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Meade Instruments introduces new line of computerized telescopes designed for outreach


Meade Instruments introduces new line of computerized telescopes designed for outreach

The New LX65 is designed with the ability to hold two optical tubes assemblies at once! The perfect tool for astronomy outreach!

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IRVINE, Calif., July 30, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Meade Instruments, leading telescope designer and manufacturer, has introduced the LX65 Series of computerized telescopes. These innovative telescopes are specifically designed to make astronomy outreach easy and fun with the extraordinary feature of having two telescopes mounted simultaneously, allowing two observers to look at a celestial object at the same time.

"At Meade Instruments, we believe that making astronomy fun and easy to learn is important to grow the market. I am confident the quality and features that we have incorporated in this new line will make the LX65 Series a great tool for amateur astronomy in general" says Victor Aniceto, President of Meade Instruments.

The LX65 Series of computerized telescopes is available in four different configurations: 5" & 6" Maksutov-Cassegrain models and 6" & 8" Advanced Coma-Free (ACF™) models- ranging in price from $799 to $1,199. In addition to the dual-mounting capability, the LX65 also has a database of 30,000 objects and the patented AudioStar® feature, making this the perfect astronomy outreach telescope. The LX65 Series telescopes will be available for sale through the Meade network of retailers, with deliveries starting in September 2018.

About Meade Instruments
Meade Instruments is the leading designer and manufacturer of expertly crafted telescopes and optical accessories. The company offers the industry's broadest product line of astronomical telescopes, solar telescopes, spotting scopes, binoculars, and related optical accessories. Focused on exploration, empowering curiosity and excellent service, Meade enables both professional and amateur enthusiasts to experience the wonderful universe. Meade distributes its products worldwide, through a network of specialty retailers, mass merchandisers, and domestic and foreign distributors. Learn more at


SOURCE Meade Instruments Corp.

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