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Celestron CGX-L 925 EdgeHD Computerised Cassegrain Telescope

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@media screen and (max-width: 600px) { .mobile-hide { display: none !important; } } @media screen and (min-width: 601px) { .desktop-hide { display: none !important; } }      Celestron's newly designed CGX-L computerized equatorial mount is the latest addition to their fully computerized equatorial mount series. It is capable of carrying Celestron’s largest optical tubes with ease with an exceptional load capacity to weight ratio, and is perfect for backyard observatories with its compact design and innovative features that fully support large telescopes, imaging kits, and the latest wireless tech accessories.   HD Features Experience excellent optical performance with EdgeHD’s flat-field and coma-free optics for pinpoint stars all the way to the edge of today’s largest imaging sensors and widest eyepieces Sleek aluminum optical tube with tube vents featuring an integrated 95-micron mesh filter that allows hot air to be released from behind the primary mirror. Sturdy mirror support knobs hold the mirror in place and reduce image shifts during imaging Versatile design accommodates 2 focal ratios: native f/10 or ultra-fast f/2 imaging with a removable secondary mirror and third-party accessories   New CGX-L Features Increased 34kg load capacity; Exceptional load capacity to weight ratio Additional aux accessory ports and autoguider port on the dec axis for a better cable management system Larger 144mm diameter worm wheels that provide smoother viewing operation and drive heavier loads more accurately Longer 270mm dovetail saddle that support larger optical tubes easily Massive 70 mm stainless steel tripod legs with a wider stance for improved stability under heavy loads New accessory tray holds three 1.25” and two 2” eyepieces with an upright stand for your smartphone or tablet Heavy duty, 31.5 mm stainless steel counterweight shaft to support additional counterweights Optional add-on polar axis finderscope custom designed for CGX and CGX-L Supports WiFi and wireless operation accessories such as StarSense AutoAlign and SkyPortal Wi-Fi Module (sold separately)   Mount Features Compact, lower-profile equatorial head provides improved stability and portability; Sturdier and more rigid with quicker dampening time Improved motors provide more torque, better slewing and tracking under heavy loads Heavy duty belt-drive system minimizes backlash while providing smooth motor operation at full capacity Clear windows built into motor covers so pulleys and belts can be monitored Spring-loaded brass worm wheel and stainless steel worm gear reduce friction and provide optimum gear mesh Internal cabling for worry-free remote operation. Power input and lower accessory ports remain stationary while the mount slews to avoid snags Internal hard stops for both axes prevent cable tension and tripod strike Internal optical sensors on both axes for simple and safe remote operation Home sensors allow the mount to always start in the index position regardless of orientation before a power reset Limit sensors automatically shut off slewing or tracking before reaching the hard stop fail safe Includes Celestron's new PWI telescope control software that features multi-point mount modeling for extremely precise pointing accuracy Software Polar Align: “All-Star Polar Alignment” allows quick and very precise polar alignment. Align on any bright named star without extra polar alignment accessories, apps, or other assistance Adjustable EQ head position to optimize center of gravity over the tripod and fully utilize the increased 3°-65° latitude range Dual-fit Vixen/CG-5 and Losmandy/CGE dovetail saddle +20° of additional tracking past the meridian on either side Redesigned tripod has a widened stance for added stability. The minimum tripod height has also been lowered per user feedback Tripod legs can be collapsed with accessory tray installed for faster setup and transport   Improved Ergonomics Integrated handles for easy transport and portability New ergonomically designed dovetail clamping knobs Innovative and improved polar alignment adjustment system All-new ergonomic adjustment knobs with reduced friction for smooth and easy positioning under full loads. Stationary latitude knob with a newly-designed linkage system greatly reduces the amount of friction when polar aligning the mount. Redesigned azimuth adjustment with low-friction Teflon bearings to make adjustments easy under full load. No more binding, rough adjustments! Easy to read latitude scale   Electronics NexStar+ hand control with USB port USB 2.0 port used to connect directly to PC with PWI Software 2 available autoguider ports for optimum cable management PEC sensor and PPEC ready Threaded 12VDC power input barrel connector Internal Real Time Clock (keeps time and site information saved) On/Off rocker switch with red LED   Compatible With     Full Specifications Optical Tube Assembly (OTA) Optical Design Schmidt-Cassegrain (SCT) EdgeHD Aperture 234.95mm (9.25-inches) Focal Length 2350mm (92.5-inches) Focal Ratio f/10.0 Included Eyepieces 23mm (102x Magnification) Finderscope 9x50 Star Diagonal 2" with 1.25" Optical Tube Construction Aluminium Highest Useful Magnification 555x Lowest Useful Magnification 34x Limiting Stellar Magnitude 14.4 Resolution (Rayleigh) 0.59 Arc Seconds Resolution (Dawes) 0.49 Arc Seconds Light Gathering Power (Compared to Human Eye) 1127x Secondary Mirror Obstruction 85mm (3.35") Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter 36% Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area 13% Optical Coatings StarBright XLT Optical Tube Length 559mm (22") Optical Tube Diameter 271.78mm (10.7") Optical Tube Weight 9.53kg Dovetail CGE Dovetail Bar Computerised Mount Mount Type Computerised Equatorial (EQ) Payload Capacity 34kg Tripod Material Stainless Steel Height Adjustment Range (Including Mount and Tripod) 1524 - 1955.8mm Tripod Leg Diameter 69.85mm (2.75") Tripod Weight 21kg Accessory Tray Yes Mount Head Weight 23.8kg Slew Speeds 9 Slew Speds (Max Speed 3° / Second) Tracking Rates Sidereal, Solar and Lunar Tracking Modes EQ North, EQ South GPS N/A Dovetail Compatibility Dual Saddle Plates (CG-5 / CGE) Auxiliary Ports 4 Aux Ports Autoguide Port Yes, 2 Ports USB Port Yes (Input for Mount and Hand Controller) Power Reqiurements 12V DC 3A (Tip Positive) Motor Drive DC Servo Motors Alignment Procedures 2-Star Align, 1-Star Align, Solar System Align, Last Alignment, Quick Align Periodic Error Correction Yes Computerised Hand Controller Double Line, 18 Character Liquid Crystal Display; 19 Fiber Optic Backlit LED Buttons and USB 2.0 Port for PC Connection NexStar+ Database 40,000+ Objects with 100 User Defined Programmable Objects and Enhanced Information on Over 200 Objects Software CPWI Telescope Control Software, Celestron Starry Night Special Edition Software, SkyPortal App Total Kit Weight 64.32kg Warranty Celestron 2 Year Warranty   Recommended Accessories Celestron StarSense AutoAlign AccessoryAutomatically align your telescope in moments! With a StarSense AutoAlign Accessory, you will no longer need to align your telescope by manually inputting data. Celestron StarSense AutoGuiderA new autoguiding tool built for Celestron computerised telescopes. Not only can this be used to align your telescope in just 3 minutes, it improves your scope's tracking accuracy and replaces the need to get a separate guide scope and guide camera to do so.   Celestron NeXYZ Smartphone AdapterWith the Celestron NeXYZ Smartphone Adapter, you can take images or videos through your telescope eyepiece using your smartphone. This is a great way to get started in astrophotography. Celestron 1.25-inch Eyepiece and Filter KitExpand your viewing capabilities with a complete 1.25-inch eyepiece and filter kit! Includes 5 eyepieces, a 2x barlow lens and 7 filters, and a convenient carry case. saxon Optical Lens Cleaning KitKeep your telescope in top shape by protecting it from dust and debris! Celestron StarSense AutoAlign AccessoryAutomatically align your telescope in moments with this accecssory! Celestron StarSense AutoGuiderThis autoguider improves your scope's tracking accuracy and replaces the need to get a separate guide scope and guide camera. It can also be used to align your telescope in just 3 minutes! Celestron NeXYZ Smartphone AdapterTake images or videos through your telescope eyepiece using your smartphone. This is a great way to get started in astrophotography. Celestron 1.25-inch Eyepiece and Filter KitThis complete kit includes 5 eyepieces, a 2x barlow lens and 7 filters, and a convenient carry case. saxon Optical Lens Cleaning KitKeep your telescope in top shape by protecting it from dust and debris!   About Celestron Imagine a humble beginning – a 6-inch reflector telescope crafted by Tom Johnson for his young son. This was the spark that ignited a transformative journey. As time passed, his designs evolved into larger, more sophisticated scopes. Today, Celestron shines as an industry trailblazer, renowned for crafting precision optical equipment. From computerised marvels to traditional telescopes, binoculars, spotting scopes and more, Celestron's portfolio is a universe of possibilities. With a legacy spanning over 50 illustrious years, Celestron has earned admiration from both avid hobbyists and dedicated astronomers worldwide. But they don't rest on their laurels; innovation propels them forward. They constantly broaden their product horizons while illuminating minds through global science education initiatives. Celestron's story is one of innovation, evolution and a passion for the cosmos. Join them on this extraordinary journey of discovery and inspiration. Product Code: 12075
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    Celestron's newly designed CGX-L computerized equatorial mount is the latest addition to their fully computerized equatorial mount series. It is capable of carrying Celestron’s largest optical tubes with ease with an exceptional load capacity to weight ratio, and is perfect for backyard observatories with its compact design and innovative features that fully support large telescopes, imaging kits, and the latest wireless tech accessories.

     

    HD Features

    • Experience excellent optical performance with EdgeHD’s flat-field and coma-free optics for pinpoint stars all the way to the edge of today’s largest imaging sensors and widest eyepieces
    • Sleek aluminum optical tube with tube vents featuring an integrated 95-micron mesh filter that allows hot air to be released from behind the primary mirror. Sturdy mirror support knobs hold the mirror in place and reduce image shifts during imaging
    • Versatile design accommodates 2 focal ratios: native f/10 or ultra-fast f/2 imaging with a removable secondary mirror and third-party accessories

     

    New CGX-L Features

    • Increased 34kg load capacity; Exceptional load capacity to weight ratio
    • Additional aux accessory ports and autoguider port on the dec axis for a better cable management system
    • Larger 144mm diameter worm wheels that provide smoother viewing operation and drive heavier loads more accurately
    • Longer 270mm dovetail saddle that support larger optical tubes easily
    • Massive 70 mm stainless steel tripod legs with a wider stance for improved stability under heavy loads
    • New accessory tray holds three 1.25” and two 2” eyepieces with an upright stand for your smartphone or tablet
    • Heavy duty, 31.5 mm stainless steel counterweight shaft to support additional counterweights
    • Optional add-on polar axis finderscope custom designed for CGX and CGX-L
    • Supports WiFi and wireless operation accessories such as StarSense AutoAlign and SkyPortal Wi-Fi Module (sold separately)

     

    Mount Features

    • Compact, lower-profile equatorial head provides improved stability and portability; Sturdier and more rigid with quicker dampening time
    • Improved motors provide more torque, better slewing and tracking under heavy loads
    • Heavy duty belt-drive system minimizes backlash while providing smooth motor operation at full capacity
    • Clear windows built into motor covers so pulleys and belts can be monitored
    • Spring-loaded brass worm wheel and stainless steel worm gear reduce friction and provide optimum gear mesh
    • Internal cabling for worry-free remote operation. Power input and lower accessory ports remain stationary while the mount slews to avoid snags
    • Internal hard stops for both axes prevent cable tension and tripod strike
    • Internal optical sensors on both axes for simple and safe remote operation
    • Home sensors allow the mount to always start in the index position regardless of orientation before a power reset
    • Limit sensors automatically shut off slewing or tracking before reaching the hard stop fail safe
    • Includes Celestron's new PWI telescope control software that features multi-point mount modeling for extremely precise pointing accuracy
    • Software Polar Align: “All-Star Polar Alignment” allows quick and very precise polar alignment. Align on any bright named star without extra polar alignment accessories, apps, or other assistance
    • Adjustable EQ head position to optimize center of gravity over the tripod and fully utilize the increased 3°-65° latitude range
    • Dual-fit Vixen/CG-5 and Losmandy/CGE dovetail saddle
    • +20° of additional tracking past the meridian on either side
    • Redesigned tripod has a widened stance for added stability. The minimum tripod height has also been lowered per user feedback
    • Tripod legs can be collapsed with accessory tray installed for faster setup and transport

     

    Improved Ergonomics

    • Integrated handles for easy transport and portability
    • New ergonomically designed dovetail clamping knobs
    • Innovative and improved polar alignment adjustment system
    • All-new ergonomic adjustment knobs with reduced friction for smooth and easy positioning under full loads. Stationary latitude knob with a newly-designed linkage system greatly reduces the amount of friction when polar aligning the mount. Redesigned azimuth adjustment with low-friction Teflon bearings to make adjustments easy under full load. No more binding, rough adjustments!
    • Easy to read latitude scale

     

    Electronics

    • NexStar+ hand control with USB port
    • USB 2.0 port used to connect directly to PC with PWI Software
    • 2 available autoguider ports for optimum cable management
    • PEC sensor and PPEC ready
    • Threaded 12VDC power input barrel connector
    • Internal Real Time Clock (keeps time and site information saved)
    • On/Off rocker switch with red LED

     

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    Full Specifications

    Optical Tube Assembly (OTA)
    Optical Design Schmidt-Cassegrain (SCT) EdgeHD
    Aperture 234.95mm (9.25-inches)
    Focal Length 2350mm (92.5-inches)
    Focal Ratio f/10.0
    Included Eyepieces 23mm (102x Magnification)
    Finderscope 9x50
    Star Diagonal 2" with 1.25"
    Optical Tube Construction Aluminium
    Highest Useful Magnification 555x
    Lowest Useful Magnification 34x
    Limiting Stellar Magnitude 14.4
    Resolution (Rayleigh) 0.59 Arc Seconds
    Resolution (Dawes) 0.49 Arc Seconds
    Light Gathering Power (Compared to Human Eye) 1127x
    Secondary Mirror Obstruction 85mm (3.35")
    Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter 36%
    Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area 13%
    Optical Coatings StarBright XLT
    Optical Tube Length 559mm (22")
    Optical Tube Diameter 271.78mm (10.7")
    Optical Tube Weight 9.53kg
    Dovetail CGE Dovetail Bar
    Computerised Mount
    Mount Type Computerised Equatorial (EQ)
    Payload Capacity 34kg
    Tripod Material Stainless Steel
    Height Adjustment Range (Including Mount and Tripod) 1524 - 1955.8mm
    Tripod Leg Diameter 69.85mm (2.75")
    Tripod Weight 21kg
    Accessory Tray Yes
    Mount Head Weight 23.8kg
    Slew Speeds 9 Slew Speds (Max Speed 3° / Second)
    Tracking Rates Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
    Tracking Modes EQ North, EQ South
    GPS N/A
    Dovetail Compatibility Dual Saddle Plates (CG-5 / CGE)
    Auxiliary Ports 4 Aux Ports
    Autoguide Port Yes, 2 Ports
    USB Port Yes (Input for Mount and Hand Controller)
    Power Reqiurements 12V DC 3A (Tip Positive)
    Motor Drive DC Servo Motors
    Alignment Procedures 2-Star Align, 1-Star Align, Solar System Align, Last Alignment, Quick Align
    Periodic Error Correction Yes
    Computerised Hand Controller Double Line, 18 Character Liquid Crystal Display; 19 Fiber Optic Backlit LED Buttons and USB 2.0 Port for PC Connection
    NexStar+ Database 40,000+ Objects with 100 User Defined Programmable Objects and Enhanced Information on Over 200 Objects
    Software CPWI Telescope Control Software, Celestron Starry Night Special Edition Software, SkyPortal App
    Total Kit Weight 64.32kg
    Warranty Celestron 2 Year Warranty

     

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    About Celestron

    Imagine a humble beginning – a 6-inch reflector telescope crafted by Tom Johnson for his young son. This was the spark that ignited a transformative journey. As time passed, his designs evolved into larger, more sophisticated scopes. Today, Celestron shines as an industry trailblazer, renowned for crafting precision optical equipment. From computerised marvels to traditional telescopes, binoculars, spotting scopes and more, Celestron's portfolio is a universe of possibilities. With a legacy spanning over 50 illustrious years, Celestron has earned admiration from both avid hobbyists and dedicated astronomers worldwide. But they don't rest on their laurels; innovation propels them forward. They constantly broaden their product horizons while illuminating minds through global science education initiatives. Celestron's story is one of innovation, evolution and a passion for the cosmos. Join them on this extraordinary journey of discovery and inspiration.

    Product Code: 12075

    More Information
    Optical DesignSchmidt Cassegrain (EdgeHD)
    Aperture234.95mm
    Focal Length2350mm
    Focal Ratio10.0
    Highest Magnification555x
    Faintest Stellar Magnitude14.4
    Mount TypeGerman Equatorial CGX-L
    Dovetail TypeCelestron CGE Mount
    Eyepiece 123mm
    Finderscope Make9x50
    Tube Length559mm x 271.78mm
    Electronic Hand ControlYes
    Motor DriveYes
    Warranty Information2 Years
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    CGX-L Equatorial Head 1
    CGX-L Tripod 1
    Accessory Tray 1
    22lb Counterweights 1
    Nexstar+ Hand Controller 1
    8mm Allen Wrench 1
    9x50 Finderscope 1
    2" Mirror Diagonal  1
    Luminos 2" 23mm Eyepiece 1
    DC Power Cable 1
    Counterweight Shaft 1
    Hand Control Holster 1

     

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