Meade 12" (305mm) f/8 LX200-ACF Advanced Coma-Free Optical Tube Assembly, UHTC Coating

Meade
SKU: MDLX200RO12U MFR: 1208-80-00

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About Meade 12" Optical Tube Assembly

The Meade 12" (305mm) f/8 LX200-ACF Advanced Coma-Free Telescope includes all the field-proven features of the LX200, Primary Mirror Lock, Oversized Primary Mirror. It features a radical new Advanced Coma Free design optical system.

The ACF design produces a coma-free, flat field of view that is the perfect platform for the demanding researcher and imaging enthusiast. Meade Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC) Increased total light transmission and image brightness by nearly 20% over Meade's standard coatings. Objects such as stars, galaxies and nebulae will appear significantly brighter.

Meade 12" Optical Tube Assembly Features

  • f/10 Advanced Coma-Free Optics: Meade has created a new design with the same coma-free pinpoint star images and flatter field also reduces the astigmatism.
  • Meade Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC) increases total light transmission and image brightness by nearly 20% over Meade's standard coatings. Objects such as stars, galaxies and nebulae will appear significantly brighter
  • Zero Image-Shift focuser allows you to obtain precise image focus with no image movement.
  • Oversize Primary Mirror diameters are greater than their listed aperture. This additional 1/4" yields a wide, fully illuminated field-of-view
  • Primary Mirror Lock locks the mirror in place preventing movement during long-exposure astrophotography

Meade 12" Optical Tube Assembly Specifications

Optical Design
Advanced Coma-Free
Clear Aperture
305mm (12")
Focal Length Focal Ratio
2438mm f/8 (12")
Maximum Practical Visual Power
750X (12")
Primary Mirror Lock
included (progressive tension) in All models
Primary, Secondary Mirrors
Pyrex Glass "Grade A"
Correcting Plate/Lens
water white glass
Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC)
Yes
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