Used Celestron Advanced VX Equatorial Mount- Sold

ITEM #
UT-11039
  • Sale
  • $599.00
  • Regular price $899.00
  • Used Celestron Advanced VX Equatorial Mount- Sold

    • Sale
    • $599.00
    • Regular price $899.00
    • ITEM #
      UT-11039


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    Features

    • This is a used VX mount in very good condition
    • 30lb load capacity
    • Sturdy 2" stainless steel tripod
    • Accurate go-to and tracking
    • Extremely portable

    Used Celestron Advanced VX Equatorial Mount- Sold

    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 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.

    Highlights

    • Integer gear ratios and permanently programmable Periodic Error Correction on the Celestron Advanced VX mount eliminates recurring track errors from the worm gear.
    • The motors of the VX mount offer improved tracking performance & provide more power to overcome load imbalances.
    • The updated industrial design of the Advanced VX offers more rigidity, less flexure and improved aesthetics.
    • The Celestron VX design allows viewing or imaging across the meridian without interference from the motors housings.
    • The Advanced VX mount can be used between 7 and 77 degrees latitude, incorporating a much larger latitudinal range than normally seen on equatorial mounts.
    • The improved electronics on the Advanced VX contain increased memory for future expansion.
    • A Celestron NexStar+ hand control offers multiple language programming (English, French, Italian, German, Spanish)

     


    Celestron Advanced VX Mount Specifications

    • Tripod: Adjustable, Stainless Steel
    • Tripod Legs: 2"
    • Power supply: Car battery adapter
    • EQ Mount Weight: 17 lbs (7.71 kg)
    • Total Weight (lbs): 46 lbs (21 kg)
    • Tripod Height (Max): 64" in (1626 mm)
    • Tripod Height (Min): 44" in (1118 mm)
    • Tripod Weight: 18 lbs (8.16 kg)
    • Counterweight Bar: 12" Length, 0.75" Diameter lbs (5.44 kg)
    • Counterweights: 1 x 11 lbs
    • Payload Capacity: 30 lbs (14 kg)
    • Latitude Range: 7 to 77 degrees
    • Motor Drive: Low cog DC Servo motors with encoders, both axes
    • Slew Speeds: Nine slew speeds, 4 deg/sec maximum
    • Tracking Rates: Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
    • Tracking Modes: EQ North and EQ South
    • Alignment Procedures: 2-Star Align, Quick Align, 1-Star Align, Last Alignment, Solar System Align
    • Communication Ports: 2x AUX ports, Autoguider port, RS-232 port (on hand control)
    • Computer Hand Control: Double line, 16 character Liquid Crystal Display; 19 fiber optic backlit LED buttons
    • Database: 40,000+ objects, 100 user defined programmable objects. Enhanced information on over 200 objects
    • Power Requirements: 12V DC 3.5A (tip positive)
    • Internal Clock?: Yes

     

     

    Additional Information

    Head DesignEquatorial
    Leg Length 64"
    ManufacturerCelestron
    Mount Electronics GoTo
    Tracking ModesEQ North & EQ South
    Tracking RatesLunar & Sidereal & Solar
    Weight Capacity30 lbs
    Weight of Head17 lb.
    Weight of Tripod/Monopod18 lb.
    • VX mount head
    • Heavy duty stainless steel tripod
    • Nextar+ hand control
    • 11lb counterweight
    • Objects in database: 40,000
    • Weight Capacity: 30 pounds
    • Slew Speeds: 9 slew speeds, 4 deg/sec maximum
    • Tracking Modes: EQ North and EQ South
    • Motor Drive: Low cog DC Servo motors with encoders, both axes

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