VIXEN ED100Sf with Vixen GP2 Equatorial Mount
The Scope: The ED 100Sf is now available for the first time in the US. It is the big brother of Vixen's best selling ED80Sf. This 4" APO refractor features high-grade glass and quality components. The ED 100Sf is now available with Vixen's Dual Speed Focuser. Vixen's apochromatic refractor has an extra-low dispersion (ED) lens which depresses residual aberration to ahcieve a high level of performance. Coupled with a medium f/9.0 focal ratio, the ED "S" series provides sharp, high contrast color-free images. For the astronomer that wants the best value for the dollar in a 4” APO, this is the one to get.
The Mount: The GP2 Equatorial Mount is an excellent choice for observers who want a simple, yet sturdy mount, with the ability to grow into a go-to system. Strong and lightweight, smooth and accurate tracking, are features that make Vixen's GP2 Equatorial Mount a platform for serious astronomers. This easy to use equatorial mount functions well for both the visual observer and the astrophotographer.