Meade LX90GPS Telescope
The LX90GPS allows the user to go on a tour of the night sky from their very own backyard. As soon as you turn on the GPS tracking system on the telescope it locks on to GPS satellites and determines your precise location. This enables the unit take the user on a grand tour of the night sky.
The LX90GPS also features Meade's AutoAlign facility allowing you to fine tune your telescope with a couple of starts and from there on the LX90GPS knows where to point to show you what you want to see.
The telescope moves across the night sky at a speed of 7 degrees a second, faster than most other telescopes.
It comes with Meade's AutoStar software, a night sky catalogue of over 19 million objects.
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- Diffraction-Limited Meade Schmidt-Cassegrain Optics
- Oversized Primary Mirror
- Slew Speed - 7 degrees per second
- Rigid Cast Aluminium Fork Mount
- LX200 Series Tripod
- Smart Drive
- AutoStar Controller
- SmartFinder and 8 X 50 Viewfinder
|Focal Length Focal Ratio||2000mm f/10||2500mm f/10||3048mm f/10|
|Optical Tube Dimensions||9.1" x 16.75"||11.75" x 22"||13.6" x 25"|
|Batteries (user-supplied)||8 x C-cells|
|Battery Life (approx.)||60 hrs||60 hrs||60 hrs|
|Correcting Plate/Lens||clear water white glass|
|Telescope Weight||33 lbs.||50 lbs.||60 lbs.|
|Tripod Weight||19 lbs.||19 lbs.||19 lbs.|