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Meade LX65 5" Maksutov Cassegrain OTA Telescope

SKU : ME-228011

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  • Complete your astronomy kit or upgrade your current scope!
  • Observe brighter star clusters, detailed nebulae, greater surface features of planets.
  • Engineered to optimize visual, photographic, and CCD imaging.
  • Aperture: 127 mm (5 inches).
  • Focal Ratio: f/15.

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  • The Meade LX65 5-inch Maksutov-Cassegrain OTA is an ideal high-resolution visual observing instrument. Observe the Moon and planets with the ability to reach outside the solar system to resolve distant objects like galaxies, nebulae, and binary or variable stars!

    FEATURES OF THE LX65 5 MAKSUTOV-CASSEGRAIN

    • Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC) for the improvement of brighter, more detailed, and greater surface features.
    • A front convex meniscus lens that corrects spherical and chromatic aberrations and comas (off-axis aberrations) across the entire field of view, with a smaller secondary mirror.
    • Its Vixen-style dovetail makes it compatible with a variety of Alt-Azimuth, equatorial, and GoTo mounts.

    TECHNICAL SPECS OF THE LX65 5 MAKSUTOV-CASSEGRAIN

    • Focuser: Single-speed.
    • Diagonal: 90-degree star.
    • Weight: 6.2 pounds.
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  • specifications

    Aperture127 mm (5")
    Camera/Eyepiece ConnectionMale SCT Thread (2"—24 TPI)
    Dawes Limit0.91 arcseconds
    Focal Length1900 mm
    Focal Ratiof/15
    Free ShippingYes
    Highest Magnification254x
    Light Gathering Power329x
    Limiting Magnitude14.3
    Optical DesignMaksutov Cassegrain
  • included items

    • Complete your astronomy kit or upgrade your current scope!
    • Observe brighter star clusters, detailed nebulae, greater surface features of planets.
    • Engineered to optimize visual, photographic, and CCD imaging.
    • Aperture: 127 mm (5 inches).
    • Focal Ratio: f/15.

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