Meade LX85 8" Reflector (OTA)

  • 200mm(8") Newtonian Reflector OTA
  • 1000mm Focal Length, f/5 Focal Ratio
  • 2" Rack-and-Pinion Focuser
  • 9mm and 26mm Eyepieces
  • 8x50 Crosshair Finder with Bracket
  • SKU: MEA-217022
    Stock Status: IN STOCK

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    Retail Price $999

    Product Description
    Meade LX85 8" Reflector Optical Tube Assembly (OTA)

    The LX85 Series 8" Reflector OTA has a highly-reflective parabolic primary mirror to produce bright and clear views of difficult-to-see deep-sky objects. It features an 8" (200mm) aperture, 1000mm focal length, and f/5 focal ratio. The OTA is built with sturdy rack-and-pinion focuser that is outfitted with a 2" holder for eyepieces and accessories. The Newtonian Reflector OTA uses a convex meniscus lens, a large primary mirror, and a smaller secondary mirror. It limits reduces chromatic aberration and fringing, while allowing larger apertures versus refractor models. Also, the aluminum and SiO2 optical coatings on the primary parabolic mirror maximize light transmission through the light path to ensure bright and crisp views
    Additional Information
    Additional Information
    Product Weight (KG) 8.4
    Focus system 2" Rack and Pinion
    Diagonal 2" 90-degree mirror with 1.25" adapter
    Permanent Periodic Error Correction (PPEC) Yes
    Optical tube dimensions 101.1 x 23.9 cm
    OTA Weight 8.4kg
    User Level For Intermediate
    Telescope Type Newtonian-Reflector
    Aperture Size 200mm
    Focal Length 1000mm
    Focal Ratio f/5
    Highest Practical Magnification 400x
    Finderscope 8x50
    Eyepieces 9mm, 26mm
    Mount Type None
    Tripod None
    Warranty 3 Years
    Video Link No
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