For Sale: Orion/Vixen 102 mm ED Refractor with Great Polaris Mount in excellent condition. Telescope is equivalent to current Vixen Model SS and includes accessory visual back for 2 inch eyepieces, standard back for 1 1/4 inch eyepieces, original finder, and original 1 1/4 inch star diagonal. Mount has illuminated polar alignment scope and includes Vixen accessory RA and Dec Motors and Hand Controller, Accessory Tray for Tripod, and original Counterweight. The 102 ED scope has received a very good review from Ed Ting and will give great nearly color-free views of Mars for this summer's opposition.
Additional accessories included: full aperture Orion optical glass Solar Filter and Orion Carrying Bag (total $120 new). All caps and hardware also included, but no eyepieces. Scope originally purchased from Orion in Aug. of 2000 at a total cost of $2800 not including Solar Filter and Carrying Bag. Want to sell the scope to pay for new larger scope, therefore, will let entire package go for $1600. Pick up in NY, NJ, Conn. tri-state area or else you pay shipping.