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Meade Lightbridge 16" Plus Telescope

SKU : ME-204012

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  • Extended Backorder: 2-3 Months

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  • Ideal for backyard observatories.
  • Provides outstanding light gathering for near- and deep-sky observing capabilities.
  • Design allows for increased portability over standard solid-tube designs.
  • Able to provide easy setup and teardown.
  • No-tool assembly.
  • Aperture: 406.4 mm (16 inches).
  • Focal Ratio: f/4.5.

This item has an extended backorder and is expected to be available in early 2021, per the Manufacturer.

Product Details

  • The Meade Lightbridge 16-inch Plus Telescope has a large light-gathering capability to provide bright, clear images when viewing deep-sky objects such as galaxies, nebulae, planets, and much more.

    It provides a high-quality Meade optics, ultra-portability, and remarkable performance for one affordable price. Get the aperture you’ve always wanted and open the doors to a whole new universe with Meade’s LightBridge Plus!

    Features of the Meade Lightbridge 16 Plus Telescope

    • A mounted eyepiece holder that can carry (1) 2-inch and (3) 1.25-inch eyepieces for your convenience.
    • 2-inch, 2-speed Rack and Pinion Focuser. 
    • A 10:1 fine focus knob for precise focusing.
    • Includes a Vernier scale with millimeter markings on the drawtube to assist with focusing accuracy.
    • A 3-element, fully multi-coated 2-inch Series 4000 26 mm Eyepiece - providing a 56-degree apparent field of view.
    • An aluminum Red-Dot Viewfinder.
    • Roller bearings, a hand-adjustable variable tension brake for smooth and stable movement. 
    • Meade’s AutoStar Suite Astronomer Edition- displaying more than 15,000 celestial wonders. This software allows you to view the night sky, constellations, planet positions and more from any location.
  • specifications

    Aperture406.4 mm (16")
    Camera/Eyepiece Connection2" Nosepiece
    Dawes Limit0.29 arcseconds
    Focal Length1829 mm
    Focal Ratiof/4.5
    Free ShippingYes
    Highest Magnification812.8x
    Light Gathering Power3371x
    Limiting Magnitude16.8
    Optical DesignDobsonian
  • included items

    • 16-inch LightBridge Plus Dobsonian Telescope.
    • 2-inch  Series 4000 26 mm Eyepiece.
    • Red-Dot Viewfinder.

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