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Meade LX70 5" Refractor Telescope

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  • 120mm Achromat Refractor Telescope
  • Focal Length 1000m
  • f/8.3 Focal Length Ratio
  • German Equatorial Mount w/ Steel Tripod
  • Rack and Pinion Focuser
  • Comes with 2" 90° diagonal with 1.25" Adapter
  • 6x30 Finderscope Included
  • 3 Years Australian Warranty
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    Summary
    Meade LX70 5" Refractor Telescope

    Another revolutionary product from the innovative LX70 Series, the Meade LX70 5" Refractor Telescope echoes "Light Astroviewing Brilliance" in its name. The Meade LX70 telescopes are high quality telescopes equipped with smooth German-Engineered Equatorial Mount. With its wide 120mm aperture and approximately 1000mm focal length, you will be able to grasp beautiful views of the Moon, planets and the majestic deep space. The mount features a brass-worm gear drives, aluminium setting circles, integrated leveling bubble and a vixen-style dovetail; all working together to offer a smooth yet powerful night sky navigation. The built-in slow-motion controls enable celestial objects tracking with much precision and ease. The strong steel tripod also offers extra assurance on the overall telescope stability. A 2-inch 90° diagonal with 1.25" adapter and a 6x30 finderscope are included in this telescope set.

    Meade LX70 5" Refractor Telescope Features:
  • 120mm Achromat Refractor Telescope
  • Focal Length 1000m
  • f/8.3 Focal Length Ratio
  • German Equatorial Mount w/ Steel Tripod
  • Rack and Pinion Focuser
  • Comes with 2" 90° diagonal with 1.25" Adapter
  • 6x30 Finderscope Included
  • 3 Years Australian Warranty
  • Meade LX70 5" Refractor Telescope

    Another revolutionary product from the innovative LX70 Series, the Meade LX70 5" Refractor Telescope echoes "Light Astroviewing Brilliance" in its name. The Meade LX70 telescopes are high quality telescopes equipped with smooth German-Engineered Equatorial Mount. With its wide 120mm aperture and approximately 1000mm focal length, you will be able to grasp beautiful views of the Moon, planets and the majestic deep space. The mount features a brass-worm gear drives, aluminium setting circles, integrated leveling bubble and a vixen-style dovetail; all working together to offer a smooth yet powerful night sky navigation. The built-in slow-motion controls enable celestial objects tracking with much precision and ease. The strong steel tripod also offers extra assurance on the overall telescope stability. A 2-inch 90° diagonal with 1.25" adapter and a 6x30 finderscope are included in this telescope set.

    Meade LX70 5" Refractor Telescope Features:
  • 120mm Achromat Refractor Telescope
  • Focal Length 1000m
  • f/8.3 Focal Length Ratio
  • German Equatorial Mount w/ Steel Tripod
  • Rack and Pinion Focuser
  • Comes with 2" 90° diagonal with 1.25" Adapter
  • 6x30 Finderscope Included
  • 3 Years Australian Warranty
  • Specifications
    Specifications
    Clear Aperture 120mm/4.72"
    Optical Design Achromatic Refractor
    Focal Length 1000mm
    Focal Ratio f/8.3
    Resolving Power (Dawes' Limit) 0.912 arc-seconds
    Viewfinder 6x30 with cross-hair reticle
    Eyepieces 1.25" Plossl Eyepiece, 1.25" Plossl Eyepiece
    Focuser Mechanism 2" Rack and Pinion with 1.25" Adapter
    Diagonal 2" Diagonal with 1.25" Adapter
    Dovetail Vixen-Style with Cradle Rings
    Typical Guiding Performance with StarLock < 1 arc-second
    Slow Motion Controls Yes, both axes
    Assembled Product Dimensions 45" x 45" x 70"
    Assembled Product Weight 21.6 kg
    User Level For Intermediate
    Telescope Type Refractor
    Aperture Size 120mm
    Focal Length 1000mm
    Focal Ratio f/8.3
    Highest Practical Magnification 240x
    Finderscope 6x30
    Eyepieces Plossl 9mm & 26mm
    Mount Type Equatorial Mount
    Tripod Steel
    Warranty 3 Years Limited Warranty

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