Meade 80mm ED APO
The Meade 80mm ED APO Triplet Refractor offers awesome visual and photographic performance in a very compact and portable package. For crisp wide field observing and imaging, nothing can surpass a true triple-element Apochromatic Refractor).
Meade Series 5000 ED APO Triplets are among the finest available at any price.
Features a fully multi-coated triplet objective lens made from the highest quality ED (extra-low dispersion) glass for outstanding contrast and sharpness as well as near zero detectable chromatic aberration or "color fringing".
The diameter is 3.1" with a focal Length of 480mm, f/6 and it features a super precise dual speed 2" Crayford focuser with 10:1 gear reduction for ultra fine focus control.
Standard equipment also includes a Meade Seies 5000 2" diagonal with 99% reflectivity and an aluminum hard carry case to protect your investment when not in use.
There is a removable dew shield and it bolts to standard photo style tripod with included bracket which has 1/4-20 mounting bolts.
The mounting bracket will additionally secure directly to the existing dovetail on the Meade LXD75 tripod without modification. Weight is 6.2 pounds. The Tripod and eyepieces are not included.
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