Meade Lightbridge 16" Plus Telescope

ITEM #
ME-204012
  • 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.
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  • Regular price $3,199.00
  • $1,999.00
  • You save: $1,200.00 (37%)

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Meade Lightbridge 16" Plus Telescope

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.