Save $$$ With This Amazing Bundle: LX85 Mount & An 8" Meade UHTC OTA (Pre-owned)

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The items in this bundle are used, in good condition..


Save $$$ with this Amazing bundle:

LX85 Mount & An 8" Meade UHTC OTA  (Pre-Owned)

 "Unlock the universe with our exclusive Visual and Astrophotography Bundle, featuring a Meade LX85 German Equatorial Mount paired with an 8" Meade OTA in great pre-owned condition. Perfect for both seasoned observers and astrophotographers, the LX85 Mount boasts a portable design and Go-To capabilities, while the 8" OTA delivers stunning optical performance. Save big and embark on celestial adventures with this unbeatable value bundle!"

Meade LX85 German Equatorial Mount 

Meade’s LX85 German Equatorial Mount features a high-quality, portable, Go-To, German equatorial mount. The LX85 Series Mount is the perfect choice for the cultivated observer and astro-imager who wants to chase deep sky objects such as galaxies, star clusters, nebulae, and more. 

This Meade LX85 German Equatorial Mount with AudioStar and Tripod has built-in motors (Low-cog 12 Volt DC servo motors both axes), for both Right Ascension and Declination axes drives. The assembled weight of both the mount head and the tripod is a mere 34.1 lb. The payload you can carry and operate with this mount is rated at 33 lb; that's almost the weight of the unloaded mount package! This makes for a super transportable mount which you can take to your favorite observing site, or star party, or just use in your own back yard!



UPC: 7 09942 99873 3
Software DVD: Autostar Suite Astronomer Edition
Handbox Controller: AudioStar®
Dovetail: Vixen-style
Motor: Low-cog 12v DC servo motors; both axes
Power: 12 VDC, 5 amp power supply (optional, not included)
Accessories: Accessory Tray & Bubble Level Compass
Counterweight: 9 lb
Mount Type: German Equatorial
Mount Body Weight: 10.9 lb
Mount Body Dimensions: 4.8” x 12.4” x 13.2”
Mount Payload: 33 lb
Tripod Material: Aluminum castings with 1.75" diameter steel-tube legs
Tripod Weight: 12.4 lb
Tripod Height (Min/Max): • Min: 31.5” • Max: 43.5”
Tripod Dimensions Collapsed: 39.5" x 5.75" x 6.25"
Assembled Product Weight: 34.1 lb
Assembled Product Dimensions: 47.2” x 47.2” x 5.8”


Meade 8" f/10 UHTC Optical Tube  Features

  • An f/10 optical system 
  • Long focal length is ideal for viewing planets and deep-sky objects
  • Smooth, precise focusing at any magnification
  • Meade's UHTC coatings for maximum brightness and contrast
  • Oversized low-expansion primary mirror
  • Diffraction-limited optical system
  • Front and rear dust covers


Optical Coatings: UHTC™
Focal Length: 2000 mm
Focal Ratio: f/10
Resolving Power (Dawes' Limit): 0.570 arcseconds
Oversized Primary Mirror: Yes, Low-E Borosilicate
Focuser Mechanism: Internal Single-Speed Focuser
OTA Cooling Fan: No

Assembled Product Weight: 14 lb