Meade LX65 6" Maksutov Cassegrain OTA

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  • Observe brighter star clusters, detailed nebulae, greater surface features of planets!
  • Engineered to optimize visual, photographic, and CCD imaging.
  • Aperture: 150 mm (6 inches).
  • Focal Ratio: f/12.
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Meade LX65 6" Maksutov Cassegrain OTA

The Meade LX65 6-inch Maksutov Cassegrain OTA is an ideal high-resolution visual observing instrument. Observe Saturn's rings, the surface of the Moon, and even the cloud bands on Jupiter in great detail! It is also fully qualified for the more advanced areas of astronomy, including planetary astrophotography. 

Features of the LX65 6 Maksutov-Cassegrain

  • Equipped with an internal single-speed focuser.
  • 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.

TECHNICAL SPECS OF THE LX65 6 MAKSUTOV-CASSEGRAIN

  • Focuser: Single-speed.
  • Diagonal: 90-degree star.
  • Weight: 12.7 pounds.
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Included Technology

Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC)

Specialized Multi-layered coating that are preciesely designed to improve the performance of your telescopes optics. You'll see brighter star clusters, more fine details in nebulas, and more surface features on planets with UHTC than without. Averaged over the entire visible spectrum, total light transmission to the focus increases by 15%.

SPECIFICATIONS

Aperture150 mm (6")
Camera/Eyepiece ConnectionMale SCT Thread (2"—24 TPI)
Dawes Limit0.77 arcseconds
Focal Length1800 mm
Focal Ratiof/12
Free ShippingYes
Hightest Magnification300x
Light Gathering Power459x
Limiting Magnitude14.6
Optical DesignMaksutov Cassegrain