Vixen Telescope AXJ-VMC260L(WT)

Vixen Telescope AXJ-VMC260L(WT) —
Vixen Telescope AXJ-VMC260L(WT)
Vixen Telescope AXJ-VMC260L(WT) —
Vixen Telescope AXJ-VMC260L(WT)


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Suggested retail price: Contact local dealer


Best for serious astrophotographers who demand a perfect imaging platform with user-friendly functions that allow for comfortable operation.

The large, lightweight VMC260L comes mounted on the sophisticated AXJ mount and sturdy tripod. It can easily be transported to distant observing sites.

Vixen Telescope AXJ-VMC260L(WT) Description

  • VMC260L optical tube assembly.

    The large 260mm aperture Catadioptric design is a true all purpose telescope for serious visual and photography applications. Best for detailed views of planets and faint deep sky objects.

  • AXJ equatorial mount.

    The AXJ mount equipped with ultimate periodic correction VPEC provides precise tracking as accurate as +/- 4 arc seconds or less. The VPEC works automatically as you use the AXJ mount. The belt drive system reduces backlash dramatically and makes the motor noise quieter. A quick and stable motor response has been achieved. The AXJ mount carries a maximum loading weight of 22Kg.

  • STAR BOOK TEN star chart go-to navigation controller.

    The STAR BOOK TEN features intuitive 'Star-Chart Go-To' system with high definition color LCD display. The position of the telescope, the target and other useful information are displayed on the screen in detail. The night vision feature illuminates the whole screen in red, if applied, and will limit the brightness to the observer's eyes.

  • Durable and lightweight carbon tripod.

    The ASG CB90 is a compact and lightweight tripod which is constructed of durable carbon fiber legs. Also, the tripod head, leg extension part and leg brace have been reviewed completely to realize a highly stable tripod for the AXJ mount.

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Optical Tube

  • Primary mirror
    260mm effective aperture, precision spherical mirror, multicoated
  • Focal length (Focal ratio)
    3,000mm (F11.5)
  • Resolving power / Limiting magnitude
    0.45 arc seconds / 13.8
  • Light gathering power
    1380x unaided eye
  • Size / Weight
    304mm dia. and 680mm long (720mm incl. protruded focus knob) / 12.1kg (Net 10kg)
  • Finder scope
    7×50mm with dark-field illuminated reticle, 7 degrees field of view


  • Adapter thread / Visual back
    60mm and 42mmforT-ring / 50.8mm and 31.7mm push fit with flip mirror diagonal
  • Eyepiece (31.7mm)


  • Leg type, material
    Two-section carbon fiber legs extendable, unfoldable by one touch
  • Size / Weight
    Pipe legs adjustable from 545mm to 900mm in length, from 510mm to 815mm in height, set up space from 340mm to 520mm in radius / 3.4kg


  • Photography
    Usable with Prime focus, Eyepiece projection and Afocal imaging
  • Solar observation
    Not available


  • AXD Counterweight 1.5kg
  • AXD Counterweight 3.5kg
  • AXD Counterweight 7kg x 1
  • Dovetail-plate mounting block


  • AXJ Equatorial Mount
  • VMC260L(WT) Optical Tube Assembly
  • AXD Counterweight 7kg
  • ASG-CB90 Tripod
For availability of products, please contact our local dealers. The specifications are subject to change without notice.

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