Meade LX850-ACF Telescope Specifications

Optical Design Advanced Coma Free
Clear Aperture 254mm (10") 305mm (12") 356mm(14")
Focal Length Focal Ratio 2032mm f/8 (10") 2438mm f/8 (12") 2845mm f/8 (14")
Optical Coatings UHTC
Telescope Mounting heavy-duty fork type; double-tine heavy-duty fork type; double-tine heavy-duty fork type; double-tine
Resolving Power (Dawes Limit) .46 arcseconds .38 arcseconds .325 arcseconds
Zero Image-Shift Microfocuser Electronic included
Diagonal Series 5000 2 inch with 99% reflectivity
Eyepiece HD-60 25mm long eye relief premium eyepiece
Viewfinder 8 x 50mm refractor with cross hairs
GPS, True-level and North sensors included (16-channel GPS receiver) All models
Pointing Precision, High Precision Mode 1-arc min. All models
AutoStar II Hand Controller included (144,000 object database) All models
Battery Life (approx.) 20 hrs 20 hrs 20 hrs
Slew Speed: 3 degrees/second
Tracking Rates .01x to 1x, 2x, 8x, 16x, 1/4º, 1/2º, 1º, 3º.
Primary, Secondary Mirrors Low-expansion borosilicate glass
Correcting Plate/Lens Aspheric high-spectral transmission Borofloat glass from Schott AG Germany
Total Net Telescope Weight 33 lbs. 56 lbs. 63 lbs.
Telescope Shipping Weight (approx.) 44 lbs. 74 lbs. 79 lbs.
Field Tripod Height all models: 29" to 45" variable
Mount Body Weight 60 lbs.
Tripod Weight 36 lbs.