|Brand and Model:||Meade LX-90 8"|
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|Electric Power:||8C/12V DC/115V AC|
|Weight (lbs):||50 lbs.|
|Description:||The Meade 8" LX90 is the first full-capability, computer-controlled 8" Schmidt- Cassegrain ever offered in its price range. The LX90 Schmidt-Cassegrain is not only a high-resolution visual observing instrument but also is fully qualified for the more advanced areas of astronomy, including long-exposure CCD-imaging and astrophotography. |
Specifications: 8" Model LX90 — Each complete telescope includes 8" Schmidt-Cassegrain optical tube assembly (D = 203mm, F = 2000mm f/10) with MgF2 coatings on the correcting lens and standard aluminum coatings on the primary and secondary mirrors (Ultra-High Transmission Coatings, available optionally); double-tine fork mount with ball bearings on both axes and with dual-axis 4.9" worm gears; electronic control panel; electric slow-motion controls on both axes; setting circles in RA and Dec.; Autostar hand controller with digital readout display, 9-speed drive controls on both axes, and GO TO controller; 30,223-object onboard celestial software library; internal battery port accepts 8 (user-supplied) C-cells (optional 25 ft. cords permit powering from either 12v DC auto cigarette lighter plug or from 115vAC home outlet); 8 x 50mm viewfinder; 1.25" diagonal prism; Series 4000 Super Plössl 26mm eyepiece; variable-height standard field tripod; operating instructions.
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