LX70 R5 5" Achromatic Refractor Optical Tube Assembly (DISCONTINUED)

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  • This product is discontinued
  • SKU: 270020

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    **This product is discontinued**

    The Meade LX70 5” Achromat Refractor is equipped with a high-quality air-spaced objective lens producing high resolution and incredible contrast for lunar, planetary, and deep-sky observations. Its 120mm clear aperture allows it to resolve details down to 0.9 arc-seconds across and can be viewed using the two included 1.25” Plossl eyepieces (9mm & 26mm). With its 2” rack and pinion focuser and 2” 90° diagonal, it is equipped to handle wide-field 2” eyepieces out of the box. The 6x30 optical viewfinder with cross-hair reticle makes locating faint object quickly and easily.

    NOTE: Shown in photo with LX70 German Equatorial Mount, not included. Sold without the mount, ready for your own custom mounting.

    Product carries full one year Meade factory limited warranty.

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    Series LX70 Telescopes
    Discontinued Yes
    Warranty 1 Year
    Experience Level Intermediate
    Clear Aperture 4.7"
    Optical Design Achromatic Refractor
    Focal Length 1000mm
    Focal Ratio f/8.3
    Resolving Power (Dawes' Limit) 0.912 arc-seconds
    Viewfinder 6x30 with cross-hair reticle
    Eyepiece(s) 1.25” Plossl Eyepiece
    Focuser Mechanism 2" Rack and Pinion with 1.25" adapter
    Diagonal 2” Diagonal with 1.25” adapter
    Dovetail Vixen-style with cradle rings
    Typical Guiding Performance with StarLock < 1 arc-second