Meade LX85 6" Newtonian Reflecting OTA Telescope

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ME-217021
  • Complete your astronomy kit or upgrade your OTA!
  • Vixen-style dovetail makes it compatible with a wide variety of mounts.
  • The OTA alone weighs 11.38 pounds and has dimensions of 7.4 inches x 27.6 inches.
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  • Regular price $479.00
  • $299.00
  • You save: $180.00 (37%)

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Meade LX85 6" Newtonian Reflecting OTA Telescope

The LX85 6-inch Newtonian Reflector OTA Telescope is designed with a Vixen-style dovetail rail to make it compatible with a wide variety of mounts from virtually any manufacturer.

This version of the LX85 is offered without a mount or tripod for users who already have a reliable support system and are looking to upgrade their OTA, or add another to their astronomy kit. 

Features of the Meade LX85 6-inch Newtonian Reflector OTA Telescope

  • A Newtonian Reflector with parabolic primary mirror optical design.
  • This f/5 optical system provides spectacular wide-field images for deep-sky observations and astrophotography.
  • Equipped with a 2-inch rack & pinion focuser and aluminum with SiO2 optical coatings.
  • Includes (2) 1.25-inch Plossl eyepieces (9.7 mm & 26 mm), a viewfinder (8x50 optical with crosshair) along with a Vixen-style dovetail.

SPECIFICATIONS

Aperture150 mm (6")
Camera/Eyepiece Connection2" Nosepiece
Dawes Limit0.77 arcseconds
Focal Length750 mm
Focal Ratiof/5
Free ShippingYes
Highest Magnification300x
Light Gathering Power459x
Limiting Magnitude14.6
Optical DesignNewtonian