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Celestron Advanced VX 6 Refractor Telescope

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Model
22020
Weight
35.00 kg
Aperture (mm) 150 Focal Length (mm) 1200 Focal Ratio (mm) Optical Design Achromatic Refractor
Mount Type Equatorial
Mount Movement GO-TO
Guiding Port
RRP:
GBP1800.00
Our price:
GBP1449.00
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The new Celestron Advanced VX 6 Refractor Telescope has finally arrrived! For planetary imaging and brighter deep-sky objects, many astroimagers say there’s no better choice than a refractor. Unlike Schmidt-Cassegrain or Newtonian telescopes that have a secondary mirror, refractors offer no obstruction of the aperture, giving you the highest possible contrast. This refractor setup features an f/8 objective lens, which can be paired with one of our Nightscape CCD cameras to image brighter deep-sky objects or our NexImage 5 Solar System Imager to create dazzling images of the planets.

About the Mount

The new Advanced VX mount was specifically designed to provide optimum imaging performance for smaller telescopes. Now your smaller telescope can take advantage of All-Star Polar Alignment and autoguider support. You’ll be able to track through long exposures using permanently programmable periodic error correction. Image across the meridian without doing a meridian flip, so you can seamlessly image the best part of night sky. Advanced VX features significantly larger base castings than our previous design, improving stability under heavier loads. Improved motors offer more torque and can handle slight load imbalances with ease.

Advanced VX 6 R General Features

6” (150mm) f/8 objective lens is perfect for high contrast planetary views
2” Focuser allows use with 2” and 1.25” accessories
Integer gear ratios and permanently programmable Periodic Error Correction eliminates recurring track errors from the worm gear.
New motors offer improved tracking performance & provide more power to overcome load imbalances
Autoguider port for long exposure imaging
New design allows viewing or imaging across the meridian without interference from the motors housings
Updated industrial design offers more rigidity, less flexure and improved aesthetics
NexStar+ hand control offers multiple language programming (English, French, Italian, German, Spanish) 
Improved latitude range.  Can be used between 7 – 77 degrees latitude.

Warranty: 24 Months

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

OPTICAL DESIGN: Refractor
APERTURE (mm): 150 mm (5.91 in)
TELESCOPE TYPE: Computerized (GOTO)
FOCAL RATIO: 8
FOCAL LENGTH (mm): 1200 mm (47 in)
EYEPIECE 1 (mm): 20 mm (0.79 in)
MAGNIFICATION 1: 60 x
FINDERSCOPE: 9x50
OPTICAL TUBE: Aluminum
FASTAR COMPATIBLE: No
TRIPOD: Adjustable, Stainless Steel
TRIPOD LEGS: 2"
WEIGHT(lbs): 71 lbs (32 kg)
HIGHEST USEFUL MAGNIFICATION: 354 x
LOWEST USEFUL MAGNIFICATION: 21 x
LIMITING STELLAR MAGNITUDE: 13.4
RESOLUTION (Dawes): 0.77 arc seconds
RESOLUTION (Rayleigh): 0.93 arc seconds
LIGHT GATHERING POWER (Compared to human eye): 459 x
SECONDARY MIRROR OBSTRUCTION: 2.2" in (56 mm)
SECONDARY MIRROR OBSTRUCTION BY DIAMETER: 37 %
SECONDARY MIRROR OBSTRUCTION BY AREA: 14 %
OPTICAL TUBE LENGTH: 51" in (1295 mm)
OPTICAL TUBE WEIGHT: 19 lbs (8.62 kg)
EQ MOUNT WEIGHT: 17 lbs (7.71 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: 2 x 11 lbs
LATITUDE RANGE: 7-77 deg
MOTOR DRIVE: Low cog DC Servo motors with encoders, both axes
ALIGNMENT PROCEDURES: 2-Star Align, Quick Align, 1-Star Align, Last Alignment, Solar System Align
TRACKING MODES: EQ North and EQ South
TRACKING RATES: Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
SLEW SPEEDS: Nine slew speeds, 4 deg/sec maximum
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
INTERNAL CLOCK: Yes GPS: Optional SkySync GPS Accessory
POWER SUPPLY: Car battery adapter
POWER REQUIREMENTS: 12V DC 3.5A (tip positive) 

Watch on Youtube: Introducing Celestron's New Advanced VX Computerized Telescope Mount  

Watch on Youtube: Introducing Celestron's Advanced VX Computerized Refractor Telescopes

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