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Meade LX90 10 Catadioptric Telescope

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  • Mount Type: Altazimuth
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Meade LX90 10 Catadioptric Telescope

Tour the universe with the Meade LX90 Catadioptric telescope in your backyard. The clever Advanced Coma-Free optical design provides a coma-free view of stellar objects, as well as getting rid of diffraction spikes and improving astigmatism. If you aren't very familiar with the night sky, the ACF telescope has a library of over 30,000 objects and several guided tours. The telescope can also track and talk to satellites in the sky. You will soon become an expert with the high precision pointing capability and the Sony GPS sensor. Eight C-Cell batteries power the mount and electronics for up to 60 hours. The solid, lightweight aluminum double-fork mount locks into place, even when the power is off.

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Meade 8in. LX90-ACF F/10 Advanced Coma-Free UHTC Telescope

Model: 0810-90-03. The patented Meade Advanced Coma-Free (ACF) optical design offers the coma-free pinpoint star images and flatter image fields greatly desired by discerning amateur astronomers, astrophotographer s and professional observatories alike. This system also reduces the astigmatism and eliminates the diffraction spikes found in classical Ritchey-Chrétien designs. No competing Schmidt- Cassegrain Telescope can make those claims.The 8 LX90 has an 8” diameter f/10 ACF optical system (focal length 2000mm) and Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC) for maximum image brightness and contrast. Electronics include the advanced Meade AudioStar™ computer system with over 30,000 object library, multiple guided tours, High Precision Pointing capability, and Meade SmartDrive with Permanent Periodic Error Correction. Precise and quick star alignment is done near effortlessly with an incorporated 16 channel genuine Sony GPS receiver. The AudioStar™ is flash-updatable via free downloads at Meade.com (optional cable required).All LX90 models feature the solid and stable LX90 aluminum double fork mount, with fast slew speed adjustable from 1 to 7 degrees per second. Fine slewing and photographic guiding speeds can be adjusted from .01x to 1x sidereal in one one-hundredth increments. The mount and all electronics are internally powered by 8 (user supplied) C-cell batteries which will typically operate the telescope for a generous 60 hours (optional Meade Universal AC adapter also available). The mount also has mechanical locks in both axis allowing adjustment even without power.The LX90 comes fully equipped with a heavy duty height adjustable Meade Field Tripod, 1.25 diagonal prism, Series 4000 26mm 5-Element Plössl eyepiece, and Meade AutoStar® Suite Astronomer Edition Software for PC and an 8x50 optical viewfinder with quick release bracket. Scope weight is 33 pounds with 19 pound tripod. Ships in 2 boxes.Product carries full one year Meade factory limited warranty.

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Meade 10in. LX90-ACF F/10 Advanced Coma-Free UHTC Telescope

Model: 1010-90-03. The Meade 10 (254mm) f/10 LX90-ACF Advanced Coma-Free Telescope is for truly discerning astronomer who will not tolerate anything but the very best. With it's technologically superior optical design, ACF gives a flatter, coma-free field of view with pinpoint images all the way to the edge of the field, rivaling Ritchey-Cretien performance at a fraction of the cost. ACF is the perfect solution for the serious astroimager or visual astronomer looking for observatory- class optics.GPS: LX90 can do more than track satellites. It talks to them as well. Turn it on and the built-in Sony GPS sensor immediately determines your precise date, time and location. AutoAlign then uses this info to align your scope for a tour of the most spectacular sights in the universe.Easy Align: LX90s are smart scopes that know the night sky right out of the box. Easy Align picks two alignment stars for you and places them right in your viewfinder. Just center them to fine tune your alignment and the wonders of the universe are at your fingertips. Oversized primary mirror: Only Meade manufactures their primary mirrors in diameters larger than their listed aperture.8 x 50 viewfinder: Quickly and easily locate and center deep sky objects.Slew speed: The LX90 slews (moves) from star to star at 7 degrees per second. That is more than twice as fast as the competition. This means that over the course of an evening, a Meade LX90 will show you two to three times more objects.

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Meade 12in. LX90-ACF F/10 Advanced Coma-Free UHTC Telescope

Model: 1210-90-03. The 12 LX90-ACF has an 12” diameter f/10 ACF optical system (focal length 3048mm) and Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC) for maximum image brightness and contrast. This largest of the LX90 models collects over twice as much light as an 8 telescope, effectively doubling the image brightness on faint deep sky targets. Electronics include the advanced Meade 497 AutoStar computer system with over 30,000 object library, multiple guided tours, High Precision Pointing capability, and Meade SmartDrive with Permanent Periodic Error Correction. Precise and quick star alignment is done near effortlessly with an incorporated 16 channel genuine Sony GPS receiver. The Autostar is flash-updatable via free downloads at Meade.com (optional cable required).All LX90 models feature the solid and stable LX90 aluminum double fork mount, with fast slew speed adjustable from 1 to 7 degrees per second. Fine slewing and photographic guiding speeds can be adjusted from .01x to 1x sidereal in one one-hundredth increments. The mount and all electronics are internally powered by 8 (user supplied) C-cell batteries which will typically operate the telescope for a generous 60 hours (optional Meade Universal AC adapter also available). The mount also has mechanical locks in both axis allowing adjustment even without power.The LX90 comes fully equipped with a heavy duty height adjustable Meade Field Tripod, 1.25 diagonal prism, 26mm Series 4000 Plössl eyepiece, Meade AutoStar® Suite Astronomer Edition Software for PC and an 8x50 viewfinder with quick release bracket. Scope weight is 60 pounds with 19 pound tripod. Ships in 2 boxes.Product carries full one year Meade factory limited warranty.

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