Meade 10in. LightBridge f/5 Truss-Tube Dobsonian Telescope 1005-05-03 w/ Free S&H

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Meade 10in. LightBridge f/5 Truss-Tube Dobsonian Telescope Product Info

The Meade Light Bridge 10-Inch Telescope isn't just a big telescope scope - it's a big scope that goes anywhere. The Meade Light Bridge Truss-Dobsonian Telescope takes down and sets up quickly, so you can take this massive window on the universe out to your favorite dark sky locations with ease. This Meade 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. The Meade LightBridge Dobs Telescope gives you high quality Meade optics, premium components, and ultra portability - all for about the same price as an ordinary tube dob telescope. So get a Meade LightBridge Truss-Dob Telescope - and prepare to cross the universe.

Specifications for Meade 1005 10-Inch Light Bridge Dobsonian Telescope:

Optical Design: Newtonian Reflector
Clear Aperture: 254mm (10")
Focal Length, Focal Ratio: 1270mm f/5 (10")
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 Power600X:  
Eyepiece: Meade 26mm QX Wide Angle Eyepiece
Optical Tube Assembly (OTA): Metal open Truss Design
Materials: steel roller bearings for azimuth
Focuser: 2" Crayford style focuser with 1.25" adapter
Cooling Fan: Battery Powered Fan
Red Dot Viewfinder: Deluxe 4-reticle Red Dot ViewFinder
AutoStar SuiteT Astronomical Software: Included
Box Dimensions (Optical Tube): 30.3" x 17.9" x 17.4"
Box Dimensions (Mount): 25.4" x 24.8" x 5.3"
Secondary Housing (Weight): 6 lbs.
Trusses (Weight): 2 lbs.
OTA Primary Housing (Weight): 30 lbs.
Assembled OTA (Weight): 38 lbs.
Assembled Mount (Weight): 27 lbs.
Total Net Telescope Weight (assembled): 65 lbs.

Features of Meade 1005-05-03 LightBridge Telescope 10":

  • 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 2" Eyepiece Deluxe Model This premium eyepiece has a 2" barrel, and boasts a whopping 70° Apparent Field of View

Package Contents:

  • Meade 10in. LightBridge f/5 Truss-Tube Dobsonian Telescope

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