Meade LX85 8" ACF OTA Only
- 203.2 mm (8") Advanced-Coma Free (ACF)
- Telescope Optical Tube Assembly (OTA) Only
- 2032 mm Focal Length
- f/10 Focal Ratio
- 9.7 mm & 26 mm Plössl (1.25") Eyepieces Included
- 8x50 Optical Viewfinder Scope w/Crosshair Included
The Meade LX85 Series 8" ACF Telescope (OTA) uses their Advanced Coma-Free (ACF) optical design offering the coma-free pinpoint star images and flatter image fields while reducing astigmatism and also eliminates diffraction spikes. This telescope tube system features a 8" (203.2 mm) aperture, 2032 mm focal length, and f/10 focal ratio. Equipped with an internal single speed focuser and Ultra High Transmission Coatings (UHTC) for the improvement of brighter star clusters, more fine detail in nebulae, and greater surface features on planets.
It also includes both a 9.7 mm & 26 mm Plössl (1.25") Eyepieces and an 8x50 Optical Viewfinder Scope w/Crosshair along with a Vixen-style dovetail. With included accessories, the OTA weighs only 5.2 kg (11.5 lb) and has dimensions of 46 cm x 25 cm.
The heart of any telescope is its optics. Meade delivers the highest quality professional grade optics to provide superior quality imagery. These optical tubes feature large apertures coupled with Meade's Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC), giving you the ultimate in premium optics. The Meade LX85 8" ACF Telescope OTA is an ideal high-resolution visual observing instrument for the discriminating astronomer. It also is fully useable for more advanced areas of astronomy, including planetary or lunar astrophotgraphy. Observe Saturn's rings, the surface of the Moon, and even the cloud bands on Jupiter in great detail. You will be delighted with the sharp, clear images this optical telescope delivers.
With added accessories and your digital camera, explore the wonders of astro-imaging. Meade delivers the highest quality professional grade optics available. These optical tubes feature large apertures and Meade's Advanced Coma-Free (ACF) optics coupled with Meade's Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC), giving you the ultimate in premium optics and superior image performance which you expect from Meade. The included 8x50 optical finder scope with crosshair is a feature of this product you will quickly be glad to have.
|Function:||ACF Telescope, OTA Only|
|Type:||Advanced Coma-Free (ACF)|
|Clear Aperture:||8" (203.2 mm)|
|Optical Design:||Advanced Coma-Free (ACF)|
|Focal Length:||2032 mm|
|Viewfinder:||8x50 Optical Finder Scope w/Crosshair|
|Eyepiece:||9.7 mm & 26 mm Plössl (1.25") Eyepieces|
|Focuser: Mechanism||Internal Single Speed Focuser|
|Diagonal:||1.25" 90-Degree Diagonal Mirror|
|Assembled Dimensions:||46 cm x 25 cm|
|Assembled Weight:||5.2 kg (11.5 lb)|