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Meade LX85 8" f/5 Newtonian Reflecting OTA Telescope

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Meade LX85 8" f/5 Newtonian Reflecting OTA Telescope

The LX85 Series 8" Reflector has a Newtonian Reflector with parabolic primary optical design and features a 8" (200mm) aperture, 1000mm focal length, and f/5 focal ratio. This fast f/5 optical system provides spectacular wide-field images for the discriminating deep-sky observer and astrophotographer. Equipped with a 2" rack & pinion focuser and aluminum with SiO2 optical coatings. Includes (2) 1.25" Plossl eyepieces (9.7mm & 26mm) and a viewfinder (8x50 optical with crosshair) along with a vixen-style dovetail. The OTA alone weighs 18.4 lbs and has dimensions of 9.4" x 39.8".


Aperture200 mm (8")
Camera/Eyepiece Connection2" osepiece
Dawes Limit0.58 arcseconds
Focal Length1000 mm
Focal Ratiof/5
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Hightest Magnification400x
Light Gathering Power816x
Limiting Magnitude15.3
Optical DesignNewtonian