As a fresh update to the CGEM mount, the CGEM II shows off its modern, attractive, bold appearance and is capable of carrying Celestron’s high-end SCT OTAs. With the ability to be able to hold up to 11" SCT optical tubes securely and without vibration, the CGEM II is ideal for both imaging and visual observing. The Mount is can slew up to 5 degrees per second, you will be able to instantly point to any of the 40,000 celestial objects in the mount's database.
The CGEM II series features Celestron’s All-Star Polar alignment procedure which allows one to accurately polar align the mount using any visible star (even if the celestial pole is not visible). Astrophotographer will fall in love with the mount's Permanent Periodic Error Correction (PEC) feature which will allow users greatly improve the tracking accuracy by training out the worm gears periodic errors.
The CGEM II mounts and telescopes have a large database with over 40,000 objects, 100 programmable objects as well as specific information on over 200 popular objects. The Mount is also compatible with the StarSense Auto Align and SkyPortal WiFi module for automatic star alignment and control over a smartphone, tablet or computer. Celestron's CGEM II mount is the perfect fit between the Advanced VX Series and CGX Series.