Meade LX70 R6 6" Reflector on German Equatorial Mount
The Meade LX70 series telescopes boast a powerful combination of portability and versatility. The R6 model is a 6" Newtonian reflector mounted on the manual EQ LX70 mount. At just f/5 this is an ideal choice for the wide-field astrophographer. Resolves down to 0.76 arc seconds and includes a 6x30 optical finder with crosshair reticle, and 9mm and 25mm 1.25" Plossl eyepieces.
The LX70 manual equatorial mount features two large and easy to handle slow-motion knobs, brass-worm gears for smooth reliable motion, aluminum settng circles and a built in bubble level to aid in set up. Simple to use push pull adjusters help make polar alignment quick and simple. Includes a Vixen style saddle and dovetail, craddle rings, a sturdy 1.75" steel tripod and full size accessory tray ready to hold your 1.25" and 2" eyepieces.
- Additional Information
SKU ME-270011 UPC Code 709942997095 Manufacturer Meade Telescope Series Meade LX70 Optical Design Newtonian Reflector Mount Type Equatorial - Manual Warranty 1 Year Warranty Telescope Aperture 150mm (6") Telescope Focal Ratio f/5 Telescope Focal Length 750mm Limiting Stellar Magnitude Not provided by manufacturer Highest Useful Magnification Not provided by manufacturer Optical Coatings Meade UHTC Dew Shield Included? No, Sold Separately Focuser Size 2" Focuser Style Crayford Manual or Electronic Focusing? Manual Focusing Speeds Variable Diagonal Included? No - Not Required 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 6 x 30 Optical Finder CD ROMs Included AutoStar Suite Controller Type None Objects in Database More than 10,000 celestial objects including planets, stars, galaxies and nebulas. Autoguider Port? Yes Mount Weight Not provided by manufacturer Tripod Type Included Adjustable with Steel Legs Counterweights Included Yes Power Adapter Included None - Does Not Require Power
- Included Items
- 150mm (6”) f/5 Newtonian Reflector - 750mm focal length
- Fast F/5 parabolic primary mirror
- Two 1.25” Plossl eyepieces (9mm & 26mm)
- Crayford focuser
- 6x30 Viewfinder
- Precision German Equatorial mount with vixen-style dovetail
- Brass worm gear drives with slow-motion control cables
- Heavy-duty steel tripod
- Autostar Suite planetarium DVD
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