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Astro Fi 6 Schmidt Cassegrain Telescope

SKU: 22205 Categories: , , ,

The Astro Fi 6 with included WiFi and Sky Portal APP is a feature packed Schmidt Cassegrain telescope which includes the below features:

  • Star Bright XLT Optics
    • StarBright XLT is Celestron’s revolutionary optical coating system that outperforms any other coating in the commercial telescope market. There are three major components that make up our high-transmission optical system design: Unique enhanced multi-layer mirror coatings, multi-layer anti-reflective coatings, and high-transmission water white glass.
  • SkyAlign Technology
    • Getting ready to observe is quick and painless thanks to Celestron’s award-winning SkyAlign technology. Center any three bright objects in the eyepiece, and your telescope calculates its position. Once ready, choose an object and hit GoTo.

Specifications:

  • Aperture: 6″ (150.0 mm)
  • Focal Length: 1500 mm
  • Focal Ratio: F 10.0
  • Optical Design: Schmidt-Cassegrain
  • Eyepieces: (2x)
    • 25mm, 38X
    • 10mm, 150X
  • Mount Type: Computerized Alt Azimuth (Single Fork)
  • GoTo Feature: Yes
  • Tripod material: Aluminum
  • Focuser: Rear knob (primary mirror control)
  • Warranty: 2 Years

 

$1,399.00

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Specifications:

 

Optical Tube Info:
Optical Design Schmidt-Cassegrain
Aperture 150mm (6″)
Focal Length 1500mm (59″)
Focal Ratio f/10
Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 25mm (0.98″)
Magnification of Eyepiece 1 38x
Focal Length of Eyepiece 2 10mm (0.39″)
Magnification of Eyepiece 2 115x
Finderscope StarPointer
Star Diagonal 1.25″
Optical Tube Aluminum
Highest Useful Magnification 354x
Lowest Useful Magnification 21x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude 13.4
Resolution (Rayleigh) .93 arc seconds
Resolution (Dawes) 0.77 arc seconds
Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye) 459x
Secondary Mirror Obstruction 55.88mm (2.2″)
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area 14%
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter 37%
Optical Coatings StarBright XLT
Optical Tube Length 406.4mm (16″)
Optical Tube Diameter 155mm (6.1″)
Optical Tube Weight 4.8 lbs (2.17 kg)
Dovetail Vixen / CG-5 Dovetail bar
Mount Info:
Mount Type Computerized Altitude-Azimuth Single Fork Arm
Instrument load capacity 8 lbs (3.6 kg)
Height adjustment range (includes mount and tripod) 863.6mm – 1371.6mm (34″ – 54″)
Tripod leg diameter 31.75mm (1.25″) Aluminum
Mount Head Weight 5 lbs (2.3 kg)
Accessory Tray Yes. Includes rubberized smartphone or tablet holder
Tripod Weight 5 lbs (2.3 kg)
Slew Speeds max slew rate is 3°/second
Tracking Rates Sidereal, Solar, and Lunar
Tracking Modes Alt-Az, EQ North & EQ South
GPS N/A
Dovetail Compatibility Vixen / CG-5 Dovetail
Number of Auxiliary ports 2x Aux port for optional accessories
Autoguider port No
USB Port No (only with optional Nexstar+ remote)
Power Requirements 12V DC, 1A (Tip positive)
Motor Drive DC servo motor
Alignment Procedures SkyAlign, 3-Star Align, Solar System Align
Periodic Error Correction No
Computerized Hand Control Hand control not included (optional)
NexStar+ Database Optional Nexstar+ hand remote provides over 4,000 objects in the computer’s database
Software Celestron’s Starry Night Special Edition Software, SkyPortal App. Each provide over 100,00 objects in their database
Total Kit Weight 14.8 lbs (6.71 kg)
Included Items Telescope OTA | Mount | Tripod w/accessory tray | 2x eyepieces | Red dot starpointer | Battery pouch