Vixen A80M Refractor Telescope w/ Sphinx SX2 Mount & Starbook One

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Vixen A80M Refractor Telescope w/ Sphinx SX2 Mount & Starbook One
$2,799.00
Item # VX-25072
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  • The Vixen A80M Refractor Telescope has outstanding light gathering capabilities for amazing views of our solar system and beyond!
  • Lightweight optical tube makes for painless handling and transport.
  • The Vixen Sphinx SX2 Equatorial Mount features high precision mechanics yet is easy to operate.
  • Star Book One hand controller gives users the ability to track celestial objects with little effort.
  • The Vixen Sphinx SX2 Equatorial Mount is easily transportable and can be assembled quickly.
  • Package includes Flip Mirror Diagonal, Tube Rings, Carry Strap, Eyepieces, and Dovetail Plate.
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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:

  • 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


Easy Secure Setup: 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
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU VX-25072
Manufacturer Vixen
Telescope Series Vixen A
Optical Design Refractor - Achromatic
Mount Type Equatorial - Motorized
Warranty 5 Year Warranty
Telescope Aperture 3.1" (80mm)
Telescope Focal Length 910mm
Telescope Focal Ratio f/11.4
Limiting Stellar Magnitude 11.3
Optical Coatings Fully Multi-Coated
Optical Tube Outer Diameter 89mm
Length of Optical Tube 35"
Optical Tube Weight 5.5 lbs
Tube Color or Finish Gloss White
Hand Controller Included? Yes
Mount Weight 15.5 lbs
Tripod Type Included Adjustable with Aluminum Legs
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Included Items

  • Vixen A80M Refractor Telescope
  • Sphinx SX2 Equatorial Mount
  • HAL-130 Tripod
  • Star Book One Controller
  • Flip Mirror Diagonal
  • Tube Rings
  • Carry Strap
  • Dovetail Plate
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