Celestron 11" Schmidt-Cassegrain CGX Telescope

Brand: Celestron

SKU : CE-12052

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  • A 279 mm (11-inch) Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope!
  • Sturdy CGEM mount.
  • Gathers 40 percent more light than the 9.25-inch.
  • StarBright XLT Coatings.
  • Heavily Improved Motors.
  • Internal Cable wiring.

Product Details



    The Celestron CGX 1100 Schmidt Cassegrain Telescope and Mount features the high-end 279 mm (11-inch) Schmidt-Cassegrain OTA with StarBright XLT coatings mounted on the brand new CGX mount. The CGE PRO style 2.75-inch leg tripod holds 14-inch optics securely while dampening vibration, which is ideal for both imaging and visual observing.

    With sophisticated software features like the Hibernate function, the CGX can maintain its star alignment night after night without needing to be realigned!

    Experience the improved Performance of the Celestron CGX Schmidt Cassegrain Telescope and Mount

    Innovative Design - The Celestron CGX mount is incredibly ergonomic, with the convenient carrying handles and easy to use turn knobs. The Celestron CGX series provides internal cabling that bypasses the issue of cable twisting or tangling. Route all your power supply and accessory cables into a convenient port on a part of the mount that moves. The cables enter into the mount, contained, and reach everywhere they need to without any tangling issues.

    Revamped Engineering - This mount boasts drastically reduced backlash and improved stability. Also incredibly rigid, this mount has an improved motor system that greatly boosts the provided torque.

    Peak Optics - For objects near the Meridian (imaginary line passing from North to South), the Celestron CGX mount will track a full 20 degrees past the Meridian for uninterrupted imaging through the most ideal part of the sky. The CGX mount has a robust database with over 40,000 objects, utilizing a top-quality NexStar hand controller.

  • specifications

    Aperture279.4 mm (11")
    Camera/Eyepiece Connection3.29”x16 tpi
    Dawes Limit0.42 arcseconds
    Focal Length2800 mm
    Focal Ratiof/10
    Free ShippingYes
    Head DesignEquatorial
    Highest Magnification558.8x
    Instrument Capacity55 lbs
    Latitude Range3 to 65 Degrees
    Light Gathering Power1593x
    Limiting Magnitude16
    Mount Head Weight44lbs
    Optical DesignSCT
    PortsAutoguide Port
    PortsHand Controller
    PortsUSB 2.0
    Power Consumption12V 5A max
    Secondary Obstruction95mm
    Slew Speed5 Degrees Per Second
    Telescope ConnectionDual Vixen & Losmandy
    Tracking RatesLunar
    Tracking RatesSidereal
    Tube Diameter305mm
    Tube Length610mm
    Tube Weight27.5 lbs
    Warranty2 Year Warranty
  • included items

    • Celestron's 279 mm (11-inch) Schmidt-Cassegrain OTA.
    • CGEM Mount.
    • CGX Tripod with Adjustable 2-inch Steel Legs.
    • Accessory Tray.
    • NexStar+ Hand Controller.
    • 9x50 Optical Finder.
    • 1.25-inch Star Diagonal.
    • 1.25-inch 40 mm Eyepiece.
    • (3) Counterweights, 11 lb each.
    • DC Power Cable/ Cigarette Lighter Adapter.
    • NexRemote CD ROM Software.
    • 2 Year Warranty.

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