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Vixen ED115S Telescopes 115mm and GPD2 Mount Product Info

Vixen ED115S Telescope 115mm and GPD2 Mount Set 99802 has a newly designed high definition ED lens on this Vixen ED115S telescope gives excellent optical performance. Chromatic aberration is virtually eliminated. It has been noted that Vixen's optics were excellent with this new telescope lens. The telescope will correct false colours almost perfectly when in focus...Pointing the scope at the stars showed the optics to be pretty much perfectly corrected. The new ED lenses feature brighter images from the shorter f/7.7 focal ratio to capture crisp, pinpoint star images for your enjoyment. The ED115S telescope lenses are made with environmentally friendly technologies, free of hazardous lead that helps to support a cleaner global environment. The new lenses focus the full spectrum of visible light to a critical point much more accurately than past ED products. The astro-photographer will be especially pleased with the high contrast images through this telescope. The GPD2 equatorial mount is the stronger and heftier of the Vixen GP telesccope mounts. With it's solid steel R. A. and Declination axes and brass worm gears this mount will hold up to years of heavy use. In order to assure accurate tracking for astrophotography the worm, gears are especially machined to a very high precision that minimizes periodic error. Add the Vixen D2M Motor Set for accurate tracking. The GPD2 mount holds almost 50% more weight than the GP2 and comes standard with tripod and counterweight. Motion is controlled by included control knobs for accurate slewing. The polar altitude adjustment varies from 0° to 62° in altitude For a full line of Vixen Telescopes and other products by Vixen on sale please visit the Vixen Telescopes page on our website. For more brand name Telescopes please visit our Telescopes store section.

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  • Vixen ED115S Telescope and GPD2 Mount 99802

Specifications for Vixen 99802 Telescope 115mm with GPD2 Mount:

Objective lens: 4.5 in (115mm) ED Apochromatic, multi-coated
Focal length (Focal ratio): 890mm (F/7.7)
Resolving power, limiting magnitude: 1.01 arc sec., 12.1
Light gathering power: 270x
Tube size & weight: OD) 4.9 in (125mm) x (L) 37 in (940mm), 9.7 lb (4.4 kg)
Adapter thread / visual back: 60mm, 42mm for T-ring / 50.8mm ],31.7mm push- t, with Flip mirror diagonal
Photography: Prime focus, Eyepiece projection and Afocal imaging

Specifications for Vixen GPD2 Telescope Mount:

R.A. Slow Motion Axis: 144-tooth wheel gears whole circle movement
DEC Slow Motion Axis: 144-tooth wheel gears whole circle movement
R.A. Graduations: 10 min increments
DEC Graduation: 2 degree increments
Polar Axis Scope: 6x20mm, wide 8 degree field of view
Altitude Adjustment: 0 to 62 degrees (2 degree increments)
Aximuth Adjustment: Double screw fine adjustment
Motor Drive: Optional, with STARBOOK-S or D2M motor drive set
Maximum Loading Weight: 35 lbs.
Counterweight: 1.9 kg (4.2 lb) and 3.7 kg (8.15 lbs)
Weight: 8.5 kg/ 18.7 lbs (without counterweight)

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Vixen ED115S Telescope and 115mm GPD2 Mount 99802, MPN: 99802, UPC: 811971014152, Code: VI-TS-E115SGPD2-99802
Vixen ED115S Telescope 115mm and GPD2 Mount w/D2M Motor Set 99802M, MPN: 99802M, UPC: 811971014169, Code: VI-TS-E115SGPD2-99802M

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