Celestron NexStar 6SE Telescope

$1,995.00

Etika
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Celestron’s iconic “orange tube” design is updated with all the latest features to provide the best stargazing experience for beginners and experienced observers alike.
6-inch aperture with excellent light-gathering ability provides impressive views of the Moon and planets, along with deep sky objects like the Orion Nebula, while retaining a compact form factor.
Fully automated GoTo mount with database of 40,000+ celestial objects automatically locates and tracks objects for you.
SkyAlign technology gets your telescope aligned and ready to observe in minutes. Even if you’re unfamiliar with the night sky, you can easily align your telescope on any three bright objects.
Unique single fork arm design and sturdy steel tripod all break down into separate components for easy transport and quick assembly.

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Description

OPTICAL TUBE INFO:
Optical DesignSchmidt-Cassegrain
Aperture150mm (5.91″)
Focal Length1500mm (59″)
Focal Ratiof/10
Focal Length of Eyepiece 125mm (.98″)
Magnification of Eyepiece 160x
FinderscopeStarPointer
Star Diagonal1.25″ Star Diagonal
Optical TubeAluminum
Highest Useful Magnification354x
Lowest Useful Magnification21x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude13.4
Resolution (Rayleigh)0.93 arc seconds
Resolution (Dawes)0.77 arc seconds
Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye)459x
Secondary Mirror Obstruction56mm (2.2″)
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter37%
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area14%
Optical CoatingsStarBright XLT
Optical Tube Length406mm (16″)
Optical Tube Diameter181mm (7.1″)
Optical Tube Weight8 lbs (3.6 kg)
MOUNT INFO:
Mount TypeComputerized Altitude-Azimuth Single Fork Arm
Instrument load capacity12 lbs (5.44 kg)
Height adjustment range (includes mount and tripod)965.2mm – 1422.4mm (38″ – 56″)
Tripod leg diameter50.8mm (2″) Stainless Steel
Mount Head Weight11 lbs (5 kg)
Accessory TrayYes
Tripod Weight9 lbs (4.08 kg)
Slew Speeds9 slew speeds – max speed 5°/second
Tracking RatesSidereal, Solar and Lunar
Tracking ModesAlt-Az, EQ North & EQ South
GPSN/A
Dovetail CompatibilityVixen / CG-5 dovetail
Number of Auxiliary ports1x Aux port
Autoguide portYes
USB portYes, Hand Control input
Power Requirements8-AA batteries (not included) | 12 VDC-750 mA (Tip positive) 
Motor DriveDC servo motors
Alignment ProceduresSkyAlign, 1-Star Align, 2-Star Align, Auto 2-Star Align, Solar System Align, EQ North / EQ South Alignment (EQ align requires an equatorial wedge)
Periodic Error CorrectionNo
Computerized Hand ControlDouble line, 18 character Liquid Crystal Display with 19 fiber optic backlit LED buttons
NexStar+ Database40,000 objects, 200 user defined programmable objects. Enhanced information on over 200 objects
SoftwareCelestron’s Starry Night Special Edition Software, SkyPortal App
Total Kit Weight21 lbs (9.5 kg)
Included ItemsNexStar SE OTA | Single Fork Arm Mount | Tripod | Accessory Tray | Star Pointer Finderscope | NexStar+ Hand Control | 25mm eyepiece | Star Diagonal

Additional information

Weight10 kg

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