Stellarvue 80mm ED Refractor - SV 2.5" Focuser

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Stellarvue 80mm ED Refractor - SV 2.5" Focuser   Discontinued
$699.00
Item # SV-SV80ED-25SV
  • This Stellarvue 80mm f/7 refractor telescope is made with extra-low dispersion (ED) glass for outstanding sharpness and contrast.
  • A light-weight aluminum tube cools down quickly and doesn't weigh you down.
  • The Stellarvue SV80ED refractor comes with a superb focuser; the heavy-duty 2.5" rotatable dual-speed model custom designed by Stellarvue to suit their line of high-end telescopes.
  • The scope comes with a CNC clamshell as well as 2" and 1.25" eyepiece adapters.
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Stellarvue SV80ED Refractor Telescope with their 2.5" Dual Speed Focuser…



Stellarvue has made their 80ED refractor lighter than ever before! The super light-weight aluminum tube is similar in weight to the carbon fiber model, but cools down faster. The Stellarvue SV80ED comes with a CNC clamshell ring, a flat mounting base with three 1/4-20 threaded holes, and the heavy-duty 2.5” Stellarvue rack and pinion, dual speed focuser with 2” and 1.25” compression ring adapters.

SV80ED Objective Lens: 80mm clear aperture, 560mm focal length, air-spaced doublet objective using extra low dispersion (ED) glass<

Tube Assembly: All aluminum, fully baffled, precision machined optical tube assembly. Exterior painting is Stardust White.

Dew Shield: 4 1/6" diameter fully retracting aluminum dew shield. Exterior painting is Stardust White. Silk-screened or laser-engraved SV logo.

Focuser: Stellarvue 2.5" dual speed, precision rack and pinion focuser with over-sized rotator plus 2” and 1.25" compression ring adapters. Threaded to accept SFF7-25 and SFF3-25 dedicated field flatteners.

Mounting Ring(s): Stellarvue’s Easy One Touch, CNC clamshell mounting ring with flat base. Has 1/4-20 threaded holes on bottom for mounting to a heavy duty camera tripod. If a mounting rail is needed, use the TP14 for mounts using a Vixen style rail and a TP6 for mounts requiring the Losmandy style rail.

Dimensions: 3.5" diameter main tube and 4 1/16" diameter dew shield. OTA is 17 1/8" long and 19 3/4" with dew shield extended.

Weight: 5.6 pounds. 7 pounds with clamshell mounting ring and base.

Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU SV-SV80ED-25SV
Manufacturer Stellarvue
Telescope Series Stellarvue ED
Optical Design Refractor - Achromatic with ED Glass
Mount Type None - Optical Tube Only
Warranty 2 Year Warranty
Telescope Aperture 80mm
Telescope Focal Length 560mm
Telescope Focal Ratio f/7
Length of Optical Tube 17-1/8"
Optical Tube Weight 5.6 lb.
Dew Shield Included? Yes
Dew Shield Outside Diameter 4-1/6"
Tube Color or Finish Stellarvue Stardust White
Finder Included None
Reviews

Customer Reviews 1 item(s)

Small really is beautiful!
I purchased this scope in June because my 52-pound 6-inch SCT seemed to be getting a little heavier every year. It arrived on the 16th of that month in a box that looked capable of surviving a fall from a second-story window. As usual, OPT's service was first-rate.

The telescope is more than first-rate. Small, light, easy to handle, with a fit and finish that any scope maker would be proud of. And the view? In a word, stellar. Yes, there is some color fringing, but only on very bright stars, and you see it only if you look for it. The view of the Moon in this scope is superbly clean and pure, with plenty of contrast and fine detail visible. Saturn shows cloud banding in its atmosphere, along with Cassini's división. Mars? Bright red, more than in my SCT, with the polar cap standing out. And DSOs? Even under massive light pollution, this little scope has shown me numerous faint fuzzies, such as M4, M27, and M57. Can't wait for the Winter sky to arrive, so I can really ler 'er rip!

Sometimes, less really is more. No better example than the Stellarvue 80 ED doublet refractor.
1= Houston, We Have a Problem & 5= It's Out of This World
Review by mpgingdl / (Posted on 8/5/2014)
Included Items

Included Items

  • Stellarvue SV80ED Refractor in White with retracting dew shield
  • CNC Clamshell
  • 2.5" SV Dual Speed Focuser
  • 2" Adapter
  • 1.25" Adapter
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