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.
BBC Sky at Night magazine group test winner scoring 90%In short, this Dob is great to use and produces stunning views. BBC Sky at Night magazine
Meade Optical Coatings Aluminum Coatings with magnesium fluoride over coat provides bright images full of detail.
2" Dual Speed Crayford-Style 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 Deluxe Model: This premium eyepiece has a 2" barrel, and boasts a whopping 70° Apparent Field of View.