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Meade - M6 6" Maksutov-Cassegrain on LX70 German Equatorial Mount - 270013

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Meade’s LX70 Series is based on a high-quality German equatorially mounted telescopes with slow-motion controls and heavy-duty steel tripod. The 270013 includes a 6" Maksutov Casssegrain optical tube for exceptional high contrast and image clarity making it an excellent visual and imaging telescope that's easy to grab and go.
SKU: MEA-270013
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Product Description

MEADE •  LX70  6" Maksutov-Cassegrain w/ German Equatorial Mount •  270013

Meade’s new LX70 Series are high-quality German equatorially mounted telescopes with slow-motion controls and heavy-duty steel tripod. Available as a stand-alone mount or packaged with our 5” Achromat, 6” & 8” Newtonian Reflector, or 6” Maksutov-Cassegrain, it is the perfect mount for the discriminating deep-sky observer. The Meade LX70 German EQ mount includes enhanced features including brass worm-gear drives on both axes for smooth tracking performance, aluminum setting circles and built-in leveling bubble. The large knob slow-motion control cables make it easy to track objects on those frigid nights when wearing gloves is a necessity. The mount includes a vixen-style dovetail for mounting third party optical tubes up to 20 lbs and accepts any vixen-style dovetail. The heavy-duty tripod is equipped with full size accessory tray and holders for both 1.25” and 2” eyepieces. When aligning on the celestial poles, precision push-pull adjustments in both azimuth and elevation make it a breeze. The elevations built-in micrometer scale will help you dial in your site latitude quickly every time. With Meade’s optional 670010 polar scope, finding the celestial poles with high accuracy is easy. Combined with Meade’s optional 670011 dual axis motor drives, the LX70 German Equatorial mount becomes an imaging platform ideal for high-performance observing or astrophotography. The Meade LX70 mount is designed to keep you looking up for many years to come. The Meade LX70 6” Mak features an advanced Maksutov-Cassegrain design for pinpoint star images and extraordinary contrast, making it a great deep sky performer and ideal for detailed lunar and planetary observation as it easily soars to high magnifications. . Its 6” aperture allows it to resolve details down to 0.76 arc-seconds across and can be viewed using the two included 1.25” Plossl eyepieces (9mm & 26mm). With its 2” 90° degree diagonal it is equipped to handle wide-field 2” eyepieces out of the box. The 8x50 optical viewfinder with cross-hair reticle makes locating faint object quickly and easily. Product carries full one year Meade factory limited warranty.

FEATURES:

  • Aperture: 6”, 1800mm focal length. 
  • Focal Ratio: f/12. German EQ Mount with slow motion controls, 
  • steel tripod, 
  • 8x50 optical viewfinder, 
  • 2” diagonal with 1.25” adapter, 
  • Plössl 26mm and 9mm (69X and 200X). Optical tube weight is 12 pounds with dovetail. Single 11.4 pound counterweight. Total telescope weight 49 pounds.

 

 

 

 

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Specifications

Name Meade - M6 6" Maksutov-Cassegrain on LX70 German Equatorial Mount - 270013
Manufacturer Meade
Model MEA-270013
UPC 709942997118
Telescope Aperture 5.1" - 6"

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