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Vixen ED80Sf 80mm (3.2 inch) ED Apochromatic Telescope with SkyPod Mount, GOTO computer 25003 Telescopes Product Info

The Vixen ED80Sf 80mm (3.2 inch) ED Apochromatic Telescope with SkyPod Mount, GOTO computer 25003 is a great telescope for the starting astronomer with its portability and automatic GOTO capabilities. The ED80 Sf 80mm Apochromatic (APO) Telescope by Vixen features an ED (extra-low dispersion glass) lens that deliversimage high quality images and contrast. The Vixen ED 80Sf ED Telescope is optically close to similar telescopes that sell for 4 times as much. Another feature of the Vixen ED-80Sf APO Telescope is the included SkyPod Mount. This Sky-Pod mount has a unique portable alt-azimuth computer controlled "Go To" Mount that evolved from the very successful Vixen Sphinx mount. The Sky Pod incorporates a compact computer controlled Alt-Az system that automatically slews the telescope from one object to another. The 22,000 plus object database provides an endless variety of objects to view and is upgradable. These features of the Vixen ED80Sf 80 mm (3.2 in) ED Apochromatic Telescope with SkyPod Mount, GOTO computer 25003 make it an excellent value for the money that doesn't sacrifice quality.

Specifications for Vixen ED-80Sf 80mm (3.2 in) ED Apochromatic APO Telescope with SkyPod Mount, GOTO computer 25003:

Effective Aperture:   80mm
Focal Length (Focal ratio):   600mm (F7.5)
Resolving Power, Limiting Magnitude:   1.45 arc sec., 11.3
Light Gathering Power:   131x
Tube Size & Weight:   (OD) 100mm x (L) 570mm, 3.4 kg (7.5 lb)
Finder Scope:   9x50mm finder, Field of view 4.8 degrees
Adapter Thread / Visual Back:   42mm for T-ring / 50.8mm, 31.7mm push-fit
Eyepiece (Magnification):   NPL20 (30x), NPL6 (100x)
Other Accessory:   Half pillar, Counterweight 1.0kg (2.2 lb)
Tripod:   Legs adjustable from 90cm to 130cm in length
Total Weight (w/o eyepiece):   14.1 kg (31.1 lb)

The Vixen ED80-Sf with SkyPod Mount Package 25003 comes complete with:

  • ED80Sf 80mm f/7.5 APO Optical Tube
  • 9x50 finder-scope
  • NPL20, NPL6 Eyepieces
  • Finder Bracket
  • 2” eyepiece adapter
  • 1 ¼” Flip mirror
  • Tube Rings
  • Dove-tail-plate
  • Aluminum Telescope Case
  • SkyPod Mount with automated GOTO computer, built-in star chart hand controller, locking extension legs.
  • Half Pillar

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