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Celestron CG-5 Motorized Equatorial Telescope Mount with Tripod

B&H # CECG5CM Mfr # 91518
No Longer Available
Product Highlights
  • "GO-TO" Capacity

An ultra-heavy-duty equatorial mount, the respected Celestron CG-5 mount has earned its good reputation amongst the amateur astronomy community because it is an affordable, stable beauty.   Now the computerized version, available on many of Celestron's finer scopes, is also available for purchase so that you can put any optical tube assembly that you like upon it.  The optional GPS accessory is highly recommended for incredibly accurate scope alignments.

Mount Type Equatorial
Load Capacity Not Specified by Manufacturer
Motor Yes
GO-TO Capability Yes
Latitude Adjustment Range 30-60° (adjustment screw removed for 0-30°)
Polar Axis Scope Optional (#94224)
Includes Tripod/Pier Yes
Power Source Vehicle cigarette lighter port
Optional #18778 AC adapter
Optional Power Tank
Weight 42.0 lbs (19.07kg)
Celestron CG-5 Motorized Equatorial Telescope Mount with Tripod
  • Car Battery Adapter (25'/7.7 m)
  • 11 lb Counterweight
  • NexStar® Computerized Hand Controller
  • 2-Year Warranty
  • Power Supplies

    Celestron -  AC to DC Power Adapter
    • You Pay: $18.95
    Celestron -  Power Tank 17 (12-Volt, 17-Ah Power Supply)
    • You Pay: $134.99

    General Accessories

    Celestron -  Vibration Suppression Pads (useful at high power when near cars, etc.)
    • You Pay: $39.39

    Alignment Aids

    Celestron -  Polar Axis Finderscope
    • You Pay: $39.00

    Mounting Plates

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    Vixen Optics -  Dovetail Tube Plate
    • You Pay: $18.95

    Cases, Coverings & Storage

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    JMI Telescopes -  Soft Carrying Case for Tripod Mounts and Small Telescopes
    • You Pay: $98.95
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