Great introductory telescope with all glass optics. The A70Lf is an Achromatic Refractor with 70mm (2.8”) of aperture. Although this is an affordable piece, the objective size and quality optics are more than enough to provide wonderful exploration of the solar systems. Great views of the moon its craters are yours, as well as eye-opening glimpses of planets. The A70Lf has light gathering 100 times better than the human eye and has a maximum (realistic) power of 143X.
It weighs about 4 lbs and is covered by Vixen's 5 Year Warranty. The A70lf OTA comes complete with: A smaller 6x24mm 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 (not for solar observing);Complete tube rings and dovetail plate to quickly attach the A70Lf to a Vixen mount; Tube Diameter Length and Weight: 76mm x 865mm (3 x 34 in); 1.9 kg (4 lbs). Mount Not included.
SpecificationsOptical Design: Achromatic Refractor
Focal Length: 900mm
Focal Ratio: f/12.9
Resolving Power: 1.66 arc sec
Limiting Magnitude: 11.0
Light Gathering Power: 100x
Finder Scope: 6x24mm Finder; Field of View 5°
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