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Vixen Telescope AXD2-AX103S-P

Vixen Telescope AXD2-AX103S-P



  • R.A slow motion

    Worm and wheel gears with 270-tooth whole circle micro movement, 135mm in diameter, made of brass

  • Dec slow motion

    Worm and wheel gears with 216-tooth whole circle micro movement, 108mm in diameter, made of brass

  • Worm shaft gear

    14.5mm in diameter, made of brass

  • R.A axis

    50mm in diameter, made of A7075 super aluminum-alloy

  • Dec. axis

    50mm in diameter, made of A7075 super aluminum-alloy

  • Number of bearings

    21 pieces


  • Counterweight bar

    25mm in diameter, retractable

  • On-screen R.A display / Setting circle

    10 arc minute increments / 1 arc minute increment with vernier

  • On-screen Dec display / Setting circle

    2 degrees increments / 10 minutes (0.167 degrees) increments with vernier

  • Polar axis scope

    Pre-installed 6X20mm finder scope, 8 degrees field of view, automatic turning off dark-field illuminator, 3 degrees or less setting accuracy, Battery: CR2032 (supplied for checking purpose), 3 stars alignment (Polaris, delta UMI and 51 Cep for northern hemisphere, or Sigma, Tau and Chi in Octantis for southern hemisphere) with precession correction until the year 2040.

  • Altitude adjustment

    Latitude adjustable between 0 degree and 70 degrees (devided in 3 zones for high, middle and low latitude and adjustable +/- 15 degrees per zone), altitude scale in 2 degrees increments, Fine adjustments with two tangent screw bolts about 0.5 degrees per rotation

  • Azimuth adjustment

    Fine adjustments with twin screw knobs about 1.0 degree per rotation, adjustable range about +/- 7 degrees

  • Motor drive

    Pulse motors with micro-step motion control (400 pps)

  • Star chart go-to

    Automatic go-to slewing and high precision tracking with STAR BOOK TEN, 800× of sidereal rate at maximum slewing speed

  • Photographic loading weight

    30 kg (Maximum torque load: 750 kg/cm at a point of 25cm from the place where the R.A and Dec axes cross.

  • Controller port

    D-sub9pin male connector

  • Power port

    DC12V EIAJ RC5320A Calss4 (center plus), Electricity consumption between 0.45A and 2.5A (from 0.45A to 2.2A at 15kg loading weight)

  • Dimensions


  • Weight

    25 kg (without counterweight)

  • Counterweights

    1.5kg×1, 7kg×1

Optical tube assembly

  • Objective lens, effective aperture

    103mm, triplet SD apochromatic, multicoated

  • Focal length (Focal ratio)

    825mm (F8.0)

  • Resolving power / Limiting magnitude

    1.13 arc seconds / 11.8

  • Light gathering power

    217×unaided eye

  • Dimensions / Weight

    115mm dia×762mm long (retractable to 670mm long), 6.4kg (Net 4.6kg)

  • Finder scope

    7×50mm with dar-field illuminated reticle, 7 degrees field of view

Eyepiece part

  • Adapter threads / Visual back

    60mm, 42mm for T-ring / 50.8mm and 31.7mm push fitwith flip mirror diagonal

  • Eyepiece (31.7mm)


Metal Pillar

  • Pillar Materials

    Steel pillar and aluminum pedestal spider base

  • Size / Weight

    881.5mm in height, 3.8mm in thickness, 139.8mm in diameter, set up circle 450mm in radius / 10.3kg


  • Photography

    Usable with Prime focus, Eyepiece projection and Afocal imaging

  • Solar observation

    Available with Sun projection screen set B

  • Total weight


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