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Vixen Fluorite FL55SS 55mm f/5.5 Apochromatic Refractor Telescope


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Vixen Fluorite FL55SS 55mm f/5.5 Apochromatic Refractor Telescope



  • 55mm / 2.2" Apochromatic Refractor OTA
  • 300mm Focal Length
  • f/5.5 Focal Length
  • Extra Low-Dispersion Fluorite Glass
  • Fully Multi-Coated Optics
  • 1.25" Rack-and-Pinion Focuser
  • 60mm, 43mm, and 36.4mm Adapter Threads
  • Vixen-Style Dovetail Plate
  • Compact, Lightweight and Transportable


Discover the Universe with the Vixen Optics FL55SS Fluorite APO Refractor Telescope

Begin an unparalleled astronomical journey with the Vixen Optics FL55SS, a masterpiece of engineering designed for the astrophotography enthusiast and visual observer alike. This high-performance, 55mm f/5.5 fluorite apochromat refractor telescope stands at the pinnacle of portable astronomical optics, offering unmatched clarity and precision.

Engineered for Excellence: At the heart of the FL55SS is its apochromatic refractor design, meticulously crafted to virtually eliminate chromatic aberration. Utilizing extra low-dispersion fluorite glass and broadband fully multi-coatings, this telescope achieves supreme light transmission across the entire visible spectrum, ensuring superior color correction and razor-sharp images.

Astrophotography Perfected: With its fast f/5.5 focal ratio, the FL55SS excels in the art of astrophotography, allowing for exceptionally short exposure times. The telescope's large 44mm imaging circle effortlessly covers full-frame sensors, capturing breathtaking images of celestial wonders without vignetting, from expansive nebulae to dazzling comets.

Compact Powerhouse: Despite its compact and lightweight design, the FL55SS does not compromise on power. It's the ideal companion for exploratory excursions and air travel, offering ease of transport without sacrificing image quality. The high-resolution HR eyepiece delivers stunning views of the lunar surface and bright planets, making every observation a memorable event.

Versatile Mounting Options: The FL55SS features Vixen's innovative dovetail-plate system, ensuring seamless compatibility with AP and SX series equatorial mounts. Additionally, the optical tube's mounting block includes both 1/4" and 3/8" screw holes, providing flexibility for attachment to camera tripods, making it a versatile choice for both terrestrial and celestial photography.

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Vixen Fluorite FL55SS 55mm f/5.5 Apochromatic Refractor Telescope | ES26201 | 4955295262014

Vixen Fluorite FL55SS 55mm f/5.5 Apochromatic Refractor Telescope





55 mm | 2.2"

Focal Length

300 mm

Focal Ratio


Field of View



2.11 arc seconds resolution

10.5 limiting magnitude

Extra low-dispersion fluorite glass

Broadband fully multi-coatings

Barrel Size



80 mm x 282 mm


3.3 lb | 1.5 kg
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