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Vixen R200SS 200mm Reflector Telescope with GPD2 Equatorial Mount, HAL130 Tripod GPD2-R200SS (N) 39842 Telescopes Product Info

The Vixen R200SS 200mm Reflector Telescope with GPD2 Equatorial Mount, HAL130 Tripod GPD2-R200SS (N) 39842 is a high quality telescope that will have astronomers enjoying wide views of deep sky objects. The R200SS 200mm Reflector Telescope by Vixen features a remarkablyimage fast 200mm (8") f/4 parabolic primary mirror that provides extremely sharp images with no chromatic aberration. The use of state-of-the-art coating technology yields the ideal surface for its f/4 primary mirror. This Vixen Telescope 's large aperture and compact body make it ideally suited for astrophotography of nebulae, star clusters and comets. The Vixen R200-SS 200 mm Reflector Telescope comes standard with the 7x50 finder, 232mm tube rings, dovetail tube plate and new focus design with more distance for photographic equipment, which makes it a great match for the GPD2 mount. Also included with the Vixen R200-SS Refractor Telescope is the GPD2 Equatorial Mount, one of the stronger and heftier models of the GP mounts. With its 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. The Vixen GPD2 Mount holds almost 50% more weight than the GP2 and comes standard with tripod and counterweight. It is easy to use and functions well for both the visual observer and astrophotography. Motion is controlled by included control knobs for accurate slewing. The polar altitude adjustment varies from 0° to 62° in altitude. These features of the Vixen R200SS 200mm Reflector Telescope with GPD2 Equatorial Mount, HAL130 Tripod GPD2-R200SS (N) 39842 make it an excellent deep sky telescope that delivers rich views and ultra fast astrophotography.

Specifications for Vixen R200 SS 200mm Reflector Telescope with GPD2 Equatorial Mount, HAL130 Tripod GPD2R200SS (N) 39842:

Effective Aperture:   200mm
Focal Length (Focal ratio):   800mm (F4.0)
Resolving Power, Limiting Magnitude:   0.58 arc sec., 13.3
Light Gathering Power:   816x
Tube Size & Weight:   (OD) 232mm x (L) 700mm, 5.3 kg (11.7 lb)
Finder Scope:   7x50mm finder, field of view 7 degrees
Adapter Thread / Visual Back:   60mm, 42mm for T-ring / 31.7mm push-fit
Eyepiece (Magnification):   NLV20 (40x), NLV5 (160x)
Other Accessory:   Counterweights 1.9 kg (4.2 lb) and 3.7 kg (8.15 lb)
Tripod:   Legs adjustable from 81cm to 130cm in length, 5.5 kg (12.1 lb)
Total Weight (w/o eyepiece):   26.8 kg (59.1 lb)

Package Contents:

  • Vixen R200SS 200mm Reflector Telescope GPD2-R200SS (N) 39842
  • GPD2 Equatorial Mount
  • HAL130 Tripod
  • Eyepiece

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