Meade LX70 R6 - 6" Reflector on German Equatorial Mount

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Meade LX70 R6 - 6" Reflector on German Equatorial Mount
$639.95
Item # ME-270011
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  • The Meade LX70 R6 package features a 6" Newtonian reflector on the versatile LX70 EQ mount.
  • 6" Newtonian at f/5.
  • Built in bubble level, push pull adjusters, and slow motion knobs make set up and operation easy.
  • Sturdy 1.75" steel tripod.
  • 1 year warranty.
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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

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 Rack & Pinion
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
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Included Items

  • 150mm (6”) f/5 Newtonian Reflector - 750mm focal length
  • Fast F/5 parabolic primary mirror
  • Two 1.25” Plossl eyepieces (9mm & 26mm)
  • Rack and pinion 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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