Meade LX85 6" Modified SCT OTA Telescope

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ME-217024
  • Offers coma-free pinpoint star images and flatter image fields while reducing astigmatism and eliminates diffraction spikes. 
  • Aperture: 152 mm (6 inches).
  • Focal ratio: f/10.
  • 9.7 mm & 26 mm Plössl (1.25 inches) Eyepieces INCLUDED.
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Meade LX85 6" Modified SCT OTA Telescope

The Meade LX85 6-inch ACF Modified OTA Telescope has an Advanced Coma-Free (ACF) optical design offering the coma-free pinpoint star images and flatter image fields while reducing astigmatism and eliminates diffraction spikes.

Features of the Meade LX85 6 Modified ACF OTA Telescope

  • Equipped with an internal single-speed focuser.
  • Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC™) for the improvement of brighter star clusters, more fine detail in nebulae, and greater surface features on planets.
  • Includes (2) 1.25-inch Plossl eyepieces (9.7 mm & 26 mm) and a viewfinder (8x50 optical with crosshair) along with a Vixen-style dovetail.
  • The OTA alone weighs 9.14 pounds and has dimensions of 8.5 inches x 16.5 inches.

 

Included Technology

Advanced Coma-Free Optics (ACF)

Building from a classic RC design, Meade created a new design with coma-free pinpoint star images and flatter field. The ACF design reduces astigmatism and eliminates dffraction spikes found in classical RCs. TheACF is the perfect plattfor for the demanding researcher and imaging enthusiast with telescopes available in aperture of 6-inches, 8-inches,10-inches, 12-inches, 14-inches, and 16-inches

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

Aperture152 mm (6")
Camera/Eyepiece ConnectionMale SCT Thread (2"—24 TPI)
Dawes Limit0.76 arcseconds
Focal Length1524 mm
Focal Ratiof/10
Free ShippingYes
Hightest Magnification304x
Light Gathering Power472x
Limiting Magnitude14.7
Optical DesignModified SCT