Sky and Telescope - July 2018 - Cover4
FASTER, SHARPER OPTICAL SYSTEM
Meade's remarkable LX600 Series takes a giant leap forward
by making astro-imaging a breeze! The LX600 is a simple to
operate, portable telescope package that makes taking great
astrophotos as easy as focusing your camera and opening the
shutter. The LX600 Series employs a fast f/8 optical system
with high-contrast baffling that assures crisp, pinpoint imaging
to the very edge of field. This OTA features Advanced Coma-Free
(ACF™) optics along with Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC
™) for maximum image brightness! With its included Crayford-style,
th a two-speed,
two speed, 7:1 control, it
zero-image-shift focusing system with
allows for quick and easy adjustments.
This extremely heavy duty wedge allows for
secure and stable mounting for long exposure
astrophotography and imaging. The X-Wedge
sets a new standard for equatorial stability while
allowing for tracking from horizon to horizon
without need of any meridian flip such as required
by German Equatorial Mounts.
computer-assisted drift alignmentt for
polar alignment, finds and centers targets
nd then automatically locks onto a field star
ain as 11th magnitude for guiding.
SPLIT FORK DESIGN
This large telescope can be easily broken down and
moved. With the LX600 Split Fork design, you can
quickly separate the OTA from the mount, which
allows for easier setup and transportation!
HEAD OVER TO OUR WEBSITE FOR PROMOTIONAL OFFERS ON THE LX600!