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Orion Telescopes
Intermediate
Meade 6" f/10 LX65 ACF Optical Tube Assembly
$849.99
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  • 6" f/10 Advanced Coma Free Optics - 1524mm focal length
  • Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC)
  • Vixen narrow style mounting rail
  • Includes Series 4000 26mm 1.25" Super Plossl eyepiece, 1.25" mirror diagonal, and red-dot finder scope
  • Weighs 10.6 lbs with included accessories


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Item #  57058
Mfg Model #  228013

Featuring 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 6" (152mm) aperture, 1524mm 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 (1) 26mm,1.25" Super Plossl eyepiece and a red-dot viewfinder along with a vixen-style dovetail. With included accessories, the OTA weighs 4.8kg (10 lbs. 9oz.) and has dimensions of 45cm X 23cm X 22cm.

The optical path and components of the ACF telescope design

The optical path and components of the ACF telescope design

MEADE PREMIUM OPTICS

The heart of any telescope is its optics. Meade delivers the highest quality professional grade optics available. These optical tubes feature large apertures and Meade's Advanced Coma-Free (ACF) optics coupled with Meade's Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC), giving you the ultimate in premium optics. The LX65 is an ideal high-resolution visual observing instrument but is also fully qualified for the more advanced areas of astronomy, including planetary astrophotgraphy. Observe Saturn's rings, the surface of the Moon, and even the cloud bands on Jupiter in great detail.

Warranty

Limited Warranty against defects in materials or workmanship for two years from date of purchase. This warranty is provided by Meade for the benefit of the original retail purchaser only. For complete warranty details contact Meade at 800-626-3233.

  • Best for viewing
    Lunar & planetary
  • Best for imaging
    Solar, lunar, planetary & Messier objects
  • User level
    Intermediate
  • Optical design
    Advanced Coma-Free (ACF)
  • Optical diameter
    150mm
  • Focal length
    1524mm
  • Focal ratio
    f/10.0
  • Eyepieces
    Super Plossl 26.0mm (1.25")
  • Magnification with included eyepieces
    59x
  • Resolving power
    0.77arc*sec
  • Lowest useful magnification
    21x
  • Highest useful magnification
    300x
  • Highest theoretical magnification
    300x
  • Limiting stellar magnitude
    13.5
  • Optical quality
    Diffraction limited
  • Finder scope
    Reflex sight
  • Focuser
    Internal
  • Diagonal degrees
    1.25" 90° Mirror Star
  • Mount type
    Optical Tube without Mount
  • Astro-imaging capability
    Lunar, planetary & long exposure
  • Tube material
    Aluminum
  • Weight, optical tube
    10.6 lbs.
  • Additional included accessories
    Vixen style dovetail bar, 1.25" mirror star diagonal, Red-dot finder scope
  • Other features
    Ultra High Transmission Coatings (UHTC)
  • Warranty
    Two year

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Standard Delivery to Canada: $40.00

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