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Celestron 14" SCT (CGE) Optical Tube Assembly
Condition: Brand New in Original Packaging
- Large 14" aperture and long focal length of 3910 mm
- StarBright XLT optical coatings
- Aluminum optical tube
- Fastar Compatible
- 40 mm eyepiece
- Visual back for 2" accessories
- 9x50 finderscope
- Star diagonal
- Dovetail rail compatible with CGE Advanced Series mount
The night sky has always fascinated individuals and with good reason. The heavens are teeming with life, but sadly, most of it is not visible to the naked eye. Now with the study of Astronomy and the invention of telescopes, the moon, stars and planets are all within reach. With the right instruments, there's no telling what you might see.
The Celestron 14" SCT (CGE) Optical Tube Assembly is ideal for capturing breathtaking views of galaxies, star clusters, nebulae and planets. Celestron 14" SCT Optical Tube Assembly has a number of features that provide you with optimum light transmission and brighter, crisper images ideal for the astronomy enthusiast. The night sky is now in your hands.
With an optical tube that measures 31-inches in length and weighs 45 pounds, this mid level optical instrument meets the demands of observers and astrogimagers who want a telescope that's more portable than a reflector or refractor.The scope offers a large 14" aperture and a long focal length of 3910 mm.
Celestron's unique StarBright XLT optical coatings dramatically increase light transmission by up to 97 percent on its Schmidt corrector lenses. Vew pinpoint stars across the largest imaging sensors in bright, crisp detail and capture breathtaking, sharp, flawless astroimages.
The 14" Schmidt-Cassegrain Optical Tube Assembly has an aluminum optical tube and is Fastar Compatible. The Tube comes with a 40 mm eyepiece and a visual back which allows for use with other 2" accessories. The 9x50 finderscope helps accurately find objects in the night sky and the star diagonal provides more comfortable viewing position when observing objects that are high in the sky. The 14" OTA includes a dovetail rail compatible with CGE Advanced Series mount.
What's in the Box
- Celestron 14" SCT (CGE) Optical Tube Assembly
- 14" Schmidt-Cassegrain Optical Tube Assembly
- 40mm Eyepiece
- Visual Back for 2" Accessories
- 9x50mm Finderscope
- 2" Star Diagonal
- CGE Dovetail Rail
- Two Year Warranty
- Optical Design: Schmidt-Cassegrain
- Aperture (mm): 355.6 mm (14")
- Focal Length: 3910 mm (154")
- Focal Ratio: 11
- Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 (mm): 40 mm (1.57")
- Magnification of Eyepiece 1: 98x
- Finderscope: 9x50
- Star Diagonal: 1.25
- Optical Tube: Aluminum
- Fastar Compatible: Yes
- Highest Useful Magnification: 840x
- Lowest Useful Magnification: 51x
- Limiting Stellar Magnitude: 15.3
- Resolution (Rayleigh): 0.39 arc seconds
- Resolution (Dawes): 0.33 arc seconds
- Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye): 2581x
- Secondary Mirror Obstruction: 114 mm (4.5")
- Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter: 32%
- Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area: 10%
- Optical Coatings: StarBright XLT
- Optical Tube Length: 787 mm (31")
- Optical Tube Weight: 45 lbs (20 kg)
- Dovetail Compatibility: CGE Mount
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