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Celestron AVX 6" Refractor on Advanced VX Computerized Equatorial Mount - 22020

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Celestron Advanced VX Series 6" Refractor Go To Telescope

Looking for a big refractor at a price that's not going to break the bank? If so, then the Celestron Advanced VX Series 6" Refractor Go To System is for you. Planetary and deep space objects look absolutely stunning through this telescope! Unlike an SCT or a reflecting telescope, the Celestron 6" refractor does not have a central obstruction in its aperture to reflect light and lower contrast. As a result, you'll see bright images on a velvety dark background that are absolutely stunning. Learn more about the Celestron Advanced VX Refractor in the comprehensive video below.

  • The Celestron Advanced Series VX Telescope comes equipped with a 6" Refractor Optical Tube and a mount optimized for imaging performance

  • The Celestron Advanced Series VX Mount has a 30 lb payload which allows for the stacking of additional astrophotography accessories such as guide scopes and cameras

  • Equipped with Celestron's All Star Polar Alignment and Autoguider support, the AVX mount is easy to set up

  • The Advanced Series AVX Mount has built in Permanently Programmable Periodic Error Correction (PPEC) which allows you to track through long exposures

  • Enhanced motors and base castings allow the Advanced Series VX equatorial mount to handle greater load imbalances

  • Comes with 2 Year Celestron Factory Warranty

The Celestron Advanced Series VX with 6" Refractor Optical Tube is a well built telescope that lends itself to astrophotography. This refractor telescope package will help you achieve your astrophoto goals in no time!

Celestron 6" Refractor Optical Tube Specifications:

  • Aperture: 6"

  • Optical Design: Refracting Telescope

  • 1200 mm focal length (f/8)

  • 20 mm eyepiece included (60x)

  • Aluminum Optical Tube

  • 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 CG-5 dovetail rail

Celestron Advanced Series VX Mount Specifications:

  • Payload: 30 lbs.

  • Tracking: Permanently Programmable Periodic Error Correction

  • Tripod: 2" Stainless Steel w/ Adjustable Legs

  • Saddle: Dual - Accepts CG-5 or CGE Dovetails

  • Hand Controller: NexStar Plus w/ LCD Display

  • Slew Speeds: Nine slew speeds, 4 deg/sec maximum

  • Tracking Modes: EQ North, EQ South, Off

  • Motor Type: Low-cog DC Servo Motors w/ Encoders on Both Axes

  • Height Adjustment Range (includes mount and tripod): 1118 - 1626 mm (44 - 64")

  • Tracking Rates: Sidereal, Solar and Lunar

  • Alignment Procedures: 2-star, 1-star, Solar system, Quick-align, Last-align

  • Software: Starry Night Special Edition

  • Counterweight: Two 12 lbs. Counterweights are included

  • Tripod Weight: 18 lbs.

  • Mount Head Weight: 17 lbs.

  • Total Weight, Including Counterweight: 78 lbs.

Please Note: The AVX dual saddle is compatible with Celestron’s narrow (CG-5) dovetails, third party Vixen (V-Style) dovetails, and Celestron's larger CGE style dovetails. It is not compatible with Losmandy (D-Style) dovetails.