Taking only moments to set up and take apart for travel, the extremely rigid truss frame design ensures a no-compromises view through the telescope. It's not just a big telescope. The optics of this style of telescope are only as good as their mounting, which is why Meade engineers gave the LightBridge primary mirror a top of the line, fully adjustable, high strength but light weight aluminum stress free floating multi-point cell with built in cooling fan. The 12" LightBridge Deluxe Truss-Tube Dobsonian features a superior Meade quality multi-coated, diffraction limited 12" primary mirror, focal length 1524mm (f/5). Product carries full one year Meade limited factory warranty. Meade LightBridge Plus 16" Truss Tube Dobsonian Telescope Additional shipping surcharges will apply on top of standard shipping costs Features: 16" (406 mm)- Newtonian Reflector on Dobsonian Mounting This is a Truss Tube Newtonian with easy, no tools assembly 1829 mm Focal Length, f/4.5 Focal Ratio 2", 2-Speed (10… JavaScript seems to be disabled in your browser. For the best experience on our site, be sure to turn on Javascript in your browser. The viewfinder is an easy to use red dot unit with four user selectable reticle pattern options and seven step brightness control. Thanks to the open-truss design, the dobsonian can shrink to a fraction of its size in a matter of seconds and improve on its optical performance. The 10" LightBridge Deluxe Truss-Tube Dobsonian features a superior Meade quality multi-coated, diffraction limited 10" primary mirror, focal length 1270mm (f/5). The 16" LightBridge Deluxe Truss-Tube Dobsonian features a superior Meade quality multi-coated, diffraction limited 16" primary mirror, focal length 1829mm (f/4.5). This auction is for a used Meade 10 Inch LightBridge f/5 Truss-Tube Dobsonian Telescope that is fully functioning as is but has some age deterioration of the mirrors. The optics of this style of telescope are only as good as their mounting, which is why Meade engineers gave the LightBridge primary mirror a top of the line, fully adjustable, high strength but light weight aluminum stress free floating multi-point cell with built in cooling fan. Accessories include: 2” 26mm Eyepiece (providing 48x magnification), metal red-dot viewfinder to help easily locate objects in the night sky, and 2” to 1.25” adapter to provide the ability to use a wide range of different eyepieces. Base In addition to the basic telescope… JavaScript seems to be disabled in your browser. The viewfinder is an easy to use red dot unit with four user selectable reticle pattern options and seven step brightness control. Meade WhiteLight Telescopes and Binocular, Series 5000 MWA (Mega Wide-Angle) Eyepieces, Series 5000 PWA (Premium Wide-Angle) Eyepieces, Series 5000 UHD (Ultra-High Definition) Eyepieces, 2" Crayford-Style Focuser with 1.25" Adapter, Fast 10" f/5 1270mm focal length Newtonian Reflector, 2" Meade Series 4000 26mm QX Wide Angle Eyepiece. Meade 10" Lightbridge Truss Tube Dobsonian Telescope D=254mm F=1270mm f/5 Unit breaks down into 4 major components for compact/easy storage and transportation 1. For the best experience on our site, be sure to turn on Javascript in your browser. Truss 4. The sturdy laminated finish wooden Dobsonian mount includes premium features such as roller bearings on the azimuth (side to side) axis and large diameter aluminum altitude (vertical axis) bearings with a hand adjustable variable tension brake for smooth and stable movement. The 16" LightBridge is the largest LightBridge model. So you can take one of these massive windows on the universe out to your favourite dark sky locations with ease. Also includes bonus Meade AutoStar Suite Astronomer Edition Software for checking star charts and planet locations. This auction is for a used Meade 10 Inch LightBridge f/5 Truss-Tube Dobsonian Telescope that is fully functioning as is but has some age deterioration of the mirrors. Ships in 2 boxes with weights of 90 and 62 pounds. Meade Instruments is acknowledged as one of the most innovative and dynamic companies in the telescope market. Includes a 2" diameter Meade Series 4000 26mm QX Wide Angle Eyepiece for stunning wide angle views. The 10" LightBridge is a very capable deep sky performer, with a light grasp and image brightness over 50% brighter than an 8" telescope used at the same magnification. This auction is for a used Meade 10 Inch LightBridge f/5 Truss-Tube Dobsonian Telescope that is fully functioning as is but has some age deterioration of the mirrors. I will provide the information if requested for this service. This greater light gathering ability will bring more faint deep sky objects into view, and in improved detail. This 10" Meade deluxe LightBridge truss-tube Dob is a typical Dobsonian value - giving you more light-gathering capacity for your observing dollar than any other telescope type. With this open truss-tube configuration, Meade has created a Dobsonian that you can set up and disassemble in minutes. Its incredible light grasp offers four times the image brightness as an 8" telescope used at the same magnification and 75% more than a 12" model. The 16" LightBridge Deluxe Truss-Tube Dobsonian features a superior Meade quality multi-coated, diffraction limited 16" primary mirror, focal length 1829mm (f/4.5). I have a quote to make them better than new for about $120 including the shipping to the astronomical lab for restoration. Fully assembled weight of the optical tube is 74 pounds, mount weight is 54 pounds. LightBridge 16" f/4.5 Truss-Tube Dobsonian, Meade WhiteLight Telescopes and Binocular, Series 5000 MWA (Mega Wide-Angle) Eyepieces, Series 5000 PWA (Premium Wide-Angle) Eyepieces, Series 5000 UHD (Ultra-High Definition) Eyepieces, 2" Crayford-Style Focuser with 1.25" Adapter, Fast 16" f/4.5 1829mm focal length Newtonian Reflector, 2" Meade Series 4000 26mm QX Wide Angle Eyepiece. I have a quote to make them better than new for about $120 including the shipping to the astronomical lab for restoration. New LightBridge truss-dobs from Meade take down and set up quickly. Meade’s 10” LightBridge™ Plus offers a 10” (254mm) aperture with 1270mm (f/5) focal length. Meade Instruments is acknowledged as one of the most innovative and dynamic companies in the telescope market.