Meade LX70 R5 - 5" Achromatic Refractor Telescope Optical Tube Assembly

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Meade LX70 R5 - 5" Achromatic Refractor Telescope Optical Tube Assembly
$399.00
Item # ME-270020
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  • 5" Achromatic Refractor Telescope Optical Tube equipped with a high-quality air-spaced objective lens. Lunar, planetary, and deep-sky observations produce incredible contrast and sharp resolution.
  • 120mm (4.72”) clear aperture allows resolution details down to 0.9 arc-seconds across.
  • 1000mm focal length and two 1.25” Plossl eyepieces (9mm & 26mm).
  • 2” rack and pinion focuser and 2” 90° diagonal with 1.25" adapter. Equipped to handle 2” wide-field eyepieces as well as 1.25" accessories.
  • 6x30 optical viewfinder with cross-hair reticle makes locating faint objects quick and easy.
  • One year Meade factory limited warranty.
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Meade LX70 R5 - 5" Achromatic Refractor Telescope Optical Tube Assembly

The Meade LX70 5” Achromat Refractor is equipped with a high-quality air-spaced objective lens producing high resolution and incredible contrast for lunar, planetary, and deep-sky observations.

Its 120mm clear aperture allows it to resolve details down to 0.9 arc-seconds across and can be viewed using the two included 1.25” Plossl eyepieces (9mm & 26mm).

With its 2” rack and pinion focuser and 2” 90° diagonal, it is equipped to handle wide-field 2” eyepieces out of the box.

The 6x30 optical viewfinder with cross-hair reticle makes locating faint object quickly and easily.

Vixen-style Dovetail with Cradle Rings are included making the optical tube ready for your own custom mounting system.  

Product carries full one year Meade factory limited warranty.

NOTE: Shown in additonal photos with optional Meade LX70 German Equatorial Mount (ME-41-7100-00, not included).

Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU ME-270020
UPC Code 709942997231
Manufacturer Meade
Telescope Series Meade LX70
Optical Design Refractor - Achromatic
Mount Type None - Optical Tube Only
Warranty 1 Year Warranty
Telescope Aperture 120mm (4.72”)
Telescope Focal Ratio f/8.3
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? Yes
Focuser Size 2"
Focuser Style Rack & Pinion
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 6 x 30 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

Included Items

  • Meade LX70 R5 5" Achromatic Refractor Telescope Optical Tube Assembly
  • Vixen-style Dovetail with Cradle Rings
  • 6x30 Viewfinder with Cross-hair Reticle and Dust Covers
  • 2" Rack and Pinion Focuser
  • 2” 90° Diagonal with 1.25" Eyepiece Adapter
  • Two 1.25” Plossl Eyepieces (9mm & 26mm)
  • Front Dust Cover and Dew Shield
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