Meade 8" ACF LX90 Telescope

Brand: Meade

SKU : ME-0810-90-03

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  • Optics provide flatter field, no blurs, and reduced diffraction spikes!
  • Aperture: 203 mm (8-inch).
  • Focal Ratio: f/10.
  • Focal Length: 2000 mm.
  • 19 pounds.
  • AudioStar Controller.
  • Instruction manual

Product Details

  • TheMeade 8-inch ACF LX90 Telescope’s advanced optical design gives a flatter, modern, coma-free field of view with pinpoint images all the way to the edge-of-field. ACF is the perfect solution for the serious astro-imager or visual astronomer looking for budget-friendly, observatory-class optics.

    TheLX90's Advanced Coma-Free (ACF) optical system creates a flatter field, reduces blurs and eliminates diffraction spikes, bringing the highest level of optical performance at an affordable price to both advanced and amateur astronomers. In addition to its premium optics, the LX90 also comes equipped with the AudioStar computer system withAstronomer Inside Technology. Find and track over 30,000 celestial objects! In addition, experience a guided tour as you listen to audio content through its built-in speaker.

    KEY FEATURES

    • GPS - Built-in Sony GPS sensor determines your precise date, time and location for precise alignment.
    • 8X50 Viewfinder - Quickly and easily locate and center deep-sky objects.
    • AudioStar Controller - Controls the telescope to find and track over 30,000 celestial objects and an audio guide of astronomical objects including planets, stars, constellations, clusters, nebula, galaxies and much more!
    • Meade Ultra-High Transmission Coatings - Increases total light transmission and image brightness by nearly 20% over Meade's standard coatings. Objects such as stars, galaxies, and nebulae will appear significantly brighter.
    • Over-sized Primary Mirror - The primary mirror is larger in diameter than its listed aperture. This additional 1/4-inch yields a wider, fully illuminated field-of-view, and allows you to see the light other telescopes leave behind.
    • Smart Drive - Meade AudioStar provides Periodic Error Correction (in polar mode). Over the course of one or more training periods, your LX90 will minimize guiding corrections during long-exposure astrophotography.
    • Auto-Align - Picks two alignment stars for you and places them directly in your telescope’s viewfinder, which then allows you to center them and fine-tune your alignment.
    • Rigid Cast Aluminum Fork Mount - The mount’s sturdy fork arms give the LX90’s Optical Tube Assembly a solid platform for Astrophotography.
  • specifications

    Aperture203 mm (8")
    Autoguider PortYes
    CD ROMs IncludedAutoStar Suite
    ComputerizedComputerized
    Controller TypeAudioStar
    Diagonal IncludedYes/ 1.25" Star Diagonal
    Focal Length2000 mm
    Focal Ratiof/9.8
    Free ShippingYes
    GPS includedYes
    Hand Controller includedYes
    Head DesignAltitude Azimuth
    Objects in Database30000 Objects
    Optical DesignModified SCT
    OTA Length17"
    OTA Mount TypeDual Fork Arms
    OTA Outer Diameter9"
    Smart DriveYes
    Warranty2 Year Warranty
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