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Meade LX70 R6 - 6" Reflector on German Equatorial Mount - DISCONTINUED

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  • Aperture: 150mm (6")
  • Focal Ratio: f/5
  • Focal Length: 750mm
  • Great telescope system for beginning astrophotographers


Meade LX70 R6 - 6" Reflector on German Equatorial Mount - DISCONTINUED

The Meade LX70 series telescopes boast a powerful combination of portability and versatility. The R6 model is a 6" Newtonian reflector mounted on the manual EQ LX70 mount. At just f/5 this is an ideal choice for the wide-field astrophographer. Resolves down to 0.76 arc seconds and includes a 6x30 optical finder with crosshair reticle, and 9mm and 25mm 1.25" Plossl eyepieces.

The LX70 manual equatorial mount features two large and easy to handle slow-motion knobs, brass-worm gears for smooth reliable motion, aluminum settng circles and a built in bubble level to aid in set up. Simple to use push pull adjusters help make polar alignment quick and simple. Includes a Vixen style saddle and dovetail, craddle rings, a sturdy 1.75" steel tripod and full size accessory tray ready to hold your 1.25" and 2" eyepieces.


Aperture150 mm (5.91")
Focal Length750 mm
Focal Ratiof/5
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Mount DesignEquatorial
Optical DesignNewtonian


  • 150mm (6”) f/5 Newtonian Reflector - 750mm focal length
  • Fast F/5 parabolic primary mirror
  • Two 1.25” Plossl eyepieces (9mm & 26mm)
  • Crayford focuser
  • 6x30 Viewfinder
  • Precision German Equatorial mount with vixen-style dovetail
  • Brass worm gear drives with slow-motion control cables
  • Heavy-duty steel tripod
  • Autostar Suite planetarium DVD