Meade LX200R Telescope

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The LX200R uses Advanced Ritchey-Chretien optics, the same optics as used by the famous Hubble Telescope. It has all the excellent features of its predecessor the LX200 including GPS and Primary Mirror Lock. The telescope comes supplied with a Series 5000 26mm 5-Element Plossl eyepiece as well.


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  • Reviews
  • f/10 Advanced Ritchey-Chretien Optics
  • Meade Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC)
  • Zero Image-Shift Microfocuser
  • Primary Mirror Lock
  • Oversize Primary Mirror
  • Smart Mount
  • Smart Drive
  • Sony GPS Receiver Sensor
Specifications 8" 10" 12" 14" 16"
Clear Aperture 203mm 254mm 305mm 356mm 406.4mm
Focal Length Focal Ratio 2000mm f/10 2500mm f/10 3048mm f/10 3556mm f/10 4064mm f/10
Maximum Practical Visual Power 600X 650X 750X 850X 950X
Eyepiece Series 5000 26mm 5-Element Plossl
Viewfinder 8 x 50mm
Batteries (user-supplied) 8 x C-cells none
Battery Life (approx.) 20 hrs 21 hrs 20 hrs 20 hrs n/a
Correcting Plate/Lens water white glass
Total Net Telescope Weight 73 lbs. 90 lbs. 125 lbs. 166 lbs. 318 lbs. (with Field Tripod)
Telescope Shipping Weight (approx.) 94 lbs. 122 lbs. 50 lbs. 225 lbs. 360 lbs.
Price $2,699 $3,699 $4,699 $6,499 $12,999 give the LX200R five stars

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