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Meade 16" Lightbridge Deluxe Telescope

Meade's 16" LightBridge Deluxe is the most portable 16" telescope avialble today, bar none.

It's not just a big telescope. It's a big telescope that goes anywhere.

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-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.

Steel RA Roller Bearings. Roller bearings make movements smooth and effortless.

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.

Advanced Four-Reticle Red Dot Viewfinder. Four reticles and varying brightness controls allow this deluxe finder to adjust to your observing needs.

26mm QX (TM) Wide Angle 2" Eyepiece Deluxe Model. This premium eyepiece has a 2" barrel, and boasts a whopping 70-degree Apparent Field of View.


Our price: $1999.00

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Telescope Type Dobsonian
Aperture (in.) 16 inches
Aperture (mm) 406 mm
Focal Ratio f/4.5
Focal Length 1829 mm
Limiting Visual Magnitude 15.7
Eyepiece 1 26 mm
Magnification with Eyepiece 1 70x
Accepts 2-inch Eyepieces Yes
Focuser Type Dual-speed Crayford
Focuser Size 2-inch
Weight Fully Assembled 128 lbs.
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