Meade LightBridge Mini 82
  • Meade LightBridge Mini 82

Meade LightBridge Mini 82

The LightBridge Mini 82 offers a generous 82mm aperture with a compact 300mm (f/3.7) focal length

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LightBridge Mini Series

The LightBridge Mini series allows you to setup and share the stargazing experience in seconds. Whether you are camping in the outdoors or relaxing in your backyard, the Lightbridge Mini Dobsonians are the ideal “grab-and-go” telescopes, offering easy and portable observation for an excellent value.

The LightBridge Mini 82, 114 and 130 offer magnificent light gathering ability to see a variety of planets, nebulae, star clusters and galaxies. Each model requires no aligning or assembly, meaning you are ready-to-go out of the box! The 82mm model is perfectly equipped for those starting the hobby while the 114mm and 130mm boast a vixen-style dovetail and parabolic mirror for those who seek versatility and clarity. The Lightbridge Mini series has a simple point-and-look design and a 360° “lazy Susan” style mount that anyone can appreciate while navigating the night sky.

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 series provides the perfect scope for anyone. The amateur and professional astronomer now has the perfect 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!

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LightBridge Mini 82

  • SKU: 203001
  • The ultimate tool to share the hobby with enthusiasts and beginners alike.
  • Newtonian Reflector with a generous 82mm (3.2") aperture to give you a great view of the Moon and planets.
  • Lightweight, 1.7 kg (3.8 lbs) and a compact 300mm (f/3.7) focal length for ultimate portability.
  • Comes with 26mm (12x) and 9mm (33x) eyepieces for low and high magnifications.
  • Includes a 2x Barlow lens to double the magnifying power of your eyepieces.
  • 360° swivel mount and a simple point-and-look design for easy use.

The LightBridge Mini 82 allows you to set up and share a stargazing experience in seconds. Whether you are camping in the outdoors or relaxing in your backyard, the LightBridge Mini Dobsonians are the ideal “grab-and-go” telescopes, offering easy and portable observation straight from the box!

Weighing in at just under 4 lbs, this telescope is the ultimate in portability. The 360° swivel mount and a simple point-and-look design make navigating the sky effortless. You’ll enjoy 82mm of light gathering ability for clear, bright images of the Moon, and planets like Saturn and Jupiter!

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 82 features a one arm Dobsonian-style mount, comes with two eyepieces for low (26mm) and high (9mm) magnification, a 2x barlow lens to double the magnifying power of each eyepiece, a red dot viewfinder to help you aim the telescope, and the Autostar® Suite Astronomy planetarium DVD with over 10,000 celestial objects.

Models and Prices

LightBridge Mini 82 LightBridge Mini 114 LightBridge Mini 130
Product Code 203001 203002 203003
Optical Design Newtonian reflector Newtonian reflector (Parabolic) Newtonian reflector (Parabolic)
Clear Aperture 82mm 114mm 130mm
Focal Length 300mm 450mm 650mm
Focal Ratio f/3.7 f/3.95 f/5
Resolving Power (Dawes' Limit) 1.425 arc-seconds 1.02 arc-seconds 0.89 arc-seconds
Viewfinder Red Dot Red Dot Red Dot
Eyepiece(s) 1.25" 9mm (33x),
26mm (12x)
1.25" MA 9mm (50x),
MA 26mm (17x)
1.25" MA 9mm (72x),
MA 26mm (25x)
Barlow 2x -- --
Focuser Mechanism 1.25" Rack and Pinion 1.25" Rack and Pinion 1.25" Rack and Pinion
Dovetail -- Vixen-style Vixen-style
Mount Type Dobsonian Dobsonian Dobsonian
Assembled Product Dimensions 21cm x 21cm x 43cm 31cm x 31cm x 61cm 37cm x 36cm x 77cm
Assembled Product Weight 1.7 kg (3.8 lbs) 4.9 kg (10.8 lbs) 6.2 kg (13.6 lbs)
203001

Data sheet

Weight (g)
1.7kg
Optical Design
Newtonian
Aperture
82mm
Focal Length
300mm
Focal Ratio
F3.7
Magnification
12,33x
Objective Lens Diameter
82mm
Warranty
One Year

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