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Meade 8" Schmidt-Cassegrain

Meade 8 inch sct w equatorial wedge

Keywords: Schmidt Cassegrain Goto


Note  This item is being serviced and it is not available for check out.

This telescope needs repairs and is not currently available for loans.

The Equipment Library is operating under safe COVID-19 procedures but is undergoing a reorganization.  Capacity for new loans is significantly reduced. It may be some time before you can borrow this equipment.

Please do not submit more than two requests at any one time without Equipment Manager approval. 

This Meade 2080 Schmidt-Cassegrain was recently acquired by SAS and is under evaluation. It is an older, manually operated eight inch aperture telescope on an equatorial fork mount. It will give good views of the moon, planets as well as nebulae, star clusters and galaxies. It has a 110V clock drive, with a manual solw motion control  that can be used to track objects if 110 V power is not readily available.




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