If you are looking to start out with something a little larger than a beginner scope and want to spend the time to learn the sky instead of relying on a computer to slew the scope over to each object, this is the package for you The A80Mf attached to the Porta II Mount moves easily and is stable when stopped. No tweaking of the hand controls is necessary like some other brands.
A perfect telescope for the beginner astronomer or an ideal first telescope for a child. With Vixen's Universal Dove Tail system, this can mount on any of the Vixen mounts and is easily attached to the Porta II Mount. The A80Mf is an Achromatic Refractor with 80mm (3.2”) of aperture. Its focal length is 910mm (3 ft.) with an f ratio of 11.4. Its light gathering is 130 times better than the human eye and has a maximum (realistic) power of 131X. It is easily transported to your observing site for quick set up and viewing. The A80Mf Refractor weighs about 5.5 lbs. and is covered by Vixen's 5 Year Warranty.For a limited time we are adding the Digital Camera Quick Bracket to this package. Not only view the sky but capture the images to share. (camera is not included)