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Celestron CGX-L 925 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.   Computerised Mount Features 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     Specifications Optical Tube Optical Design Schmidt-Cassegrain Aperture  235mm (9.25") Focal Length 2350mm (93") Focal Ratio f/10 Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 25mm (.98") Magnification of Eyepiece 1 94x Finderscope 6x30 Star Diagonal 1.25"  Optical Tube 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 Secondary Mirror Obstruction 85mm (3.35") Optical Coatings StarBright XLT Optical Tube Length 559mm (22") Optical Tube Diameter 271.78mm (10.7") Optical Tube Weight 9.07kg Dovetail CGE Dovetail Bar   Mount Info: Mount Type Computerised Equatorial Instrument Load Capacity 34kg Height adjustment range (includes mount and tripod) 908.05mm - 1339.85m Tripod Leg Diameter 69.85mm  Latitude adjustment range 3° - 65° Mount Head Weight 23.8kg Accessory Tray Yes Tripod Weight 21kg Weight of Counterweights 1 x 22lbs (10kg) Slew Speeds 9 slew speeds - max speed 3°/second Tracking Rates Sidereal, Solar, and Lunar Tracking Modes EQ North & EQ South GPS N/A Dovetail Compatibility Dual saddle plates (Vixen and CGE saddle) Auxiliary ports 4 Aux ports (Hand Control can use any Aux port, 2 are located near dovetail saddle) Autoguide port 2 ports (one is located near the dovetail saddle) USB Port 1 port (for Mount and Hand Control) Power Requirements 12V DC, 3 amps Motor Drive DC servo motors Alignment Procedures 2-Star Align 1-Star Align Solar System Align Last Alignment Quick Align Periodic Error Correction Yes Computerized Hand Control Double line, 16 character Liquid Crystal Display; 19 fiber optic backlit LED buttons, USB 2.0 port for PC connection NexStar+ Database 40,000+ objects 100 user defined programmable objects  Enhanced information on over 200 objects Software PWI Telescope Control Software Celestron's Starry Night Special Edition Software SkyPortal App Included Items CGX-L Equatorial Head CGX-L Tripod Accessory Tray 1 x 22 lbs (10kg) counterweights  NexStar+ Hand Control DC Power Cable  8mm Allen wrench (contained in rear carry handle)   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: 12070
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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.

     

    Computerised Mount Features

    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

     

     

    Specifications

    Optical Tube

    Optical Design

    Schmidt-Cassegrain

    Aperture 

    235mm (9.25")

    Focal Length

    2350mm (93")

    Focal Ratio

    f/10

    Focal Length of Eyepiece 1

    25mm (.98")

    Magnification of Eyepiece 1

    94x

    Finderscope

    6x30

    Star Diagonal

    1.25" 

    Optical Tube

    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

    Secondary Mirror Obstruction

    85mm (3.35")

    Optical Coatings

    StarBright XLT

    Optical Tube Length

    559mm (22")

    Optical Tube Diameter

    271.78mm (10.7")

    Optical Tube Weight

    9.07kg

    Dovetail

    CGE Dovetail Bar

     

    Mount Info:

    Mount Type

    Computerised Equatorial

    Instrument Load Capacity

    34kg

    Height adjustment range (includes mount and tripod)

    908.05mm - 1339.85m

    Tripod Leg Diameter

    69.85mm 

    Latitude adjustment range

    3° - 65°

    Mount Head Weight

    23.8kg

    Accessory Tray

    Yes

    Tripod Weight

    21kg

    Weight of Counterweights

    1 x 22lbs (10kg)

    Slew Speeds

    9 slew speeds - max speed 3°/second

    Tracking Rates

    Sidereal, Solar, and Lunar

    Tracking Modes

    EQ North & EQ South

    GPS

    N/A

    Dovetail Compatibility

    Dual saddle plates (Vixen and CGE saddle)

    Auxiliary ports

    4 Aux ports (Hand Control can use any Aux port, 2 are located near dovetail saddle)

    Autoguide port

    2 ports (one is located near the dovetail saddle)

    USB Port

    1 port (for Mount and Hand Control)

    Power Requirements

    12V DC, 3 amps

    Motor Drive

    DC servo motors

    Alignment Procedures

    • 2-Star Align
    • 1-Star Align
    • Solar System Align
    • Last Alignment
    • Quick Align

    Periodic Error Correction

    Yes

    Computerized Hand Control

    • Double line, 16 character Liquid Crystal Display; 19 fiber optic backlit LED buttons, USB 2.0 port for PC connection

    NexStar+ Database

    • 40,000+ objects
    • 100 user defined programmable objects 
    • Enhanced information on over 200 objects

    Software

    • PWI Telescope Control Software
    • Celestron's Starry Night Special Edition Software
    • SkyPortal App

    Included Items

    • CGX-L Equatorial Head
    • CGX-L Tripod
    • Accessory Tray
    • 1 x 22 lbs (10kg) counterweights 
    • NexStar+ Hand Control
    • DC Power Cable 
    • 8mm Allen wrench (contained in rear carry handle)

     

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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: 12070

    More Information
    Optical DesignSchmidt Cassegrain (XLT)
    Aperture235mm
    Focal Length2350mm
    Focal Ratio10.0
    Highest Magnification555x
    Faintest Stellar Magnitude14.4
    Mount TypeGerman Equatorial CGX-L
    Dovetail TypeCelestron CGE Mount
    Eyepiece 1Plossl 25mm
    Finderscope Make6x30
    Tube Length559mm x 271.78mm
    Electronic Hand ControlYes
    Motor DriveYes
    Warranty Information2 Years
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