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Celestron NexStar 6 SE Schmidt-Cassegrain Reflector Telescope

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Model
11068
Weight
35.00 kg
Aperture (mm) 150 Focal Length (mm) 1500 Optical Design Schmidt-Cassegrain
Mount Type Alt-Azimuth
Mount Movement GO-TO
Guiding Port
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Portability and serious performance come together in the Celestron NexStar 6 SE. Celestron's first new Schmidt-Cassegrain optical system in over a decade is now available in a high performance Altazimuth computerized telescope. With a total weight of 30 lbs including the tripod, the ultra portable 6 SE features a precision optical system with 1500mm focal length (f/10) and offers 44% more light gathering than a 5" telescope.

The NexStar 6 SE is compatible with the Celestron Starsense Accessory!

The Celestron NexStar 6 SE has all the same features as Celestron's most advanced computerized GoTo telescopes, including our revolutionary SkyAlign™ alignment technology, a sky tour feature, a database of over 40,000 celestial objects and easy to use hand control.

Plug the optional CN-16 GPS Accessory into NexStar's auxiliary port and download data from orbiting GPS satellites for truly quick and easy alignments. The universe may be full of mysteries, but using the Celestron NexStar 6 SE isn’t one of them.

In the tradition of Celestron's famous orange optical tubes, the new NexStar SE Family 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, our superior StarBright XLT coatings, our revolutionary SkyAlign™ telescope alignment software and much more.

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 NexStar SE will help you take a closer look.

Every Celestron NexStar SE includes a version of The Sky® software Level 1 Planetarium software for exploring the Universe on your PC and printing out custom star charts of the sky. In addition, you receive our NexRemote software that allows you to operate your telescope via your PC. Software package valued at over $100 included free with your NexStar SE!

Main features of the Celestron NexStar 6 SE

 

  • 6" Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope
  • SE series combines the classic heritage of the original orange tube telescopes with the latest state-of-the-art features
  • StarBright XLT high transmission coatings come standard
  • Quick release fork arm mount, optical tube and accessory tray for no-tool setup
  • Celestron's unique patented single fork arm with integral hand control design provides a rigid and smooth operating structure for the optical tube
  • StarPointer finderscope to help with alignment and accurately locating objects
  • Sturdy computerized Altazimuth mount
  • Internal battery compartment to prevent cord wrap during use
  • Ultra sturdy steel tripod with accessory tray
  • Star diagonal provides more comfortable viewing position when observing objects that are high in the sky
  • Proven NexStar computer control technology
  • 40,000 object database with 200 user-definable objects and expanded information on over 200 objects
  • SkyAlign allows you to align on any three bright celestial objects, making for a fast and easy alignment process
  • Flash upgradeable hand control software and motor control units for downloading product updates over the Internet
  • Autoguider port for long exposure astrophotography
  • DC Servo motors with encoders on both axes
  • Custom database lists of all the most famous deep-sky objects by name and catalog number; the most beautiful double, triple and quadruple stars; variable star; solar systems; objects and asterisms
  • Double line, 16-character Liquid Crystal Display Hand Control with backlit LED buttons for easy operation of goto features
  • (NexRemote telescope control software and RS-232 cable included for advanced control of your telescope via computer  TBC)
  • GPS-compatible with optional CN16 GPS Accessory (93963)

Specifications of the Celestron NexStar 6 SE

OPTICAL DESIGN: Schmidt-Cassegrain
APERTURE: 150 mm (5.91 in)
FOCAL LENGTH: 1500 mm (59.06 in)
FOCAL RATIO: 10
FINDERSCOPE: StarPointer
MOUNT: Single Fork Arm Altazimuth
DOVETAIL COMPATIBILITY: Quick Release Tube Clamp
OPTICAL TUBE: Aluminum
EYEPIECE 1: 25 mm (0.98 in)
MAGNIFICATION 1: 60 x
STAR DIAGONAL: 1.25"
CD ROM: NexRemote V1.6.14 and "The Sky®" Level 1
TRIPOD: Steel leg
POWER SUPPLY: 8-AA batteries (not included)
HIGHEST USEFUL MAGNIFICATION: 354 x
LOWEST USEFUL MAGNIFICATION: 21 x
LIMITING STELLAR MAGNITUDE: 13.4
RESOLUTION (RAYLEIGH): 0.93 arcsec
RESOLUTION (DAWES): 0.77 arcsec
LIGHT GATHERING POWER: 459 x
ANGULAR FIELD OF VIEW: 0.83 °
LINEAR FIELD OF VIEW (@1000 YDS): 44 ft (13.41 m)
OPTICAL COATINGS: StarBright XLT
SECONDARY MIRROR OBSTRUCTION: 2.2 in (55.88 mm)
SECONDARY MIRROR OBSTRUCTION BY AREA: 13.9 %
SECONDARY MIRROR OBSTRUCTION BY DIAMETER: 37.3 %
OPTICAL TUBE LENGTH: 16 in (406.4 mm)
TRIPOD AND MOUNT WEIGHT: 21 lb (9.53 kg)
TELESCOPE WEIGHT: 9 lb (4.08 kg)
MOTOR DRIVE: Integrated D.C. Electronics
COMPUTER HAND CONTROL: Double line, 16 character Liquid Crystal Display with 19 fiber optic backlit LED buttons
SLEW SPEEDS: Nine slew speeds: 5°/sec, 3°/sec, 1°/sec, 64x, 16x, 8x, 4x, 1x, .5x
TRACKING MODES: Alt-Az, EQ North & EQ South
ALIGNMENT PROCEDURES: SkyAlign, Auto 2-Star Align, 1-Star Align, 2-Star Align, Solar System Align
DATABASE: 40,000+ objects
SOFTWARE PRECISION: 24bit, 0.08 arcsec calculations
COMMUNICATION PORTS: RS-232 communication port on hand control, Aux
TRACKING RATES: Sidereal, Solar and Lunar

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