- Aperture: 114mm (4.5")
- Focal Ratio: f/4
- Focal Length: 450mm
- A great first telescope for anyone interested in the night sky!
Meade 114mm LightBridge Mini Telescope
The 114mm Lightbridge Mini was founded around a single core concept: Astronomy does not need to be a difficult hobby. The new Meade LightBridge Mini makes the universe available to all to experience at a moment's notice. This tabletop Dobsonian instrument allows for quick and easy setup so you and your party can be stargazing within seconds. The LightBridge Mini is a versatile telescope ideal for many situations such as camping or backyard viewing as it offers effortless portability for a superb value.
The Meade LightBridge Mini 82 is ideally outfitted for the nascent hobbyist while the 114mm and 130mm models posses a Vixen-style dovetail and parabolic mirror for Astronomers who desire flexibility and clarity. Disregarding experience level, the Meade LightBridge Mini Dobsonian series features a smooth point-and-view design with a 360 degree "Lazy Susan" style mount that almost everyone will be familiar with and welcome while viewing the night sky. Now you can conveniently integrate stargazing into all your outdoor activities.
All three focal lengths in the LightBridge Mini series - 82mm, 114mm and 130mm - feature impressive light gathering capabilities, providing the ability to view a diverse group of planets, nebulae, galaxies and star clusters. No aligning or assembly is required for any of the LightBridge Mini models. This means you'll be ready to stargaze straight out of the box!
With its smooth, compact design, the Meade LightBridge Mini is simultaneously functional and stylish. It can be presented as a tasteful decoration while also providing the ability to take in spectacular views of the universe whenever you want.
The Meade LightBridge Mini Dobsonian telescope is the perfect tool for amateur and professional astronomers to present the hobby to those just starting out. Beginning stargazers will discover the marvels of the universe without any apprehension.
- Meade 114mm LightBridge Mini Dobsonian Telescope
- Red Dot Finder
- 1.25" Rack & Pinion Focuser
- 9mm MA Eyepiece - 1.25"
- 26mm MA Eyepiece - 1.25"
- AutoStar Suite Software DVD
- Vixen Dovetail
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It looks like the primary has adjusting screws on the back of the cell. Yet you say no adjustment. How is the secondary mounted, and is it adjustable?
Joseph, I think the no aligning required was referring to being straight out of the box. Eventually you might need to align it after use and there are adjustments to the mirror. We don't have a model on the floor so I can't see the exact design but it
Is a dust cap included with this telescope that fits over the open end of the optical tube when not in use?
Yes, the telescope comes with a dust cap for the open end of the telescope to protect it when it is not in use.
could this OTA be mounted on a Skywatcher Star Adventurer mount?
Possibly, but not without a little customization. It will not connect natively to the 1/4"-20 mount on the Star Adventurer.