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Celestron Advanced VX 6" Refractor Computerised Telescope

SKU: CLS-22020

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The Celestron Advanced VX 6" Refractor Computerised Telescope is a versatile telescope that will grow with you as your interest grows from astronomical observing to astroimaging. The Advanced VX mount provides amateur astronomers with the most sophisticated and easy to use telescopes available on the market today. 

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$3,399.00

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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" Refractor Telescope  will help you and your friends explore the wonders of the universe. 

Overview:

  • 6"” (150mm) f/8 Refractor includes StarBright XLT coatings for better light transmission
  • 9x50 optical finderscope for locating alignment stars
  • Integer gear ratios and permanently programmable Periodic Error Correction eliminates recurring track errors from the worm gear.
  • Autoguider port for long exposure imaging
  • New motors offer improved tracking performance & provide more power to overcome load imbalances
  • Updated industrial design offers more rigidity, less flexible and improved aesthetics
  • New design allows viewing or imaging across the meridian without interference from the motors housings
  • Improved latitude range.  Can be used between 7 – 77 degrees latitude.
  • NexStar+ hand control offers multiple language programming (English, French, Italian, German, Spanish)

 

Tour of the Celestron Advanced VX Schmidt Cassegrain: 


 

Optical Design Refractor
Aperture (mm) 150 mm (5.91 in)
Focal Length 1200mm (47 in)
Focal Ratio 8
Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 (mm) 20 mm (0.79 in)
Magnification of Eyepiece 1 60 x
Finderscope 9x50
Tripod Adjustable, Stainless Steel
Tripod Leg Diameter 2"
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 51" in (1295 mm)
Optical Tube Weight 19 lbs (8.62 kg)
Tripod Weight 18 lbs (8.16 kg)
Weight of Counterweights 2 x 12 lbs
Mount Height (Max) 64" in (1626 mm)
Mount Height (Min) 44" in (1118 mm)

Product code: 22020

Additional Information

Additional Information

Eyepiece 1 20mm
Eyepiece 2 N/A
Finderscope Make 9x50
Electronic Hand Control Yes
Motor Drive No
Focal Ratio 8
Focal Length 1200mm
Mount Type Equatorial
Aperture 150mm
Tube Length 1295mm
Highest Magnification 354x
Warranty Information 2 Years
Additional Specifications of Product Payload Capacity: 13.608kg

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