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Celestron Advanced C6-SGT 6"/152mm Catadioptric Telescope Kit

Celestron Advanced C6-SGT 6"/152mm Catadioptric Telescope Kit

Celestron Advanced C6-SGT 6"/152mm Catadioptric Telescope Kit

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Celestron Advanced C6-SGT 6"/152mm Catadioptric Telescope Kit

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  • 1500mm f/10 Schmidt-Cassegrain
  • Motorized Equatorial Mount
  • "GO-TO" Capacity

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The Celestron Advanced C6-SGT is a fully-loaded scope with an automated GoTo system all ready for your disposal.  It has the CG-5 EQ mount for supreme imagery free of jitters which would make even the best of resolving power irrelevant.  This newest combination of aperture, automation and price is terribly impressive-a deep space capable instrument with simple navigation.

After a quick alignment procedure, you'll have an impressive database of 40,000 objects at your disposal:  just tell the computerized hand control what you want to observe and the scope will do the rest with the light-gathering power of 843x a human eye.  There's an optional accessory which aligns the scope with GPS information for the utmost in accuracy; even tiny stars invisible in the finderscope will be nailed the first time!

The StarBright XLT coatings are included with the Advanced C6-SGT.  These coatings dramatically decrease the total percentage of light loss incurred by the scope's system of lenses & mirrors by a measure of 43%!  Light is invariably lost as it passes through lenses or is reflected from mirrors, and this can have a particularly dramatic effect of deep space objects.  StarBright XLT coatings are a highly intensive process which diminishes this effect and brings the faintest things your scope can resolve into greater detail.  They'll bring the details of bigger apertures without adding to the weight of your rig.

Multicoated optics in a powerful Schmidt-Cassegrain design
Heavy-duty German equatorial mount
Remote slewing at up to 4° per second
Easy photo adaptation
Limiting stellar magnitude of 13.4 with 14% mirror obstruction
RS-232 Port upon hand controller links your personal computer and telescope
In the Box
Celestron Advanced C6-SGT 6"/152mm Catadioptric Telescope Kit
  • 25mm (60x) Plossl Eyepiece (1.25")
  • 6x30mm Erect Image Finderscope
  • 90° Star Diagonal (1.25")
  • Visual Back (1.25")
  • Car Battery Adapter (25'/7.7 m)
  • NexStar Remote Hand Controller
  • Sky Level I CD-ROM
  • CG-5 Motorized Equatorial Telescope Mount with Tripod
  • 11 lb Counterweight
  • 2-Year Warranty
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    Specifications
    Optical Design Schmidt-Cassegrain
    Optical Lens Diameter 6.0" (152mm)
    Focal Length 59.1" (1500mm)
    Focal Ratio f/10.0
    Maximum Useful Magnification 354x
    Resolving Power 0.92
    Optical Tube Dimensions 7.2 x 16.0" (18.3 x 40.6 cm) WxL
    Mount Type Equatorial (motorized)
    Eyepiece Barrel Diameter 1.25"
    Finderscope 6x30 Straight
    Tripod Fullsize steel with 2" diameter legs
    Motor Yes
    GO-TO Capability Yes
    PC Compatible Yes (requires RS-232 cable)
    Power Source Automobile cigarette lighter (optional #18774 Power Tank)
    Weight 52.00 lb (23.59 kg)
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 23.5 x 38.0 x 25.0"

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