Celestron C6-S GT XLT Advanced Series 6" Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope

Item # CTC6SGT (Part # 11079-XLT)
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Item Description:
6- inch Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope, StarBright XLT high transmission coatings, 6x30 finderscope to help accurately find objects, Heavy Duty (CG-5GT) computerized German Equatorial mount, Ultra sturdy 2 inch diameter steel tripod with accessory tray

A totally unique aperture size, the C6-S is available here as a computerized (GT) model. The 6 Schmidt-Cassegrain features a precision optical system with 1500mm focal length (f/10) and offers 40 percent more light gathering than a 5 telescope. All C6-S models come standard with Celestrons StarBright XLT coatings at no extra cost. Mounted on the Advanced GT Series computerized mount, this telescope has some high performance software and hardware features. Operated by Celestron's proven NexStar computer control technology the telescope has a 40,000+ object database with 400 user-definable objects and expanded information on over 200 objects. 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. Using the RS-232 communication port on the hand control, you can control the telescope via a personal computer and our new flash upgradeable hand controls allow you to update your telescope's operationg software via the internet. An autoguider port is also included for astrophotography. No matter at what level you are starting out, this precision instrument will satisfy your needs both visually and photographically.

C6-SGT - General Features

  • 6 inch Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope
  • StarBright XLT high transmission coatings
  • 6x30 finderscope to help accurately find objects
  • Heavy Duty (CG-5GT) computerized German Equatorial mount
  • Ultra sturdy 2 inch diameter steel tripod with accessory tray
  • Star diagonal provides more comfortable viewing position when observing objects that are high in the sky
  • Includes CD-ROM 'The Sky' Astronomy Software which provides education about the sky and printable sky maps

C6-SGT - Computerized Mount Features

  • Proven NexStar computer control technology
  • 40,000 object database with over 100 user-definable objects and expanded information on over 200 objects
  • 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
  • DC Servo motors with encoders on both axes
  • Flash upgradeable hand control software and motor control units for downloading product updates over the Internet
  • Autoguider port for long exposure astrophotography
  • Double line, 16-character Liquid Crystal Display Hand Control with backlit LED buttons for easy operation of goto features
  • Compatible with optional NexRemote telescope control software, for advanced control of your telescope via computer
  • RS-232 communication port on hand control to control the telescope via a personal computer
  • GPS-compatible with optional CN16 GPS Accessory (93966)
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