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Older blue tube meade 153mm Schmidt Newtonian

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#1 BHunt

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Posted 24 March 2007 - 09:40 PM

Here is the old blue tube Meade Schmidt Newtonian
D=153MM f=549 f/3.60. This is the first one I have seen on ebay.
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Posted 24 March 2007 - 09:46 PM

That's the Meade Model 622. Great little imaging scope. The focuser is set for use with a camera. You need an extension tube to use it visually. It was sold as an OTA only, it wasn't sold on a mount. I think I sold mine about 3 years ago for about $400.

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Posted 24 March 2007 - 09:49 PM

Was that a early 80ies model Don?
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Posted 24 March 2007 - 09:49 PM

Post Halley's Comet. Late 80s.

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Posted 24 March 2007 - 09:58 PM

how did i miss those! was that their answer to celestrons comet catcher?

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Posted 24 March 2007 - 10:00 PM

Must be more rare. Thats a first! I usually see some blue tube Japan refractors 312s but only one of these.
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Posted 24 March 2007 - 10:07 PM

This must be the tripod for that Meade.
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