An astrophotographer's dream, the Vixen ED115S features newly redesigned optics that are sharper and offer better color than past ED optics from Vixen. These new optics are also made with the environment in mind, using no lead in their production. Views are high in contrast, exhibit next to no chromatic aberration, and stars are tack sharp.
Vixen ED115S Refractor w/ Dual Speed Focuser
Meticulously manufactured in Japan, the ED115S also includes a metal carry handle, 125mm tube rings and a dual speed precision focuser.
Vixen Product Number: 5866
- Additional Information
SKU VX-5866 Manufacturer Vixen Telescope Series Vixen ED Optical Design Refractor - Semi-APO Mount Type None - Optical Tube Only Warranty 5 Year Warranty Telescope Aperture 4.5" Telescope Focal Length 890mm Telescope Focal Ratio f/7.7 Highest Useful Magnification Not supplied by manufacturer Limiting Stellar Magnitude 12.1 Optical Coatings Fully Multi-Coated Dew Shield Included? Yes Optical Tube Outer Diameter 115mm Length of Optical Tube 31.8” Optical Tube Weight 8 lbs. Tube Color or Finish Gloss White Eyepiece(s) Included None Finder Included None Alignment Procedure N/A Objects in Database N/A Power Adapter Included None - Does Not Require Power Counterweights Included N/A Mount Weight N/A Tripod Type Included None, Sold Separately Total Telescope Weight N/A
- Included Items
- 115mm ED Refractor OTA
- 125mm Tube Rings
- Metal Carry Handle
- Dual Speed Focuser
- Vixen's 5 Year Warranty
- Questions & Answers
Product QuestionsQuestion by: Gus Allba on Sep 29, 2015 8:55:00 AMThe Dawes' resolution limit is 116 / primary optic diameter in mm = x arcsecond or almost exactly 1.0 arcsec for a 115mm refractor (116/115 = 1.008).
This is an ED doublet with excellent color correction, and Vixen - as well as most amateurs - would consider it an Apo. The color correction is top notch for the design, and visually will have almost zero false color unless you are pushing the scope well above 50x/inch magnification.Answer by: Chris Hendren (Admin) on Sep 29, 2015 5:12:00 PM
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