Celestron Advanced VX 6 150mm f/5.0 GoTo Reflector Telescope

BH #CEAVX6NK • MFR #32054
Celestron Advanced VX 6 150mm f/5.0 GoTo Reflector Telescope
Key Features
  • 150mm Newtonian Reflector Optical Tube
  • 750mm Focal Length, f/5 Focal Ratio
  • Anti-Reflection Fully Coated Optics
  • Rack-and-Pinion Focuser
Celestron paired a GoTo mount with a large-aperture OTA to produce this Advanced VX 6 150mm f/5.0 GoTo Reflector Telescope. Pairing the fully motorized and computer-controlled mount with a large Newtonian reflector scope produces an observation platform optimized for lunar, planetary, and deep-space viewing and astroimaging.
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Celestron C6-N Overview

Celestron paired a GoTo mount with a large-aperture OTA to produce this Advanced VX 6 150mm f/5.0 GoTo Reflector Telescope. Pairing the fully motorized and computer-controlled mount with a large Newtonian reflector scope produces an observation platform optimized for lunar, planetary, and deep-space viewing and astroimaging.

Celestron Advanced VX GoTo German Equatorial Mount

Engineered and optimized for astrophotography with mid-sized optical tube assemblies (OTAs), the Celestron Advanced VX GoTo German Equatorial Mount delivers the performance required for clear images through the use of dual-axis low-cog DC servo motors and backlash compensation. Added to this are encoders on the motors and Permanent Periodic Error Correction (PPEC), which help to improve positioning and tracking precision and ensure your target object stays centered for long-exposure photography techniques. Supporting the mount is a large 2" stainless steel tripod that has a wide stance for stability on most terrain and a center tray that holds 1.25" and 2" eyepieces and accessories and acts as a leg lock to further stabilize while helping to minimize vibrations.

The brain of the system is the NexStar+ computer controller, which is equipped with a database of over 40,000 objects, including the planets, stars, nebulae, galaxies, and the complete Messier catalog; it can also be programmed with up 100 custom user-defined objects with filters to create custom object lists. Its intuitive menu-driven user interface makes observing the heavens fast and easy; features such as guided tours, extended information on 200 popular objects, and multiple alignment options make the NexStar+ controller an invaluable tool to new users and experienced stargazers alike.

Advanced VX Mount
  • 30-pound payload capacity
  • Dual-axis low-cog DC servo motors
  • Dual motor encoders improve tracking and location accuracy with reduced vibrations
  • 7-77° latitude range
  • Uninterrupted tracking below meridian to enable observation from a raised location such as a balcony or hilltop
  • Integrated 12" counterweight bar with one 12-pound counterweight
  • Vixen-style CG-5 dovetail saddle
NexStar+ Hand Controller
  • 40,000+ object database
  • 100 user-defined programmable celestial or terrestrial objects
  • Enhanced information on over 200 objects
  • Nine slew speeds: 4°/sec, 2°/sec, 1°/sec, 0.3°/sec, 32x, 16x, 8x, 4x, 2x
  • Three tracking rates: Sidereal, Solar, Lunar
  • Multiple alignment procedures: Two-star, One-star, Solar system, Quick-align, Last-align
  • Sky Tour Mode: System seeks out the best objects for the date and time and automatically slews to them
  • Identify Mode: Use to identify an unknown object in the field of view, or to find other celestial objects that are close to where the user is viewing
  • Anti-backlash compensation: Trains out the intrinsic play between gears for more precise slewing and tracking
  • Permanent Periodic Error Correction (PPEC): System learns its internal tracking errors and improves over time for more precise tracking, requiring fewer corrections
  • Built-in instructions guide you through the alignment procedures
  • 4-line, 18-character LCD display with a 19-button fiber-optic backlit LED keypad
  • RS-232 comm port
  • Supports English, French, Italian, German, and Spanish
  • Database details:
  • Solar system: Seven planets, Moon, Sun, and Pluto
  • Custom lists of all the brightest stars, double stars, variable stars, and asterisms
  • Custom lists of galaxies, nebulae, and clusters, as well as the complete Messier catalog and select NGC objects
Tripod
  • Tubular stainless steel legs
  • 2" leg diameter
  • 44-64" height-adjustment range
  • Center tray holds 1.25 and 2" eyepieces and locks legs in place for greater stability and vibration reduction
  • Removable hand controller holder can be moved to avoid cord wrap during long observation sessions
  • Weight: 18 pounds
UPC: 050234915199
Celestron Advanced VX 6 150mm f/5.0 Reflector Telescope Optical Tube

The Celestron Advanced VX 6 150mm f/5.0 Reflector Telescope Optical Tube is optimized for lunar, planetary and deep-space viewing and astroimaging. Its 6" (150mm) primary parabolic mirror draws in copious amounts of light—even from distant deep-space objects like binary stars. Its fast f/5.0 focal ratio ensures views are bright and crisp across a wide field while also allowing for short exposure times, which means more images can be captured for later stacking in post. The OTA attaches to any mount using a Vixen-style dovetail plate for fast assembly and breakdown.

Optical Tube Assembly
  • 150mm (6") aperture is ideal for lunar & planetary viewing with the ability to resolve bright deep sky objects
  • Fast f/5.0 focal ratio ensures bright and clear views with a wide angle
  • 750mm focal length has a moderate magnification potential
  • Newtonian reflector optical design is lightweight and easy to use despite its large aperture
  • Fully coated optics increase light transmission, and improve contrast and color rendition
  • Resolution: Rayleigh: 0.93 arcsec; Dawes Limit: 0.77 arcsec
  • Secondary mirror obstruction: 1.75"; 30° by diameter; 8.78° by area
  • Sturdy rack-and-pinion focuser
Mounting
  • Optical tube only, mount and tripod required for proper use
  • Vixen-style CG-5 dovetail bar is compatible with a wide array of mount heads
  • Weight: 10 pounds
Accessories
Eyepiece:
  • 20mm focal length produces 37.5x magnification
  • 1.25" barrel diameter
  • Accepts most astronomical eyepiece filters
  • Fold-down rubber eyecup prevents peripheral light interference
Finderscope:
  • Relatively low 6x magnification provides a wide field of view for fast manual acquisition of subjects and easy star-hopping navigation
  • 30mm objective keeps the overall weight low
  • Mounting bracket included
UPC: 050234053310

Celestron Advanced VX GoTo German Equatorial Mount Specs

Mount
Mount TypeGerman Equatorial
GoTo CapabilityYes, NexStar+
Payload Capacity30 lb / 13.6 kg
MotorDual Axis
Tracking RatesLunar, Sidereal, Solar
Altitude Adjustment7 to 77°
Latitude Adjustment7 to 77°
Counterweight1 x 12.0 lb / 5.4 kg
Polar Axis ScopeNone
Tripod
Height Adjustment Range44 to 64" / 111.8 to 162.6 cm
Leg Diameter2" / 5.1 cm
Leg Sections2
General
Power SourceVehicle Adapter (Included)
DC Input Power 12 VDC
MountingTo Optical Tube Assembly: Vixen-Type Saddle
GPSNo
Wi-FiNo
MaterialsSteel (Tripod)
DimensionsNot Specified by Manufacturer
Weight18 lb / 8.2 kg (Tripod)
17 lb / 7.7 kg (Mount)
Packaging Info
Package Weight60.1 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)38 x 26 x 12"

Celestron Advanced VX 6 150mm f/5.0 Reflector Telescope Optical Tube Specs

Optical Tube Assembly
Optical DesignNewtonian Reflector
Aperture150 mm / 5.9"
Focal Length750 mm
Focal Ratiof/5
FocuserRack-and-Pinion
Eyepiece Barrel Diameter1.25"
DiagonalNone
FinderscopeYes
MountingVixen Style
Optical Tube DimensionsLength: 270.1" / 686 cm
Wi-FiNo
Weight10 lb / 4.5 kg (OTA)
Packaging Info
Package Weight18.15 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)31.25 x 16 x 13.75"

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