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Meade 12 Inch LX600-ACF Telescope with StarLock

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All new Meade LX600 Telescopes

Now you can have the most advanced imaging platform available.  The Meade LX600 series telescopes feature StarLock for automatic alignment, ultra-precision pointing and assisted drift alignment.  The Meade LX600 telescopes are available with or without the all new X-Wedge for equatorial mounting the telescope.  Now the LX600 telescopes feature an all new optical system, featuring an oversized Low-Expansion Borsilicate primary mirror, Schott Borofloat glass corrector plate, diffraction limited optics and an f/8 focal ratio.  And with the optional Meade LX600/800 focal reducer, you can bring that down to f/5 for even faster imaging.


Meade LX600 features:

 

  • Advanced Coma Free Optics
  • StarLock dual imager and full time autoguider
  • GPS Receiver
  • Internal Crayford-style focusing system with 7:1 focus control
  • OTA tube balance weight system
  • AutoStar II handbox with 145,000 object library
  • Smart Drive with Permanent Periodic Error Corrrection (PPEC)
  • Patented Level North Technolgy (LNT)
  • Alignment System
  • 8x50 Viewfinder
  • AutoStar Suite software
  • Free AutoStar upgrades from Meade.com

 

Meade StarLock

 

  • High-precision autoguiding down to one arcsecond
  • No need for separate guider or computer
  • Captures field stars down to 11th magnitude

 

Meade ACF Advanced Coma Free f/8 Optics

 

  • New, faster f/8 Advanced Coma Free optics
  • Two-Speed Crayford-Style Focuser with 7:1 micro adjustment
  • Optional f/5 field flattener/focal reducer available

 

Dimensions & Specifications

Recommended Usage

Astrophotography , Viewing Galaxies/Star Clusters , Viewing Nebulae , Viewing the Moon , Viewing the Planets

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Features

Alt-Az Mount , GoTo , GPS

Gender

Brand

Meade

GoTo

Yes

Telescopes Series

Meade LX600-ACF Telescopes with StarLock

Aperture

305mm

Focal Length

2438mm

Focal Ratio

f/8

Eyepiece 1

26mm

User Level

For the Expert

Object Database

145000 objects

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