The Venerable ShortTube 80 Refractor.

The author’s versatile ShortTube 80mm f/5 achromatic telescope.

Update: January 2 2020

In my latest literary project, I’ll be dedicating my time to discussing the venerable ShortTube 80 f/5 achromatic refractor; an affordable, ubiquitous telescope that enjoys a 30 year + pedigree.


Now available everywhere where books are sold!


De Fideli.

2 thoughts on “The Venerable ShortTube 80 Refractor.

  1. Hello Neil,

    Best wishes for you and your love ones.

    I’ve just bought and red your book on the topic. Good idea to explore deeply this telescope. I really enjoyed the reading.

    Best regards,


  2. Hello Sas,

    Very nice to hear from you again and a very Happy New Year to you and yours!

    Glad you enjoyed the new book on the little ShortTube 80. I hope it will do well and that folk will find it useful.

    With best wishes,


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