An affordable quality starting package, the A70Lf with Porta II Mount is quality workmanship and simple to use. This package combines sharp optics and a rock solid, light weight mount. It takes just seconds to place the telescope on the mount and you are ready for an evening of observing.
The Porta Mount II is an easy to use, light weight, stable mount. It has the vixen dove tail connection to easily attach your telescope and smooth friction bearing up-down / right-left hand controls.
The A70lf / Porta II Package is complete with:
Vixen A70Lf 70mm f/12.9 telescope.
A smaller 6 power finder telescope that attaches to the main scope to help you center the object.
A 20mm eyepiece for general viewing.
A 6.3mm eyepiece for those really clear nights for high power viewing.
A diagonal Prism that connects the eyepiece to the telescope.
A Dew / Sun shield.
Complete tube rings and dovetail plate to quickly attach the A70Lf to the Vixen Porta II mount. Porta II Mount with locking extension legs, accessory tray, flexible handle slow motion control, adjustment tool set, and removable mount head. Optical Design; Achromatic Refractor
Focal Length: 900mm
Focal Ratio: f/12.9
Coating: Multi Coating
Resolving Power: 1.66 arc sec
Limiting Magnitude; 11.0
Light Gathering Power: 100x Finder Scope: 6x24mm
Finder; Field of View 5 degrees
Adapter Thread: 42mm/ For T-Ring
Visual Back: 31.7mm Push Fit Optical Tube Length :33.8" (860mm)
Optical Tube Diameter; 3" (76mm)
Optical Tube Weight: 4.2 lb
Accessories; PL20mm; PL6.3mm; 31.7mm Erect Image Diagonal
Mount: Port II Altazimuth Mount
Tripod: Aluminum 2 section adjustable; 90cm to 13cm
Mount Weight: 15 lb including tripod
Load Capacity: 20 lbs
Vertical and Horizontal Slow Motion: 120Tooth Wheel Gears whole circle movement; Friction control system
Telescope Attachment: Dove Tail Plate
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