The Vixen Optics Star Pal-50L is a simple beginner's telescope-arriving complete with a 90° erect image diagonal, a pair of eyepieces, and a simple altazimuth mount with tripod.
The Star Pal's finderscope has a built-in compass, which will aid you in your use of an optional star map.
The 1.25" focuser barrel accepts an optional 45° erect image diagonal, so that you can have an extremely comfortable terrestrial-use spotting scope if you desire.
Simple 2" (50mm) refractor design
Easy to use altazimuth mount
Finderscope with compass to aid locating objects
Accepts 1.25" eyepieces and 45° erect image diagonals for comfortable terrestrial use
Includes two simple Huygen-design 1.25" eyepieces
Vixen Optics Star Pal-50L Specs
Optical Design Achromatic refractor
Optical Lens Diameter 2.0" (50mm)
Focal Length 800mm
Focal Ratio f/16.0
Maximum Useful Magnification 98x
Resolving Power 2.32
Optical Tube Dimensions 2.1 x 29.3" (5.4 x 74.3cm) WxL
Mount Type Altazimuth
Eyepiece Barrel Diameter 1.25"
Finderscope 6x30 Straight
Tripod Adjustable aluminum (29.1-47.6"/74-121cm)
GO-TO Capability No
PC Compatible No
Power Source None
Weight 5.5 lbs (2.50kg)