Vixen Advanced Polaris Equatorial Mount w/ R130SF OTA

Vixen Advanced Polaris Equatorial Mount w/ R130SF OTA
Item # VX-39978
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  • The Vixen Advanced Polaris Equatorial Mount w/ R130SF OTA is a highly modular, customizable mount and telescope combo.
  • Highly portable due to modable nature.
  • Extreme Light Gathering power for it's size and price area.
  • 5" Newtonian Telescope
  • Comfortably secure mounting for the scope.


Vixen Advanced Polaris Equatorial Mount W/ R130SF OTA

This highly configurable, customizable mount is capable of being shifted into numerous different configurations as needed for the task or goal at hand! Vixen's newest equatorial mount is ideal for many different purposes due to its variable, customizable nature; anyone, ranging from a beginner who just needs something simple to use, to an experienced observer who wants something they can customize and fine tune to their exact needs! The mount firmly secures and supports whichever telescope you decide to use with it, making night sky viewing notably more comfortable; and the friction control system enables quick, smooth, easy movement from target to target. Created using a modular design that enables a high degree of portability as well as modability, this telescope mount has a wide variety of different accessories and modules to be customized with. What is more, this mount has slow motion RA and DEC controls for use with manual control.

Then we move from the mount towards the telescope mounted atop it; a 5" Newtonian telescope of high quality for it's price and size- a favorite of many novice astronomers due to the remarkable light gathering and sharp images it produces for it's category. Built with a standard 20mm Plossl eyepiece, the entire moon and still more can be caught filling a single shot. Using such a wonderful device you'll be able to view star clusters and dark clouds beyond counting, and nebulas and galaxies in plenty; this telescope enabling wide, sweeping views of all sorts of deep sky objects. Indeed the wide view makes it possible to view actual groups and clusters of nebulae!

Vixen AP Mount W/ R130SF OTA Features

  • Comes Standard with 6x30 Finder scope, 2 Eyepieces, and dovetail tube plate.
  • Optical Design: Parabolic Mirror Reflector
  • Aperture: 5"
  • Focal Length: 650mm
  • Focal Ratio: f/5.0
  • Multi coated
  • Resolving Power: 0.89 arc sec
  • Limiting Magnitude: 12.3
  • Light Gathering Power: 345 x
  • Adapter Thread type: 42mm/ For T-Ring
  • Visual Back: 31.7mm Push Fit
  • Optical Tube Length: 22.6" (574mm)
  • Optical Tube diameter: 6.3" (160mm)
  • Optical Tube Weight: 8.8lb

Vixen Product Number: 39978
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU VX-39978
Manufacturer Vixen
Telescope Series Vixen A
Optical Design Refractor - Achromatic
Mount Type Equatorial - Motorized
Telescope Aperture 5"
Telescope Focal Length 650mm
Telescope Focal Ratio f/5
Highest Useful Magnification 345x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude 12.3
Optical Coatings Multi-Coated
Optical Tube Outer Diameter 6.3" (160mm)
Length of Optical Tube 22.6" (575mm)
Optical Tube Weight 8.8 lbs.
Tube Color or Finish Gloss White
Eyepiece(s) Included 6.3mm, 20mm Plossl
Finder Included 6 x 30 Optical Finder
Included Items

Included Items

  • Vixen 130mm Reflector OTA
  • Vixen Advanced Polaris Equatorial Mount
  • 6x30 Finderscope
  • 6.3mm Plossl Eyepiece
  • 20mm Plossl Eyepiece
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