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.
- 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
- 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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