Meade LX85 8″ Reflector OTA – Madeira Optics

Meade LX85 8″ Reflector OTA

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The LX85 Series 8” Reflector has a Newtonian reflector with parabolic primary optical design and features a 8” (200mm) aperture, 1000mm focal length, and f/5 focal ratio. This fast f/5 optical system provides spectacular wide-field images for the discriminating deep-sky observer and astrophotographer. Equipped with a 2” rack & pinion focuser and aluminum with SiO2 optical coatings. Includes (2) 1.25” Plössl eyepieces (9.7mm & 26mm) and a viewfinder (8x50 optical with crosshair) along with a Vixen-style dovetail. With included accessories, the OTA weighs 18.4lbs (8.4kg) and has dimensions of 9.4x39.8” (24x93.5cm).


  • 200mm (8”) reflector
  • 1000mm focal length
  • f/5 focal ratio
  • 9.7mm & 26mm Plössl (1.25”) eyepieces included
  • 8x50 optical viewfinder with crosshair
Brand Meade Instruments Corp.
Warranty, years 2
Package size (LxWxH), cm 41.4x116.84x42.42
Shipping Weight, kg 13.7
Optical design reflector
Optical scheme Newtonian
Optics coating aluminum with a protective layer of fused quartz
Primary mirror diameter (aperture), mm 200.0
Lens (mirror) shape parabolic
Focal length, mm 1000
Aperture ratio f/5
Eyepieces SUPER Plössl 9.7mm, SUPER Plössl 26mm
Eyepiece barrel diameter, in 1.25
Finderscope 8x50 Optical with Crosshair
Focuser 2”, rack & pinion
Optical tube mounting mode dovetail plate (Vixen standard)
User level beginners, experienced users
Observed object deep-sky objects