a used 10 inch LX3 which I have just replaced with a new Meade 10 inch F/10 LX50 and the XT CCD Imaging System. A Magellan II Hand Controller system . View and Download Meade LX50 instruction manual online. 8”/10” Schmidt- Cassegrain Telescopes 7” Maksutov-Cassegrain Telescope. LX50 Telescope pdf . Meade LX By Simon Stevens I had other more basic scopes before I purchased this scope, none of which were very good for astro photography. The odd.
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Boulder City, Nevada, United States.
Subject to credit approval. To use the scope in the field is a fairly straightforward affair. This scope has been named “Cassie”, short for Cassiopeia suitably named after the Queen of the Heavens.
The base has a battery box in it to run the scope for many hours but I have a power pack that I use and mrade that has to be plugged in too. Subject to credit approval.
Highlands Astronomical Society | Meade LX50
Free Local Pickup See details. Interest will be charged to your account from the purchase date if the balance is not paid in full within 6 months. I kx50 located the star diagonal and the 25mm eyepiece and slotted them into the scope. Please feel free to start or join an on-going discussion in our groups and forums featured below.
10 inch f/10 Meade LX50
I carefully lifted the scope out of the foam and put it on the table. See terms – opens in a new window or tab. I once tested the tracking by locating a star in the crosshairs of a 12mm illuminated eyepiece and went in for a cup of tea.
Telescope located px50 Boulder City, Nevada. This is a serious and complex telescope. Field Tripod Height optional [Note 2]. If you intend to do astro photography, you are advised in the manual to use the ‘drift method’. Manual and electric, RA and Dec. So, having passed the necessary visa numbers over, I sat back and waited for the scope to be delivered.
The scope is not very light so care has to be exercised when moving this around in the dark. Minimum monthly payments are required. Roswell, Georgia, United States. In Use To use the scope in the field is a fairly straightforward affair.
In a short time you find yourself whizzing around the sky looking meadw this and finding that. There is a compass for rough alignment with north and fine adjusters for azimuth. Learn More – opens in a new window or tab Any international shipping and import charges are paid in part to Pitney Bowes Inc.
Meade LX50 Instruction Manual
The finder scope is a little on the small side but you get by with it. I have found a lot of objects by using the setting scales but the finder scope still gets used now and then.
This item will be shipped through the Global Shipping Program and includes international tracking. Minimum monthly payments are required. Skip to main content. I stood there for a moment and just looked at it. Back ld50 home page Return to top. Also on the base is the control panel meads sockets for various items of equipment.
See lxx50 condition definitions – opens in a new window or tab Please enter a number less than or meaed to 1. Seller information jokontopidi-0 2. At that point, I became a true amateur as I began to explore the heavens.
Other offers may also be available. My criteria for this scope were to have a good quality scope with a good drive system and very good optics.
IC objects from the Index Catalog. If you want to do photography with this scope then you have to wait a while and get the set-up bang on. Additionally equipped with encoders and computer for easy target finding.
The only things that I could see from my living room, in the middle of the day, were the hills. I have added some bits to the scope which make it just a bit easier meadde use, or to expand on its capabilities.
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In between the fork arms on the base are the lock and manual adjuster for R. Spare electronic motor drive system for right ascension.
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See other items More Learn More – opens in a new window or tab International shipping and import charges paid to Pitney Bowes Inc. Meade 8″ and 10″ Schmidt – Cassegrain Telescopes, with standard equatorial wedge meave optional variable-height standard field tripod. In five minutes you can have the scope aligned close enough for viewing and to roughly use the setting scales to find objects.