Meade's LX850 16-inch Advanced Coma-Free (ACF) optical tube features a fast f/8 design making it an optimal choice for astrophotographers needing a large aperture system. Specialized baffling provides high-contrast images that are crisp from edge to edge.
Meade's proprietary ACF optical design goes a step beyond traditional Schmidt-Cassegrain telescopes by shortening the focal length and improving image clarity, color and contrast. Advanced Coma-Free optics display stars crisp and clear throughout the image circle.
Meade LX850 16-inch ACF OTA Features
3251 mm focal length gives you a focal ratio of f/8 making this a fast Cassegrain-style design, reducing exposure times without sacrificing image quality.
Carefully designed internal baffling maximizes light transmission for optimal contrast and brightness.
An internal Crayford-style focusing system moves the primary mirror with zero backlash or image shift and has a 7:1 focusing speed ratio which smooth and precise.
Signature blue matte pebble finish on the optical tube is both durable and beautiful.
406 mm (16")
Light Gathering Power
2 Year Warranty
16-inch f/8 ACF optical tube assembly
Front and rear dust covers
Losmandy style dovetail bar
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