Meade LX85 5-inch Achromatic Refractor OTA only

High-quality air-space objective lens for high resolution observations.

  • Optical Tube Assembly (OTA)
  • Aperture: 120mm (4.72")
  • Focal Length: 700mm (f/5.8)
  • 9.7mm & 26mm Super Plossl Eyepieces
  • 8x50 Optical Viewfinder with Crosshair
  • UK warranty
Meade LX85 5-inch Achromatic Refractor OTA only
  • Product code: 217020
  • Availability: In stock
  • Despatch: 2 business days
  • Retail Price: £ 385.00
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England & Wales
£ 10.00
Scotland Central & South
£ 10.00
Scotland North
£ 30.00
Northern Ireland
£ 30.00
UK islands (from)
£ 40.00
European Union (from)
£ 45.00

Description

The LX85 Series 5" Refractor has an Achromat Refractor design with a high-quality air-space objective lens producing high resolution and incredible contrast for lunar, planetary, and deep-sky observations.

Features a 4.72" (120mm) aperture, 700mm focal length, and f/5.8 focal ratio. Equipped with multi-coated optical coatings and a 2" Rack & Pinion Focuser. Includes (2) 1.25" Plossl eyepieces (9.7mm & 26mm) and a viewfinder (8x50 optical with crosshair) along with a vixen-style dovetail. The optical tube assembly (OTA) weighs 4.5 kg (10 lbs) and has dimensions of Ø=15cm x 71cm (Ø=5.8" x 28").

Carries full one year UK warranty by Opticstar Ltd on behalf of Meade Instruments Corp.


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Meade LX85 5-inch Achromatic Refractor OTA only
Attribute Specification
Meade Product Code / sku 217020
Universal Product Code (UPC) 709942999198
Warranty 1 year UK warranty by Opticstar Ltd on behalf of Meade Instruments USA
Series LX85
Experience Level Intermediate
Clear Aperture 120mm (4.72-inch)
Focal Length 700mm
Focal Ratio f/5.8
Optical Design Achromatic Refractor
Optical Coatings Multi-Coated
Focuser 2" Rack & Pinion
Dovetail Vixen-style
Eyepieces Two (2) eyepieces:
   • Meade Series 4000™ Super Plossl 9.7mm, 1.25"
   • Meade Series 4000™ Super Plossl 26mm, 1.25"
Diagonal 2" 90° Mirror with 1.25" Adapter
Viewfinder 8x50mm optical with crosshair
Mount / Tripod not included
Optical Tube Weight 4.5 kg (10 lbs)
Optical Tube Dimensions Ø=15cm x 71cm (Ø=5.8" x 28")
Transit Weight 8 kg (17 lbs)
Transit Dimensions 82cm x 32cm x 23cm
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19 December 2018

Christmas is almost here and so are the new LX65 and LX85 telescopes from Meade! The Maksutov, Newtonian and refracting models arrive in the UK this week.

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