Vixen A80MF Porta II

  • A proper telescope to start out with, a little larger than a beginner scope.
  • Multi Coated optics
  • Mounted on Porta II Altazimuth mount & tripod

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If you are looking to start out with something a little larger than a beginner scope and want to spend the time to learn the sky instead of relying on a computer to slew the scope over to each object, this is the package for you The A80Mf attached to the Porta II Mount moves easily and is stable when stopped. No tweaking of the hand controls is necessary like some other brands. A perfect telescope for the beginner astronomer or an ideal first telescope for a child.

With Vixen's Universal Dove Tail system, this can mount on any of the Vixen mounts. The A80Mf is an Achromatic Refractor with 80mm (3.2") of aperture. Its focal length is 910mm (3 ft.) with an focal ratio of f/11.4. Its light gathering is 130 times better than the human eye and has a maximum (realistic) power of 144X. It is easily transported to your observing site for quick set up and viewing. It weighs only 2.5 kg.

Package includes:

Vixen A80Mf  (3.2") optical tube. 
A smaller 6x finder telescope that attaches to the main scope to help you center the object. 
A 20mm eyepiece for general viewing. 
A 6.3mm eyepiece for those really clear nights, for high power viewing. 
A diagonal Prism that connects the eyepiece to the telescope. 
A Dew / Sun shield. 
A Complete tube rings and dovetail plate to quickly attach the A80Mf to the Porta Mount. 
Porta Mount with locking extension legs, accessory tray, flexible handle slow motion controls, adjustment tool set and removable mount head.

Card Code40450100137
Recommended for-
Experienced amateursNo
Optical designAchromatic
Aperture (mm)80
Focal length (mm)910
Focal Ratiof/11.4
Resolving Power (theoretical)1.45 arc sec
Magnitude limit (theoretical)11.3
Light gathering capacity (in relation to human eye)131
Tube length (mm)860
Tube weight (kg)2.5
Diagonal Type1.25" (31.7mm) Erect Image Diagonal
Type of buildAlt-Az
GoTo controlNo
MaterialAluminum Legs
--Included accessories---
Finder scope6x30
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