Meade LX850-ACF 16" Catadioptric Telescope #1608-80-01 For Sale
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Meade LX850-ACF 16" Catadioptric Telescope #1608-80-01:
Meade LX850-ACF 16" Catadioptric Telescope with Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC), OTA Only, 3251mm f/8 Focal LengthSKU: MD168ACFMfr. Part: 1608-80-01
Item IncludesMeade LX850-ACF 16 " Catadioptric Telescope - Meade 1 Year Limited Warranty
DescriptionMeade 16" f/8 ACF Optical Tube Assembly #1608-80-01 with the Losmandy-style dovetail. The bare essentials for an unbeatable price. Building on Meade's award-winning Advanced Coma-Free (ACF) optics, the 16" OTA employs a fast f/8 optical system with high-contrast baffling that insures crisp, pinpoint imaging to the very edge of the field. Features an internal zero image shift Crayford-style focusing system with a two-speed 7:1 reduction control that provides smooth, precise focusing at any magnification.Also features Meade's Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC) for maximum brightness and contrast, an oversized low-expansion primary mirror for extra aperture and to prevent thermal expansion of the mirror, primary mirror lock for increased image stability and diffraction-limited optics. Includes precision machined Losmandy-style dovetail rail mated to the tube with wide-stance radius blocks for rock-steady mounting and front and rear dust covers. Focal length is 3251mm. OTA weighs 70lbs.Features16" f/8 Advanced Coma Free Optics - 3251mm focal lengthMeade Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC)Oversized Low-Expansion Borosilicate Primary MirrorLosmandy style mounting railPrimary Mirror Lock for increased image stabilitySpecificationsClear Aperture16"Optical DesignAdvanced Coma-Free (ACF)Optical CoatingsUHTCFocal Length3251mmFocal Ratiof/8Resolving Power (Dawes' Limit)0.285 arc-secondsOTA Cooling FanYesOversized Primary MirrorYesMirror LockYesFocuser MechanismInternal Crayford-style, zero image-shift, dual speed 7:1 focuserDovetailLosmandy-style with ultra stable radius blocksWeight70.0lbs / 31.75kg WHO WE ARE
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