The Meade LX85 6-inch Maksutov-Cassegrain Telescope yields high-contrast, pinpoint star images ideal for lunar, planetary and deep sky imaging! This MAK's multi-coated optics coupled with its rigid, yet portable, GoTo German Equatorial Mount will have astroimagers of all levels on their way to chasing celestial objects at a great price!
This telescope's Maksutov-Cassegrain optical design is ideal for high-contrast deep sky imaging as well as detailed lunar and planetary observing. In addition to top-of-the-line optics, Meade's LX85 sturdy GoTo Mount will handle up to 33-pounds of observing equipment, including an array of different optical tubes, while the sturdily built and low-cog servo motors ensure smooth tracking performance. In addition to handling slight load imbalances, this stable mount's built-in integer gearing motor drive allows you to track through long exposures using the Smart Drive feature to record Permanent Periodic Error Correction (PPEC).
With the touch of a button, you will gain access to over 30,000 celestial objects and over four hours of educational content with the included AudioStar hand controller and AudioStar - Astronomer Inside software.