Meade LX70 R8 - 8" Newtonian Reflector Optical Tube Assembly

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Meade LX70 R8 - 8" Newtonian Reflector Optical Tube Assembly
$399.00
Item # ME-270022
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  • The Meade LX70 R8 is an 8" Newtonian reflector with V series dovetail.
  • f/5 focal ratio, an ideal choice for planetary and wide field astrophotographers.
  • Includes 9mm and 25mm 1.25" eyepieces, 8x50 finder and 2" rack and pinion focuser.
  • 1 year warranty.
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Meade LX70 R8 - 8" Newtonian Reflector Optical Tube Assembly

The Meade LX70 R8 is an 8" Newtonian reflector.  A just f/5 this fast telescope design lends itself very well to wide-field astrophotography.  Thanks to a naturallly lightweight design, this 8" Newtonian adapts easily to small EQ and Alt-Az manual mounts such as the Meade LX70. The 8" aperture resolves detail to 0.57 arc seconds.  

Included are a V series dovetail, 9mm and 25mm 1.25" Plossl eyepieces, 8x50 optical finderscope with crosshair reticle, and a 2" rack and pinion focuser to allow you to use 2" eyepieces if you choose.  

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Additional Information

SKU ME-270022
UPC Code 709942997255
Manufacturer Meade
Telescope Series Meade LX70
Optical Design Newtonian Reflector
Mount Type None - Optical Tube Only
Warranty 1 Year Warranty
Telescope Aperture 200mm (8")
Telescope Focal Ratio f/5
Telescope Focal Length 1000mm
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 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
Counterweights Included No
Power Adapter Included None - Does Not Require Power
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Included Items

  • Meade LX70 R8 - 8" Newtonian Reflector Optical Tube Assembly
  • 8x50 Viewfinder with Cross-hair Reticle
  • Two 1.25” Plossl eyepieces (9mm & 26mm)
  • 2" Rack and Pinion Focuser Mechanism with 1.25" adapter
  • Vixen-style Dovetail with Cradle Rings
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