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VIXEN AX103S Refractor Telescope Quad Element Design

Vixen AX103S Telescope
Price: $2699
Vixen NA140SSF

Vixen' s AX103S f/8.0 Refractor Telescope features a three element objective lens, incorporating a central SD lens. The fourth lens is inside the focuser drawtube. The Apo Maximum lens elements are machined with great precision to exhbit superb optical performance. This advanced design productes crystal clear, sharp, high contrast images. In combination with the rear Field Corrector Lens, the AX103 Refractor Telescope yields sharp high contrast images with no trace of false color.

"Precision Multi-Coating" applied to the lenses, enhances visible light and assures extremely high light transmission. Residual chromatic aberrations are eliminated. Astronomy Magazine states "Its superb optics allow high magnification views". Read the full Review. The built in Dual Speed Focuser enables coarse and fine focus adjustments. Sky at Night Magazine states: "With its excellent build quality and rich feature set, we thoroughly recommend this system if you’re looking to upgrade from your current setup". Read the full review. Manufactured in Japan and covered by a 5 Year Warranty.

Optical Design SD Apochromatic Quad Element Refractor
Aperture 103 mm (4")
Focal Length 825mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Back Focus (from rear edge of focuser body) 150.0mm
Back Focus with Reducer (from rear edge of reducer) 63.5mm
Coating Multi Coating
Resolving Power 1.13 arc sec
Limiting Magnitude 11.8
Light Gathering Power 217x
Finder Scope Optional
Adapter Thread 60mm/50.8mm
Astrophotography Prime Focus, Eyepiece Projection and Afocal Imaging
Outside Dew Shield Diameter 140mm
Visual Back Compression Ring
Optical Tube Length 27 (690mm)
Optical Tube Diameter 4.5" (115mm)
Optical Tube Weight 10 lbs
Accessories Tube Rings
Available Accessories Flip Mirror Diagonal; Dovetail Plate; 7x50 Illuminated Finder Scope; Carry Handle
The chromatic aberration on the visible spectrum and spot diagrams provide exceptional color correction and crisp sharp images. Star images are less than 20 microns on the edge of the imaging field. Vixen's "Precision Multi-Coating" is applied to every lens surface and assures extremely high light transmission.

Vixen AX103S

Vixen AX103 Diagram
AX103S Chromatic Aberration & Spot Diagram
AX103S Light Path Diagram
AX103 Light Path Diagram
Vixen AX103 Accessory Chart Vixen AX103 Accessory Chart
Vixen AX103S Refractor Telescope Visual Back Diagram

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Vixen AX103S Telescope Accessories
Focal Reducer #37228
Reduces Focal Length by 0,7x; 825mm to 578mm (f/5.6); For APS Format Cameras. Requires wide photo adapter and appropriate T Ring. Instructions Here
Use with Extension Tube

Extension Tube #2957
Vixen Extension Tube
Vixen NA140SSF
Vixen NA140SSF

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