Celestron Nexstar 6 SE Computerised Cassegrain Telescope
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Portability meets serious functionality in the Celestron Nexstar 6 SE Computerised Cassegrain Telescope.
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The Celestron Nexstar 6SE Computerised Cassegrain Telescope is developed with style and performance. Featuring the heritage bright orange colouring, this telescope is not only eye-catching, but incredibly user-friendly.
With a 6″ Schmidt-Cassegrain optical tube mounted on a the Nexstar computerised mount, the Celestron Nexstar 6 SE Computerised Cassegrain Telescope takes all the hard work out of stargazing. Complete the basic 3 star alignment procedure and the telescope is ready to go. Select an object from the built-in 40,000 object database, and watch in amazement as the telescope automatically locates the object and brings it into view! Prefer to find things yourself? Navigate at will using the easy to use hand-controller. It is that simple!
Featuring StarBright XLT high transmission coatings for maximum light collection and clarity, the image quality produced by this telescope is astounding. Ideal for the budding or mature astrophotographer. The Celestron Nexstar 6 SE Computerised Cassegrain Telescope will give a fantastic view of the moon and planets and the rings of Saturn will be visible with this telescope. Some of the brighter nebulae and galaxies will also be visible.
Highly portable with a total weight 13.61kg, you will have no second thoughts about travelling with this telescope.
Celestron was founded by Tom Johnson whose first telescope design was a simple 6-inch reflector, built for his young son. He gradually progressed to making larger scopes in more sophisticated designs. Today, the Celestron company is an industry leader in designing and manufacturing optical equipment including telescopes (computerised and non-computerised), binoculars, spotting scopes and its accompanying accessories. Celestron’s legacy spans 50 years, and has grown to enjoy recognition from amateurs to serious astronomers globally. The company seeks to remain innovative by growing its product offerings, while supporting science education around the world.
- 6″ Schmidt-Cassegrain optical tube
- Computerised Alt-Azimuth mount
- 40,000 object database
- StarBright XLT High Transmission coatings
- “The SkyX – First Light Edition” astronomy software
- 2 Year Australian Warranty
- RS-232 cable included
|Aperture (mm):||150mm (6″)|
|Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 (mm):||25mm|
|Magnification of Eyepiece 1:||60x|
|Mount Type:||Single Fork Arm Altazimuth|
|Power Requirements:||8-AA Batteries|
|Highest Useful Magnification:||354x|
|Lowest Useful Magnification:||21x|
|Limiting Stellar Magnitude:||13.4|
|Resolution (Rayleigh):||0.93 arc seconds|
|Resolution (Dawes):||0.77 arc seconds|
|Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye):||459x|
|Apparent Field of View:||0.83°|
|Linear Field of View (@1000m)||13m|
|Secondary Mirror Obstruction:||56mm|
|Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area:||14%|
|Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter:||37%|
|Optical Coatings:||Starbright XLT|
|Optical Tube Length:||406mm|
|Tripod Height:||62.23cm – 106.68cm|
|Telescope Kit Weight:||9.53kg|
|Total Weight (Optical tube Mount Tripod):||13.61kg|
|Slew Speeds:||Nine slew speeds: 5°/sec, 3°/sec, 1°/sec, 64x, 16x, 8x, 4x, 1x, .5x|
|Tracking Rates:||Sidereal, Solar and Lunar|
|Tracking Modes:||Alt-Az, EQ North & EQ South|
|Alignment Procedures:||SkyAlign, Auto 2-Star Align, 1-Star Align, 2-Star Align, Solar System Align|
|Communication Ports:||RS-232 communication port on hand control, Aux|
|Computer Hand Control:||Double line, 16 character Liquid Crystal Display with 19 fiber optic backlit LED buttons|
|Database:||40,000 objects, 200 user defined programmable objects. Enhanced information on over 200 objects|
Product Code: CLS-11068
|Dimensions||89 × 70 × 35 cm|