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

SKU: MDLX200RO12U MFR: 1208-80-00
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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.

What's Included With This Item

  • LX200-ACF Advanced Coma-Free Telescope, Ultra High Transmission (UHTC) Coatings, with Primary Mirror Lock, Oversized Primary Mirror

Key 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

Technical Specs

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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