Vixen Optics ED80S Refractor Telescope with Porta II Mount
Brand: Vixen Optics
Estimated Arrival: Between Nov 17 and Nov 20. * ETA for USA only
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The ED 80Sf was initially listed as an entry level APO, but now with so many astronomers giving us such glowing reviews, it appears that we will need to reclassify this product! The ED80Sf refractor features high-grade glass and quality components. Coupled with a medium f/7.5 focal ratio, the ED 80Sf delivers a sharp, color-free image of high contrast. At only 22.4", this is our ultimate grab-n-go APO travel scope.
The ED80Sf comes complete with Aluminum Case, Flip Mirror, finder Scope and Rings. The ED80Sf works beautifully with the award winning Porta II Mount. A solid observing platform with slow motion controls for smooth tracking.
|Optical Design||Apochromatic Multi-coated|
|Focal Length||600 mm|
|Highest Useful Magnification||160x|
|Light Gathering Power||131x|
|Resolving Power||1.45 arc sec|
|Optical Tube Length||570 mm / 22.4"|
|Tube diameter||100 mm/4 in|
|Outside Dew Shield Diameter||116 mm|
|Optical Tube Weight||7.5 lbs. / 3.4 kg.|
|Accessories||Dovetail Plate, Tube Rings, Finder Scope, Flip Mirror, Case|
|Photography||Prime Focus, Eyepiece projection and Afocal Imaging|
|Mount||Port II Altazimuth Mount|
|Tripod||Aluminum 2 section adjustable; 90cm to 13cm|
|Mount Weight||15 lb including tripod|
|Load Capacity||20 lbs|
|Vertical and Horizontal Slow Motion||120 Tooth Wheel Gears whole circle movement; Friction control system|
|Telescope Attachment||Dove Tail Plate|
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