Vixen A105M Refractor Telescope
The Vixen A105M telescope is a high quality achromatic refractor that decreases chromatic and spherical aberrations and yields bright, steady images. This optical tube has outstanding light gathering capabilities for amazing views of our solar system and beyond. Magnesium fluoride coated objective lens allows for sharp, high contrast views. It's also lightweight making handling and transport a breeze. Includes Flip Mirror Diagonal, Tube Rings, Carry Strap, Eyepieces, and Dovetail Plate. This refractor is prepared to be attached to your mount.
Vixen A105M Refractor Telescope Specifications...
- Objective Lens: 105mm achromatic, magnesium fluoride coating
- Focal Length: 1000mm
- Focal Ratio: f/9.5
- Finderscope: Red Dot Finder
- Resolving Power: 1.1 arc sec
- Limiting Magnitude: 11.9
- Light Gathering Power: 225x
- Tube Length: 42"
- Tube Diameter: 4.5" (114mm)
- Tube Weight: 8.4 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 Star Book 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: 25073