Classic Vixen 130mm f/5 Newtonian with the EQ3 German Equatorial mount
This is an awesome starter scope set up and even for advanced amateurs seeking a compact light-weight grab'n'go telescope for the road. Includes the renowned and excellent light-weight Vixen R130Sf Newtonian telescope with plenty of aperture to see more and the highly stable EQ3 German Equatorial mount with slo-motion controls.
This classic Newtonian telescope has an aperture 130mm and great light gathering power from excellent optics. Suitable for observing star clusters and nebulae and other faint celestial objects plus the planets and the Moon with outstanding clarity.
Aperture : 130mm parabolic mirror centre spotted
Focal Length: 650mm
Aperture Ratio : F5 (Wide field of view)
Physical Size : Length 570mm, Outer Diameter 160mm
Finderscope : 6x30mm (AFOV 7 degrees)
Focuser: 1.25 -inch (with eyepiece extension tube)
T-thread camera receiver for astrophotography
Eyepieces: Plossls 20mm and 6.3mm
Tube rings and dovetail bar for easy adjustment
Mount Type:German Equatorial
Telescope Mounting:Tube rings
Slow-motion Control:R.A. & DEC.
Practical load rating 7kgs
Bubble leve built into base
Motor Drive (Optional):Fixed rate single axis, Single axis with hand controller
Accessory Tray:Large wall-to-wall
Counterweights (2 part 3.5kg and 1.9kg)
Counterweight width 12cm
Tripod:Stainless Steel Tube
Approx weight: Mount and Tripod 5kg
9kg (with counterweight fitted)