Vixen 80 mm f/11

This is a 1990s Vixen 80 mm f/11 achromatic refractor on an altitude-azimuth mount. I cleaned the lens, repainted the optical tube assembly, and adjusted the mount. This telescope is primarily used for public stargazing events. It is easy to transport, easy to use, and well suited for viewing the moon and planets such as Jupiter and Saturn.

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Night Sky in Focus | Astronomy and Amateur Radio
© Anthony Urbano | Manila, Philippines

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