Celestron CPC 1100 GPS -XLT Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope

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    Computerised Mount Features:

    • Proven NexStar computer control technology
    • 40,000 object database with over 100 user-definable objects and expanded information on over 200 objects
    • Custom database lists of all the most famous deep-sky objects by name and catalog number; the most beautiful double, triple and quadruple stars; variable stars; solar system objects and asterisms
    • Re-designed drive base and drive mechanics - Quiet operation; large drive gears, quick release clutch
    • SkyAlign allows you to align on any three bright celestial objects, making for a fast and easy alignment process
    • Flash upgradeable hand control software and motor control units for downloading product updates over the Internet
    • Permanent PEC
    • Auxiliary port for additional accessories such as Autoguider, GPS accessory
    • NexRemote telescope control software and RS-232 cable included for advanced control of your telescope via computer

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    Optical Tube Info: 

    Optical Design



    279.4mm (11")

    Focal Length

    2800mm (110")

    Focal Ratio


    Focal Length of Eyepiece 1

    40mm (1.57")

    Magnification of Eyepiece 1



    9x50 with quick release bracket

    Star Diagonal


    Optical Tube


    Highest Useful Magnification


    Lowest Useful Magnification


    Limiting Stellar Magnitude


    Resolution (Rayleigh)

    0.5 arc seconds

    Resolution (Dawes)

    0.42 arc seconds

    Secondary Mirror Obstruction

    95mm (3.75")

    Optical Coatings

    StarBright XLT

    Optical Tube Length

    610mm (24")

    Optical Tube Diameter

    312.42mm (12.3")

    Optical Tube Weight

    29.5kg with mount



    Mount Info: 

    Mount Type

    Computerised Altitude-Azimuth Dual Fork Arm

    Height adjustment range (includes mount and tripod)

    1397mm - 1778mm

    Tripod Leg Diameter


    Mount Head Weight

    29.5kg with optical tube

    Accessory Tray


    Slew Speeds

    9 slew speeds - max speed 5°/second

    Tracking Rates

    Sidereal, Solar, and Lunar

    Tracking Modes

    • Altazimuth
    • EQ North
    • EQ South


    Internal 16 channel

    Dovetail Compatibility


    Auxiliary ports

    2 Aux ports (Hand Control can use either Aux ports)

    Autoguide port


    USB Port

    Yes, on hand control

    Power Requirements

    12 VDC-1.5A (Tip positive)

    Motor Drive

    DC servo motors

    Alignment Procedures

    • Sky Align
    • Auto 2-Star Align
    • 2-Star Align
    • Solar System Align
    • EQ North Align
    • EQ South Align

    Periodic Error Correction


    Computerized Hand Control

    • Double line, 18 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


    • Celestron's Starry Night Special Edition Software
    • SkyPortal App

    Included Items

    • Mount/OTA
    • Tripod
    • Accessory Tray
    • 40mm Eyepiece
    • 2" Star Diagonal with 1.25" adapter
    • 9x50 finderscope with bracket
    • Instruction manual

    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.

    More Information
    Optical Design Schmidt Cassegrain (XLT)
    Aperture 279.4mm
    Focal Length 2800mm
    Focal Ratio 10.0
    Highest Magnification 660x
    Faintest Stellar Magnitude 14.7
    Mount Type Alt-Azimuth CPC
    Eyepiece 1 40mm
    Finderscope Make 9x50
    Tube Length 610mm
    Electronic Hand Control Yes
    Motor Drive Yes
    Warranty Information 2 Years
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    Celestron Optical Tube 1
    Celestron CPC Mount and Tripod 1
    Accessory Tray 1
    Celestron NexStar+ Hand Controller 1
    1.25" Star Diagonal 1
    9x50 Finderscope with Quick Release Bracket 1
    40mm Eyepiece 1
    Instruction Manual 1


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