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Celestron NexStar 6SE Computerised Telescope

SKU: 11068 Categories: , , ,

The NexStar 6SE is a automatic GoTo Schmidt Cassegrain telescopes and includes the below features;

  • Schmidt-Cassegrain tube design
  • 6-inch aperture provides excellent light-gathering ability
  • StarBright XLT optical coatings which dramatically increases light transmission
  • Fully automated GoTo mount with hand controller and database of 40,000+ celestial objects
  • Automatically locates and tracks objects for you
  • Requires batteries (8xAA) or optional AC adapter
Key features:
  • Aperture: 6.0″ (150 mm)
  • Focal Length: 1500 mm
  • Focal Ratio: F 10.0
  • Optical Design: Schmidt-Cassegrain
  • Eyepieces: (2x)
    • 25mm, 60X
  • Mount Type: Computerized Alt Azimuth (Single Fork)
  • Tripod material: Steel
  • Focuser: Rear knob (primary mirror control)
  • Warranty: 2 Years

$2,199.00

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Specifications:
Optical Design Schmidt-Cassegrain
Aperture 150mm (5.91″)
Focal Length 1500mm (59″)
Focal Ratio f/10
Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 25mm (.98″)
Magnification of Eyepiece 1 60x
Finderscope StarPointer
Star Diagonal 1.25″ Star Diagonal
Optical Tube Aluminum
Highest Useful Magnification 354x
Lowest Useful Magnification 21x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude 13.4
Resolution (Rayleigh) 0.93 arc seconds
Resolution (Dawes) 0.77 arc seconds
Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye) 459x
Secondary Mirror Obstruction 56mm (2.2″)
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter 37%
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area 14%
Optical Coatings StarBright XLT
Optical Tube Length 406mm (16″)
Optical Tube Diameter 181mm (7.1″)
Optical Tube Weight 8 lbs (3.6 kg)
MOUNT INFO:
Mount Type Computerized Altitude-Azimuth Single Fork Arm
Instrument load capacity 12 lbs (5.44 kg)
Height adjustment range (includes mount and tripod) 965.2mm – 1422.4mm (38″ – 56″)
Tripod leg diameter 50.8mm (2″) Stainless Steel
Mount Head Weight 11 lbs (5 kg)
Accessory Tray Yes
Tripod Weight 9 lbs (4.08 kg)
Slew Speeds 9 slew speeds – max speed 5°/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 1x Aux port
Autoguide port Yes
USB port Yes, Hand Control input
Power Requirements 8-AA batteries (not included) | 12 VDC-750 mA (Tip positive)
Motor Drive DC servo motors
Alignment Procedures SkyAlign, 1-Star Align, 2-Star Align, Auto 2-Star Align, Solar System Align, EQ North / EQ South Alignment (EQ align requires an equatorial wedge)
Periodic Error Correction No
Computerized Hand Control Double line, 18 character Liquid Crystal Display with 19 fiber optic backlit LED buttons
NexStar+ Database 40,000 objects, 200 user defined programmable objects. Enhanced information on over 200 objects
Software Celestron’s Starry Night Special Edition Software, SkyPortal App
Total Kit Weight 21 lbs (9.5 kg)
Included Items NexStar SE OTA | Single Fork Arm Mount | Tripod | Accessory Tray | Star Pointer Finderscope | NexStar+ Hand Control | 25mm eyepiece | Star Diagonal