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Refractors
Cube-E R80  - Astro Blue
# 8502B

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Optics

Introducing our SmartStar® CubeTM-E-R80 Entry Level telescope system. Designed with the latest technology the 80 mm lens is crafted with a low dispersion glass that is ground and polished to exact specifications.  The precision design is excellent for viewing bright stars, planets and their moons, as well as for bird watching and other land objects. Two eye pieces come standard to allow for flexibility in viewing either a wider field or a single focused object.

Alt-Azimuth Mount– The Cube™

The SmartStar® CubeTM-E-R80 refractor telescope comes with our patented Alt-Azimuth Mount, a.k.a. The Cube™. This compact mount design is probably the most functional and flexible unit on the market. Both axis motors are built into a small single unit which is universally compatible with all telescopes using a dove-tail connection. In addition, there are no “dead spots” – so you can point your telescope to ANYWHERE above the horizon, whereas, other mounts block the telescope tube at certain points of rotation. This mount also comes standard with AC connection. An optional DC adaptor is available so you can plug your telescope motor into your car if you’re camping or at any remote location.

The most easy to understand controller on the market

The GoToNova® Controller is much easier to use than other similar products. The hand controller is more intuitive with menu categories better organized. It also has a larger LCD screen with more lines of content compared with the competition. Using the easy-to-use hand controller and its large LCD screen, you can easily set up your telescope and select where you want to go.

More precise speed control for viewing objects

The control system also allows you to slew the telescope at 5 different drive speeds, keeping the object within the telescope’s viewfinder for as long as you wish.

Stainless Steel Tripod

Made of 1-inch heavy-duty stainless steel the Cube™ Tripod is sturdy yet elegant, and gives the user unparalleled stability during operation. Solid construction joints keep your mount locked securely.

GoToNova® Computerized Control System

The revolutionary GoToNova® computerized control system is by far the most technologically advanced automated tracking system available on the market today. With a database of over 3,500 celestial objects, including all of the most famous galaxies, nebulae, star clusters, not to mention the planets, you’ll be able to enjoy star gazing with the simple push of a button.

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Price :  $315.00
 

Refractors
Cube-E R80  - Astro Blue
# 8502B
    • 80mm achromatic refractor telescope
    • Heavy duty stainless steel tripod
    • Alt-Azimuth Mount– The Cube™-- The only mount of its kind for ultimate rotation
    • Includes the GoToNova® Controller. The most intuitive controller on the market.
    • 3,500+ object database plus 128 user-defined objects
    • The largest LCD screen on the market with 4 lines and 21-character Hand Control with backlit LED buttons.
    • Drive motor with 5-speed setting for precise tracking
    • Dual-axis Servomotor
    • Standard-equipment AC connection (Optional DC adaptor available)
    • GPS-compatible with optional GPS Module (#8411)


    Technical Specifications

    Optical Design

    Achromat Refractor

    Clear Aperture

    80mm

    Focal Length

    400mm

    Ratio

    f/5

    Resolution

    1.4”

    Magnitude Limit

    11.3th Magnitude

    Eye Pieces

    10mm and 25mm

    Mount

    AltAzimuth

    Motor

    Dual-Axis DC Servomotor, DC12V

    Motor Speed

    Dual-Axis, 5-Gear, Electronic(2×,16×,64×,256×,MAX)

    GO TO System

    GoToNova® 3,500+ objects database

    Tracking

    Automatic

    Tripod

    1” Stainless Steel

    Battery

    AA x 8(Not Included)

    Mount Weight

    3 lbs 9 oz

    Mount (Cube) Dimensions

    8 x 5 x 5 inches

    Tripod Weight

    5 lbs 9.9 oz

    Tripod Dimensions

    Height (fully extended) 37 ¾ inches

 
Price :  $315.00

Refractors
Cube-E R80  - Astro Blue
# 8502B
Optical Design : Achromat Refractor
Clear Aperture : 80mm
Focal Length : 400mm
Ratio : f/5
Resolution : 1.4”
Magnitude Limit : 11.3th Magnitude
Eye Pieces : 10mm and 25mm
Mount : AltAzimuth
Motor : Dual-Axis DC Servomotor, DC12V
Motor Speed : Dual-Axis, 5-Gear, Electronic(2×,16×,64×,256×,MAX)
GO TO System : GoToNova® 3,500+ objects database
Tracking : Automatic
Tripod : 1” Stainless Steel
Battery : AA x 8(Not Included)
Shipping Weight : 14.5 lbs
 
Price :  $315.00

Refractors
Cube-E R80  - Astro Blue
# 8502B
 
Price :  $315.00