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Meade LX65 6" Mak OTA
Optical Tube Assembley with Maksutov-Cassegrain premium optics
To order this item outside mainland Britain or Highlands please contact us.
Meade LX65 6" Maksutov OTA
  • Optical Design: Maksutov-Cassegrain
  • Aperture: 150mm (6")
  • Focal Length: 1800mm
  • Focal Ratio: f/12
  • Optical Coatings: UHTC (Ultra High Transmission Coatings)
  • Vixen-style dovetail bar
  • 26mm Series 4000 Super Plössl (1.25") eyepiece
  • #07202 Diagonal Mirror, 1.25"
  • Meade SKU: 228012
  • 1 year UK warranty
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Meade LX65 6" Mak OTA (optical tube only)
Package includes:
  • Maksutov-Cassegrain 150mm (6") optical tube, 1800mm, f/12
  • 26mm Series 4000 Super Plossl eyepiece.
  • #07202 Diagonal Mirror, 1.25"
  • Red Dot Viewfinder.
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MED228012 £ 478.00 £ 0.00
Delivery information: Typically, this item is delivered within 3 business days.
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Outline
The LX65 Series 6" MAK features 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.

Features a 6" (150mm) aperture, 1800mm 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.

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 5.9kg (13 lbs.) and has dimensions of 51cm x 23cm x 24cm.

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 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.

Meade LX65


Specification

Model Meade LX65 6" Mak OTA only
Meade SKU 228012
UPC 709942999563
Warranty 1 year UK warranty
Clear Aperture 150mm (6")
Optical Design Maksutov-Cassegrain
Optical Coatings UHTC™ - Ultra High Transmission Coatings
Focal Length 1800mm
Focal Ratio f/12
Focuser Single Speed Internal Focuser
Viewfinder Red Dot Viewfinder
Eyepiece 26mm Series 4000™ Super Plössl, 1.25"
Diagonal Meade #07202 Diagonal Mirror, 1.25"
Dovetail Saddle Vixen-style
Optical Tube Weight 5.8 kg (12.7 lbs)
Optical Tube Dimensions ⌀= 19cm x 46cm (⌀=7.5" x 18.1")
Transit Weight 8 kg
Transit Dimensions 68cm x 26cm x 29cm

Notice
We are constantly checking the accuracy of the technical data. We are prepared to provide more detailed information on request. Technical data is subject to change without notice.

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