Celestron NexStar 4SE Computerized Telescope

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  • $449.00
  • Regular price $499.00
  • Celestron NexStar 4SE Computerized Telescope

    • Sale
    • $449.00
    • Regular price $499.00
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    • 4" Maksutov-Cassegrain Computerized Telescope
    • Quick Set-up
    • GoTo Altazimuth Mount
    • Built-in Wedge
    • For simple Astrophotography, choose EQ Align in the set-up menu
    • 25mm Plossl Eyepiece


    Celestron NexStar 4SE Computerized Telescope

    In the tradition of Celestron's famous orange optical tubes, the Celestron NexStar 4SE telescope combines the classic heritage of the original orange tube telescopes with state-of-the-art features including a fully computerized operating system, flash upgradeable hand control, superior coatings, Celestron's revolutionary SkyAlign telescope alignment software, and much more. With the Celestron NexStar SE telescopes, you are in the driver's seat. Simply choose an object from the menu and the telescope will find it for you. Using Celestron's patented NexStar technology, the SE scopes have the ability to locate nearly 40,000 objects. All you have to do is look through the eyepiece and enjoy the view!

    The days of complicated telescope assembly and setup are over. The NexStar 4SE telescope can be set up in a matter of minutes with no tools required. Using Celestron's patented SkyAlign, simply input the date, time, and location into the hand control, then point the telescope at any three bright celestial objects and the telescope does the rest. You do not need to know the names of the stars...you can even pick the Moon or a bright planet!

    Celestron NexStar 4SE Telescope Tour

    Don't know what object to choose? Let the intelligent Celestron NexStar 4SE telescope give you a guided tour of the night sky! The "Tour" feature offers a customized list of the best objects in the sky to view for your exact time and location...anywhere in the world. Not only can your NexStar SE telescope find objects, it can teach you about them as well. Information on the most popular objects can be viewed on the LCD screen of your hand control. Whether you are a seasoned astronomer looking for a portable scope with advanced features, or just starting your astronomy adventure and looking for an easy way to enjoy the night sky, a Celestron NexStar SE will help you take a closer look.

    Celestron NexStar 4SE - 4" f/13 Maksutov-Cassegrain GoTo Telescope Features

    • Computerized hand control with a database of nearly 40,000 objects and a motorized altazimuth mount and quick release optical tube for easy, no-tool set-up.
    • SkyAlign allows you to align on any three bright objects, for a fast and easy alignment process and StarPointer finderscope to help with alignment and accurately locating objects.
    • Flash upgradeable hand control; update your telescope's operating software via the Internet including the latest firmware for All-Star polar alignment.
    • All NexStar SE models are GPS-compatible and come standard with an auxiliary port for use with additional accessories.
    • Internal battery compartment to prevent cord wrap during use and includes NexRemote telescope control software for advanced control of your telescope via your computer.
    • "THE SKY" Planetarium software - with a 10,000 object database, printable sky maps, and enhanced images.
    • Computerized Hand Control: Double line 16 character, liquid crystal display, 19 LED backlit buttons and a database of 40,000 Objects, 400 User-defined programmable objects, and enhanced information on over 200 objects
    • Variable nine rate slewing speeds, RS-232, Auxillary and Camera Control Ports, as well as Sidereal, Solar, and Lunar tracking rates.


    The NexStar Series also Features the Following:


    OPT Product Number: CE-11049

    Additional Information

    Aperture102 mm (4.0")
    Focal Ratiof/13
    Free ShippingYes
    Mount DesignAlt Azimuth
    Mount TypeComputerized/ GoTo
    Optical CoatingsCelestron XLT
    Optical DesignMaksutov Cassegrain
    OTA Length13.5"
    OTA Mount TypeSingle Arm
    Telescope SeriesCelestron Nexstar SE
    Tracking ModesAlt Azimuth & EQ North & EQ South
    Warranty2 Year Warranty
    • NexStar 4-inch Maksutov-Cassegrain OTA
    • NexStar SE GoTo Altazimuth Mount
    • Sturdy Tripod with Built-in Wedge
    • Accessory Tray
    • 1.25-inch, 25mm Plossl Eyepiece
    • Quick Release Tube Clamp
    • StarPointer Finderscope (Red Dot)
    • CD-ROM "The Sky" Astronomy Software
    • Flash Upgradeable Liquid Crystal Display Hand Control with Backlit LED
    • NexRemote Telescope Control Software
    • RS-232 For Computer Connection
    • SkyAlign Alignment Software
    • 2 Year Warranty



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    • I live I New Mexico and want to learn the stars. However I am old and cannot sit outdoors at night. Is there a system that will allow me to set up the scope - align it - and then use my iPad/iMac etc to display the result?

      Hi Charles, This is a tough question; we have a Star Sense alignment camera which will do the alignment for you but it does cost $329 and then rigging up a camera so you could watch inside on your I-pad would run several hundred dollars more. Email me i

    • I live I New Mexico and want to learn the stars. However I am old and cannot sit outdoors at night. Is there a system that will allow me to set up the scope - align it - and then use my iPad/iMac etc to display the result?

      Hi Charles, We have two solutions to your question. First the Star Sense Alignment camera will do the alignment for you. It has a camera that takes several images of the sky and aligns the scope for you. Also, there are a couple different options avai

    • If all goes as planned I will purchase this model or one more advanced wishing several months from now. I do not have a laptop computer but do have an iPad. Will I be able to operate this telescope using the iPad or better yet without it?

      You can do both, but you need an optional WiFi accessory and the Celestron Sky Portal app to use your iPad. The telescope comes with a hand controller whose computer will move the telescope to over 4000 objects in the sky, so no external device is requir

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