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Meade LX85 6" Maksutov Cassegrain OTA

SKU : ME-217023

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  • Aperture: 150 mm (6-inch).
  • Focal Length: 1800 mm.
  • Focal Ratio: f/12.
  • Focuser: 1:1.
  • 2 Eyepieces: 1.25-inch barrel size: 9.7 mm and 26 mm.
  • Finderscope: 8 x 50. 
  • Dovetail: Vixen Style.
  • Includes 1.25-inch 90-Degree Diagonal Mirror.


Product Details

  • The Meade LX85 6" Maksutov-Cassegrain OTA:

    Meade's LX85 Series 6-inch MAK has a Maksutov-Cassegrain optical design for pinpoint star images and extraordinary contrast, making it a great deep sky performer and ideal for detailed lunar and planetary observation as it easily soars to high magnifications.


    This Optical Tube Assembly features a 6-inch (150 mm) aperture, 1800 mm focal length, and f/12 focal ratio. Equipped with an internal single speed focuser and Ultra High Transmission Coatings (UHTC) for the improvement of brighter star clusters, more fine detail in nebulae, and greater surface features on planets.

    Meade LX85 6" Maksutov-Cassegrain OTA-right-WIDE

    The OTA also includes a focuser, 2 eyepieces, a diagonal, a finderscope, and a Vixen-style dovetail bar.



  • specifications

    Aperture150 mm (6")
    Camera/Eyepiece ConnectionMale SCT Thread (2"—24 TPI)
    Dawes Limit0.77 arcseconds
    Finder Included8 x 50 Optical Finder
    Focal Length1800 mm
    Focal Ratiof/12
    Free ShippingYes
    Highest Magnification300x
    Light Gathering Power459x
    Limiting Magnitude14.6
    Optical CoatingsUHTC
    Optical DesignMaksutov Cassegrain
    Weight12.7 lb
  • included items

    • (2) 1.25-inch Plossl eyepieces (9.7 mm and 26 mm).
    • Finderscope (8 x 50). Optical with crosshairs. Rings and mounting plate.
    • Dovetail bar: Vixen-style
    • 1.25-inch 90-Degree Diagonal Mirror 

    The OTA alone weighs 5.7 kg (12.7-pounds) and has dimensions of 19 x 46 cm (7.5 x 18.1-inches).


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