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Orion Telescopes
Intermediate
Meade LS 6 ACF F/10 LightSwitch Telescope
$1,599.00
 
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Expected Ship Date: 02/10/2018

  • 6" Advanced Coma Free Optics - 1524mm focal length
  • LightSwitch Automatic Self-Alignment Technology
  • AutoStar III GOTO system with Astronomer Inside and 100,000 object library
  • This award-winning 6" f/10 (1524mm focal length) powerhouse telescope is feature packed and portable
  • Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC)


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Item #  55883
Mfg Model #  0610-03-10

Meade LS 6" ACF LightSwitch telescope. This award-winning 6" f/10 (1524mm focal length) powerhouse telescope is feature packed and portable. Meade's Patented automatic self alignment system aligns with just one touch of the power switch. Just flip the switch and walk away. It aligns itself. It's that simple.

Meade's best Advanced-Coma Free optics deliver performance only seen previously in systems costing thousands of dollars more. With its standard Ultra High Transmission Coatings (UHTC) the LS gives you the sharpest, brightest optical system for its size available at any price.

The included AutoStar III GOTO keypad computer has an over 100,000 object library and guided tour functions. Includes Meade ECLIPS color CCD camera (640x480 resolution) which lets you capture images of your favorite celestial wonders and display them in real time on an external (user supplied) monitor or store them on a (user supplied) SD card so you can do CCD imaging your very first night out.

Eight (user supplied) C cell batteries will run the telescope for 3-5 hours, with a Meade Universal A/C power supply available separately for longer observing sessions. (See recommended accessories, below.) Includes a highly rigid single fork mount featuring aluminum construction with massive 4.875" precision worm-gears. Standard equipment also includes a sturdy, adjustable height tripod with steel legs for great stability and vibration damping and a Series 4000 Meade 26mm Super Plossl eyepiece (59X magnification). Additional eyepieces available separately, compatible with all Meade and other brand 1.25" barrel size eyepieces.

Warranty

This product is serviced and supported by its manufacturer according to the terms and conditions included in the packaged product. Orion's limited warranty does not apply. Please contact the manufacturer directly for technical support.

Warning

Please note this product was not designed or intended by the manufacturer for use by a child 12 years of age or younger.

  • Best for viewing
    Brighter deep sky
  • Best for imaging
    Solar, lunar, planetary & Messier objects
  • User level
    Intermediate
  • Optical design
    Schmidt-Cassegrain
  • Optical diameter
    152mm
  • Focal length
    1524mm
  • Focal ratio
    f/10.0
  • Coatings
    Fully multi-coated
  • Optics type
    Parabolic
  • Eyepieces
    Super Plossl 26.0mm (1.25")
  • Resolving power
    115.80arc*sec
  • Lowest useful magnification
    22x
  • Highest useful magnification
    304x
  • Highest theoretical magnification
    304x
  • Limiting stellar magnitude
    13.6
  • Finder scope
    8x50
  • Focuser
    Internal
  • Mount type
    Altazimuth
  • Astro-imaging capability
    Lunar, planetary & long exposure
  • Computerized compatibility
    Go-To included
  • Number of objects in database
    100,000
  • Motor speeds
    .01x, 1x, 2x, 8x, 16x
  • Power requirement
    12-volt DC (tip positive)
  • Additional included accessories
    Red Dot Viewfinder
  • Warranty
    One year

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This product is available to ship Standard delivery within the 50 US states. Delivery is not available to APO/DPO/FPO addresses, US territories/protectorates or Canada. 3 Day, 2nd Day and Next Day delivery is not available.

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