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Catadioptric telescope with GoTo function. Objective lens diameter: 406.4mm. Focal length: 3251mm

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Meade Instruments is proud to announce the latest addition to our line of industry leading developments, the LX600, ready to take your visual and optical astronomy to the next level. The fast f/8 Advanced Coma Free optical system produces a wider, flatter field with no coma for pinpoint stars out to the edge of larger imaging sensors and extreme wide angle eyepieces. Includes StarLock for full time guiding at one arc second precision and LightSwitch style auto-alignment, Crayford style zero shift focuser with reduction, AutoStar II GoTo system with over 145,000 object library, and much more.

The LX600 has 16" diameter f/8 ACF optics (focal length 3251mm) and Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC) for maximum image brightness and contrast. The redesigned mirror mounting system achieves zero image shift and includes an internal Crayford style focuser with two speed, 7:1 reduction control that allows for quick and easy adjustments.

The massive LX600 dual fork mount features 11" main gears and boasts pointing accuracy of one arcminute or better in high precision mode. This rock solid platform is sure to exceed the need for the most demanding applications.

Includes StarLock – the revolutionary new technology that makes target acquisition on your imaging sensor and accurate guiding during exposures completely automatic.

The LX600 16" F/8 ACF Telescope comes fully equipped with AutoStar II keypad with 145,000 object library, Meade 2" Series 5000 diagonal, 26mm Super Plössl eyepiece and 8x50 viewfinder with quick release bracket.

NOTE: Shown in photo with max tripod and wedge, not included. Sold without tripod, pier or wedge, ready for your own custom mounting.

Features:

  • 16" f/8 advanced coma free optics – 3251mm focal length
  • Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC)
  • Crayford focuser
  • StarLock automatic guider
  • AutoStar II GoTo system

Observatory in Veselí nad Moravou (the Czech Republic). Installation and delivery made by Astro Telescope Company.