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Vixen VMC260L 260mm f/11.5 Catadioptric Telescope OTA for AXD2, AXJ, SXP2 Mount


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Vixen VMC260L 260mm f/11.5 Catadioptric Telescope for AXD2, AXJ, SXP2 Mount


  • 260mm / 10.2" Modified Catadioptric OTA
  • 3000mm Focal length
  • f/11.5 Focal Ratio
  • Dielectic Coated Mirrors
  • Internal Focusing mechanism
  • Wide Dovetail Slide Rail
  • Handle with Piggyback Camera Mount
  • 2" Eyepiece Holder & 60mm Threads
  • OTA Only: Mount and Tripod Required

Discover the unparalleled clarity of the night sky with the Vixen Optics VMC260L, a masterpiece in the realm of deep sky observing and astrophotography. Engineered by Vixen Optics, this innovative telescope redefines excellence with its modified catadioptric design, setting a new standard in astronomical instruments.

Key Features:

  • Innovative Optical Design: The VMC260L isn't just any telescope; it's a 260mm f/11.5 Catadioptric marvel that surpasses traditional Schmidt-Cassegrain telescopes. By incorporating a unique Cassegrain reflector system, it ensures superior light gathering and image clarity.
  • Advanced Correcting Lens: At its core, the telescope features a double meniscus corrector lens paired with two precision-engineered mirrors. This setup eradicates spherical aberration and field curvature, delivering images of celestial bodies with breathtaking contrast and sharpness. The expansive corrected field is tailor-made for modern imaging sensors, capturing the cosmos in all its glory.
  • Rapid Cooling System: The open tube design of the VMC260L facilitates quicker cooling compared to conventional Cassegrain telescopes. This feature is crucial for astrophotography, providing stable, clear images without the wait.
  • Versatile Imaging Support: Equipped with a 2" visual back, the telescope offers flexibility for both observation and imaging. The inclusion of 60mm and T-2 threads caters to a wide range of astrophotography systems and rigs, making it a versatile choice for enthusiasts and professionals alike.
  • Mount Compatibility: Designed for seamless integration with AXD2, AXJ, or SXP2 mounts, the VMC260L ensures a stable and reliable setup for your celestial explorations.
  • User-Friendly Features: From its dovetail rail for easy mounting to a convenient carry handle for secure transportation, every aspect of the telescope is designed with the user in mind. The integrated piggyback mount is a standout, allowing for wide-field astrophotography without the need for a separate tracking system.

Elevate your stargazing and astrophotography experiences with the Vixen Optics VMC260L Telescope. Whether you're capturing the intricate details of distant galaxies or simply marveling at the beauty of the night sky, this telescope is your gateway to the cosmos.


Please Note: Vixen Special-Order Items have a no-return policy other than warranty repair or replacement.

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Vixen VMC260L 260mm f/11.5 Catadioptric Telescope OTA for AXD2, AXJ, SXP2 Mount | ES26302-SO | 4955295263028

Vixen VMC260L 260mm f/11.5 Catadioptric Telescope OTA for AXD2, AXJ, SXP2 Mount





260 mm | 10.2"

Focal Length

3000 mm

Focal Ratio


Field of View




Barrel Size





22 lb | 10 kg
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