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Celestron Advanced VX Computerized German Equatorial Telescope Mount

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CE-91519
  • **NOT COMPATIBLE WITH LOSMANDY-D STYLE PLATES**
  • NEW Dual Saddle Plate compatible with narrow dovetail and larger CGE dovetail
  • GoTo Technology- fully automated mount with database of 40,000+ celestial objects will automatically locate and track objects for you
  • Updated Industrial Design- offers more rigidity, less flexure, and improved aesthetics
  • Large Latitudinal Range- can be used between 7 and 77 degrees latitude
  • Improved Motors- offer more torque for optimal tracking performance and provide more power to overcome minor load imbalances.

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Celestron Advanced VX Computerized German Equatorial Telescope Mount

NEWLY DESIGNED dual saddle plate compatible with both narrow dovetail and larger CGE dovetails

Equipped with GoTo technology, this sophisticated yet affordable and portable Celestron Advanced VX Equatorial Mount yields optimal imaging performance through long exposure tracking and a large latitudinal range, while also delivering torque and stability to easily handle slight load imbalances. Permanently programmable Periodic Error Correction (PPEC) on the Celestron Advanced VX mount eliminates recurring track errors from the worm gear and greatly improves long exposure tracking while Imaging across the meridian without doing a meridian flip, will have you seamlessly imaging the best part of the night sky.

Experienced imagers and amateur astronomers alike will love taking this portable mount to a dark sky site, knowing that they can experience much of the performance of their larger stationary mount. Whether you wish to do visual or imaging work, you can rest easy knowing that this mount will serve you for a long time to come.

 

Included Technology

All-Star Polar Alignment

Get ready for a night of astroimaging with your mount faster than previously thought possible with All-Star Polar Alignment. This innovative software solves the time-consuming problem of trying to pinpoint the North Celestial Pole.

Compatible Technology

LiFePO4

The new Lithium Phosphate (LiFePO4) battery chemistry has significant advantages over other battery chemistries, great for those Astronomers on the go.

Starsense Technology

Celestron’s patented StarSense Technology makes it easier than ever to locate objects in the night sky, even if you’ve never used a telescope before. Turn it on and push ‘Align.’ In about three minutes, you’re ready to observe!

WiFi

WiFi technology encircles the globe in a web of connectivity, knowledge, and information. Now, Celestron is using that same technology to allow stargazers to connect to the night sky and enhance their experience of the cosmos in fun and unique ways.

SPECIFICATIONS

ComputerizedComputerized
Database40000+ Objects
Drive TypeLow cog DC servo motors
Free ShippingYes
Head DesignGerman Equatorial
Instrument Capacity30 lbs
Latitude Range7 to 77 Degrees
Leg Length44" to 64"
ManufacturerCelestron
Mount Head Weight17lbs
PECYes
Ports2x AUX
PortsAutoguider
PortsRS232
Power Consumption12V 3.5A
Slew Speed4 degrees Per Second
Telescope ConnectionDual Vixen & CGE
Total Weight47 lbs
Tracking RatesLunar
Tracking RatesSiderial
Tracking RatesSolar
Tripod Weight18 lbs
Warranty2 Year Warranty

INCLUDED ITEMS

  • Advanced VX Equatorial Mount Head
  • NexStar+ Hand Controller
  • Tripod with 2 inch Adjustable Stainless Steel Legs
  • DC Power Cable/ cigarette lighter adapter
  • Counterweight Bar: 12 inch Length, 0.75 inch Diameter 12 lb (5.44 kg)
  • 1 Counterweight, 11 lb
  • Accessory Tray

 

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06/03/2019
T

Great mouint for a beginner to learn with.

Not that it is necessary but after following a tutorial about aligning my polar scope to the RA I haven't had better alignments. I can get 3-5min exposure times shooting DSO's unguided. All I use for aligning is Kohab's Clock. I've used a few tools that check your alignment and just using my default polar alignment my stats say I'm only .02 off. I haven't had an issue with my AVX and I highly suggest it for your first GEM. The tools and menus are very intuitive and easy to understand. I suggest a new owner study the user guide. Celestron service is also petty good, I've asked some pretty difficult to answer questions and they have always been able to give me the correct answer. I like the idea of using my computer to remotely operate mu AVX and with all the compatible free software available it's been an easy but still expensive hobby I wouldn't trade for anything.

JM
04/02/2019
Joshua M

GREAT MOUNT, HAVE BEEN EXTREMELY PLEASED WITH IT

I've had mine for a little over 6 months now and have thoroughly enjoyed using it. It pairs nicely with my Skywatcher 127 Mak and my TPO 6" Newtonian. Mount was extremely stiff out of the box but a couple of minor adjustments had it moving silky smooth. I have easily done guided exposures over 5 minutes with very minimal error. Would definitely purchase another AVX if I needed one!

WA
10/09/2018
William A.
United States

Very Pleased! Solid and Reliable for Astrophotography ...

This is a really good mount for my OPT Explore Scientific AR127 5 inch f6.5 refractor. If I take the time to level the tripod and polar align, I am getting solid 2 minute and almost 3 minute unguided tracking of Deep Space Objects … without guiding. I will be adding a ZWO guide camera and a ZWO imaging camera from OPT as well and am waiting for them to arrive. I really like doing business with this company. They are customer oriented.

A
07/24/2018
Anonymous
United States

Good quality

Best mount I ever own

RJ
04/13/2018
Richard J.
United States

Celestron AVX mount

I haven't been able to use the mount because of the weather where I live. I am very happy with the service and attention I received from the staff at OPT.

MR
04/12/2018
MARK R.
United States

Very pleased with every phase of this process, beginning with my interaction with service representative T.J. White and culminating in the purchase of the telescope. I have since made three additional purchases with more to come.

Very gratifying. A terrific product.