Meade 10" LX850-ACF SCT Catadioptric OTA Telescope

  • Great for Imaging Deep-Sky Objects and Capturing Detailed Images of the Moon and Planets!
  • Aperture: 10 inches.
  • Focal Ratio: f/8.
  • Focal Length: 2032 mm.
  • Speedy and efficient Schmidt Cassegrain Telescope.
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  • Regular price $2,299.00

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Meade 10" LX850-ACF SCT Catadioptric OTA Telescope


The Meade 10-inch LX850-ACF SCT Catadioptric OTA Telescope delivers clarity, contrast and flat field of view. Natural coma and optical aberrations are eliminated, allowing for pinpoint round stars to the edge of the field. These qualities make Meade ACF optical tubes excellent imaging instruments. By pairing its ACF optics with their Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC), light transmission and detail are greatly increased allowing you visually discern fainter objects! At only f/8 your exposure times are exponentially decreased allowing you to get more imaging each night.

Meade 10-inch LX850-ACF SCT Catadioptric OTA Telescope

  • ACF (Advanced Coma Free) Optics for maximum sharpness and clarity.
  • UHTC (Ultra High Transmission Coatings) for 20% more contrast and brightness when compared to Meade's original optical coatings.
  • 7:1 precision focuser with zero-image shift.
  • Losmandy style dovetail for fast and easy attachment to your choice of mount.
  • Includes Vixen style, top mounted accessory dovetail to readily accept a wide variety of accessories including guide scopes and cameras.

Included Technology

Advanced Coma-Free Optics (ACF)

Building from a classic RC design, Meade created a new design with coma-free pinpoint star images and flatter field. The ACF design reduces astigmatism and eliminates dffraction spikes found in classical RCs. TheACF is the perfect plattfor for the demanding researcher and imaging enthusiast with telescopes available in aperture of 6-inches, 8-inches,10-inches, 12-inches, 14-inches, and 16-inches

Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC)

Specialized Multi-layered coating that are preciesely designed to improve the performance of your telescopes optics. You'll see brighter star clusters, more fine details in nebulas, and more surface features on planets with UHTC than without. Averaged over the entire visible spectrum, total light transmission to the focus increases by 15%.


Aperture254 mm (10")
Camera/Eyepiece Connection33
Dawes Limit0.46 arcseconds
Focal Length2032 mm
Focal Ratiof/8
Free ShippingYes
Highest Magnification508x
Limiting Magnitude15.8
Optical DesignModified SCT
Warranty1 Year Warranty