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Meade 10" LX200 ACF F/10 optical tube with UHTC

Meade 10" LX200 ACF F/10 optical tube with UHTC

Meade LX200 ACF optical tube features 10" F/10 Advanced Coma Free optics, 2500 mm focal length and Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC).

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Meade 10" LX200 ACF F/10 optical tube with UHTC

Meade

MD-0112025

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Meade LX200 ACF optical tube features 10" F/10 Advanced Coma Free optics, 2500 mm focal length and Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC).

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Advanced Coma-Free LX200 Optical Tube comes with Meade's Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UTHC), Oversized Low-Expansion Borosilicate Primary Mirror, Schott Borofloat Glass Corrector Plate, Diffraction Limited Optics, and Dust Cover.

The Advanced Coma-Free (ACF) optical system has brought the highest level of optical performance well within the reach of most amateurs. Using the Meade exclusive design, ACF optics achieve aplanatic performance — with a flatter field, reduced astigmatism and eliminated diffractions spikes — equal to Ritchy-Chétien systems, at a fraction of the price. Coupled with Meade’s Ultra- High Transmission Coatings (standard on all LX200-ACF systems), you have the ultimate in premium optics.

All LX200 models feature a primary mirror locking mechanism, which effectively prevents movement of the primary mirror during long exposure astrophotography or observing. Turn the lock knob located just above the telescopes main focus knob and the progressive-tension primary lock completely cancels any residual image shift due to mirror movement during visual, photographic, or imaging applications.

The 8" LX200 Optical Tube Assembly #1010-60-00 has a 2500mm focal length, an f/10 focal ratio, and weighs 26lbs.

Technical specifications and features
ItemMeade ACF 10" F/10 OTA (254 mm)
Optical systemAdvanced Coma Free
Primary mirror263.5 mm
Free useful diameter254 mm
Secondary mirror / Obstruction (%)94 mm / 37%
Focal length, focal ratio2540 mm, F/10
Resolution (arcsec)0.456"
Optical coatingUHTC
Primary mirror lockYes
Visual limiting magnitude (estimated)14.5 mag
Photo limiting magnitude (estimated)17 mag
Image scale (degrees / cm)0.23 "

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