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Meade LX850-ACF 16 Inch f/8 Optical Tube Assembly

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  • 16" LX850 f/8 OTA with two-speed 7:1 focuser
  • Losmandy Style dovetail rail
  • Includes Vixen-Style dovetail receiver for mounting accessories
  • Includes Series 5000 2" Diagonal and 25mm HD Eyepiece
  • 8x50 Finderscope Included
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You can now mate the most advanced optical system available on the German Equatorial mount of your choice.

 

Building on Meade’s award-winning Advanced Coma-Free™ (ACF™) optics, the 16" LX850 OTA employs a fast f/8 optical system with high-contrast baffling that insures crisp, pinpoint imaging to the very edge of the field. These OTAs feature an internal zero image shift Crayford-style focusing system with a two-speed, 7:1 control that provides smooth, precise focusing. The included Losmandy-style dovetail rail is precision machined and mated to the tube with wide-stance radius blocks for rock-steady observing. Included Vixen -style dovetail receiver allows you to mount optional accessories, such as a Meade Series 5000 80mm APO, to the OTA.

 

The LX850 ACF OTA’s comes standard with -Losmandy-style dovetail mounting rail, Series 5000 2” diagonal, Vixen-style dovetail receiver, 8x50 finderscope and a Series 5000 HD60 25mm eyepiece. A complete system designed to meet the needs to today’s demanding astro-imagers.

 

Product carries full one year Meade factory limited warranty.

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1608-80-00
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Dimensions & Specifications

Weight

N/A

Recommended Usage

Astrophotography

Warranty

1 Year

Configuration

UHTC Optical Coating

Brand

Meade

Finderscope

8x50

Telescopes Series

Meade Optical Tubes

Aperture

406mm

Focal Length

3251mm

Focal Ratio

f/8

User Level

For the Expert

Component

0.285 Arc Seconds Resolving Power

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