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Meade 130mm LightBridge Mini Telescope

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  • Aperture: 130 mm
  • Focal Ratio: f/5
  • Focal Length: 650 mm
  • Excellent quality telescope for beginner level visual astronomy

DESCRIPTION

Meade 130mm LightBridge Mini Telescope

The LightBridge Mini Dobsonian 130 mm (5.11-Inch) Aperture f/3.9 Newtonian Reflecting Telescope (with parabolic mirrors and removable optical tube) from Meade was designed on one guiding principle: Astronomy does not need to be a difficult hobby to enjoy. 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.

All three focal lengths in the LightBridge Mini series (82 mm, 114 mm, and 130 mm) 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!

The Meade LightBridge Mini 82 is ideally outfitted for the nascent hobbyist while the 114 mm and 130 mm 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.

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.

SPECIFICATIONS

Aperture130 mm (5")
Camera/Eyepiece Connection1.25 inch
Dawes Limit0.89 arcseconds
Focal Length650 mm
Focal Ratiof/5
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Hightest Magnification260x
Light Gathering Power345x
Limiting Magnitude14.3
ManufacturerMeade
Optical DesignDobsonian
Optical DesignNewtonian
Tube Weight13.6 lbs

INCLUDED ITEMS

  • Meade LightBridge Mini 130 mm (5.11-Inch) Aperture f/3.9 Newtonian Reflecting Telescope OTA
  • Mini Dobsonian (Lazy-Susan style) Mount
  • Vixen Dovetail
  • Red Dot Finder
  • AutoStar Suite Astronomer Edition Planetarium Software on DVD
  • Eyepiece, 1.25-Inch [No.1]: 9 mm MA/72x
  • Eyepiece, 1.25-Inch [No.2]: 26 mm MA/25x
  • Focuser, 1.25-Inch: Rack and Pinion