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Meade LightBridge 16" Dobsonian Telescope

Price:  £2,595.00 (Inc. 20% VAT)Earn 2,595 Loyalty Points

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Model:  1645-05-03
Brand:  Meade
Design:  Reflector
Size:  16" (406mm)
Computerized:  Manual
Level:  Intermediate
Mount Type:  Dobsonian

Meade LightBridge 16'' Dobsonian Telescope
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It's not just a big telescope. It's a big telescope that goes anywhere. New LightBridge truss-dobs from Meade take down and set up quickly. So you can take one of these massive windows on the universe out to your favorite dark sky locations with ease. LightBridge dobs give you high quality Meade optics, premium components, and ultra portability - all for about the same price as an ordinary tube dob. So get a LightBridge truss-dob. And prepare to cross the universe.
Diffraction Limited Optics Meade optics consistently outperform telescopes of similar and larger aperture. Consumers know that “Meade Optics Inside” means that what they see through our telescopes will be views that are detailed, crisp and full of contrast.
Meade Optical Coatings Aluminum Coatings with magnesium fluoride over coat provides bright images full of detail.
2" Crayford-Dual Speed 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 has a 2" barrel, and boasts a whopping 70° Apparent Field of View.

Aperture, Focal Length, Focal Ratio, Weight
203mm 8" 1219mm f/6 44lbs
254mm 10" 1270mm f/5 65lbs
318mm 12" 1524mm f/5 80lbs
406mm 16" 1829mm f/4.5 128lbs

Newtonian design optics, Primary, Secondary BK7 mirrors coated with magnesium fluoride over coat. Mounted in a fully adjustable mirror cell.
Maximum Practical Visual Power 500X,
Meade 26mm QX Wide Angle Eyepiece.
Metal open Truss Design,
Teflon bearings for both altitude and azimuth. Steel roller bearings for azimuth,
Altitude bearing brake,
Focuser 2" Crayford dual speed focuser with 1.25" adapter,
35mm Eyepiece extension tube (please note may be needed to focus some eyepieces),
Battery Powered Fan,
4-reticle Red Dot ViewFinder
AutoStar Suite™ Astronomical Software Included with the telescope.

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