85mm, f/7, APO (Doublet) Refractor. With APO performance and airline portability, the Tele Vue-85 has been delighting astronomy and birding enthusiasts and reviewers alike.
4.4° / 225x (Max. Visual Field / Max. Rec. Power)
“I love it! Will not part with this quality scope. Thanks Al!”
From Our Blog
Chris Owen: Tele Vue-85 Narrowband Imager (2/6/2019)
Amazing deep-sky images through the Tele Vue-85 made with Hα, OIII, and SII — plus some birding images.
Tele Vue-85: Portable, Powerful, Photo-Visual APO (11/14/2018)
This versatile scope takes on various tasks from Solar transits, birding, lunar eclipses, to deep-sky. How did it do? The images speak for themselves!
- From Tom's Driveway: Tele Vue-NP127is & Tele Vue-85 Simultaneous Imaging! (9/12/2018)
Tom uses the NP127is and TV-85 simultaneously to produce spectacular deep-sky images. "I can take 20-to-30-minute sub-frames with dinner plate round stars all the way to the edges of the field-of-view", he tells us. See these images and learn Tom's dual-scope imaging technique on the blog.
- Totality in Tellico Plains, TN with Tele Vue TV-85 (8/30/2017)
A fantastic cloud-free imaging session near the center-line of the Great American Eclipse in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains that abutted the Cherokee National Forest.
Imaging the Skies with the TV-85: Mike Broussard (7/12/17)
Mike tells us why he choose this scope: "My main reasons for choosing the TV-85 was seeing the great images taken by others using this scope and the reputation of Tele Vue as one of the best manufacturers of eyepieces and APO refractors in the world."