- Aperture: 130mm
- Focal Ratio: f/5
- Focal Length: 650mm
- Excellent quality telescope for beginner level visual astronomy
Meade 130mm LightBridge Mini TelescopeThe 130mm LightBridge Mini 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 - 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!
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.
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 130mm LightBridge Mini Dobsonian Telescope
- Vixen Dovetail
- Red Dot Finder
- AutoStar Suite Software DVD
- 9mm MA Eyepiece - 1.25"
- 26mm MA Eyepiece - 1.25"
- 1.25" Rack & Pinion Focuser
Questions & AnswersAsk a Question
Is this telescope good for deep space observing ?
How much does the OTA itself weigh?
By itself, the OTA is very light - around 6 lbs. The rest of the weight is in the base of the telescope.
What is the outside diameter of the main telescope tube?
The outside diameter of the Meade Lightbridge Mini 130 is 6.5 inches (165.1mm).