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Vixen VMC260L Cassegrain Telescopes 260mm and Sphinx SXD Mount Product Info

Vixen VMC260L Telescope 260mm and Sphinx SXD Mount 86692 features a large 260mm aperture, yet is compact and light weight, weighing in at just 22image pounds. The catadioptric optical design features two element corrector lens in front of the secondary mirror. Aberrations fromt he spherical mirrors are corrected perfectly. The focusing telescope system is accomplished by primary mirror movement. The VMC260L 86692 Telescope by Vixen provides sharp, high contrast images. The Sphinx SXD mount incorporates one piece hardened steel RA and DEC shafts with needle bearings throughout, the new Sphinx telescope mount can handle a load capacity up to 50 lbs. The Vixen Sphinx SXD comes complete with PEC and the incredibly accurate SX Polar Finder Scope. 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.

Specifications for Vixen VMC260L Telescope 260mm and Sphinx SXD Mount 86692:

Objective lens: 10.2 in; 260mm precision spherical mirror, multi-coated
Focal length (Focal ratio): 3,000mm (F/11.5)
Resolving power, limiting magnitude: 0.45 arc sec., 13.8
Light gathering power: 1,380x
Tube size & weight: OD) 11.9 in (304mm) x (L) 25.6 in (650mm), 22.1 lbs (10 kg )
Finder scope: 7x50mm nder, eld of view 6.8 degrees
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

Features of Vixen VMC260L Telescope 260mm and Sphinx SXD Mount 86692:

  • Solid Steel RA and DEX Axis shafts
  • Needle Bearings
  • 180 Tooth Brass Worm Gear in both axes

Features of Vixen SXD Mount:

  • Solid Steel RA and DEX Axis shafts
  • Needle Bearings
  • 180 Tooth Brass Worm Gear in both axes
  • Interactive Starbook with a 4.7" Color LCD Display
  • Mount Capacity 50 lbs.
  • Weight: 8.8 kg/ 19.4 lbs
  • Full Go-To capabilities to over 22,000 objects
  • Universal GP Plate receiver allows many telescopes to mount
  • Completely upgradeable firmware and comet database

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Vixen VMC260L Telescope 260mm and Sphinx SXD Mount 86692, MPN: 86692, UPC: 811971014381, Code: VI-TS-86692

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