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·                11" Schmidt-Cassegrain Optical Tube Assembly

·                Aluminum Optical Tube

·                Celestron's premium StarBright XLT coatings

·                2800 mm focal length (f/10)

·                40 mm eyepiece included (70x)

·                Visual back allows for use with 1.25" accessories 9x50 finderscope to help accurately find objects

·                Star diagonal provides more comfortable viewing position when observing objects that are high in the sky

·                Includes dovetail rail compatible with CGE mount



·                All-new design. Sturdier and more rigid with quicker dampening time

·                Increased load capacity to 55 lbs.

·                Improved motors provide more torque, better slewing and tracking under heavy loads

·                Heavy Duty belt-drive system minimizes backlash while providing smooth motor operation under heavy loads 

·                Spring-loaded brass worm wheel and stainless steel worm gear reduce friction and provide optimum gear mesh

·                Internal cabling for worry-free remote operation. Power input and accessory ports remain stationary while the mount slews to avoid snags

·                Internal hard stops for both axes prevents cable tension and tripod strike

·                Internal optical sensors on both axes for simple and safe remote operation

·                Home sensors allow the mount to always start in the index position regardless of orientation before a power reset

·                Limit sensors automatically shut off slewing or tracking before reaching the hard stop fail safe

·                Brand new control software developed in conjunction with PlaneWave Instruments for professional level control operation and imaging

·                Software includes multi-point mount modeling for extremely precise pointing accuracy and many more additional features for remote astroimaging

·                Wider tripod stance for improved stability

·                Adjustable EQ head position to optimize center of gravity over the tripod and fully utilize the increased 3º-65º latitude range

·                Dual-fit CG-5/Vixen and CGE/Losmandy dovetail saddle


·                2" steel legs with height index marks for quick leveling

·                "Jack of all trays" can hold three 1.25" eyepieces, two 2" eyepieces, your smartphone, or other accessories

·                +20º of additional tracking past the meridian on either side

·                Tripod legs can be collapsed with accessory tray installed for faster setup and transport

·                IMPROVED ERGONOMICS:

·                Two handles for easy pickup and transport

·                All-new ergonomically designed dovetail clamping knobs

·                Innovative and improved polar alignment adjustment system

·                All-new ergonomic latitude adjuster for smooth and easy adjustment under full loads

·                Optional add-on polar axis finderscope - coming soon

·                ELECTRONICS:

·                All-new NexStar+ hand control with USB port

·                Two AUX accessory ports to support wireless/WiFi alignment and operation with StarSense AutoAlign and SkyPortal WiFi Module accessories (sold separately)

·                USB 2.0 port, used to connect directly to PC with included software

·                Autoguider port

·                PPEC ready

·                Threaded 12VDC power input barrel connector

·                Internal Real Time Clock (keeps time and site information saved)


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