About the Meade MS-6 6" Maksutov-Cassegrain OTA
The Maksutov-Cassegrain design is a variation on the traditional Schmidt-Cassegrain by utilizing a "meniscus" a curved corrector with the secondary coated directly onto it. The result? Pinpoint stars, gorgeous contrast and color reminiscent of APO refractors but at a fraction of the cost and in apertures most refractors don't dare. Smaller Mak-Cass telescopes boast these benefits in very portable and affordable packages.
The Meade LX70 6" Maksutov Cassegrain performs very well in deep sky, planetary and lunar observations. Resolve details down to 0.76 arc seconds. This optical tube includes a 9mm and 25mm 1.25" Plossl eyepieces to get you started and will adapt to any mount accepting V-series (Vixen Style) dovetails. An 8x50 finder scope with cross-hair reticle help make finding your target easy. A lightweight option for a 6" aperture telescope, the MS6 pairs very well with lightweight EQ and Alt-Az mounts like the Meade LX70.
- Additional Information
SKU ME-270023 UPC Code 709942997262 Manufacturer Meade Telescope Series Meade LX70 Optical Design Maksutov-Cassegrain Mount Type None - Optical Tube Only Warranty 1 Year Warranty Telescope Aperture 150mm (6”) Telescope Focal Ratio f/12 Telescope Focal Length 1800mm Limiting Stellar Magnitude Not provided by manufacturer Highest Useful Magnification Not provided by manufacturer Optical Coatings Fully Multi-Coated Dew Shield Included? No, Sold Separately Focuser Size 2" Focuser Style Internal Moving Primary Manual or Electronic Focusing? Manual Focusing Speeds Variable Diagonal Included? Yes - 2" Star Diagonal Eyepiece(s) Included Two 1.25” Plossl eyepieces (9mm & 26mm) Optical Tube Weight Not provided by manufacturer Total Telescope Weight Not provided by manufacturer Length of Optical Tube Not provided by manufacturer Optical Tube Outer Diameter Not provided by manufacturer Tube Color or Finish Gloss White OTA Mount Type Vixen-Style Dovetail Finder Included 8 x 50 Optical Finder CD ROMs Included None Controller Type None Objects in Database Not provided by manufacturer Mount Weight Not provided by manufacturer Tripod Type Included None, Sold Separately Power Adapter Included None - Does Not Require Power
- Included Items
- Meade LX70 M6 - 6" Maksutov-Cassegrain Optical Tube Assembly
- 8x50 Viewfinder with Cross-hair Reticle
- Two 1.25” Plossl Eyepieces (9mm & 26mm)
- Internal Focuser Mechanism
- 2” 90º Diagonal with 1.25” Adapter
- Vixen-style Dovetail
- Questions & Answers
- Support / Downloads