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Meade LXD75 SN-6AT 6" Schmidt-Newtonian Telescope - 06057501 Product Info
The new Meade LXD75 SN-6AT 6" Schmidt-Newtonian Telescope offers a high-performance equatorial mount, heavy-duty, all-metal field tripod and precision drive system. Stable Meade LXD75 German Equatorial Mount is designed for high-performance observing and astrophotography, the LXD75 Series sets a new Meade standard in their price class for sturdiness, precision operation and smoothness of movement. With the LXD75, Meade engineers have created a virtually backlash-free equatorial mount incorporating heavy-duty castings and four high-precision stainless steel ball bearings in both RA and Dec axes. The reliable Meade LXD-75 drive system has enhanced precision alignment of the motor gear assembly for greatly reduced backlash and tracking smoothness.
Specifications for Meade LXD75 SN 6 AT Schmidt-Newtonian Telescope:
8 x 50
Features of Meade LXD 75 SN6AT 6 inch Schmidt-Newtonian Telescope:
2" Focuser: Aluminum rack and pinion focuser allows the user to achieve a precise focus.
Eyepiece Holder: Accepts both 1.25" & 2" eyepieces. Allows use of all common telescope accessories and cameras.
8x50 Achromatic Viewfinder: Easily locate and center deep-sky objects.
Made in the U.S.A. and Performance Tested: All Meade Schmidt-Newtonian and Schmidt-Cassegrain optics are manufactured at Meade's state-of-the-art facility in Irvine, Calif., then performance tested on an Interferometer.
Sturdy Mount with Heavy-Duty Castings: Designed by Meade's engineers and manufactured for high-performance observing and astrophotography.
Shaft & Bearing System: The sturdy German Equatorial Mount is accurate and precise. The RA and Dec axes move effortlessly on four high-precision stainless steel ball bearings.
High-Precision Worm Gears: Located on both axes for smooth tracking and slewing.
High-Precision Pointing (HPP): For even more-precise pointing, use the HPP function. HPP puts objects in the center of the field-of-view, which allows you to confirm deep-sky objects at the faintest limits of the telescope's capability.
Periodic Error Correction: Corrects periodic errors on the RA axis over the course of one or more training periods, thereby minimizing guiding corrections during long-exposure photography.
9-Speed Drive Controls: From a rapid slew rate of 4.5°/sec. to 1x sidereal - it's all controlled from the Autostar controller.
3-Star Alignment: Ensures precise alignment while eliminating the need for a complicated optical/mechanical alignment process.
Heavy-Duty Tripod: Variable-height field tripod with spreader bar brace provides the stability and vibration damping required for visual observation and astrophotography.
Illuminated Polar Alignment Viewfinder: For quick, precise polar alignment.
Power Supply: Powered by 8 D-size batteries. Can also be powered by optional car cigarette lighter or AC wall adapter.
Meade LXD75 SN-6AT 6" Schmidt-Newtonian Telescope
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