Vixen Mini Porta A70LF Telescope

  • 70 mm Achromatic Refractor
  • Includes an easy to use, light weight, stable mount
  • Suitable for beginners

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Starting with a quality 70 mm (2.8”) Vixen Achromatic Refractor which operates at a focal length of 900 mm with an f/ratio of 12.9, we have a small, lightweight telescope capable of maximum magnifying power of 143X and reaching a limiting visual magnitude of 11. The telescope body measures 3" x 34" (76 mm x 865 mm) and weighs only 4.2 lbs (1.9 kg), so it is manageable by even the most inexperienced hands - yet capable of revealing some of the most magnificent wonders of the universe.

Through its "eye" you'll reveal the moons of Jupiter, the rings of Saturn, mountains and craters on the Moon, colorful double stars, vast nebula, bright clusters and more... Because the Vixen A70LF makes a great terrestrial telescope, too! Keep an eye on the nesting eagles or spot distant ships on the horizon. The Vixen A70LF Refractor telescope does it all... 

What makes the Vixen A70LF refractor package even more special is the Vixen Mini Porta Mount. Far more stable than an entry level altazimuth mount, the Vixen Mini Portamount comes equipped with two fine adjustment handles for whole circle slow motion in both directions, very useful in searching and tracking celestial objects. In addition, the Vixen Mini Porta Mount is a great for terrestrial viewing. Vixen gear drives make it a simple matter to precisely track a planet or follow a sailboat by simply turning the elevation and/or azimuth control handles.

  • Excellent optical quality Vixen A70Lf 70 mm f/12.9 Achromatic Refractor telescope.
  • A smaller 6 power finder telescope that attaches to the main scope to help you center the object.
  • A quality Vixen 20 mm eyepiece for general viewing.
  • A Vixen 6.3 mm eyepiece for those really clear nights for high power viewing.
  • A diagonal Prism that connects the eyepiece to the telescope for comfortable positioning.
  • A Dew / Sun (not for solar observing) shield.
  • Complete tube rings and dovetail plate to quickly attach the A70Lf to the Vixen Mini Porta mount.
  • Mini Porta Mount with locking extension legs, accessory tray, slow motion controls and adjustment tool set.
 
Specification
Card Code40450100139
--Telescope--
Area of applicationMoon & Planets, Nature Observation, Sun (only with suitable solar filter)
AstrophotographyNo
Recommended forBeginners
--Optics--
TypeRefractor
Optical designAchromatic
Aperture (mm)70
Focal length (mm)900
Focal Ratiof/12.9
Resolving Power (theoretical)1.66 arc sec
Magnitude limit (theoretical)11
Light gathering capacity (in relation to human eye)100x
Tube length (mm)860
Tube weight (kg)1.9
--Mount---
Type of buildAlt-Az
GoTo controlNo
TrackingNo
--Tripod---
TypeAdjustable
MaterialAluminum Legs
--Included accessories---
1.25'' eyepiecesPL20-PL6.3
Finder scope6x24mm
 
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