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Meade LX200 16" ACF Telescope without Tripod

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Meade LX200 16" ACF Telescope without Tripod

 

Meade LX200-ACF 16" UHTC Telescope w/o Tripod The Meade LX200-ACF 16" UHTC Telescope w/o Tripodis a massive, observatory telescope ideal for long exposure astrophotography or observation. The telescope features a large 16" diameter optics and Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC) for optimum image clarity and brightness. It is also equipped with an advanced LX200 AutoStar II computer system with 145,000 object database, guided tours, High Precision Pointing with sub arc-minute pointing accuracy, Meade SmartDrive with Permanent Periodic Error Correction and electrically-driven, super precision Meade Zero Image Shift Microfocuser. The Meade LX200 Telescope offers swift and accurate star alignment via its Meade's level north alignment system and 16 channel GPS receiver. The 1-piece, large fork mount features a total of 4 roller bearings (80mm) for declination and 2 larger roller bearings (150mm & 100mm) in azimuth. Fast slew speeds are from 1 to 6 degrees per second and can be selected at 0.1 degree per second increments. Fine slewing and photographic guiding speeds can be adjusted from .01x to 1x sidereal in 1/100 increments. Meade LX200-ACF 16" UHTC Telescope w/o Tripod Features:

4064mm Focal Length

Aplanatic Advanced Coma Free

Ultra High Transmission Coatings

Borosilicate Primary Mirror

Schott Borofloat Glass Corrector Plate

Massive Fork Mount

Meade 3 Years Australian Warranty

 

4064mm Focal Length

Aplanatic Advanced Coma Free

Ultra High Transmission Coatings

Borosilicate Primary Mirror

Schott Borofloat Glass Corrector Plate

Massive Fork Mount

Meade 3 Years Australian Warranty

 

Meade LX200 16" ACF Telescope without Tripod

 

Specifications

Series

LX200 Telescopes

Experience Level

Intermediate, Advanced

Clear Aperture

16"

Optical Design

Advanced Coma-Free (ACF)

Optical Coatings

UHTC

Focal Length

4,064mm

Focal Ratio

f/10

Resolving Power (Dawes' Limit)

0.285 arc-seconds

Oversized Primary Lock

Yes

Mirror Lock

Yes

Viewfinder

8x50mm with cross-hair reticle

Eyepiece

26mm Series 4000 Super Plossl

Focuser Mechanism

Single Speed Focuser

Diagonal

Series 5000 2" Dielectric Diagonal

Hand Controller

AutoStar II

Object Database

145,000 objects

Pointing Precision (High-Precision Mod)

1 arc-minute (+/-)

Periodic Error Correction

Both Axes

Permanent Periodic Error Correction (PPEC)

Yes

Slow Motion Controls

Mechanical & Electronic

Slew Speeds

RA and Dec: 0.01x to 1.0x sidereal, variable in 0.01x increments: 2x, 8x, 16x, 64x, 128x sidereal; 1°/sec to 2°/sec, variable in 0.1° increment

Tracking Rates

Sidereal, Lunar, or custom-selected from 2000 incremental rates

Control Panel

12v DC in, 12v DC out, Power, Focuser, Reticle, Handbox port, 2x computer connection ports (RS232), 1 Aux guide port

Power Source

12v DC, 5 amp Power Supply

GPS Receiver

Yes

True Level & North Sensors (LNT)

Yes

Time Chip

Yes

Electronic Focuser

Included

Smart Mount

Yes

Smart Drive

Yes

Anti-Vibration Pads

Optional

User Level

For Advanced

Telescope Type

Advanced Coma-Free

Aperture Size

406mm

Focal Length

4064mm

Focal Ratio

f/10

Highest Practical Magnification

800x

Finderscope

8x50

Eyepieces

Series 4000 Super Plossl 26mm

Mount Type

Computerized Mount

Tripod

None

Warranty

3 Years Limited Warranty

 


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