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Celestron NexStar 5SE Telescope and Celestron PowerTank 12v Power Supply


This is a package that includes a Celestron NexStar 5 SE telescope and a Celestron PowerTank 12v Power Supply.

Celestron NexStar 5 SE

Celestron’s 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. You’ll 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 you’re 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.


Optical Design: Schmidt-Cassegrain
 125 mm (4.92 in)
Focal Length:
1250 mm (49 in)
Focal Ratio:
Focal Length of Eyepiece 1:
25 mm (0.98 in)
Magnification of Eyepiece 1:
50 x
Star Diagonal:
Mount Type:
Single Fork Arm Altazimuth
Steel with built-in wedge
Power Requirements:
8-AA batteries (not included)
Highest Useful Magnification:
295 x
Lowest Useful Magnification:
18 x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude:
Resolution (Rayleigh):
1.11 arc seconds
Resolution (Dawes):
 .93 arc seconds
Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye):
 329 x
Apparent Field of View:
1 °
Linear Field of View:
53 ft (16 m) @1000 yds
Secondary Mirror Obstruction:
51 mm
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter:
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area:
Optical Coatings:
StarBright XLT
Optical Tube Length:
13.0 in (330 mm)
Total Telescope Kit Weight:
17.6 lbs (7.98 kg)
Tripod Weight:
10 lbs (4.54 kg) lbs (4.54 kg)
Slew Speeds:
Nine slew speeds
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, SolarSystem Align
Communication Ports:
RS-232 communication port on hand control, Aux port, Camera Control port
Computer Hand Control:
Double line, 16 character Liquid Crystal Display with 19 fiber optic backlit LED buttons
38,181 accessible objects
2-year Telescope Warranty

Celestron PowerTank 12v Power Supply 18774

Now you can take your telescope anywhere with this portable rechargeable power supply. Whether you have a computerized telescope or operate your telescope using motors, Celestron specially designed this product with the amateur astronomer in mind -- this model is packed with useful features.

Not only useful for setting up and powering your scope, this model can also be useful as an emergency roadside accessory as it includes an emergency light, and booster terminals in place to start weak car batteries.

  • 7-amp hour
  • Two 12V output cigarette lighter ports
  • Built-in flashlight with red filter cap
  • Built-in (2) USB ports for charging portable devices
  • Energy efficient LED spotlight
  • Booster terminal on rear side
  • Built-in Circuit Breaker for safety
  • Cigarette lighter adapter included
  • 110 V/220 V switchable universal AC adapter included

Due to the size and weight of this item, we are only able to offer free shipping to destinations in the lower 48 US states.  Orders to Alaska, Hawaii, or Canada are subject to additional shipping fees and are not covered by our normal shipping policy.  If you are a resident of Alaska, Hawaii, or Canada, please contact us for shipping rates.

Shipping Policy

OpticsCamp offers free shipping on most orders within the USA.

Most orders received before 3PM Eastern Standard Time on weekdays will ship same day either via UPS Ground, USPS Priority Mail, or USPS First Class, depending on cost and transit time. All orders valued under $250 are shipped no signature required unless otherwise requested. UPS shipments valued over $250 are shipped signature required and will not be left on your doorstep. Shipping confirmation is provided via email. is not responsible for shipping times or transit delays caused by situations outside of our control.

International Customers

Please be aware that your order may be delayed based on stock availability, shipping destination, method of payment, and customs inspections. Expedited shipping is available, but customs delays are common. Once your order ships, it is usually delivered within five to ten additional days. We strive to offer quick and efficient shipping to our international customers, but we cannot take responsibility for shipping delays caused by situations outside of our control, such as customs inspections or carrier limitations. does not collect VAT or other customs fees from international customers, and any fees incurred due to customs are the responsibility of the buyer.

For more information regarding sales outside of the USA, please read our international shipping policy before buying:

Return Policy

OpticsCamp will accepts returns of unopened merchandise within 30 days of the original order date. All product returns require an RMA. Removal of UPC codes or serial numbers will void this return policy. All returns must be shipped signature required and insured for the original order amount. Packing material should be similar to the packaging provided in the original shipped order. Please do not write anything on the merchandise packaging.

Merchandise that has been opened, mounted, shows signs of wear, or cannot be resold as new may be denied a return. Omission of the original product manuals, packaging, or other product specific materials qualifies a return as used. Merchandise sold as new and returned in this condition will be assessed a restocking fee based on its condition upon receipt.

Refunds are normally granted within 3 days of receipt. OpticsCamp may issue refunds via PayPal, a credit to the card used for the original purchase, or via check. Full refunds are only provided given the product is returned within the 30 day return period, in the same condition in which it was sold, with original packaging, product manuals, and manufacturer materials. Shipping charges are not refundable.

Once you are granted an RMA, you may contact the following carriers to determine a Customer Counter or Authorized Shipping Outlet nearest your location.

FedEx: (800) 463-3339
UPS: (800) 742-5877
U.S.P.S.: (800) 275-8777

Refund Policy

Refunds are applied to the payment method used at time of purchase, and are usually granted within 3-5 days of receipt. Full refunds are only provided given the product is returned in the same condition in which it was sold, with original packaging, product manuals, and manufacturer materials. Returned products that do not meet these conditions are subject to a 15% restocking fee. Shipping charges are not refundable.

Damaged and Defective Items

All merchandise is inspected by prior to shipping. If damaged or defective merchandise is received, must be notified within 1 business day of receipt and an RMA will be provided. Damaged and defective merchandise will be replaced with a new unit of the same model, and usually ships within 3 business days of return receipt.

Any item returned as damaged or defective that is found to be neither damaged nor defective will be subject to a 15% restocking fee.

Some products are covered by manufacturer warranties. Product defects that arise after receiving your order should be addressed by contacting the manufacturer or distributor of the product. will supply manufacturer contact information for warranty claims upon request.


Exchanges are granted on the condition that the product being returned is still in new condition, per the return policy. Free shipping does not apply to exchanges. If an exchange is for a total less than the original order amount, the remaining balance will be held as a credit.

Thank you and please contact us if you have any questions!

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