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Meade 12" LX90 Telescope Bundle - 1210-90-03-BUN1
Meade 12" LX90 ACF Telescope Bundle
with 13-Piece Eyepiece & Filter Kit,
7AH Portable Battery & DC Power Cable
Should any of your bundle items be unavailable to ship with your telescope, please note that we will ship them separately as soon as they become available at no additional cost to you.
- With twice as much aperture as an 8" telescope, you won't believe how bright and detailed even the most distant deep-sky objects look with the Meade 12" LX90-ACF. The optics provide a flat, coma-free field of view that displays round, pleasing stars, even at the edges of your eyepiece or sensor. GoTo electronics will take you to your choice of 30,000 celestial objects, and cutting edge technology incorporated into the electronics of the Meade LX90 help you align, point, and track with precision and ease.
- The Meade 12" LX90-ACF Telescope comes standard with a heavy-duty tripod, AudioStar controller with Astronomer Inside, an 8x50 finderscope, 1.25" diagonal prism, and a 26mm Super Plossl eyepiece.
- This special bundle package also includes a Apertura 1.25" Eyepiece and Filter Kit with Aluminum Case, which includes 5 eyepieces, a set of 6 planetary filters, a 2X Barlow, and an aluminum case to keep them in!
- You’ll also receive a Celestron 7AH 12V Rechargeable Power Tank; a portable battery that you can take anywhere, and use to power this telescope as well as other accessories. In order to use the Power Tank with your Meade LX90, we've included the Meade 607 12V DC Power Cord. You can read more about all the components of the 12" LX90 and the included accessories below:
About the Meade 12" LX90 Telescope
This Meade LX90-ACF telescope has a 12” diameter f/10 ACF optical system and Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC) for maximum image brightness and contrast. This largest of the LX90 models, the 12" collects over twice as much light as an 8" telescope, effectively doubling the image brightness on faint deep sky targets. Electronics include the advanced Meade AudioStar computer system with over 30,000 object library, multiple guided tours, High Precision Pointing capability, and Meade SmartDrive with Permanent Periodic Error Correction. Precise and quick star alignment is done near effortlessly with an incorporated 16 channel genuine Sony GPS receiver. The Autostar is flash-updatable via free downloads at Meade.com (optional cable required).
All LX90 models feature the solid and stable LX90 aluminum double fork mount, with fast slew speed adjustable from 1 to 7 degrees per second. Fine slewing and photographic guiding speeds can be adjusted from .01x to 1x sidereal in one one-hundredth increments. The mount and all electronics are internally powered by 8 (user supplied) C-cell batteries which will typically operate the telescope for a generous 60 hours. The mount also has mechanical locks in both axis allowing adjustment even without power.
AudioStar with Astronomer Inside is the latest addition to many of Meade's world-class telescopes, including this one. In short, AudioStar is like having your very own personal astro guide by your side. Astronomer Inside can uniquely select the best objects from your sky based on your location and the time of night you are observing. AudioStar then plays descriptions of each object so you can learn about what you are seeing. Astronomer Inside has audio content for planets, stars, constellations, star clusters, nebula, galaxies and much more.
About the Apertura 1.25" Filter and Eyepiece Kit
This eyepiece kit from Apertura is a steal of a deal! You can get a 12-piece, 1.25" accessory kit, safely stored in an easy-to-carry aluminum case! The kit includes five Plossl eyepieces, a Barlow lens, and six colored filters for planetary viewing!
Five Apertura 1.25" Colored Filters: Enhance your enjoyment of our Solar System with a #12 yellow, #56 yellow/green, #21 orange, #25 red, #80A medium blue, or #58a dark green planetary filter. These 1.25" filters thread onto the bottom of most any 1.25" eyepiece barrel. Depending on the color of the filter and the planet being observed, you can bring out details that are not as easily seen without a filter. Observe the ice caps or maria on Mars, the Great Red Spot on Jupiter, and more by adding a filter.
Five Apertura 1.25" Plossl Eyepieces: In this eyepiece kit, you will receive a 4 mm, 6 mm, 9 mm, 15 mm, and 32 mm Plossl eyepiece. Each Plossl lens element has blackened edges to reduce internal reflections. Apertura's Plossl eyepieces are designed with four optical elements, fully multi-coated, that are excellent at providing high contrast views. A rubber eyecup tops each eyepiece to make viewing more comfortable, block out stray light, and keep your eye from touching the cold metal during observations. Plossl eyepieces have a field of view of around 50º and work best for observations without eyeglasses. The 1.25" chrome barrel is threaded to accepts 1.25" filters and fit easily into the included Apertura 2X Barlow to double their magnification. This means you can get 10 different magnifications out of 5 eyepieces when you add the Barlow to the mix!
Apertura 2X Barlow Lens: The 1.25" 2x Barlow in the Apertura Ultimate Plossl Eyepiece Kit works in conjunction with any 1.25" eyepiece (including the five Plossl's included in this set) to double their magnification. Just slide the barrel of any 1.25" eyepiece into the opening of the Barlow, and enjoy twice the power of the eyepiece alone. High-grade glass optics with fully multicoated lenses are used so there is no degradation of the image.
Aluminum Carrying Case: This sturdy and well-built case fits all of the above items in the die-cut foam interior and has room for additional accessories. Take your Apertura Ultimate Plossl Eyepiece Kit with you for a huge choice of magnifications and filters wherever you go.
About the Celestron 12-Volt, 7 Amp Portable Power Tank
Now you can take your telescope anywhere with the portable, rechargeable Celestron Power Tank power supply. Whether you have a computerized telescope or operate your telescope using motors, Celestron specially designed this product with the amateur astronomer in mind -- this model is packed with useful features. Not only useful for setting up and powering your scope, this telescope power supply can also be useful as an emergency roadside accessory as it includes an emergency light, and booster terminals in place to start weak car batteries.
- 7-amp hour
- Two 12V output cigarette lighter ports
- Built-in (2) USB ports for charing portable devices
- Built-in flashlight with red filter cap
- Energy efficient LED spotlight
- Booster terminal on rear side
- Built-in Circuit Breaker for safety
- Cigarette lighter adapter included
- 110 V/220 V switchable universal AC adapter included
About the Meade #607 12 VDC Power Cord
Use this 12VDC Power Cord to power your Meade LX90 telescope in the field by connecting it to the Celestron Power Tank or a 12 VDC automobile cigarette lighter socket. This cord is 25 ft in length, and includes a standard automobile cigarette lighter plug on one end, and the required DC power plug for your Meade telescope on the other.