Telescope Specifications:
Meade 16" SchmidtCassegrain  LX200GPS16
 Aperture: 406.4mm (or 16 inches)
 Focal length: 4064mm
 Focal ratio: f /10
 Mount: Paramount ME Robotic Telescope Mount
Meade LX20012
 We have two of these 12" telescopes at the East and West ends of the Observatory.
 Aperture: 305mm (or 12 inches)
 Focal length: 3048mm
 Focal ratio: f /10
 Aperture: 254mm (or 10 inches)
 Focal length: 1651mm
 Focal ratio: f /6.5
Useful relationships:

magnification:
 magnification is focal length of the telescope divided by the focal length of the eyepiece.
focal ratio:
 focal ratio is the focal length of the telescope divided by the aperture of the telescope.
metric conversion:
 one inch is equal to 25.4mm
