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Meade 70 mm Astrograph Quadruplet Refractor - 261000

Meade   ——   SKU: MEA-261000
$1,559.00 CAD
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Meade 70 mm Astrograph Quadruplet Refractor

This Meade Series 6000 70 mm Astrograph Quadruplet APO Refractor is the latest addition to their scope line, and the perfect APO optical tube assembly for doing wide-field astro-imaging! For crisp wide field observing and imaging, nothing can beat a true Quad-element Apochromatic Refractor (APO). Meade Series 6000 ED APO Triplets are among the finest available optically at any price. But in addition, this scope is designed as an Astrograph, ideal for imaging!

This impressive 70mm, f/5 APO refractor has a focal length of 350 mm, making it ideal for observing and advanced astrophotography. Features a fully multi-coated quadruplet objective lens made from the highest quality FPL 53 ED (extremely low dispersion) glass, for outstanding contrast and sharpness as well as near zero detectable chromatic aberration or "color fringing". Bring on your CCD camera equipment, and get ready for some great, exciting astrophotography work.

Features a super precise dual speed 2.5" Rack and Pinion focuser with 10:1 gear reduction for ultra fine focus control. Standard equipment also includes a fully extendable dew shield, an aluminum front dust cover for the objective lens, and an aluminum hard carry case to protect your investment when not in use.

This Meade Series 6000 70 mm Astrograph Quadruplet APO Refractor carries a full one year Meade limited factory warranty.

 

 

Specifications:

Series: Series 6000 APO Refractors
UPC: 709942999068
Warranty: 1 Year
Focus System: Machined 2.5" Dual Speed Rack and Pinion. 10:1 Fine Focus Adjustment
# of Elements: 4
Clear Aperture: 70 mm
Optical Design: Apochromatic Refractor
Optical Coatings: Fully Multi-Coated
Focal Length: 350 mm
Focal Ratio: f/5  (Astrograph)
Viewfinder: None (available separately)
Focuser Mechanism: Rack and Pinion. 10:1 Focuser
Dovetail: Vixen-Style
Dew Shield: Yes
Dimensions: 12.25” x 4.5” x 5.5” Assembled OTA
Included Accessory: Hard Carry Case
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