Celestron C6-S GT XLT Advanced Series 6" Schmidt-Cassegrain TelescopeSKU: CNC6SGTXLTMfr. Part: 11079-XLT
150mm (6) Schmidt-Cassegrain - 1500mm focal length (f/10) - Starbright XLT coatings - 6x30 finderscope - 25mm Plossl eyepiece (60x) - 1-1/4 star diagonal - Heavy Duty (CG-5) German equatorial mount with Dual-Axis slew motors and ComputerizedHand Control with 40000+ object database - The Sky Level 1 CD ROM - rugged adjustable height 2 steel leg tripod with center brace/accessory tray - one 11# counterweight and Car Battery Adapter
The Advanced C6-SGT 6" Schmidt-Cassegrain features a precision optical system with 1500mm focal length (f/10) and offers 40% more light gathering than a 5" telescope.
All C6-SGT models come standard with Celestron's StarBright XLT coatings at no extra cost.
Mounted on the Advanced GT Series computerized mount, this telescope has some high performance software and hardware features. Operated by our proven NeXStar computer control technology, the telescope has a 40,000+ object database with 100 user-definable objects and expanded information on over 200 objects. Custom database lists of all the most famous deep-sky objects by name and catalog number; the most beautiful double, triple and quadruple stars; variable stars; solar system objects and asterisms
Using the RS-232 communication port on the hand control, you can control the telescope via a personal computer and our new flash upgradeable hand controls allow you to update your telescope's operating software via the Internet. An Autoguider port is also included for astrophotography. No matter at what level you are starting out, this precision instrument will satisfy your needs both visually and photographically.
CG-5 Mount - Precision engineered for stability
The German Equatorial mount has precision worm gears on both axes for extremely smooth stability. The key element that makes this system the most stable in its class is the NEW heavy-duty tripod with larger and more substantial legs that offer excellent damping characteristics for more stable views. The CG-5 also has a convenient latitude scale for easier alignment and an optional polar finder scope for the ultimate in precision alignments
Optical DesignSchmidt-CassegrainAperture (mm)150 mm (5.91 in)Focal Length1500 mm (59 in)Focal Ratio10Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 (mm)25 mm (0.98 in)Magnification of Eyepiece 160 xFinderscope6x30Star Diagonal1.25Mount TypeCG-5 EquatorialAccessory TrayYesHighest Useful Magnification354 xLowest Useful Magnification21 xLimiting Stellar Magnitude13.4Resolution (Rayleigh)0.93 arc secondsResolution (Dawes)0.77 arc secondsLight Gathering Power459 xApparent Field of View.83 DegreeLinear Field of View (@1000 yds)44 ft (13 m)Secondary Mirror Obstruction2.2 in (56 mm)Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter37%Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area14%Optical CoatingsStarBright XLTOptical Tube Length16 in (406 mm)Total Telescope Kit Weight52 lbs (24 kg)Weight of Counterweights1 - 11 lbsSlew Speeds3Degree/second maxTracking RatesSidereal, Solar and LunarTracking ModesEQ NorthAlignment ProceduresAutoAlign, 2-Star Alignment, Quick AlignCommunication PortsRS-232 communication port on hand controlComputer Hand ControlDouble line, 16 character Liquid Crystal Display; 19 fiber optic backlit LED buttonsDatabase40,000 objects, 100 user defined programmable objects.Enhanced information on over 200 objectsWarranty2-year Telescope Warranty
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