Carson RP-200SP RedPlanet 80mm f/6.25 Refractor AZ Telescope

BH #CARP2556X80T • MFR #RP-200SP
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Carson RP-200SP RedPlanet 80mm f/6.25 Refractor AZ Telescope
Key Features
  • 80mm Refractor OTA
  • 500mm Focal Length, f/6 Focal Ratio
  • Manual Alt-Azimuth Mount
  • 9mm and 20mm Eyepieces
Designed as a versatile and capable starter-scope, the Carson Optic RP-200SP RedPlanet 80mm f/6.25 Refractor AZ Telescope gives users the ability to observation the Moon and planets, or to use it as a powerful spotting scope for general nature watching or other activities. It is outfitted with an easy-to-use manual alt-azimuth mount that has an altitude lock to hold it in position with slow motion cables for precise movement and tracking. Carson includes two eyepieces, a 45° diagonal, finderscope, and an adjustable aluminum tripod so you are ready to start observing right out of the box. To increase its usability, the diagonal and finderscope feature integrated erecting prisms that correct the views through them to allow the scope's use on land. Also included is a universal smartphone adapter that allows you to capture pictures and video of your observation sessions and share, stream, or post to social media quickly and easily.
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Carson RP-200SP RedPlanet 80mm f/6.25 Refractor AZ Telescope

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Carson RedPlanet Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Optical Tube
  • 3Mount and Tripod
  • 4Included Accessories

Designed as a versatile and capable starter-scope, the Carson Optic RP-200SP RedPlanet 80mm f/6.25 Refractor AZ Telescope gives users the ability to observation the Moon and planets, or to use it as a powerful spotting scope for general nature watching or other activities. It is outfitted with an easy-to-use manual alt-azimuth mount that has an altitude lock to hold it in position with slow motion cables for precise movement and tracking. Carson includes two eyepieces, a 45° diagonal, finderscope, and an adjustable aluminum tripod so you are ready to start observing right out of the box. To increase its usability, the diagonal and finderscope feature integrated erecting prisms that correct the views through them to allow the scope's use on land. Also included is a universal smartphone adapter that allows you to capture pictures and video of your observation sessions and share, stream, or post to social media quickly and easily.

Optical Tube

  • 80mm aperture
  • f/6.25 focal ratio
  • 500mm focal length
  • Refractor-style optical path
  • Anti-reflection fully coated optics improves light transmission, color rendition, clarity, and contrast
  • Resolution: 1.45 arcsec, Dawes
  • Rack-and-pinion focuser with 1.25" drawtube

Mount and Tripod

    Mount:
  • Manual alt-azimuth
  • Dual axis slow motion adjustment cables enable precision movement and tracking with reduced vibrations
  • Altitude lock to fix position of scope
  • Wide altitude adjustment range to view celestial and terrestrial objects
    Tripod:
  • Aluminum alloy legs
  • Adjustable-height with independent leg locks
  • Center leg brace with 1.25" eyepiece holders
  • Center shaft hook to hold packs or weights for greater stability and vibration reduction

Included Accessories

    Smartphone adapter:
  • Universal fit accepts most smartphone models
  • Cap fits over eyepiece to capture photos and videos through scope
  • Easily share and stream astronomical observation sessions
    Eyepieces:
  • 1.25" barrel diameter
  • Accepts most 1.25" astronomical filters
  • 9mm focal length eyepiece yields 55.5x power
  • 20mm focal length eyepiece produces 25x magnification
    Diagonal:
  • Integrated erect-image prism to correct view for terrestrial use
  • 45° angle puts head in comfortable position when viewing sitting or standing
    Finderscope:
  • Integrated erecting prism to more easily find subjects during terrestrial use
  • Low 8x magnification ensures a wide field of view to easily find bright alignment stars, planets, and objects
  • Includes mounting bracket
UPC: 750668012562

Carson RedPlanet Specs

Optical DesignRefractor
Aperture80 mm
Focal Length500mm
Focal Ratiof/6.25
Eyepiece Barrel Diameter1.25"
Diagonal45° erect-image
Finderscope8x21, erect-image
Mount TypeManual alt-azimuth with altitude lock
TripodAdjustable height, aluminum
GoTo SystemNone
Power SourceNone
Optical Tube Dimensions18.5 x 4.5 x 4.5" / 47.0 x 11.4 x 11.4 cm
Weight7.8 lb / 3.5 kg, fully assembled
Packaging Info
Package Weight12.2 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)29.5 x 10 x 7.1"
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