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Celestron Advanced VX 6" Computerised Cassegrain Telescope

SKU: CLS-12079

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The Advanced VX German equatorial mount has been designed with the highest quality materials to ensure stability and durability All this adds up to a telescope that gives you a lifetime of enjoyment with a minimal amount of maintenance. The Advanced VX mount provides amateur astronomers with the most sophisticated and easy to use telescopes available on the market today.

If you are an experienced amateur, you will appreciate the comprehensive database of over 40,000 objects, including customized lists of all the best deep-sky objects, bright double stars and variable stars No matter your level of experience, the Celestron Advanced VX 6" Schmidt Cassegrain Computerised Telescope will help you and your friends explore the wonders of the universe. 

The following Advanced VX Telescope package includes: 

  • 6” (150mm) f/10 Schmidt Cassegrain OTA with StarBright XLT coatings for better light transmission
  • Integer gear ratios and permanently programmable Periodic Error Correction which eliminates recurring track errors from the worm gear.
  • A newly revised motor which delivers  improved tracking performance and load balancing technologies
  • Updated industrial design offers more rigidity, less flexure and improved aesthetics
  • New design allows viewing or imaging across the meridian without interference from the motors housings
  • Improved latitude range, from 7 – 77 degrees latitude.
  • NexStar+ hand control  with a database of over 40,000 celestial objects to pick and choose from
  • 6x30 finderscope to assist identifying and aligning to stars

 Tour of the Celestron Advanced VX Schmidt Cassegrain: 

Optical Design Schmidt-Cassegrain
Aperture (mm) 150 mm (5.91 in)
Focal Length 1500 mm (59 in)
Focal Ratio 10
Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 (mm) 20 mm (0.79 in)
Magnification of Eyepiece 1 75 x
Finderscope 6x30
Optical Tube Aluminium
Highest Useful Magnification 354 x
Lowest Useful Magnification 21 x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude 13.4
Resolution (Rayleigh) 0.93 arc seconds
Resolution (Dawes) 0.77 arc seconds
Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye) 459 x
Optical Tube Length 406mm (16")
Optical Tube Weight 4.54kg 

About Celestron
Celestron was founded by Tom Johnson whose first telescope design was a simple 6-inch reflector, built for his young son. He gradually progressed to making larger scopes in more sophisticated designs. Today, the Celestron company is an industry leader in designing and manufacturing optical equipment including telescopes (computerised and non-computerised), binoculars, spotting scopes and its accompanying accessories. Celestron's legacy spans 50 years, and has grown to enjoy recognition from amateurs to serious astronomers globally. The company seeks to remain innovative by growing its product offerings, while supporting science education around the world.

Product Code: CLS-12079

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Additional Information

Eyepiece 1 20mm
Eyepiece 2 N/A
Finderscope Make 6x30
Electronic Hand Control Yes
Motor Drive Yes
Focal Ratio f/10
Focal Length 1500mm
Mount Type German Equatorial
Aperture 150mm
Tube Length 406mm
Highest Magnification 354x
Warranty Information 2 Years
Additional Specifications of Product No

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