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Celestron 11" SCT Advanced VX Telescope

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  • **NOT COMPATIBLE WITH LOSMANDY-D STYLE PLATES**
  • NEW dual saddle plate compatible with both narrow dovetail and larger CGE dovetail
  • 11" Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope
  • Collects 41 percent more light than a 9.25-inch
  • Celestron StarBright XLT Optical Coatings
  • Uninterrupted Views Across the Meridian
  • Latitude Range: 7 to 77 Degrees
  • NexStar+ hand controller/ multiple language programming

 

DESCRIPTION

Celestron 11" SCT Advanced VX Telescope

The Advanced VX equatorial mount from Celestron was engineered from the ground up with astro-imaging in mind and sets a new standard in mid-level telescopes on the market today. The Celestron Advanced VX provides you with many of the features found on sophisticated German equatorial mounts, at an extremely affordable price.

The Celestron Advanced VX equatorial mount is specifically designed to provide optimum imaging performance for telescopes that weigh thirty (30) pounds or less. With the Advanced VX, you'll be able to track through long exposures using permanently programmable periodic error correction, or image across the meridian without doing a meridian flip, so you can seamlessly image the best part of night sky. You can also enjoy features like All-Star Polar Alignment and auto guider support. The Advanced VX has a significantly larger base than Celestron's CG5 mount, improving stability under heavy loads. The motors have also been improved. They now offer more torque and can more easily handle slight load imbalances.

Experienced imagers 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. New amateur astronomers will also benefit greatly from the advanced features of the Celestron VX mount. They can rest easy knowing the mount which they have chosen will serve them for a long time to come, whether they wish to do visual or imaging work - or a combination of the two.

About the Optical Tube Assembly...

The 11" f/10 Schmidt-Cassegrain optical tube assembly is the largest telescope choice in the Advanced VX line. If delving as deeply as you can into the Universe is your cup of tea, then you need aperture, and the Celestron 11" SCT has got that in spades! The f/10 focal ratio is classic when it comes to visual observations and planetary photography, and when it comes time to do some wide-field deep-space imaging, an optional focal reducer or FASTAR/Hyperstar will reduce the focal length down admirably.

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

Aperture279.4 mm (11")
Camera/Eyepiece Connection3.29”x16 tpi
ComputerizedComputerized
Database40
Dawes Limit0.42 arcseconds
Drive TypeLow cog DC servo motors
Focal Length2800 mm
Focal Ratiof/10
Free ShippingYes
Head DesignGerman Equatorial
Hightest Magnification558.8x
Instrument Capacity30 lbs
Latitude Range7 to 77 Degrees
Light Gathering Power1593x
Limiting Magnitude16
ManufacturerCelestron
Mount Head Weight17lbs
Optical DesignSCT
PECYes
PortsAutoguide Port
PortsAUX
PortsHand Controller
PortsUSB 2.0
Power Consumption12V DC 3.5A
Secondary Obstruction95mm
Slew Speed4 Degrees Per Second
Telescope ConnectionDual Vixen & CGE
Total Weight47 lbs
Tracking ModesEQ North
Tracking ModesEQ South
Tracking RatesLunar
Tracking RatesSidereal
Tracking RatesSolar
Tripod Weight18 lbs
Tube Diameter305mm
Tube Length610mm
Tube Weight27.5 lbs
Warranty2 Year Warranty

INCLUDED ITEMS

  • Celestron Advanced VX 11" Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope
  • Mount: Computerized/ GoTo/ Equatorial
  • Tripod: Adjustable, 2" Stainless Steel Legs
  • Accessory Tray/ Spreader
  • NexStar+ Hand Controller
  • Eyepiece: 1x 40mm Plossl/ 70x mag.
  • Finderscope: 9x50 Optical
  • DC Cigarette Lighter Adapter
  • Counterweight Bar: 12" Length, 0.75" Diameter, 12 lb (5.44 kg)
  • Counterweights: 3 x 11 lb
  • 2 Years Warranty