Vixen A80MF with Advanced Polaris Mount

  • Achromatic refractor
  • Advanced polaris mount with TL130 tripod

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This easy to use, versatile telescope mount is designed with several modules that are joined together to produce the highly portable Advanced Polaris equatorial mount. The newest equatorial mount from Vixen can be transformed into many configurations. You can customize Vixen's New Advanced Polaris (AP) Equatorial Mount to meet your observing needs.

Ideally suited for both beginners, who want a simple to use equatorial mount, and experienced observers, who want a simple Grab and Go Equatorial Mount. The Advanced Polaris Mount securely supports your telescope fir comfortable night sky observing. With its friction control system, the mount can be quickly moved to your target object. A wide selection of accessories and modules are available to customize the Advanced Polaris mount. The Advanced Polaris Telescope Mount has slow motion RA and DEC controls for manual control. Read the Advanced Polaris Manual here

The A80Mf refractor telescope is perfect for the beginner or experienced astronomer. It is also anideal first telescope for a child. With Vixen's Universal Dove Tail system, this telescope mounts easily on the Advanced Polaris mount. The A80Mf telescope is an Achromatic Refractor with 80mm (3.2") of aperture. Its focal length is 910mm (3 ft.) with an f ratio of 11.4. Its light gathering is 130 times better than the human eye and has a maximum (realistic) power of 131X. It is easily transported to your observing site for quick set up and viewing. The A80Mf Refractor Telescope weighs about 5.5 lbs (2.5 kg).

 
Specification
--Telescope--
Area of applicationMoon & Planets, , Sun (only with suitable solar filter), Nature Observation, Nebulae & Galaxies, Astrophotography
--Optics--
TypeRefractor
Optical designAchromatic
Aperture (mm)80 mm
Focal length (mm)910 mm
Focal Ratiof/11.4
Resolving Power (theoretical)1.45 arc sec
Magnitude limit (theoretical)11.5
Light gathering capacity (in relation to human eye)131x
Magnification11x-160x
Tube weight (kg)2.5
--Focuser--
Connection barrel1.25"
--Diagonal--
Diagonal Type1.25" Erect Image Diagonal
--Mount--
Type of buildEquatorial
ModelAdvanced Polaris
GoTo controlNo (Can be upgraded later)
TrackingNo (Can be upgraded later)
Payload capacity (kg)6 (excluding counterweights)
--Tripod--
TypeTL130 Tripod
Height (cm)53-115 cm
Weight (kg)3
--Included accessories--
1.25'' eyepiecesPL - 20 mm, PL6.3 mm
Finder scope6x30
Other accessoriesDew&Sun shield (Not for solar viewing), Complete tube rings, dovetail plate
 
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