TV-85
TV-85

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Tele Vue

TV-85

Regular price
$ 2,125.00
Sale price
$ 2,125.00
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Description

The Tele Vue-85's mix of aperture and small physical size makes it a wonderful "go anywhere, do anything," crossover instrument—with Tele Vue quality, of course. With APO performance and airline portability, the Tele Vue-85 has been delighting astronomy and birding enthusiasts and reviewers alike. "Eye-popping performance that raises the standard of excellence for highly portable instruments." Evaluation of double-stars, lunar detail, deep sky and photography were reported in Sky and Telescope as: "Truly awesome! ...Incredible!...the view almost blew me off my chair!..." The conclusion, "...an extremely powerful, compact instrument capable of delivering stunning images of the universe."  In addition, experience "snap-to" focus thanks to Tele Vue's silky-smooth, dual-speed (10:1) Focusmate focuser.  The TeleVue-85 is available in either Ivory or Green tube body colors.

Specifications

Type APO (Doublet) Refractor
(Elements/Groups: 2/1)
Objective (mm) 85
Focal Length (mm) 600
Focal Ratio (f/#) 7
Length OTA (inch) 19
Length with diagonal (inch) 21.9  (with 2-inch diagonal)
Weight OTA/Std. Config (lbs) 6.1 / 8
Drawtube/Focuser 2-inch, Focusmate dual-speed rack/pinion
Maximum Visual Field (deg.) 4.4 (with 2-inch 55mm Plössl)
Maximum Recommended Power (x) 225

Included Accessories

  • Sliding metal dew shield
  • Screw-on metal lens cover
  • Focusmate dual-speed focuser 10:1
  • Soft carry case

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