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.
- 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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