Celestron Advanced GT Series 6" F/10 Schmidt Cassegrain 1500mm focal length (f/10), Starbright® XLT coatings, 6x30 finderscope, 25mm E-LUX eyepiece (60x) - 1.25", star diagonal 1.25", visual back - 1.25", CG5 mount Dual-Axis slew motors and Computerized Hand Control with 40,000+ object database.6" Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope Proven NexStar computer control technology 40,000 object database with 400 user-definable objects and expanded information on over 200 objects StarBright XLT high transmission coatings 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 6x30 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 Includes CD-ROM "The Sky" Astronomy Software which provides education about the sky and printable sky maps RS-232 communication port on hand control to control the telescope via a personal computer GPS-compatible with optional CN16 GPS Accessory (93966)
The Advanced C6-SGT is Celestron’s first new Schmidt-Cassegrain optical system in over a decade. A totally unique aperture size, the C6-S is available in computerized (GT) and non-computerized models. Our NEW 6” Schmidt-Cassegrain features a precision optical system with 1500mm focal length (f/10) and offers 40% more light gathering than a 5” telescope.
All C6-S models come standard with Celestron’s StarBright® XLT coatings at no extra cost.
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. No matter at what level you are starting out, this precision instrument will satisfy your needs both visually and photographically.
CG-5 Mount - Precision engineered for stability.
Our German Equatorial mount has precision worm gears on both axes for extremely smooth stability. The key element that makes this system the most stable in its class is the NEW heavy-duty tripod with larger and more 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.