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Meade 8" LX85 ACF Optical Tube Assembly - 217025
Meade LX85 8" ACF Telescope
With industry-leading optics, depth of features, and computerized operation, the Meade LX85 Advanced Coma-Free telescope is the best all-around OTA you will find. This unique optical design forms pinpoint star images without coma and a flat field that observatories and seasoned astrophotographers desire.
The LX85-ACF optical tube assembly is ideal for the seasoned visual astronomer and astrophotographers looking to take their craft to the next level. With Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UTHC), this scope shows brighter star clusters, more fine detail in nebulae, and greater surface features on planets. Meade's Advanced Coma-Free system also reduces astigmatism and eliminates diffractions spikes found in classical RC telescopes. No competing Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope can make those claims. It is also easy to attach this OTA to any number of mounts using the Vixen-style dovetail.
To start you off right, Meade is including two 1.25" eyepieces (a 26 mm and a 9 mm Super Plossl) as well as an 8 X 50 optical finder with the LX85 package. Your new telescope will be ready for observing right out of the box!
Meade 8" LX85 ACF Telescope Specs
Telescope Series: Meade LX85
Optical Design: Advanced Coma-Free
Aperture: 8" (203mm)
Focal Ratio: f/10
Focal Length: 2032mm
Optical Coatings: Ultra High Transmission Coating
Focuser Style: Internal with 2" Adapter
Focuser Speed: Single Speed
OTA Width: 9.5"
OTA Length: 18.1"
OTA Weight: 11.5lb.
Telescope Warranty Period: One Year