade SmartDrive with Permanent Periodic Error Correction and electrically-driven, super precision Meade Zero Image Shift Microfocuser. The Meade LX200 Telescope offers swift and accurate star alignment via its Meade's level north alignment system and 16 channel GPS receiver.

    The 1-piece, large fork mount features a total of 4 roller bearings (80mm) for declination and 2 larger roller bearings (150mm & 100mm) in azimuth. Fast slew speeds are from 1 to 6 degrees per second and can be selected at 0.1 degree per second increments. Fine slewing and photographic guiding speeds can be adjusted from .01x to 1x sidereal in 1/100 increments.


    Meade LX200-ACF 16" UHTC Telescope w/ Super Giant Field Tripod Features:
  • 4064mm Focal Length
  • Aplanatic Advanced Coma Free
  • Ultra High Transmission Coatings
  • Borosilicate Primary Mirror
  • Schott Borofloat Glass Corrector Plate
  • Massive Fork Mount
  • Super Giant Field Tripod
  • Meade 3 Years Australian Warranty
  • Specification

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    Specifications
    Series LX200 Telescopes
    Experience Level Intermediate, Advanced
    Clear Aperture 16"
    Optical Design Advanced Coma-Free (ACF)
    Optical Coatings UHTC
    Focal Length 4,064mm
    Focal Ratio f/10
    Resolving Power (Dawes' Limit) 0.285 arc-seconds
    Oversized Primary Lock Yes
    Mirror Lock Yes
    Viewfinder 8x50mm with cross-hair reticle
    Eyepiece 26mm Series 4000 Super Plossl
    Focuser Mechanism Single Speed Focuser
    Diagonal Series 5000 2" Dielectric Diagonal
    Hand Controller AutoStar II
    Object Database 145,000 objects
    Pointing Precision (High-Precision Mod) 1 arc-minute (+/-)
    Periodic Error Correction Both Axes
    Permanent Periodic Error Correction (PPEC) Yes
    Slow Motion Controls Mechanical & Electronic
    Slew Speeds RA and Dec: 0.01x to 1.0x sidereal, variable in 0.01x increments: 2x, 8x, 16x, 64x, 128x sidereal; 1°/sec to 2°/sec, variable in 0.1° increment
    Tracking Rates Sidereal, Lunar, or custom-selected from 2000 incremental rates
    Control Panel 12v DC in, 12v DC out, Power, Focuser, Reticle, Handbox port, 2x computer connection ports (RS232), 1 Aux guide port
    Tripod Super Giant Field Tripod
    Power Source 12v DC, 5 amp Power Supply
    GPS Receiver Yes
    True Level & North Sensors (LNT) Yes
    Time Chip Yes
    Electronic Focuser Included
    Smart Mount Yes
    Smart Drive Yes
    Anti-Vibration Pads Optional
    User Level For Advanced
    Telescope Type Advanced Coma-Free
    Aperture Size 406mm
    Focal Length 4064mm
    Focal Ratio f/10
    Highest Practical Magnification 800x
    Finderscope 8x50
    Eyepieces Series 4000 Super Plossl 26mm
    Mount Type Computerized Mount
    Tripod Steel
    Warranty 3 Years Limited Warranty

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