Meade - 10" LX200-ACF f/10 Advanced Coma-Free OTA - 1010-60-01

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  • This Meade 10" LX200 f/10 optical tube is sold without a mount so you can choose the mounting option best for your preferences and needs.

  • Weighs 26 pounds and includes a Losmandy-style dovetail plate.

  • ACF Aplanatic Advanced Coma-Free Design eliminates coma found in traditional reflector designs for crystal clear views.

SKU: MEA-1010-60-01
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Product Description

Meade 10" LX200-ACF Advanced Coma-Free UHTC Optical Tube Assembly

 

Advanced Coma Free Optics (ACF Optics)

The coma-free design of this Meade LX200 ACF is a huge jump over the traditional Schmidt-Cassegrain as far as sharpness of image, flatness of field, and color. Meade's advanced 10" OTA telescope delivers the same sharp, flat, coma-free field from edge to edge as a typical Ritchey-Chretien. The use of the corrector plate in the Meade ACF system creates a closed and protected optical tube, reduces astigmatism and eliminates the diffraction spikes inherent in the traditional RC design. ACF optical system by Meade perform at the same high level as comparable RC systems costing thousands more.

Meade UHTC Ultra-High Transmission Coatings

The coating on the Meade LX200 ACF increases total light transmission and image brightness by nearly 20% over the standard coatings. Objects such as stars, galaxies and nebulae will appear significantly brighter with this 10" OTA telescope. For more information on Meade UHTC, please, click here.

Primary Mirror Lock

Locks the mirror in place during long exposure astro photography.

Oversize Primary Mirror

Diameters are greater than their listed aperture (e.g., the diameter of the Meade 8" LX200 ACF is actually 8.25"). This additional 1/4" yields a wide, fully illuminated field-of-view.

 

 

Meade LX200 ACF Advanced Coma Free OTA Optical Tube Assembly UHTC Telescopes are the barebones of the high quality Meade LX200-ACF Telescope. Meade LX200 ACF Telescopes bring Advanced Coma imageFree optics within reach of aspiring astronomers everywhere. Now with Meade LX200ACF Advanced Coma-Free Telescope Optical Tube Assemblies you can build your own professional telescope. Meade LX200-ACF Telescopes Advanced Coma-Free OTA Telescopes include many of the field-proven features of the Meade LX200 and Meade LX200GPS Telescopes, such as Primary Mirror Lock, Oversized Primary Mirror, Dust Cover, and Meade's Ultra High Transmission Coatings UHTC. Plus, all Meade Telescopes of the Meade LX 200 ACF Series come with observatory-class optics crafted in the USA, Irvine, California. These Meade LX200ACF Advanced Coma-Free UHTC Telescope Optical Tube Assemblies are excellent components for enthusiasts looking to build their own custom Telescope.

 

 

 

 

Specifications

Name Meade - 10" LX200-ACF f/10 Advanced Coma-Free OTA - 1010-60-01
Manufacturer Meade
Model MEA-1010-60-01
UPC 709942998061
Aperture 254mm (10")
Focal Length 2500mm
Focal Ratio f/10
Mount None
Optical Coatings Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC)
Optical Design Advanced Coma-Free (ACF) with UHTC
Primary Mirror Progressive tension mirror lock -Pyrex glass

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