Meade 8” UHTC Optical Tube (2000mm F10) LX80 series-with EXTRAS included!

Khan Scope Centre   ——   SKU: 888244Used
$995.00 CAD
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Meade 8” SC Optical tube with extras included! 

A fantastic find in excellent condition 

It doesn’t get better Than this. 

This Meade Instruments  8" SC Schmidt-Cassegrain model includes the Meade 8" (203mm) f/10 optical tube with industry leading Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC) achieving 15% better light transmission than standard coatings, thermally stable oversized primary mirror, and water-white glass corrector plate unlike the inferior plate glass used by some other telescope manufacturers. The result is a spectacular viewing experience not available on competitors' SC telescopes.


Notes: Optics are clean, mint condition are the cosmetics of the optical tube.

This series of SCT is renowned for it’s high optical quality.  

*Oversize Primary mirror 

*Corrector plate is glass from SCHOTT Optical Germany.

What’s included:

* Visual back 1.25”  (for using 1.25” accessories)

*8 x 50 finder straight through 

*Meade 32mm Plossl 1.25”,  Meade 9.7mm series 4000 plossl 1.25” ,   

*80 a colour filter 1.25”,  21 Orange filter 1.25” - for visual observation of the planets or may be used photographically.

*Variable Tele-extender for photography  (just add an optional t ring for your SLR camera) and take incredible images of  Jupiter, Saturn,  The Moon,  and other planets.

*dovetail receptacle for 8 x 50 finderscope

*Metal Dust Cover

*Dovetail fits Vixen style mounts. (Industry standard)


While we prefer curbside pickup at our retail store for this item, it can also be shipped for a packaging  fee of $45 in addiition to regular freight /shipping costs.

in order to ensure the product arrives safely, we will carefully package it .


Clear Aperture 8 inches

Optical Design

Focal Length 2034mm
Focal Ratio f/10
Telescope Mounting Vixen Dovetail 
Optical Coatings Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC)
Resolving Power (Dawes Limit) 0.570 arcseconds
Secondary Obstruction (%) 13.65



Primary and Secondary Mirror Low-expansion borosilicate glass
Correcting Plate/Lens

Aspheric high-spectral transmission Borofloat glass from Shott AG Germany

Optical Tube


Weights and Dimensions  
OTA Weight 14.1 lbs.
OTA Only Dimensions 9 inch diameter x 17 inches 

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