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Meade LXD75 SN-10AT Schmidt-Newtonian Telescope with AutoStar

Item # HN-MEAD375

Dimensions & Specifications

Aperture
254mm
Battery
8X D cell
Battery Included
No
Brand
Meade
Component
0.46 Resolution, 14.5 Limiting Magnitude, 0.46 Resolving Power
Eyepiece 1
SP26mm
Features
GoTo, Equatorial Mount
Finderscope
8x50
Focal Length
1016mm
Focal Ratio
f/4
GPS
No
GoTo
Yes
Good for Astrophotography
Yes
Highest Useful Magnification
500X
Lens Coating
UHTC
Mount Design
Equatorial
Objective Lens Size Code
254
Optical Design
Schmidt-Newtonian
Power Source
Battery
Recommended Usage
Viewing the Planets, Viewing Galaxies/Star Clusters, Viewing Nebulae, For the Enthusiast, Astrophotography, Viewing the Moon
Telescopes Series
Meade LXD75 Telescopes
User Level
For the Enthusiast
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Weight Complete
85 lbs.

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  • Ultra-high-transmission coatings
  • Water-white glass
  • Premium-grade Pyrex mirrors
  • AutoStar controller helps you find more than 30,000 objects with push of button
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Meade LXD75 SN-10AT Schmidt-Newtonian Telescope with AutoStar
 
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5.0

Great value and excellent Meade quality

By Steve

from Cleveland, Ohio

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Pros

  • Quality Lenses
  • Strong Construction

Cons

  • Heavy

Best Uses

  • Astronomy

Comments about Meade LXD75 SN-10AT Schmidt-Newtonian Telescope with AutoStar:

This telescope is everything that they say it is. Being used to Newtonians, this one gives superior images of stars due to the corrector plate: the objects are sharply defined. I purchased this in place of a Schmidt-cassegrain, as it does the same job at a far lower price. The UHTC optics are an excellent addition: I now get exceptional images of faint objects such as the fainter nebula, even in my light polluted neighborhood. The mount is rugged and solid, and I am currently using this 'scope for basic astrophotography and the drive is smooth and accurate. The illuminated polar alignment finder is very useful as it makes polar alignment quick and easy. I use the Meade AutoStar suite to control the telescope remotely. It is connected to my Windows Vista workstation inside the house via a serial link. Setup was easy. The focuser is smooth, although I have added a different focuser that has a built-in motor. I have also added a Telrad finder. [...] Set up was quick (i did not neglect to study the small manual!) and I was collimating and testing it in no time. I do enjoy this excellent telescope. The reason I got it here is because this is the best price I found, ([...] Thanks!

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