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Celestron Nexstar 6 SE Computerised Cassegrain Telescope

SKU: CLS-11068

Portability meets serious functionality in the Celestron Nexstar 6 SE Computerised Cassegrain Telescope.


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Regular Price: $1,999.00

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The Celestron Nexstar 6SE Computerised Cassegrain Telescope is developed with style and performance. Featuring the heritage bright orange colouring, this telescope is not only eye-catching, but incredibly user-friendly.

With a 6" Schmidt-Cassegrain optical tube mounted on a the Nexstar computerised mount, the Celestron Nexstar 6 SE Computerised Cassegrain Telescope takes all the hard work out of stargazing. Complete the basic 3 star alignment procedure and the telescope is ready to go. Select an object from the built-in 40,000 object database, and watch in amazement as the telescope automatically locates the object and brings it into view! Prefer to find things yourself? Navigate at will using the easy to use hand-controller. It is that simple!

Featuring StarBright XLT high transmission coatings for maximum light collection and clarity, the image quality produced by this telescope is astounding. Ideal for the budding or mature astrophotographer. The Celestron Nexstar 6 SE Computerised Cassegrain Telescope will give a fantastic view of the moon and planets and the rings of Saturn will be visible with this telescope. Some of the brighter nebulae and galaxies will also be visible.

Highly portable with a total weight 13.61kg, you will have no second thoughts about travelling with this telescope.

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.

Features

  • 6" Schmidt-Cassegrain optical tube
  • Computerised Alt-Azimuth mount
  • 40,000 object database
  • StarBright XLT High Transmission coatings
  • “The SkyX – First Light Edition” astronomy software
  • 2 Year Australian Warranty
  • RS-232 cable included 

Specifications

Optical Design: Schmidt-Cassegrain
Aperture (mm): 150mm (6")
Focal Length: 1500mm
Focal Ratio: 10
Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 (mm): 25mm
Magnification of Eyepiece 1: 60x
Finderscope: StarPointer
Star Diagonal: 1.25"
Mount Type: Single Fork Arm Altazimuth
Tripod: Steel Leg
Power Requirements: 8-AA Batteries
Highest Useful Magnification: 354x
Lowest Useful Magnification: 21x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude: 13.4
Resolution (Rayleigh): 0.93 arc seconds
Resolution (Dawes): 0.77 arc seconds
Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye): 459x
Apparent Field of View: 0.83°
Linear Field of View (@1000m) 13m
Secondary Mirror Obstruction: 56mm
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area: 14%
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter: 37%
Optical Coatings: Starbright XLT
Optical Tube Length: 406mm
Tripod Weight: 4.08kg
Tripod Height:  62.23cm - 106.68cm 
Telescope Kit Weight: 9.53kg
Total Weight (OTA, Mount + Tripod): 13.61kg
Slew Speeds: Nine slew speeds: 5°/sec, 3°/sec, 1°/sec, 64x, 16x, 8x, 4x, 1x, .5x
Tracking Rates: Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
Tracking Modes: Alt-Az, EQ North & EQ South
Alignment Procedures: SkyAlign, Auto 2-Star Align, 1-Star Align, 2-Star Align, Solar System Align
Communication Ports: RS-232 communication port on hand control, Aux
Computer Hand Control: Double line, 16 character Liquid Crystal Display with 19 fiber optic backlit LED buttons
Database: 40,000 objects, 200 user defined programmable objects. Enhanced information on over 200 objects

Why Buy from OpticsCentral?
When you buy a 
telescope from OpticsCentral Australia, you can be assured of full support and guidance in helping you pick the right scope for your astronomical needs. 

Product Code: CLS-11068

Additional Information

Additional Information

Eyepiece 1 25mm
Eyepiece 2 No
Finderscope Make StarPointer
Electronic Hand Control Yes
Motor Drive No
Focal Ratio 10
Focal Length 1500mm
Mount Type Alt-azimuth mount
Aperture 150 mm
Tube Length 406 mm
Highest Magnification 354 x
Warranty Information 2 Years
Additional Specifications of Product Total Weight: 13.61kg

Reviews

Customer Reviews

Superb Quality and Affordable Review by Olivia B.
Overall Score
Bought this last week, because of the EOFY sale and just in time for the supermoon. Lucky for me, the guys at Optics Central told me about it. All in all, I'm really glad I bought this. It fits in my budget and it is sufficient for a beginners like me. (Posted on 24/06/2013)

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