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Meade 16in. LightBridge f/4.5 Truss-Tube Dobsonian Telescope 1645-05-03
Code: ME-TS-1645-05-03
MPN: 1645-05-03
UPC: 709942503227
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Meade 16in. LightBridge f/4.5 Truss-Tube Dobsonian Telescope Product Info

The Meade LightBridge 16-Inch Telescope may be big, but you'll be amazed at how quickly it breaks down for transport, then sets up again once you've reached your favorite dark sky spots. This Meade telescope gives you a portable powerhouse that can go just about anywhere with ease. The Meade Light Bridge Truss-Dobsonian Telescope features anti-reflective coatings on the inside of the optical tubes, on the truss tubes and trim rings, and Diffraction Limited Optics to deliver you the most accurate, precise images. For the same price as an ordinary tube Dob, the Meade LightBridge Dobs Telescope gives you high quality Meade optics, premium components, and ultra portability. Take the Meade 16in. LightBridge Truss-Dob Telescope with you on your next escape from the city - and prepare to see like you've never seen before!

Specifications for Meade 1645 16-Inch Light Bridge Dobsonian Telescope:

Optical Design: Newtonian Reflector
Clear Aperture: 406.4mm (16")
Focal Length, Focal Ratio: 1829mm f/4.5 (16")
Primary, Secondary Mirrors: Aluminum coated with magnesium fluoride over coat. Mounted in adjustable mirror cell. Secondary mirror aluminum coated with magnesium fluoride over coat.
Maximum Practical Visual Power: 700X
Eyepiece: Meade 26mm QX Wide Angle Eyepiece
Optical Tube Assembly (OTA): Metal open Truss Design
Materials: steel roller bearings for azimuth
Focuser: Dual speed 2" Crayford focuser with a 10
Cooling Fan: Battery Powered Fan
Red Dot Viewfinder: Deluxe 4-reticle Red Dot ViewFinder
AutoStar SuiteT Astronomical Software: Included
Secondary Housing (Weight): 11 lbs.
Trusses (Weight): 5 lbs.
OTA Primary Housing (Weight): 58 lbs.
Assembled OTA (Weight): 74 lbs.
Assembled Mount (Weight): 54 lbs.
Total Net Telescope Weight (assembled): 128 lbs.

Features of Meade 1645-05-03 LightBridge Telescope 16":

  • Anti-reflective coatings on the inside of the LightBridge optical tubes, on the truss tubes and trim rings.
  • Diffraction Limited Optics - for views that are detailed, crisp and full of contrast.
  • Meade Optical Coatings Aluminum Coatings with magnesium fluoride overcoat provides bright images full of detail.
  • 2" Crayford-Style Machined Aluminum Focuser With 1.25" Adapter Smooth precise focusing is achieved with this classic design. A unique focus tension knob and focus lock design gives complete control over focus.
  • Built-In Primary Mirror Cooling Fan Bring the telescope into thermal equilibrium quickly and efficiently with the battery powered cooling fan. The fan is mounted to the rear of the "vented" primary mirror cell for fast cool down.
  • Steel RA Roller Bearings Roller bearings make movements smooth and effortless.
  • Advanced Four-Reticle Red Dot Viewfinder Four reticles and varying brightness controls allow this deluxe finder to adjust to your observing needs.
  • 26mm QX Wide Angle Deluxe 2" Eyepiece - premium eyepiece w/ 2" barrel, and a whopping 70° Apparent Field of View

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Helpful Positive Review 16" Lightbridge is more than I hoped for by Green Eggs, January 2, 2015
I have wanted a telescope since I saw Haley's comet last century and the cost has always kept me from taking the plunge. I decided that it was time for a life change and I am so glad that I did it. The telescope is perfect for me; I need the big ligh...
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