Celestron NexStar 6SE Computerised Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope

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The Celestron NexStar 6SE Computerised Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope is surprisingly powerful for its compact design.


- World Famous Orange Tube Design

- 6-Inch Aperture & 1500mm Focal Length

- Fully Automatic SE Mount Goes To & Tracks Over 40,000 Celestial Objects

- View the Moon's Craters, Saturn's Rings, Jupiter & Brighter Deep Sky Objects Such as Orion Nebula

- Quick-and-Easy Setup with SkyAlign

- Celestron 2 Year Warranty

OUR PRICE $2,099.00
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    Who said the perfect beginner telescope doesn't exist?

    Find, track and observe celestial objects with the legendary Celestron NexStar 6SE Computerised Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope. With an 6-inch aperture, this telescope offers impressive light-gathering capabilities, meaning you'll be able to observe the craters on the Moon, the rings of Saturn and Jupiter. Beyond our solar system, the 6SE will use its motorised mount to automatically guide to and track hundreds of deep sky objects such as the Orion Nebula. Take it out to a dark sky site and prepare to be taken aback by the extraordinary views of the 6SE.

    With a sturdy, high-quality Schmidt-Cassegrain construction placed on a Computerised, Alt-Az Single Fork Arm, the NexStar 6SE offers impressive optical performance at a very reasonable price.

    For even better and brighter views, consider the Celestron NexStar 8SE with an 8-inch aperture.


    Fully Automated, Computerised GoTo Mount.

    Featuring a database of over 40,000 celestial objects, use the included NexStar+ Hand Control to select exactly where you want your telescope to go and what you want it to track as objects move across the night sky. Perfect for both beginners and seasoned astronomers.


    Featuring SkyAlign Technology.

    The NexStar 6SE is perfect for beginners with an easy setup process. Simply input the date, time and your location and point the telescope at any three bright objects in the sky and your SkyAlign-enabled NexStar 6SE will identify its exact orientation and position in the night sky.


    Easily Transportable and Easy-To-Use.

    Thanks to the patented, single fork arm mount of the NexStar SE, the telescope is surprisingly portable and allows for a quick and easy setup.

    Optics Central is an Authorised Retailer of Celestron. The Celestron NexStar 6SE Computerised Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope is backed by the Celestron 2 Year Warranty.




    Full Specifications

    Optical Tube Assembly (OTA)
    Optical Design Schmidt-Cassegrain (SCT)
    Aperture 150mm (5.91-inches)
    Focal Length 1500mm (59-inches)
    Focal Ratio f/10.0
    Included Eyepiece 25mm (60x Magnification)
    Finderscope StarPointer™ Red Dot Finderscope
    Star Diagonal 1.25"
    Optical Tube Construction Aluminium
    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
    Secondary Mirror Obstruction 56mm (2.2")
    Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter 37%
    Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area 14%
    Optical Coatings StarBright XLT
    Optical Tube Length 406mm (16")
    Optical Tube Diameter 181mm (7.1")
    Optical Tube Weight 3.6kg
    Dovetail CG-5 Dovetail Bar
    Computerised Mount
    Mount Type Computerised Altitude-Azimuth (AZ) Single Fork Arm
    Payload Capacity 5.44kg
    Tripod Material Stainless Steel
    Height Adjustment Range (Including Mount and Tripod) 965.2 - 1422.4mm
    Tripod Leg Diameter 38.1mm (1.5")
    Tripod Weight 4.08kg
    Accessory Tray Yes
    Mount Head Weight 5kg
    Slew Speeds 9 Slew Speds (Max Speed 5° / Second)
    Tracking Rates Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
    Tracking Modes Alt-Az, EQ North, EQ South
    GPS N/A
    Dovetail Compatibility CG-5 Dovetail
    Auxiliary Ports 1 Aux Port
    Autoguide Port Yes
    USB Port Yes (Hand Controller Input)
    Power Reqiurements 8 x AA Batteries (Not Included)
    12V DC-750 mA (Tip Positive) - Not Included
    Motor Drive DC Servo Motors
    Alignment Procedures SkyAlign, 2-Star Align, 1-Star Align, Auto 2-Star Align, Solar System Align, Last Alignment, Quick Align, EQ North / EQ South Alignment (With Equatorial Wedge)
    Periodic Error Correction No
    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 Celestron Starry Night Special Edition Software, SkyPortal App
    Total Kit Weight 12.7kg
    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: 11068

    More Information
    Optical DesignSchmidt Cassegrain (XLT)
    Focal Length1500mm
    Focal Ratio10.0
    Highest Magnification354x
    Faintest Stellar Magnitude13.4
    Mount TypeAlt-Azimuth Nexstar SE
    Dovetail TypeCelestron CG5 Mount
    Eyepiece 1Plossl 25mm
    Finderscope MakeStarPointer Red Dot
    Tube Length406mm x 181mm
    Electronic Hand ControlYes
    Motor DriveYes
    Warranty Information2 Years
    Additional Specifications of ProductOptimal backfocus from baffle tube lock ring to the camera sensor: 5"/ 127mm Optimal backfocus with f/6.3 focal reducer to the camera sensor: 105mm
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