Featuring Maksutov-Cassegrain optics, the Celestron NexStar 4 SE is an ideal telescope for observing and photographing celestial or terrestrial subjects. With a weight of just 21 lb (9.5kg) including the tripod, the ultra-portable 4 SE features a precision optical system with 1,325mm focal length at 13, and is the first Maksutov system from Celestron to feature StarBright XLT multi coatings.
StarBright XLT high transmission coatings
SkyAlign allows alignment on any three bright celestial objects, making for a rapid, efficient alignment process. It then functions as a 'go-to' system accepting commands through the handset and pointing the optical assembly toward any one of nearly 40,000 objects stored in its database. Using the (optional) CN-16 GPS accessory connection and an external GPS (not included), alignment is entirely automatic.
NexRemote telescope control software and RS-232 cable included for advanced control of the telescope with a PC
StarPointer finderscope helps with alignment and locating objects
Flash-upgradeable hand control software and motor control units by way of downloadable updates
Robust, computerized alt-azimuth mount
Star Diagonal internal flip mirror for straight or 90-degree viewing angle. May also be used to rapidly switch from the eyepiece to a camera without disturbing telescope alignment
Exceptionally sturdy steel tripod for rapier-sharp astrophotography
In the Box
Celestron NexStar 4 SE 102mm f/13 Maksutov-Cassegrain Go-To Telescope