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Advanced VX 8" Newtonian Telescope

Advanced VX 8
Advanced VX 8
Advanced VX 8
Advanced VX 8
Advanced VX 8
Advanced VX 8
Advanced VX 8
Advanced VX 8
Advanced VX 8
Advanced VX 8" Newtonian Telescope
Advanced VX 8" Newtonian Telescope
Advanced VX 8" Newtonian Telescope
Advanced VX 8" Newtonian Telescope
Advanced VX 8" Newtonian Telescope
Advanced VX 8" Newtonian Telescope
Advanced VX 8" Newtonian Telescope
Advanced VX 8" Newtonian Telescope
Advanced VX 8" Newtonian Telescope
Item #: 32062
Regular Price: $1,199.00
Sale Price: $1,079.00 In Stock
You Save: $120.00 (10%)
Warranty: 2 Years

  • 8” (200 mm) f/5 optical design gives excellent wide field views
  • Parabolic primary mirror minimizes spherical aberration to produce a better image
  • Integer gear ratios and permanently programmable Periodic Error Correction eliminates recurring track errors from the worm gear.
  • New motors offer improved tracking performance & provide more power to overcome load imbalances
  • Updated industrial design offers more rigidity, less flexure and improved aesthetics
  • New design allows viewing or imaging across the meridian without interference from the motors housings
  • Improved latitude range.  Can be used between 7 – 77° latitude.
  • Improved electronics contain increased memory for future expansion
  • NexStar+ hand control offers multiple language programming (English, French, Italian, German, Spanish)

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Description

Large aperture at an affordable price, our Advanced VX 8” Newtonian provides 78% more light-gathering abilities compared to the 6” model. The parabolic primary mirror minimizes spherical aberration to produce a sharper image near the edge of the field of view. This scope is great for intermediate visual observers and beginning astroimagers looking for a large aperture with lots of light-gathering power. As you grow in your hobby, you can continue to enjoy all the high-level features of the Advanced VX.

About the Mount

The new Advanced VX mount was specifically designed to provide optimum imaging performance for smaller telescopes. Now your smaller telescope can take advantage of All-Star Polar Alignment and autoguider support. You’ll be able to track through long exposures using permanently programmable periodic error correction. Image across the meridian without doing a meridian flip, so you can seamlessly image the best part of night sky. Advanced VX features significantly larger base castings than our previous design, improving stability under heavier loads. Improved motors offer more torque and can handle slight load imbalances with ease.

Specifications

Aperture (mm) 200 mm (7.87 in)
Finderscope 9x50
Focal Length 1000 mm (39 in)
Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 ... 20 mm (0.79 in)
Focal Ratio 5
Highest Useful Magnification 472 x
Light Gathering Power (Comp... 816 x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude 14
Lowest Useful Magnification 29 x
Magnification of Eyepiece 1 50 x
Mount Height (Max) 64" in (1626 mm)
Mount Height (Min) 44" in (1118 mm)
Mount Info: N.A.
Optical Design Newtonian Reflector
Optical Tube Info: N.A.
Optical Tube Length 36" in (914 mm)
Optical Tube Weight 14 lbs (6.35 kg)
Resolution (Dawes) 0.58 arc seconds
Resolution (Rayleigh) 0.7 arc seconds
Secondary Mirror Obstructio... 7.81%
Secondary Mirror Obstruction 2.2" in (56 mm)
Telescope Type Computerized (GOTO)
Total Telescope Kit Weight 71 lbs (32 kg)
Tripod Adjustable, Stainless Steel
Tripod Leg Diameter 2"
Tripod Weight 18 lbs (8.16 kg)
Warranty 2-year Telescope Warranty
Weight of Counterweights 2 x 12 lbs

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