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Orion Telescopes
Meade LX85 8 ACF OTA
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  • 203.2mm (8") advanced-coma free (ACF)
  • 2032mm focal length
  • f/10 focal ratio
  • INCLUDES: 9.7mm and 26mm plössl (1.25") eyepieces
  • 8x50 optical viewfinder with crosshair I


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Item #  57048
Mfg Model #  217025

Has an Advanced Coma-Free (ACF) optical design offering the coma-free pinpoint star images and flatter image fields while reducing astigmatism and eliminates 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 improvement of brighter star clusters, more fine detail in nebulae, and greater surface features on planets. Includes (2) 1.25" Super Plossl eyepieces (9.7mm & 26mm) and a viewfinder (8x50 optical with crosshair) along with a vixen-style dovetail. With included accessories, the OTA weighs 11.5 lbs (5.2kg) and has dimensions of 460mm X 250mm.

Type: Advanced Coma-Free (ACF)

Clear Aperture: 8" (203.2mm)

Optical Design: Advanced Coma-Free (ACF)

Optical Coatings: UHTC

Focal Length: 2032mm

Focal Ratio: f/10

Viewfinder: 8x50 Optical with Crosshair

Eyepiece(s): 9.7mm & 26mm Super Plössl, 1.25"

Focuser Mechanism: Internal Single Speed Focuser

Diagonal: 1.25" 90-Degree Diagonal Mirror

Typical Guiding Performance with StarLock: < 1 arc-second

Assembled Product Dimensions: 460mm x 250mm

Assembled Product Weight: 11.5 lbs (5.2kg)

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Standard Delivery: $30.00
Standard Delivery to Canada: $60.00

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