Celestron Advanced GT Series C6 R-GT 6" f/8 Refractor 1200mm focal length, 9x50 finderscope, 25mm E-LUX eyepiece (48x) - 1.25", star diagonal 1.25", 2" focuser w/ 1.25" adapter. On CG5 with Dual-Axis slew motors, Computerized Hand Control with 40,000+ object database.High quality 6" refractor Proven NexStar computer control technology 40,000 object database with 400 user-definable objects and expanded information on over 200 objects Heavy Duty (CG-5GT) computerized German equatorial mount 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 with bi-directional alignment screws and a spring loaded pivot support DC Servo motors with encoders on both axes 2" focuser allows for use with 2" or 1.25" eyepieces Star diagonal provides more comfortable viewing position when observing objects that are high in the sky Flash upgradeable hand control software and motor control units for downloading product updates over the Internet Ultra sturdy 2" diameter steel tripod with accessory tray Autoguider port for long exposure astrophotography 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 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)
An excellent choice for the serious astronomer, the C6-R is the largest telescope in its class with over 6 times the light gathering ability of a 60mm. This deluxe quality 1200mm focal length, f/8 German Equatorial mounted achromatic refractor is an incredible value and offers outstanding light gathering ability and stability. It features premium accessories such as a heavy duty CG-5 German equatorial mount, 9x50 finderscope with bi-directional alignment screws and a spring loaded pivot support, 20mm Plössl 1-1/4" eyepiece, 2" focuser, 2x Barlow with photo adapter, accessory tray and much more.
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.
Celestron's 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 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.