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Telescope Meade 16 “f / 10 LX200ACF / UHTC – reflecting telescope with an optical system Ritchey-Chretien telescope. This telescope is with the largest aperture in the series LX200ACF. Such devices are now available in every observatory in the world. And the optical layout of the telescope Meade 16” f / 10 LX200ACF / UHTC is not any worse than the inferior systems of telescopes from serious professional observatories. This is the best that can be offered to newbies today. The Hubble Space Telescope was built under that exact scheme. High optical standards Superior optics with ultra-coated UHTC to avoid unnecessary losses and gives a bright and sharp image over the entire field. Telescope Meade 16 “f / 10 LX200ACF / UHTC – the perfect solution for digital astrophotography both near and far space.

A unique opportunity to remotely manage a professional telescope.

Highly skilled workers of Sponli Observatory configured and fully prepared all the equipment for observation.

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description catadioptric telescope with a high level of automation and optical circuit professional level – modified Ritchey-Chretien with the corrected coma
telescope type catadioptric
optical scheme Ritchey-Chretien Modified Ritchey-Chretien
focusing method rough: the primary mirror precise: the displacement along the optical axis of the eyepiece
The main optical characteristics
light diameter, mm 406
focal length, mm 4064
luminosity f/10
antireflection coating multi-layer lens Ultra-High Transmission Coatings UHTC mirror
resolution 0.28 ang. sec.
penetrating power (magnitude, approximately) 15.5
Zoom in Focus 0.142 °/cm
minimum useful increase (night) 68х
the maximum useful increase 950х
Managing and Configuring type a microprocessor, via motor drive
precision automatic guidance Standard: about 2 arc. min Precision: 1 arc. min SMT: automatically increases
Physical characteristics
dimensions the size of the optical tube: 445mm (diameter) x 838mm (length) Telescope (without tripod): 457mm (D) x 813 mm (W) x 1295mm (B)
weight Telescope (without tripod): 104.2 kg the heaviest parts supply: 56.7 kg