Meade LX70 R6 - 6" Newtonian Reflector Optical Tube Assembly -Discontinued

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  • Aperture: 150mm (6")
  • Focal Ratio: f/5
  • Focal Length: 750mm
  • Portable and easy to use entry level astro photography telescope


Meade LX70 R6 - 6" Newtonian Reflector Optical Tube Assembly -Discontinued

The Meade LX70 R6 is a 6" f/5 Newtonian reflector. A great economic choice for the astrophotographer, the LX70 R6 comes with a V series dovetail for easy adaptation to nearly any mount accepting a Vixen style dovetail. Resolves down to 0.76 arc seconds.

The Meade 6" Newtonian OTA comes with a 6x30 optical finder with crosshair reticle to make finding and centering targets easy and a 9mm and 25mm 1.25" Plossl eyepieces.


Aperture150 MM (5.9")
Focal Length750mm
Focal Ratiof/5
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Optical DesignNewtonian
Optical DesignNewtonian Reflector


  • Meade LX70 R6 - 6" Newtonian Reflector Optical Tube Assembly
  • 6x30 Viewfinder with Cross-hair Reticle
  • Two 1.25” Plossl Eyepieces (9mm & 26mm)
  • Crayford Focuser
  • Vixen-style Dovetail with Cradle Rings


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  • Hello, How many camera has been used? There are any difference comparing with new camera (warranty, etc.)?

    This item number refers to just a single Atik 383L+ Monochrome camera that is being sold in used condition. OPT warranties all used telescopes and equipment for 90 days from date of purchase. There is no warranty through the original manufacturer exce

  • The Meade website says it is a Crayford focuser but you have it listed as rack and pinion. Which is it?

    Earlier versions used a rack and pinion focuser, but as of the start of 2017, all of the 6" and 8" LX70 scopes now come with Crayford focusers. the website is being corrected to reflect this change.

  • Does it have a 2" focuser and how much does it weigh?

    This scope comes with a 2" focuser and an included 1.25" step-down adapter. The tube and rings together weigh around 13 lbs.