Meade 6000 Series 70mm f/5 Petzval Refracting Telescope

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  • Rich wide field of view
  • Lightweight and portable
  • Easy camera adaptation for Astrophotography
  • 4-Element Petzval design made with FPL 53 ED glass
  • Large 42mm Image Circle


Meade 6000 Series 70mm f/5 Petzval Refracting Telescope

Meades 70mm Astrograph Quadruplet Refactor is the newest member of the APO 6000 Series Telescopes. This telescope gives sharp wide fields on full frame cameras. For crisp, wide field imaging, nothing can beat a true quadruplet element Petzval Apochromatic Refractor (APO). Meade Series 6000 ED APO's are among the finest available optically at any price. Features a fully multi-coated quadruplet lens system for outstanding contrast, sharpness, and image flatness. 

This impressive 70mm Astrograph produces a 42mm image circle and features a 2.5" Rack & Pinion focuser, extendable dew shield, and an aluminum carry case. Camera connection is M48, and comes with an M48 to T-Thread adapter.

NOTE: This refractor is built for photography and cannot be used visually.



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
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Hightest Magnification140x
Light Gathering Power100x
Limiting Magnitude13
Optical DesignPetzval
Tube Length311mm
Tube Weight4.5 lbs


  • Meade 70mm Astrograph Quadruplet Refractor
  • Mount Rings
  • Vixen Style Dovetail Bar
  • Aluminum Hard Carry Case

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