This 12" Meade Lightbridge does this rather nicely. Meade Instruments 204011 12" LIGHTBRIDGE PLUS TRUSS-TUBE DOB, Sky-Watcher Classic 250 Dobsonian 10-inch Aperature Telescope – Solid-Tube – Simple, Traditional Design – Easy to Use, Perfect for Beginners, Sky Watcher Flextube 300 Dobsonian 12-inch Collapsible Large Aperture Telescope – Portable, Easy to Use, Perfect for Beginners, White/Black (S11740), Zhumell Z12 Deluxe Dobsonian Reflector Telescope, Celestron - PowerSeeker 127EQ Telescope - Manual German Equatorial Telescope for Beginners - Compact and Portable - Bonus Astronomy Software Package - 127mm Aperture, Sky-Watcher Flextube 250 Dobsonian 10-inch Collapsible Large Aperture Telescope – Portable, Easy to Use, Perfect for Beginners, White/Black (S11720). Reviewed in the United States on November 16, 2008. Unlike hefty solid tube Dobsonians, the LightBridge Plus is easy to assemble and break down in minutes thanks to its open truss-tube design. 2" Meade Series 4000 26mm QX Wide Angle Eyepiece The 12" Lightbridge is a very large telescope, with a light grasp and image brightness 2.25 times as great as an 8" telescope used at the same magnification and 40% brighter than a 10”. Mine was off, and rattling around loose in the "light bucket". And prepare to cross the universe. Modern, sleek design that incorporates a no-tool assembly build. Unlike hefty solid tube Dobsonians, the LightBridge Plus is easy to assemble and break down in minutes thanks to its open truss-tube design. PORTABLE. This redesigned Dobsonian features enhanced stability and a travel-friendly design. Meade’s 12” LightBridge™ Plus offers a 12” (304mm) aperture with 1524mm (f/5) focal length. Product carries full one year Meade limited factory warranty. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. Second, if the lightbridge still comes with that 26mm QX piece of garbage. So get a LightBridge truss-Dob. Previous page of related Sponsored Products, Reviewed in the United States on December 14, 2007. The viewfinder is an easy to use red dot unit with four user selectable reticle pattern options and seven step brightness control. If the problem is warranty related they said they will replace the whole telescope but other then that they don't offer any support. John Dobson's simple and portable design made large telescopes available to the average amateur astronomer. New LightBridge truss-Dobs from Meade take down and set up quickly. Local sale only. Meade 12-Inch LightBridge (f/5) Truss-Tube Dobsonian, It's not just a big telescope, it's a big telescope that goes anywhere, LightBridge dobs give you high-quality Meade optics, premium components and ultra portability, Telescope Features: Red Dot Viewfinder, Open Metal Truss Design, Crayford Style Focuser, Includes: Fan, Autostar Suite Astronomical Software, Optical Tube Dimensions: 0.34 Dia x 0.34 L, Warranty Description: 1 Year Limited Manufacturer Warranty 100% Parts,Labor,Up to $200 Replacement. The 12" LightBridge Deluxe Truss-Tube Dobsonian features a superior Meade quality multi-coated, diffraction limited 12" primary mirror, focal length 1524mm (f/5). Your question might be answered by sellers, manufacturers, or customers who bought this product. It's not just a big telescope. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. Meade has upgraded the original LightBridge design to bring you the LightBridge Plus! Local sale only. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. The 12" Lightbridge is a very large telescope, with a light grasp and image brightness 2.25 times as great as an 8" telescope used at the same magnification and 40% brighter than a 10”. 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. Please try again. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. For the best experience on our site, be sure to turn on Javascript in your browser. One thing that Meade still needs to work on is designing a mirror cover that actually stays on the mirror during shipping. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. Under dark skies, the Orion Nebula becomes a glowing and subtle complex of filaments, and color starts to become visible. Unable to add item to List. 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 12" f/5 1524mm focal length Newtonian Reflector, 2" Meade Series 4000 26mm QX Wide Angle Eyepiece.