Meade 6000 Series 70 mm Quadruplet APO Refractor

ITEM #
ME-261000
  • 4-Element Petzval Design Made with FPL 53 ED Glass.
  • 70 mm Aperture.
  • f/5 Focal Ratio.
  • Lightweight and Portable.
  • Large 42 mm Image Circle.
  • Sale
  • Regular price $1,900.00
  • $1,199.00
  • You save: $701.00 (36%)

In Stock
Free Shipping
Add to Wishlist
Already have gear? Trade it in for cash or new equipment.

Accessories Added

Rod, Telescope Expert

Want Help?

Just ask one of our sales reps

1.800.483.6287

Meade 6000 Series 70 mm Quadruplet APO Refractor

The Meade 6000 Series 70 mm Quadruplet APO Refractor is a true four-element Apochromatic Refractor with a 350 mm focal length, a 70 mm aperture and fully multi-coated optics. It offers sharp, wide-field views on full-frame cameras, meeting the needs of selective astronomers.

The Meade 6000 Series 70 mm Quadruplet Features

  • Fully multi-coated quadruplet lens system. False color is virtually eliminated, producing astonishing color correction, contrast, and sharpness
  • A 2.5-inch rack-and-pinion focuser, which is rotatable for easy framing of the photographed object.
  • It also includes an extendable dew shield and an aluminum carry case.
  • The camera connection is an M48 and comes with an M48 to T-Thread adapter.
NOTE: This refractor is built for photography and cannot be used visually.

 

SPECIFICATIONS

Aperture70 mm (2.75")
Back Focus55mm
Camera/Eyepiece ConnectionMale 2" Filter/Wide T—Ring (M48x0.75)
Corrected Image Circle42mm
Dawes Limit1.66 arcseconds
Focal Length350 mm
Focal Ratiof/5
Free ShippingYes
Hightest Magnification140x
Light Gathering Power100x
Limiting Magnitude13
Optical DesignPetzval
Tube Length311mm
Tube Weight4.5 lbs

INCLUDED ITEMS

  • Meade 70 mm Astrograph Quadruplet Refractor.
  • Mount Rings.
  • Vixen Style Dovetail Bar.
  • M48-M42 Adapter Ring.
  • Aluminum Hard Carry Case

GALLERY

Customer Reviews

5 Based on 3 Reviews
5 ★
100% 
3
4 ★
0% 
0
3 ★
0% 
0
2 ★
0% 
0
1 ★
0% 
0
Write a Review Ask a Question
  • Reviews
  • Questions

Thank you for submitting a review!

Your input is very much appreciated. Share it with your friends so they can enjoy it too!

Filter Reviews:
WC
06/10/2019
William C.

Great small imaging scope

I was looking for a small imaging scope for airline portable rig and this one fits the bill. Very smooth focuser and no need for a flattener because of the Petzval design. Even with a full frame DSLR the stars are sharp edge to edge. An excellent value!

BM
06/07/2019
Brian M.

Excellent little scope

I think the scope is an excellent example of short/fast and flat refractor. No additional pieces required for great images. Despite its small aperture the f/5 ratio brings in the light quickly It has a nice flat white finish with a smooth focuser. I added a Sesto focuser that works great. I love it!

JP
07/12/2018
Jonathan P.

Terrific scope

I bought this scope several months ago now, and have put it through its paces on a variety of different AP targets, and it's performed extremely well: colors are spot on, and tight stars. I added a Pegasus focus motor and controller to the focuser, and it delivers extremely sharp images. Couldn't be happier with my purchase.