Meade LX65 5" Maksutov f/15 Telescope

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  • Meade LX65 5" Maksutov f/15 Telescope

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    Meade LX65 5" Maksutov f/15 Telescope

    The Meade LX65 5” Maksutov-Cassegrain yields high-contrast, pinpoint star images ideal for lunar, planetary and deep sky imaging! This MAK's multi-coated optics coupled with its portable Alt-Azimuth Mount will have astroimagers of all levels on their way to chasing celestial objects at a great price!

    This Maksutov-Cassegrain’s optical design is ideal for high-contrast deep sky imaging as well as detailed lunar and planetary observing. In addition to top-of-the-line optics, the Meade LX65 5" MAK's portable Alt-Azimuth Mount not only comes equipped with the AudioStar® Hand Controller, giving you GoTo and Tracking capabilities for over 30,000 celestial objects, but also has the capability to use two OTA’s at once using its two vixen-style saddles!


    • Ultra High Transmission Coatings (UHTC™)- improves the brightness of star clusters, produces finer detail in nebulae, displays greater surface features on planets.
    • AudioStar Controller- controls the telescope to find and track any of over 30,000 celestial objects and gives you an audio guide of astronomical objects including planets, stars, constellations, clusters, nebula, galaxies and much more!
    • 2 Vixen-Style Saddles- capable of holding two OTA's at once 


    Aperture127 mm (5")
    Camera/Eyepiece Connection2"
    Dawes Limit0.91 arcseconds
    Focal Length1900 mm
    Focal Ratiof/15
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    Head DesignAltitude—Azimuth
    Hightest Magnification254x
    Instrument Capacity55 lbs
    Light Gathering Power329x
    Limiting Magnitude14.3
    Mount Head Weight18.7lbs
    Optical DesignMaksutov Cassegrain
    Power Consumption12V 5A max
    Telescope ConnectionVixen Style
    Tripod Weight8.5 lbs
    Tube Diameter147mm
    Tube Length363mm
    Tube Weight2.8 lbs

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