Vixen A80M Refractor Telescope
The Vixen A80M is a high quality refractor with achromatic lenses that decrease chromatic and spherical aberration and yield bright, steady images. This optical tube has outstanding light gathering capabilities for amazing views of our solar system and beyond. You'll get sharp, high contrast images as a result of this refractor's fully multi-coated objective lens. It's also lightweight for painless portability. Includes Flip Mirror Diagonal, Tube Rings, Carry Strap, Eyepieces, and Dovetail Plate.
Vixen A80M Refractor Telescope Specifications...
- Objective Lens: 80mm
- Focal Length: 910mm
- Focal Ratio: f/11.4
- Finderscope: Red Dot Finder
- Resolving Power: 1.45 arc second
- Limiting Magnitude: 11.3
- Light Gathering Power: 131x
- Tube Length: 35"
- Tube Diameter: 3.5" (89mm)
- Tube Weight: 5.5 lbs.
- Visual Back: 31.7mm push fit
- Adapter Thread: 60mm, 42mm for T-Ring/ 50.8mm
- Astrophotography: Prime Focus, Eyepiece Projection, Afocal Imaging
Vixen Sphinx SX2 Equatorial Mount and Starbook One Controller
Introducing the new Vixen Sphinx SX2 Equatorial Mount, the latest in a long line of acclaimed Sphinx Mounts. In spite of its high precision mechanics, using the SX2 mount is not complicated. Includes the new Star Book One hand controller that will allow you to track celestial objects with little effort.
Star Book One Functions:
Easy Secure Setup:
- Celestial, Solar, Lunar, and King's Rate Tracking
- Slewing speeds variable from 0.1x to 999x sidereal
- Backlash compensation
- Periodic Error Correction
- Autoguider port
- Adjustable screen brightness
- Direction keys
- Red LED light
The Sphinx SX2 Equatorial Mount can be assembled quickly. Tripod attachment requires only a single bolt. Both novice and veteran hobbyists will enjoy this mount's mobility, its simple to operate controller, its ability to download forthcoming upgrades straight to the controller, and the assortment of optical tubes that can be employed using Vixen's universal dovetail plate.
Unique Motor Layout:
RA and DEC motors are internally placed, allowing them to behave like a built in counterweight. Extra counterweights are not necessary for smaller telescopes.
Retractable Counterweight Shaft:
The counterweight shaft is made of rust-proof stainless steel and retracts into the Sphinx mount body for painless storage.
Vixen Product Number: 25072