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Meade 10 Inch LX200-ACF w/UHTC Coatings

Price: $3,849.00

  • Manufacturer: Meade
  • UPC: 709942500349
  • MPN: 1010-60-03
  • SKU: 1010-60-03
  • Availability: 10+ In Stock - Ships from warehouse in 1-2 weeks

*Is ONLY to the LOWER 48.
Not Alaska/Hawaii/ PR/Guam/Thailand, etc

<p><span style="color: #ff0000;"><em><strong>FREE GROUND SHIPPING LOWER 48 USA!</strong></em></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Meade has created a design with the same coma free pinpoint star images and flatter field that discerning astrophotographers and most professional observatories have come to expect. The LX200-ACF (Advanced Coma Free) is the perfect platform for the demanding researcher and imaging enthusiast.<br />&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>The LX200-ACF optical system delivers the same sharp, flat, coma-free field from edge to edge as a typical Ritchey-Chretien. The use of the corrector plate in the ACF system creates a closed and protected optical tube, reduces astigmatism and eliminates the diffraction spikes inherent in the traditional RC design.<br />&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>The LX200-ACF includes all the field-proven features of the LX200 including GPS, Primary Mirror Lock, Zero Image-Shift Microfocuser, Oversized Primary Mirror, SmartDrive&trade;, Smart Mount&trade;, AutoStar&reg; II and more. Plus, the LX200-ACF comes with observatory-class optics crafted in Irvine, California, and a Series 5000 26mm 5-Element Pl&ouml;ssl eyepiece.<br />&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size: large;">Specifications<br />&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p> <div class="left_product_info" style="width: 374px; margin-left: 6px;"> <p style="margin: 0; padding: 0; float: left; padding-right: 10px;"><strong>Optical Design:</strong> <br /> <span style="margin-left: 15px;"> Advanced Coma Free </span> <br /> <br /> <strong>Clear Aperture:</strong> <br /> <span style="margin-left: 15px;"> 254mm (10") </span> <br /> <br /> <strong>Focal Length Focal Ratio:</strong> <br /> <span style="margin-left: 15px;"> 2500mm f/10 (10") </span> <br /> <br /> <strong>Maximum Practical Visual Power:</strong> <br /> <span style="margin-left: 15px;"> 650X (10") </span> <br /> <br /> <strong>Telescope Mounting:</strong> <br /> <span style="margin-left: 15px;"> Heavy-duty fork type; double-tine </span> <br /> <br /> <strong>Primary Mirror Lock:</strong> <br /> <span style="margin-left: 15px;"> Included (progressive tension) All models </span> <br /> <br /> <strong>Zero Image-Shift Microfocuser:</strong> <br /> <span style="margin-left: 15px;"> Optional accessory. Order PN: 07080 </span> <br /> <br /> <strong>Eyepiece:</strong> <br /> <span style="margin-left: 15px;"> Series 4000 26mm Super Ploss </span> <br /> <br /> <strong>Viewfinder:</strong> <br /> <span style="margin-left: 15px;"> 8 x 50mm </span> <br /> <br /> <strong>GPS, True-level and North sensors:</strong> <br /> <span style="margin-left: 15px;"> Included (16-channel GPS receiver) All models </span> <br /> <br /> <strong>Pointing Precision, High Precision Mode:</strong> <br /> <span style="margin-left: 15px;"> 1-arc min. All models </span> <br /> <br /> <strong>Autostar&reg; II Hand Controller:</strong> <br /> <span style="margin-left: 15px;"> Included (147,541 object database) All models </span> <br /> &nbsp;</p> </div> <p style="margin: 0; padding: 0; float: left; padding-right: 10px;"><strong>Batteries (user-supplied):</strong> <br /> <span style="margin-left: 15px;"> 8 x C-cells </span> <br /> <br /> <strong>Battery Life (approx.):</strong> <br /> <span style="margin-left: 15px;"> 20 hrs </span> <br /> <br /> <strong>Slew Speed:</strong> <br /> <span style="margin-left: 15px;"> RA and Dec: 0.01x to 1.0x sidereal, variable in 0.01x increments; 2x, 8x, 16x, 64x, 128x sidereal; 1&deg;/sec. to 8&deg;/sec., variable in 0.1&deg; increments. All models </span> <br /> <br /> <strong>Tracking Rates:</strong> <br /> <span style="margin-left: 15px;"> Sidereal, lunar, or custom-selected from 2000 incremental rates All models </span> <br /> <br /> <strong>Primary, Secondary Mirrors:</strong> <br /> <span style="margin-left: 15px;"> Pyrex&reg; glass </span> <br /> <br /> <strong>Correcting Plate/Lens:</strong> <br /> <span style="margin-left: 15px;"> Water white glass </span> <br /> <br /> <strong>Total Net Telescope Weight:</strong> <br /> <span style="margin-left: 15px;"> 90 lbs. </span> <br /> <br /> <strong>Telescope Shipping Weight (approx.):</strong> <br /> <span style="margin-left: 15px;"> 122 lbs. </span> <br /> <br /> <strong>Field Tripod Height all models:</strong> <br /> <span style="margin-left: 15px;"> 30" to 44" variable </span> <br /> <br /> <strong>UHTC:</strong> <br /> <span style="margin-left: 15px;"> Included </span> <br /> <br /> <strong>OTA-Only Weight:</strong> <br /> <span style="margin-left: 15px;"> 29.46 lbs. </span> <br /> <br /> <strong>OTA-Only Dimensions:</strong> <br /> <span style="margin-left: 15px;"> 12 in x 12 in x 23 in </span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p>

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