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Meade LX65 6" Maksutov Cassegrain OTA

SKU : ME-228012

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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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  • The Meade LX65 6-inch Maksutov-Cassegrain OTAis 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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  • specifications

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