Meade 6" f/10 LX65 ACF Optical Tube Assembly

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  • 6" f/10 Advanced Coma Free Optics - 1524mm focal length
  • Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC)
  • Vixen narrow style mounting rail
  • Includes Series 4000 26mm 1.25" Super Plossl eyepiece, 1.25" mirror diagonal, and red-dot finder scope
  • Weighs 10.6 lbs with included accessories
Item #: 228013

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Featuring 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 include a 6" (152mm) aperture, 1524mm focal length, and f/10 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. Includes (1) 26mm,1.25" Super Plossl eyepiece and a red-dot viewfinder along with a vixen-style dovetail. With included accessories, the OTA weighs 4.8kg (10 lbs. 9oz.) and has dimensions of 45cm X 23cm X 22cm.

The optical path and components of the ACF telescope design

The optical path and components of the ACF telescope design

MEADE PREMIUM OPTICS

The heart of any telescope is its optics. Meade delivers the highest quality professional grade optics available. These optical tubes feature large apertures and Meade's Advanced Coma-Free (ACF) optics coupled with Meade's Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC), giving you the ultimate in premium optics. The LX65 is an ideal high-resolution visual observing instrument but is also fully qualified for the more advanced areas of astronomy, including planetary astrophotgraphy. Observe Saturn's rings, the surface of the Moon, and even the cloud bands on Jupiter in great detail.

Warranty:
Limited Warranty against defects in materials or workmanship for two years from date of purchase. This warranty is provided by Meade for the benefit of the original retail purchaser only. For complete warranty details contact Meade at 800-626-3233.
Best for viewing
Lunar & planetary
Best for imaging
Solar, lunar, planetary & Messier objects
Astro-imaging capability
Lunar, planetary & long exposure
User level
Intermediate
Optical design
Advanced Coma-Free (ACF)
Optical diameter
150mm
Focal length
1524mm
Focal ratio
f/10.0
Eyepieces
Super Plossl 26.0mm (1.25")
Magnification with included eyepieces
59x
Resolving power
0.77arc*sec
Lowest useful magnification
21x
Highest useful magnification
300x
Highest theoretical magnification
300x
Limiting stellar magnitude
13.5
Optical quality
Diffraction limited
Finder scope
Reflex sight
Focuser
Internal
Diagonal degrees
1.25" 90° Mirror Star
Mount type
Optical Tube without Mount
Tube material
Aluminum
Weight, optical tube
10.6 lbs.
Additional included accessories
Vixen style dovetail bar, 1.25" mirror star diagonal, Red-dot finder scope
Other features
Ultra High Transmission Coatings (UHTC)
Warranty
Two year