Meade LX70 R8 8 Inch Reflector OTA

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  • 8” Newtonian Reflector OTA for splendid deep-sky views
  • Fast f/5 optics produce bright, wide field images
  • Mounts to your choice of alt-azimuth or equatorial mount with Vixen rail
  • 2” rack and pinion focuser and adapter lets you use a multitude of accessories
  • Comes with 1.25” focuser adapter, extension tube, and 9mm and 26mm Plossl eyepieces
  • Includes an 8x50 optical viewfinder and Vixen dovetail with cradle rings
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  • Description

    The Meade LX70 R8 Optical Tube Assembly is an 8" Newtonian reflector telescope with a relatively fast f/5 focal ratio for great wide field views.  This telescope has a lot of light-gathering capability and will delve into hundreds of deep-sky objects as well as provide nice views of the Moon, planets, comets, and other astronomical objects.  Because of its wide field of view, the Meade R8 also makes a nice OTA for astrophotography.  This 8" reflector can be used on most any mount that has a weight capacity of at least 20 pounds and accepts a Vixen-style dovetail. 

    The Meade R8 LX70 Reflector telescope is white with blue accents, and comes with a 2" rack and pinion focuser with 1.25" adapter and astrophotography extension tube.  You will receive two 1.25 inch Plossl eyepieces (9mm and 26mm), a full-sized 8x50 optical finderscope, and an aluminum Vixen style dovetail with attached cradle rings. 

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    What's Included

    • Meade 8” LX70 Reflector OTA
    • 2” Rack & Pinion Focuser
    • 2” to 1.25” Adapter
    • Extension Tube for Astrophotography
    • 9mm Plossl Eyepiece - 1.25”
    • 26mm Plossl Eyepiece - 1.25”
    • 8x50 Finder
    • Finder Bracket
    • Cradle Rings with Vixen Dovetail
    • Lens Cover

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