Meade 12" LX850-ACF f/8 OTA Telescope

Brand: Meade

SKU : ME-1208-80-01

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  • Reduces Color Fringing and Off-axis Comas, Resolving Deep-sky Objects and Splits Binary Stars.
  • Advanced Coma-Free/UHTC Optical Systems.
  • Focal Ratio: f/8.
  • Focal Length: 2440 mm.
  • Optical Design: ACF Cassegrain.

Product Details


    The Meade 12-inch f/8 LX850-ACF OTA delivers the ultimate in 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 ACF optics with their Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC), light transmission and detail are greatly increased allowing you visually discern fainter objects. This OTA is built for speed too. At only f/8 your exposure times are exponentially decreased allowing you to get more imaging each night.

    Meade 12-inch LX850-ACF f/8 OTA Telescope Features

    • 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.
    • 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.


  • specifications

    Aperture305 mm (12")
    Camera/Eyepiece Connection2" Nosepiece
    Dawes Limit0.38 arcseconds
    Focal Length2438 mm
    Focal Ratiof/8
    Free ShippingYes
    Highest Magnification610x
    Light Gathering Power1898x
    Limiting Magnitude16.2
    Optical DesignModified SCT
    Tube Weight41 lbs
    Warranty2 Year Warranty
  • included items

    • 12-inch f/8 ACF Optical Tube Assembly.
    • Vixen Style Accessory Dovetail.
    • Losmandy Style Mount Dovetail.

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