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Celestron Advanced GT Series 11" F/10 Schmidt Cassegrain

$2,599.00



Details

  • Model: 11067-XLT
  • Manufactured by: Celestron

Description

Celestron Advanced GT Series 11" F/10 Schmidt Cassegrain mounted on a CG-5 mount with Dual-Axis slew motors and Computerized Hand Control with 40,000+ object database. Enhanced StarBright XLT Coatings.

The largest aperture Advanced telescope in the series, this 11" Schmidt-Cassegrain optical system is mounted on the computerized CG-5 EQ mount, which features precision worm gears for extremely smooth motion. And with the heaviest component under 30 lbs this telescope won't break your bank or your back.

The C11 optical system comes with our premium StarBright® XLT coatings and its large aperture offers light gathering power 1593 times that of the human eye and 89% more than our 8" model. An optional polar alignment scope for quick alignment is available.

Mounted on the Advanced GT Series computerized mount, this telescope has some high performance software and hardware features. Operated by our proven NexStar® computer control technology the telescope has a 40,000+ object database with 400 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 star; solar systems; objects and asterisms.

Using the RS-232 communication port on the hand control, you can control the telescope via a personal computer and our new flash upgradeable hand controls allow you to update your telescope's operationg software via the internet. An autoguider port is also included for astrophotography.

CG-5 Mount - Precision engineered for stability. 
German Equatorial mount has precision worm gears on both axes for extremely smooth tracking motion. The key element that makes this system the most stable in its class is the  heavy-duty tripod with large and  substantial legs that offer excellent damping characteristics for more stable views. The CG-5 also has a convenient latitude scale for easier alignment and an optional polar finder scope for the ultimate in precision alignments.

  • Proven NexStar computer control technology
  • 11" Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope
  • StarBright XLT high transmission coatings
  • 40,000 object database with 400 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 star; solar systems; objects and asterisms
  • 9x50 finderscope to help accurately find objects
  • DC Servo motors with encoders on both axes
  • Flash upgradeable hand control software and motor control units for downloading product updates over the Internet
  • Heavy Duty (CG-5GT) computerized German equatorial mount
  • Autoguider port for long exposure astrophotography
  • Ultra sturdy 2" diameter steel tripod with accessory tray
  • Double line, 16-character Liquid Crystal Display Hand Control with backlit LED buttons for easy operation of goto features
  • Compatible with optional NexRemote telescope control software, for advanced control of your telescope via computer
  • Star diagonal provides more comfortable viewing position when observing objects that are high in the sky
  • RS-232 communication port on hand control to control the telescope via a personal computer
  • Includes CD-ROM "The Sky" Astronomy Software which provides education about the sky and printable sky maps
  • GPS-compatible with optional CN16 GPS Accessory (93966) 


    Specifications 
    OPTICAL DESIGN:Schmidt-Cassegrain
    APERTURE:280 mm(11.02 in)
    FOCAL LENGTH:2800 mm(110.24 in)
    FOCAL RATIO:10
    FINDERSCOPE:9x50
    MOUNT:CG-5 Equatorial
    EYEPIECE 1:40 mm(1.57 in)
    MAGNIFICATION 1:70 x
    STAR DIAGONAL:1.25
    ACCESSORY TRAY:Yes
    TRIPOD:2 inch Stainless Steel
    CD ROM:The Sky Level 1
    POWER SUPPLY:Car Battery Adapter
    HIGHEST USEFUL MAGNIFICATION: 660 x
    LOWEST USEFUL MAGNIFICATION: 40 x
    LIMITING STELLAR MAGNITUDE: 14.7
    RESOLUTION:0.5 arc seconds
    RESOLVING POWER:0.42 arc seconds
    PHOTOGRAPHIC RESOLUTION: 200 line/mm
    LIGHT GATHERING POWER: 1593 x
    ANGULAR FIELD OF VIEW: 0.71 °
    LINEAR FIELD OF VIEW (@1000 YDS): 38 ft(11.58 m)
    OPTICAL COATINGS:Starbright Coating/XLT
    SECONDARY MIRROR OBSTRUCTION: 3.75 in(95.25 mm)
    SECONDARY MIRROR OBSTRUCTION BY AREA:12 %
    SECONDARY MIRROR OBSTRUCTION BY DIAMETER:34.1 %
    OPTICAL TUBE LENGTH:24 in(609.6 mm)
    TELESCOPE WEIGHT:91 lb(41.28 kg)
    COUNTERWEIGHTS:3-11lb
    MOTOR DRIVE:DC Servo motors with encoders, both axes
    COMPUTER HAND CONTROL: Double line, 16 character Liquid Crystal Display; 19 fiber optic backlit LED buttons
    SLEW SPEEDS:3°/sec
    TRACKING RATES:Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
    TRACKING MODES:EQ North & EQ South
    ALIGNMENT PROCEDURES:AutoAlign, 2-Star Alignment, Quick Align
    SOFTWARE PRECISION:24bit, 0.08 arcsec calculation
    COMMUNICATION PORTS:RS-232 communication port on hand control
    DATABASE:Aux Port, Autoguide Ports
    DATABASE:40,000+ objects, 400 user defined programmable objects. Enhanced information on over 200 objects




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