Vixen VMC200L 200mm Telescopes Optical Tube Only 5829 w/ Free S&H

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Vixen VMC200L 200mm Telescopes Optical Tube Only Product Info

The Vixen VMC200L 200mm Telescope Only 5829 has a unique 200mm (8") catadioptric telescope optical system. It incorporates a primary mirror and a meniscus corrector just before a secondary mirror. By doing so, light is corrected twice on the optical path. The end result is that spherical aberration and field curvature are corrected to a high degree of optical performance. The Vixen 5829 VMC200L's primary mirror is f/2.5; the compound optical system is f/9.75. This makes the telescope system much more compact and portable than its competition. With the optical correction placed before the secondary mirror, the VMC 200L Telescope by Vixen avoids the necessity of having a corrector plate and all the dewing problems associated with a closed telescope optical tube. An additional key feature is the rack and pinion focusing that is placed behind the primary mirror. The use of this focusing system eliminates the image shift associated with most other SCT telescope systems. This is especially important when using high power magnification or astro-photography.When focusing, the image is stable and easy to adjust. Comes with 5 Year Warranty. For a full line of Vixen Telescopes and other products by Vixen on sale please visit the Vixen Telescopes page on our website. For more brand name Telescopes please visit our Telescopes store section.

Specifications for Vixen VMC-200L 200mm Telescope Tube Only 5829:

Objective lens: 7.90 in; 200mm parabolic mirror, multi-coated
Focal length (Focal ratio): 800mm (F/4.0)
Resolving power, limiting magnitude: 0.58 arc sec., 13.3
Light gathering power: 816x
Tube size & weight: (OD) 9.1 in (232mm) x (L) 27.5 in (700mm), 11.7 lbs (5.3 kg)
Finder scope: 7x50mm nder, eld of view 7 degrees
Adapter thread / visual back: 60mm, 42mm for T-ring / 31.7mm push- t
Other accessory: Dovetail plate, Tube rings and Carry strap
Photography: Prime focus, Eyepiece projection and Afocal imaging

Features of Vixen 5829 VMC 200mm Telescope Optical Tube:

  • Features a catadioptric "Field Maksutov" type design
  • Light is corrected twice on the optical path.
  • Great for astro-photography

Package Contents:

  • Vixen VMC200L 200mm Telescope Optical Tube Only 5829

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