Meade 10" (254mm) f/8.0 LX200-ACF Advanced Coma-Free Optical Tube Assembly, (OTA) with UHTC Coatings

SKU: MDLX200RO10U MFR: 1008-80-00

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About Meade 10" (254) f/8.0

• The most widely used research telescope on earth now comes with the most advanced optical system in space. Meade's all new LX200-ACF brings Advanced Coma-Free optics within reach of aspiring astronomers everywhere. The LX200-ACF includes all the field-proven features of the LX200.
• The LX200-ACF comes with observatory-class optics
• f/8.0 Advanced Coma-Free Optics; Building upon the classic CF design Meade has created a design with the same coma free pinpoint star images and flatter field that discerning astrophotographers and most professional observatories have come to expect from classic Coma-Free optics. Meades Advanced Coma-Free system also reduces the astigmatism and eliminates diffractions spikes found in classical CFs. The LX200-ACF is the perfect platform for the demanding researcher and imaging enthusiast with telescopes available in apertures 10 inches, 12 inches, and 16 inches.
• Primary Mirror Lock locks the mirror in place during long-exposure astrophotography. Oversize Primary Mirror diameters are greater than their listed aperture.
• This additional 1/4" yields a wide, fully illuminated field-of-view.

Meade 10" (254) f/8.0 Specifications

Optical Design
Advanced Coma-Free
Clear Aperture
254mm (10")
Focal Length Focal Ratio
2032mm f/8 (10")
Maximum Practical Visual Power
650X (10")
Primary Mirror Lock
included (progressive tension) in All models
Primary, Secondary Mirrors
Pyrex glass
Correcting Plate/Lens
water white glass
Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC)
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