|Article number:||8" f/10 SCT LX200|
Meade's LX200-ACF brings Advanced Coma-Free (ACF) optics within reach of aspiring astronomers everywhere. Nearly every observatory reflector in the world uses an aplanatic (coma-free) optical system like the Ritchey-Chrétien (RC), including NASA's Hubble Space Telescope. Now you can own similar optics to what the professionals use. The LX200-ACF includes all the field-proven features of the LX200 including GPS, Primary Mirror Lock, Oversized Primary Mirror, SmartDrive™, Smart Mount™, AutoStar® II and more. The new LX200-ACF: It's the biggest news in astronomy since, well, the LX200.
All LX200-ACF Advanced Coma-Free Telescopes include GPS Receiver, Oversized Low-Expansion Borosilicate Primary Mirror, Schott® Borofloat® Glass Corrector Plate, Diffraction Limited Optics, Ultra High Transmission Coatings (UHTC), Primary Mirror Lock, AutoStar II handbox with 144,000 object library, Smart Drive with Permanent Periodic Error Correction (PPEC), Patented Level North Technology (LNT) Alignment System, 8x50 Viewfinder, and AutoStar Suite Software.
|Primary Diameter:||203mm (8 inch)|
|Telescope Length:||17.5 inches|
|Telescope Weight, Optical Tube/Assembled:||45lbs/64lbs|