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Meade LX80 Telescope Specifications

 LX80 6" SCLX80 8" SCLX80 10" SCLX80 80mm ED APOLX80 115mm ED APO
Product Number0610-08-010810-08-011010-08-010306-08-014507-08-01 
Clear Aperture6 inches8 inches10 inches80mm115mm 

Optical Design

Schmidt-CassegrainApochromatic Refractor 
Focal Length1524mm2034mm2540mm480mm805mm 
Focal Ratiof/10f/10f/10f/6f/7 
Telescope MountingLX80 Multi-Mount
Optical CoatingsUltra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC)Fully Multi-Coated 
Resolving Power (Dawes Limit)0.760 arcseconds0.570 arcseconds0.456 arcseconds1.45 arcseconds1.01 arcseconds 
Secondary Obstruction (%)21.1813.6511.9 N/AN/A
AutoStar ControllerAudioStar 
Object Database30,000 objects
Viewfinder8x50mm with cross-hair reticleNone8x50mm with cross-hair reticle 
Eyepiece26mm Series 4000 Super Plossl
Diagonal1.25" diagonal prism2" diagonal prism with 99% refelctivity 
Total Instrument CapacityMulti-OTA = 70 lbs
Alt-Az or German Equatorial = 40 lbs 
Optional AC Power12v DC, 5 amp power supply