Meade's all new LightBridge Mini series. Astronomy for all.
The LightBridge Mini 114 allows you to set up and share a stargazing experience in seconds. Whether you are camping in the outdoors or relaxing in your backyard, this LightBridge Mini Dobsonian is the ideal “grab-and-go” telescope, offering easy and portable observation with its removable optical tube.
The LightBridge Mini 114 boasts a big 114mm (4.5") parabolic aperture with a compact 450mm (f/3.95) focal length. The 360° swivel mount and a simple point-and-look design make navigating the sky effortless. You’ll enjoy 114mm of light gathering ability for bright, crisp images of the Moon, planets, nebulae, and star clusters. Experience versatility with the vixen-style mount, and see sharp images with the LightBridge Mini’s parabolic mirror.
With its sleek, compact size, it’s both functional and eye-catching. The stylish tabletop design allows the LightBridge Mini to be displayed as a decorative piece yet readily available when the moment strikes.
The Lightbridge Mini 114 features a one-arm Dobsonian-style mount with a removable OTA, comes with two eyepieces for low (26mm) and high (9mm) magnification, a red dot viewfinder to help you aim the telescope, and the Autostar® Suite Astronomy planetarium DVD with over 10,000 celestial objects.
Now, outdoor dinners and activities easily incorporate astronomy and stargazing because the LightBridge Mini is not just an astronomical tool, but also a conversation starter. With its sleek, compact design, it’s both functional and aesthetically pleasing. The stylish tabletop design allows the LightBridge Mini to be displayed as a decorative piece while still being able to give a fantastic view of the stars when the moment strikes.
The LightBridge Mini is the perfect scope for anyone. The amateur and professional astronomer now has the ultimate tool to share the hobby with enthusiasts and beginners alike. Those new to astronomy or just getting started can appreciate the night sky with no intimidation… Because, at Meade Instruments, we believe astronomy should be for all to discover and enjoy!
* Parabolic Newtonian Reflector with a large 114mm (4.5") aperture for a great view of planets, star clusters, and nebulae
* Lightweight (10.8 lbs) and compact with a removable 450mm (f/3.95) optical tube for portability
* Comes with 26mm (17x) and 9mm (50x) eyepieces for low and high magnifications
* 360° swivel mount and a simple point-and-look design for easy use
Warranty: 1 Year
Clear Aperture: 114mm
Optical Design: Newtonian Reflector (Parabolic)
Focal Length: 450mm
Focal Ratio: f/3.95
Resolving Power (Dawes' Limit): 1.02 arc-seconds
Viewfinder: Red Dot
Eyepiece(s) 1.25": MA 9mm (50x), MA 26mm (17x)
Focuser Mechanism: 1.25" Rack and Pinion
Assembled Product Dimensions: 12.25" L x 12.25" W x 24" H
Assembled Product Weight: 10.8 lbs