Meade LX70 R6 6" f/5 Reflector Telescope - OTA Only

Meade LX70 R6 6" f/5 Reflector Telescope - OTA Only

Meade LX70 R6 6" f/5 Reflector Telescope - OTA Only

B&H # MELX70R6NR MFR # 270021
Meade LX70 R6 6" f/5 Reflector Telescope - OTA Only

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Product Highlights

  • 6" Aperture
  • 750mm Focal Length, f/5 Focal Ratio
  • Includes 9mm & 26mm Plossl Eyepieces
  • 2" Focuser with 1.25" Adapter
  • 6x30 Finderscope with Crosshair Reticle
  • Vixen-Style Dovetail Plate
  • Mount and Tripod Required
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Meade LX70 overview

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Designed for deep-sky observation with a fast focal ratio for astrophotography/imaging, Meade Instrument's LX70 R6 6" f/5 Reflector Telescope features a 750mm focal length and a large parabolic mirror for obtaining detailed images of the moon, clear views of the planets, and the ability to reach out past our solar system to discover deep-sky objects. The scope is outfitted with a 2" rack-and-pinion focuser and a 1.25" adapter to increase the size and types of accessories that can be used with it. Meade includes two Plossl eyepieces to get new users started; a 9mm that yields 83x power and a 26mm for a 29x magnification. The scope's f/5 focal ratio is ideal for astrophotography/imaging. This version of the LX70 comes without a mount or tripod, but includes a Vixen-style dovetail plate for use with compatible user-supplied mounts.

Optical Performance
  • 6" aperture
  • 750mm focal length
  • Fast f/5.0 focal ratio
  • Resolving power of 0.76 arc-seconds
Optical Accessories
  • Eyepieces:
    1.25" diameter barrel
    9mm eyepiece yields 83x magnification
    26mm eyepiece yields 29x magnification

  • Focuser:
    2" rack and pinion focuser
    Focus lock to hold focuser in position
    1.25" adapter for smaller diameter eyepieces and accessories

  • Finderscope:
    6x30 with crosshair reticle


In the Box
Meade LX70 R6 6" f/5 Reflector Telescope - OTA Only
  • 6x30 Finderscope
  • 9mm Eyepiece
  • 26mm Eyepiece
  • 1.25" Focuser Adapter
  • Protective Front Dust Cover
  • Limited One-Year Warranty
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    Meade LX70 specs

    Optical Design Newtonian reflector
    Aperture 6.0" / 15.0 cm
    Focal Length 750 mm
    Focal Ratio f/5.0
    Eyepiece Barrel Diameter 2", 1.25" with adapter
    Diagonal None
    Finderscope 6 x 30
    Tripod None
    Power Source None
    Dimensions 45.0 x 45.0 x 73.0" / 114.3 x 114.3 x 185.4 cm, assembled
    Weight Not specified by manufacturer

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