Meade LX85 5" f/5.8 Doublet Refracting OTA Telescope
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Meade LX85 5" f/5.8 Doublet Refracting OTA TelescopeThe LX85 Series 5" Refractor has an Achromat Refractor design with a high-quality air-space objective lens producing high resolution and incredible contrast for lunar, planetary, and deep-sky observations. Features a 4.72" (120mm) aperture, 700mm focal length, and f/5.8 focal ratio. Equipped with multi-coated optical coatings and a 2" Rack & Pinion Focuser. Includes (2) 1.25" Plossl eyepieces (9.7mm & 26mm) and a viewfinder (8x50 optical with crosshair) along with a vixen-style dovetail. The OTA alone weighs 10.9 lbs and has dimensions of 5.8" x 28".
|Aperture||120 mm (4.75")|
|Camera/Eyepiece Connection||2" Nosepiece|
|Dawes Limit||0.97 arcseconds|
|Focal Length||700 mm|
|Light Gathering Power||294x|
The telescope arrived on time in good shape. As it has rained or cloudy all except one night, i have not had enough time to put it through its paces. The short time i did get to try it performed beautifully. Color correction was excellent. Focus was very smooth. I would recommend this instrument to anyone. Price was right. Service was great and Mead came up with a winner
This is a good quality telescope and I especially like that it is set up for either 1 1/4” or 2” eyepieces...
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