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Vixen AP-ED80Sf-SM 80mm f/7.5 Apochromatic Refractor Telescope Set

$2,852.99

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Vixen AP-ED80Sf-SM 80mm f/7.5 Apochromatic Refractor Telescope Set


Features

  • 80mm / 3.1" Apochromatic Refractor
  • 600mm Focal Length
  • f/7.5 Focal Ratio
  • Fully Multi-Coated Optics
  • Flip Mirror Unit and Two Eyepieces: 20mm, 6.3mm
  • 9x50mm Finderscope
  • AP-SM Equatorial Mount
  • R.A. Motor module and STAR BOOK ONE Set
  • Adjustable-Height Tripod
  • 13 lb Payload Capacity
  • 2" Eyepiece Adapter
  • Aluminum Carry Case


Transform Your Astrophotography: Experience Clarity and High-Contrast Views

Elevate your astrophotography adventures with our premier AP series telescope set. This exquisite package features an 80mm aperture refractor, expertly equipped with high-performance SD (Super Low Dispersion) glass in the objective lens, designed to dramatically reduce chromatic aberration. The result? Stunningly clear, vibrant, and high-contrast images of celestial bodies across the cosmos.

Crafted for both beginners and seasoned astronomers, this telescope set is not just about superior optical quality; it’s also about convenience. It comes with an exclusive carrying case for the optical tube, making it the perfect companion for your travels and explorations.


Discover Precision with the AP-SM Equatorial Mount

The Advanced Polaris (AP-SM) Equatorial Mount is the perfect solution for both newcomers eager to explore equatorial mounting techniques and seasoned observers in search of a straightforward, portable option. This mount offers stable support for your telescope's optical tube, ensuring a comfortable and enjoyable stargazing experience. Its innovative friction control system allows for swift and effortless targeting of celestial objects. Once your target is acquired, the mount's motor seamlessly takes over, automatically tracking the object across the sky. For enthusiasts looking to achieve precise alignment quickly, the mount also supports an optional polar meter, streamlining the polar axis alignment process. Whether you're setting up for a night of detailed observation or planning a quick celestial viewing, the AP-SM Equatorial Mount combines simplicity with functionality, making it an ideal choice for astronomers at any level.


Enhance Your Stargazing with the R.A. Motor Module and STAR BOOK ONE Set

Included with the AP-SM Equatorial Mount, the R.A. Motor Module alongside the STAR BOOK ONE Set serves as the core for celestial tracking. This combination not only drives the main motor of the AP Equatorial Mount but also comes equipped with the STAR BOOK ONE controller for precise navigation and control. The R.A. Motor Module and STAR BOOK ONE Set are foundational elements of the AP system, designed to seamlessly integrate with additional modules. This allows you to customize and expand your setup, creating a personalized system that caters to your unique astronomical interests and requirements.


Stylish Design

The AP mount showcases a sleek, ultra-smooth finish free of any protruding components. Effortlessly position your telescope on the mount and glide it towards your celestial target, all without the need to adjust or loosen clamps.


Effortless Polar Alignment

Enhance your equatorial mount with the optional polar meter for straightforward polar alignment. This accessory is designed for ease of use, enabling even beginners to accurately align the polar axis swiftly. While the polar axis scope is typically employed for precise alignments, the polar meter excels in situations where Polaris may not be visible, offering superior performance and convenience."


Polar Alignment Scope PF-L

The PF-L Polar Alignment Scope incorporates a three-star alignment system with an integrated dark field illuminator, facilitating easy alignment directly through the scope. This feature includes an automatic shut-off to conserve power efficiently. Complementing the PF-L scope, we offer the complimentary "PFL Assist" app for smartphones and tablets. This tool aids in polar alignment by visually indicating the position within the constellation for enhanced accuracy and ease of use.


STAR BOOK ONE Controller

The STAR BOOK ONE stands as an innovative and user-friendly controller capable of precise tracking along the RA and DC axes at various speeds. It's crafted to support time-lapse photography with a diversity of speed settings, encompassing sidereal, lunar, and solar tracking rates. Additionally, the controller is equipped with valuable features like backlash compensation, an autoguider port, Periodic Error Correction (PEC), and an integrated red LED light for night-time use. Specifically designed for the AP-SM mount, the STAR BOOK ONE controller is a crucial component of the RA motor module, enhancing its functionality and efficiency.


Mobile and Convenient Power Supply System

Designed for ease of use and mobility, the motor module is powered by four AA batteries, readily available in retail stores. It accommodates both alkaline and cost-effective rechargeable batteries (Ni-MH, Ni-Cd), offering flexibility in power sources. For extended usage, you can connect the module to any standard USB external power source, such as a mobile USB battery or USB AC adapter, via the included USB Micro-B terminal, ensuring continuous operation without interruption.


APP-TL130 Tripod

The APP-TL130 tripod, with its height adjustable from 60cm to 130cm, offers the perfect blend of a photography tripod's portability and an astronomical telescope tripod's stability. The tripod's feet can be easily switched between rubber tips for indoor use, to prevent floor damage, and metal spikes for a firm grip outdoors, ensuring versatility and protection in any setting.

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Vixen AP-ED80Sf-SM 80mm f/7.5 Apochromatic Refractor Telescope Set | ES39982-SO | 4955295399826

Vixen AP-ED80Sf-SM 80mm f/7.5 Apochromatic Refractor Telescope Set

$2,852.99

Magnification

-

Aperture

80 mm | 3.1"

Focal Length

600 mm

Focal Ratio

f/7.5

Field of View

-

Optics

1.45 arc seconds resolution

11.3 limiting magnitude

Fully multi-coated optics

Barrel Size

2"

Dimensions

L: 570mm, OD: 100mm

Weight

32.4 lb | 14.7 kg
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