Meade LX65 5" Mak-Cassegrain Telescope

  • Holds 2 optical tubes at once
  • 127mm Maksutov-Cassegrain
  • 1900mm Focal Length
  • f/10 Focal Ratio
  • Dual Vixen Dovetail Saddles
  • AudioStar Hand Controller
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    SKU
    MEA-228001
    $1,399.00
    Meade LX65 5" Mak-Cassegrain Telescope

    Observe the night sky in detail with the LX65 Series 5" Maksutov telescope. The telecope has a front convex meniscus lens that corrects spherical and chromatic aberrations and comas (off-axis aberrations) across the entire field of view, with a smaller secondary mirror versus Schmidt-Cassegrains, which reduces obstructions and increases contrast. The telescope also equipped with an internal single speed focuser and Ultra High Transmission Coatings.
    The LX65 series features a newly designed single arm mount attached with Meade’s AudioStar Hand controller. This new compact and sturdy mount provides a great combination of portability and performance. Additionally, the LX65 mount has the two Vixen-style dovetail saddles that can hold two optical tubes. Attach up to a 3.18kg OTA on the secondary saddle for a chance to observe your objects both in wide field or close up.

    The Meade AudioStar hand controller stores 30,000+ objects in database. 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. Head to your favorite dark-sky location and explore the Galaxies, star clusters, and more!
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    Product Weight (KG) 15.51
    Specifications
    Focuser mechanism Single Speed Focuser
    Diagonal Meade #07202 Diagonal Mirror, 1.25"
    Dovetail Vixen-style
    Eyepiece barrel diameter 1.25"
    Mount type Motorized single-fork alt-az
    Hand controller AudioStar
    Object database 30,000 objects
    Power source 8 x C-size Batteries / 12v External Power (USER SUPPLIED)
    OTA dimensions 36.3 x 14.7 cm
    Assembled dimensions 152.4 x 99.1 x 85.1 cm
    OTA weight 2.8kg
    Assembled product weight 15.5kg
    Barcode 709942998863
    Telescope Type Maksutov-Cassegrain
    Aperture Size 127mm
    Focal Length 1900
    Focal Ratio f/15
    Highest Practical Magnification 254x
    Finderscope Red Dot
    Eyepieces 26mm Super Plössl
    Mount Type Computerized Mount
    Tripod Steel
    Warranty 3 Years
    User Level For Beginners
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