The Vixen R130Sf Telescope Optical Tube w/ Porta II Mount is lightweight 5" reflector that is a favorite of many new astronomers. R130Sf Telescope features remarkable light gathering with sharp images. With a standard 20mm Plossl, more than the entire moon fills the eyepiece. You'll view innumerable star clusters and dark clouds, not to mention nebulas and galaxies. Add a 32mm and the heavens open up with a remarkable 2.5 degree field of view! All of the stars in the Pleiades can be viewed at the same time. The visual observer will enjoy wide views of deep sky objects. Actual groups of nebula or clusters can be viewed at the same time with this Vixen reflector.
The R130Sf Newtonian Telescope from Vixen comes standard with the 6 x 30 finder scope and dovetail tube plate that attaches quickly to the Porta II Mount. It's the perfect medium aperture, pick up and go package. The Vixen Porta II gives great performance when viewing objects at high magnification, the damping and vibration being significantly reduced as compared to other lesser quality telescope mounts.