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Meade LX70 R6 6" EQ Reflector Telescope # 270011

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Meade LX70 R6 6" Reflector Telescope OTA # 270021   +$0.00
Meade LX70 German Equatorial Mount # 41-7100-00   +$0.00
Our Product ID: T-ME-270011
Manufacturer SKU: 270011
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Meade LX70 R6 6" EQ Reflector Telescope # 270011

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Product Details

Telescope OTA Details

  • 150mm (6") f/5 Newtonian Reflector - 750mm focal length
  • Fast F/5 parabolic primary mirror; 6x30 optical viewfinder
  • 2" rack and pinion focuser with 1.25" adapter
  • 1.25" 26mm and 9mm (29x and 83x) Plossl eyepieces
  • Includes dovetail and tube rings

The Meade LX70 6" Newtonian Reflector is equipped with a high-quality f/5 parabolic primary mirror. This fast f/5 optical system provides spectacular wide-field images for the discriminating deep-sky observer and astro-photographer. Its 6" aperture allows it to resolve details down to 0.76 arc-seconds across and can be viewed using the two included 1.25" Plossl eyepieces (9mm & 26mm). The 6x30 optical viewfinder with cross-hair reticle makes locating faint object quickly and easily.

All LX70 optical tube assemblies come complete with an aluminum Vixen-style dovetail and dust covers, and they will provide their owner a lifetime of observing satisfaction. Optical tube weight is 12 pounds.

LX70 EQ Mount Details

  • Meade LX70 German Equatorial Mount # 41-7100-00
  • Includes heavy duty steel tripod and 11.4 lb counterweight
  • Maximum recommended payload 20 lbs, excluding counterweight
  • Includes slow motion controls (both axes) and eyepiece tray
  • Vixen-style dovetail for telescope not included

Meade's new LX70 Series are high-quality German equatorially mounted telescopes with slow-motion controls and heavy-duty steel tripod. The Meade LX70 German EQ mount includes enhanced features including brass worm-gear drives on both axes for smooth tracking performance, aluminum setting circles and built-in leveling bubble. The large knob slow-motion control cables make it easy to track objects on those frigid nights when wearing gloves is a necessity. The mount accepts any vixen-style dovetail for mounting third party optical tubes up to 20 lbs.

The heavy-duty tripod is equipped with full size accessory tray and holders for both 1.25" and 2" eyepieces. When aligning on the celestial poles, precision push-pull adjustments in both azimuth and elevation make it a breeze. The elevations built-in micrometer scale will help you dial in your site latitude quickly every time.

With Meade's optional 670010 polar scope, finding the celestial poles with high accuracy is easy. Combined with Meade's optional 670011 dual axis motor drives, the LX70 German Equatorial mount becomes an imaging platform ideal for high-performance observing or astrophotography. The Meade LX70 mount is designed to keep you looking up for many years to come.

Specifications:

  • German EQ Mount with slow motion controls
  • Steel tripod
  • Mount weight 9 pounds
  • Tripod weight 12 pounds
  • Tripod height adjustable from 33 to 46 inches tall
  • Tripod footprint 38" leg tip to leg tip
  • Maximum recommended payload 20 pounds, excluding counterweight
  • Single 11.4 pound counterweight
  • Polar scope and dual axis drive sold separately

 

Product carries full one year Meade factory limited warranty (within US/Canada only).
 
Manufacturer part number: 270011

Useful Resources

User Manual: Meade LX70 Series (PDF format, 1MB)

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