|Article number:||16" f/8 ACF OTA|
Building on Meade’s award-winning Advanced Coma-Free™ (ACF™) optics, the 16" OTA employs a fast f/8 optical system with high-contrast baffling that insures crisp, pinpoint imaging to the very edge of the field. Features an internal zero image shift Crayford-style focusing system with a two-speed 7:1 reduction control that provides smooth, precise focusing at any magnification. Also features Meade's Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC) for maximum brightness and contrast, an oversized low-expansion primary mirror for extra aperture and to prevent thermal expansion of the mirror, primary mirror lock for increased image stability, and diffraction-limited optics.
Advanced Coma-Free Telescope Optical Tube Assemblies come with Meade's Ultra High Transmission Coatings (UHTCTM), Oversized Low-Expansion Borosilicate Primary Mirror, Schott® Borofloat® Glass Corrector Plate, Diffraction Limited Optics, Internal Crayford-style Zero Image Shift Focusing system with 7:1 focus control, Dust Cover.
|Primary Diameter:||406.4mm (16 inch)|
|Focuser:||2-speed 7:1 Ratio Crayford|
|Telescope Weight, Optical Tube/Assembled:||70lbs|