Meade Instruments LX65 8″ Advanced Coma-Free (ACF Telescope with AudioStar GoTo Technology
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Meade Instruments | The LX65
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Meade Instruments continues to remain among the largest telescope makers in the world. Taking development to the next level, the LX65 Series was created. Combining a sophisticated level of efficiency, the LX65 Series gives quality functions and Meade's legendary optics with a cost created for aspiring and experienced astronomers alike. This is a terrific option for your first severe telescope, using exceptional functions for a terrific price!
The LX65 Series 8" ACF ™ Telescope has an Advanced Coma-Free (ACF ™) optical style offering coma-free pinpoint star images and flatter image fields while lowering astigmatism and eliminating diffraction spikes. Features include a 8" (203mm) aperture, 2032mm focal length, and f/10 focal ratio. Equipped with an internal single-speed focuser and Ultra High Transmission Coatings (UHTC ™) for the enhancement of brighter star clusters, extra fine detail in nebulae, and greater surface area features on worlds. Consists Of (1) 26mm,1.25" Super Plossl eyepiece and a red-dot viewfinder together with a vixen-style dovetail. The OTA alone weighs 11.10 pounds and has dimensions of 9.8" x 18.1".
The LX65 includes a freshly developed, compact and strong, single-arm install with Meade's AudioStar ® hand controller, which supplies a terrific combination of portability and efficiency. This telescope integrates sophisticated level of innovative functions and premium optics all in a user friendly telescope system. Furthermore, the LX65 consists of 2 dovetail receivers offering it the capability to hold two optical tubes, making your experience two times an enjoyable. With its quick and portable setup, you're ready to begin observing in minutes. Attach a range of different OTAs to this install for a chance to observe your things both in broad field or close up. This added flexibility makes the LX65 fantastic for neighborhood outreach and will make sure to impress anyone with its innovation and optics.
The heart of any telescope is its optics. Meade strives to deliver the highest quality expert grade optics readily available. These optical tubes include large apertures paired with Meade's Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC ™), giving you the ultimate in premium optics. The LX65 is a perfect high-resolution visual observing instrument but is also totally gotten approved for the more advanced locations of astronomy, including planetary astrophotgraphy. Observe Saturn's rings, the surface area of the Moon, and even the cloud bands on Jupiter in fantastic information.
The LX65 are wise scopes that know the night sky right out of the box. Enter your website details, find level and North, and Easy Align selects 2 alignment stars for you and places them right in your viewfinder. Center them to tweak your alignment and the wonders of the universe are at your fingertips.
AUDIOSTAR ® TECHNOLOGY:
Meade's AudioStar ® hand controller includes audio files and an internal speaker. This electronic celestial item finding system plugs into the telescope's handbox port enabling a quick telescope alignment. As soon as lined up with the sky, AudioStar ® is all set to take you to any things in the 30,000+ object-database. In addition to GoTo and tracking abilities, AudioStar ® allows a large variety of fascinating and instructional functions such as numerous guided trips, digital positional readouts, the capability to relate to a PC utilizing optionally offered software application and cord, and a lot more.
Optical Design: Advanced Coma-Free (ACF ™).
Optical Coatings: Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC ™).
Aperture: 8" (203mm).
Focal Length: 2032mm.
Focal Ratio: f/10.
Eyepiece: Super Plössl 26mm (1.25").
Viewfinder: Red-dot Viewfinder.
Mount Type: Single-arm, Alt-Azimuth with Ability to Hold Two Optical Tubes.
Control Panel Ports: – Handbox – Aux 1 Port – Aux2 Port – 12v Power.
Focuser Mechanism: Single-speed Internal Focuser.
Diagonal: 1.25" Diagonal Mirror.
Dovetail( s): Vixen-style on Primary & Secondary Saddles.
Hand Controller: AudioStar ®
. Item Database: 30,000 Objects.
Software DVD: Meade AutoStar ® Suite Astronomy Planetarium.
Power Source: Eight (8) C-size Batteries or 12v External Power (USER SUPPLIED).
Put Together Product Dimensions: 33.5" x 39" x 62.5".
Put Together Product Weight: 39.5 pounds.
Service warranty: 1 Year.