Meade LX85 6-inch Reflector OTA only

Wide-field views for the deep-sky observer and astrophotographer.

  • Optical Tube Assembly (OTA)
  • Aperture: 150mm (6")
  • Focal Length: 750mm (f/5)
  • Parabolic primary mirror
  • 9.7mm & 26mm Super Plossl Eyepieces
  • 8x50 Optical Viewfinder with Crosshair
  • UK warranty
Meade LX85 6-inch Reflector OTA only
  • Product code: 217021
  • Availability: In stock
  • Despatch: 2 business days
  • Retail Price: £ 308.00
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£ 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 6" Reflector has a Newtonian Reflector with parabolic primary mirror optical design and features a 6" (150mm) aperture, 750mm focal length, and f/5 focal ratio. This f/5 optical system provides spectacular wide-field images for the discriminating deep-sky observer and astrophotographer.

Equipped with a 2" rack & pinion focuser and aluminum with SiO2 optical coatings. Includes (2) 1.25" Plossl eyepieces (9.7mm & 26mm) and a viewfinder (8x50 optical with crosshair) along with a vixen-style dovetail. With included accessories, the optical tube assembly (OTA) weighs 5.2kg (11.38 lbs) and has dimensions of Ø=19cm x 70cm (Ø=7.4" x 27.6").

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


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Meade LX85 6-inch Reflector OTA only
Attribute Specification
Meade Product Code / sku 217021
Universal Product Code (UPC) 709942999204
Warranty 1 year UK warranty by Opticstar Ltd on behalf of Meade Instruments USA
Series LX85
Experience Level Intermediate
Clear Aperture 150mm (6-inch)
Focal Length 750mm
Focal Ratio f/5
Optical Design Newtonian Reflector
Primary Mirror Parabolic
Optical Coatings Aluminium with SiO2 Coating
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"
Viewfinder 8x50mm optical with crosshair
Mount / Tripod not included
Optical Tube Weight 5.2kg (11.38 lbs)
Optical Tube Dimensions Ø=19cm x 70cm (Ø=7.4" x 27.6")
Transit Weight 9 kg (18.3 lbs)
Transit Dimensions 88cm x 31cm x 32cm
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