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The Meade LS-8 SC Telescope - For Your Perfect Astronomy Viewing Needs

February 24, 2012 | Comments: 0 | Views: 217

Astronomy is one of the good careers that are around today. You will come across various people who like to view heavenly bodies and the stars at night using different types of telescopes. The best way to enjoy such beautiful views is by having telescopes that have the proper specifications for viewing the stars and the heavenly bodies. You need the right specifications of a telescope with precise viewing and easy alignment systems. One of the telescopes that help in this is the Meade LS-8 SC. This is a telescope that used up to date technology to provide proper and precise viewing of heavenly bodies.

Let us look at some of the characteristics of this Meade LS-8 SC.

The telescope is powerful, reliable and portable. It is not heavy can be easily moved from one place to another in order to view the object of choice.

One of the unique and high technology systems that come with this telescope is the self alignment system. Not many telescopes have the ability to align themselves to objects when in view. With this one, the alignment is automatic. One simply has to turn the telescope and it will align itself automatically. This means this telescope has great precision and great viewing. Also, it has clarity in view because of the 8" aperture that it comes with.

Another feature of the Meade LS-8 SC is the Auto Star III technology it provides. This is actually a computing technology embedded within this telescope. This technology comes complete with a keypad keyboard where numbers are keyed in when navigating and aligning the telescope. The digital system of this telescope makes it easy for use. This telescope could really work best with amateurs as they just need to key in the figures they want in order for the telescope to align itself.

The telescope has a focal length of 2000mm. This is a good length especially when viewing the dark sky. The focal ratio is given as f/10. The mounting of this telescope is easy that is why it is good for amateur astronomers.

For high quality images, there is the Schmidt-Cassegrainoptics technology that it uses. To capture the images of the heavenly objects, the Meade LS-8 SC has a CCD colour camera. These images can be uploaded to the computer for future reference. The telescope also has an eyepiece which is 126mm.

These are some of the characteristics of the Meade LS-8 SC.

Th Meade LS-8 SC telescope is perfect to meet your astronomy viewing needs. Learn more about the Meade LS-8 SC telescope right now.

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