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Celestron NexStar 5 SE Schmidt-Cassegrain Computerized Telescope - with Mars Observing Eyepiece FilterSKU: CNN5SEMMfr. Part: 11036 KM

Item Includes

Optical Tube Assembly - 25mm 1.25" E-Lux Eyepiece - Star Pointer Finderscope - Visual Back (1.25") - 1.25" 90-Degree Mirror Diagonal - Computerized Altazimuth Mount with Handset - Tripod with Accessory Tray - The Sky CD-ROM Software for Windows - NeNexRemote Telescope Control Software - 2-Year Warranty Bundle Item: - Celestron 1.25" Mars Observing Eyepiece Filter

Description

Celestrons signature orange-tube telescope combines advanced features and excellent optics in one easy-to-use system, the NeXStar 5SE. Its the perfect choice for your first serious telescope, offering striking views at an economical price.

In the 1970s, Celestrons Schmidt-Cassegrain telescopes brought the hobby of astronomy to the masses and established Celestron as the worlds premier telescope maker. Our founder, Tom Johnson, invented Celestrons proprietary method of producing Schmidt corrector plates for superior views and maximum portability. Johnson believed in creating high-quality optical instruments at an affordable price, and inspired a generation of amateur astronomers.

Four decades later, weve improved upon this design by adding cutting-edge features, while staying true to our founders intent.

View the Universes Most Impressive Celestial Objects

The 5SEs five-inch primary mirror packs enough light-gathering ability to observe the best that the solar system has to offer: Saturns rings, the cloud bands on Jupiter, and geographic features on the surface of the Moon. When it comes to deep sky objects, take your 5SE to a dark-sky site and youll see hundreds of pinpoint stars in the Hercules Globular Cluster, the spiral arms of the Whirlpool Galaxy, and more.

Revolutionary Single Fork Arm Mount

We know the best telescope is the one you will use most often. Thats why Celestrons engineers created NeXStarSEs unique, patented single fork arm mount. Its perfectly portable and makes setup quick and easy. Whats more, the NeXStar SE breaks down into several lightweight and compact pieces, making it easy to transport, even in smallvehicles. Youll have no problem getting the NeXStar SE to your favorite observing site, or setting it up quickly in your backyard.

Of course, its whats inside the mount that really counts. Sturdy construction from high-quality components give NeXStar SE the pointing and tracking accuracy needed to observe and follow your favorite targets with push-button ease. Use the included NeXStar+ hand control to locate over 40,000 celestial objects, or take a Sky Tour and let your telescope show you the best objects currently visible.

Aligning your telescope is simple and painless, too, thanks to SkyAlign. This process makes alignment as easy as 1-2-3: just center three bright objects in your eyepiece and press ALIGN. For even easier alignment, attach ourStarSense AutoAlign and your NeXStar SE aligns itself!

Advanced Features Let the NeXStar SE Grow with You

The NeXStar SE is compatible with all the high-tech accessories advanced users love. Provide GPS coordinates to your telescope with SkySync, or add automatic alignment functionality with StarSense AutoAlign.

If you want to explore the world of astroimaging, the 5SE is a perfect choice. Its built-in wedge allows you to track long exposures. You can even remove the telescopes secondary mirror and replace it with a DSLR or astronomical CCD camera for wide field images captured at f/2 using a Fastar/HyperStar lens assembly. Or, if youre interested in imaging the Moon and planets, pair your NeXStar 5SE with one of our Skyris cameras. From your first observing session and for years to come, the NeXStar SE is your trusted companion.

For two years, Celestron will cover repairs or replacement of this product in cases of defective components or damage from normal wear and tear.

Celestron 1.25" Mars Observing Eyepiece Filter
Celestron's Mars filter combines the advantages of red and blue filters in a single filter to bring out a wealth of detail while allowing maximum light transmission for brighter views. This high quality glass filter contains multiple coatings to maximize light transmission in specific wavelengths, bringing out incredible detail of the Martian surface.

Eyepiece filters reduce glare and light scattering, increase contrast through selective filtration, increase definition and resolution, and lessen eye fatigue. To attach the filter onto an eyepiece, simply thread the male thread on the filter into the bottom of the eyepiece barrel. Then insert the eyepiece (with filter attached) into eyepiece holder of your telescope.

Features

Celestrons iconic orange tube design is updated with all the latest features to provide the best stargazing experience for beginners and experienced observers alike.5-inch aperture provides excellent light-gathering ability at an affordable price. Youll get impressive views of the Moon and planets, along with deep sky objects like the Orion Nebula, while retaining a compact form factor.Fully automated GoTo mount with database of 40,000+ celestial objects automatically locates and tracks objects for you.SkyAlign technology gets your telescope aligned and ready to observe in minutes. Even if youre unfamiliar with the night sky, you can easily align your telescope on any three bright objects.Unique single fork arm design and sturdy steel tripod all break down into separate components for easy transport and quick assembly.

Specifications

Optical DesignSchmidt-CassegrainAperture (mm)125 mm (4.92 in)Focal Length1250 mm (49 in)Focal Ratio10Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 (mm)25 mm (0.98 in)Magnification of Eyepiece 150 xFinderscopeStarPointerStar Diagonal1.25"Mount TypeSingle Fork Arm AltazimuthTripodSteel with built-in wedgePower Requirements8-AA batteries (not included)Highest Useful Magnification295 xLowest Useful Magnification18 xLimiting Stellar Magnitude13Resolution (Rayleigh)1.11 arc secondsResolution (Dawes)0.93 arc secondsLight Gathering Power329x xApparent Field of View1 degreeLinear Field of View (@1000 yds)53 ft (16 m)Secondary Mirror Obstruction51mm in (1295 mm)Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter40% %Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area16.6% %Optical CoatingsStarBright XLTOptical Tube Length13 in (330 mm)Total Telescope Kit Weight17.6 lbs (7.98 kg)Tripod Weight10 lbs (4.54 kg)Slew SpeedsNine slew speedsTracking RatesSidereal, Solar and LunarTracking ModesAlt-Az, EQ North & EQ SouthAlignment ProceduresSkyAlign, Auto 2-Star Align, 1-Star Align, 2-Star Align, SolarSystem AlignCommunication PortsRS-232 communication port on hand control, Aux port, Camera Control portComputer Hand ControlDouble line, 16 character Liquid Crystal Display with 19 fiber optic backlit LED buttonsDatabase38,181 accessible objectsWarranty2-year Telescope Warranty  

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