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Celestron Advanced VX Series 6" Schmidt Cassegrain Go To Telescope - 12079

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Celestron Advanced VX Series 6" Schmidt-Cassegrain Go To Telescope



Free $45.00 Polar Alignment Scope


Get a free Celestron Polar Scope, valued at $45, when you buy this Celestron telescope from High Point Scientific! Incorporating a polar scope into your nightly set-up routine will make the task of polar alignment easier and faster. It is considered an essential accessory for VX-Series and CGEM equatorial mounts.




The Celestron Advanced Series VX Telescope offers great value for for first-time and advanced astronomers alike. With a 6" Schmidt-Cassegrain (SCT) Optical Tube, the Celestron Advanced Series VX 6 inch Telescope is well suited for astrophotography. Check out the great list of new features for this telescope below.




  • The Celestron Advanced Series VX Telescope comes equipped with a 6" Schmidt-Cassegrain 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 & Autoguider support, this telescope is easy to set up


  • The Advanced Series VX 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 to handle greater load imbalances


  • Comes with 2 Year Celestron Factory Warranty



The Celestron Advanced Series VX with 6" Schmidt-Cassegrain Optical Tube is a well built telescope that lends itself to astrophotography. With improved mount functionality designed this Celestron Advanced VX 6 inch telescope will help you achieve your astrophoto goals in no time!



Celestron 6" Schmidt-Cassegrain Optical Tube Specifications:




  • Aperture: 5.91"


  • Optical Design: Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope


  • 1500 mm focal length (f/10)


  • 25 mm eyepiece included (40x)


  • Aluminum Optical Tube


  • Celestron's premium StarBright XLT coatings


  • Visual back allows for use with 1.25" accessories


  • 6x30 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 to mount to AVX saddle


  • Included Accessories: 1 Eyepiece, Finder Scope, & Mounting Rings



Celestron Advanced Series VX Mount Specifications:




  • Payload: 30 lb


  • 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: One 12 lb Counterweight is included


  • Tripod Weight: 18 lb


  • Mount Head Weight: 17 lb


  • Total Weight, Including Counterweight: 46 lb




Please Note: The AVX dual saddle plate is compatible with Celestron’s narrow dovetail as well as their larger CGE dovetail. It is not compatible with dovetails from other manufacturers, including Losmandy D plates.

Description
Description

Celestron Advanced VX Series 6" Schmidt-Cassegrain Go To Telescope

Free $45.00 Polar Alignment Scope

Get a free Celestron Polar Scope, valued at $45, when you buy this Celestron telescope from High Point Scientific! Incorporating a polar scope into your nightly set-up routine will make the task of polar alignment easier and faster. It is considered an essential accessory for VX-Series and CGEM equatorial mounts.

The Celestron Advanced Series VX Telescope offers great value for for first-time and advanced astronomers alike. With a 6" Schmidt-Cassegrain (SCT) Optical Tube, the Celestron Advanced Series VX 6 inch Telescope is well suited for astrophotography. Check out the great list of new features for this telescope below.

  • The Celestron Advanced Series VX Telescope comes equipped with a 6" Schmidt-Cassegrain 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 & Autoguider support, this telescope is easy to set up

  • The Advanced Series VX 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 to handle greater load imbalances

  • Comes with 2 Year Celestron Factory Warranty

The Celestron Advanced Series VX with 6" Schmidt-Cassegrain Optical Tube is a well built telescope that lends itself to astrophotography. With improved mount functionality designed this Celestron Advanced VX 6 inch telescope will help you achieve your astrophoto goals in no time!

Celestron 6" Schmidt-Cassegrain Optical Tube Specifications:

  • Aperture: 5.91"

  • Optical Design: Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope

  • 1500 mm focal length (f/10)

  • 25 mm eyepiece included (40x)

  • Aluminum Optical Tube

  • Celestron's premium StarBright XLT coatings

  • Visual back allows for use with 1.25" accessories

  • 6x30 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 to mount to AVX saddle

  • Included Accessories: 1 Eyepiece, Finder Scope, & Mounting Rings

Celestron Advanced Series VX Mount Specifications:

  • Payload: 30 lb

  • 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: One 12 lb Counterweight is included

  • Tripod Weight: 18 lb

  • Mount Head Weight: 17 lb

  • Total Weight, Including Counterweight: 46 lb

Please Note: The AVX dual saddle plate is compatible with Celestron’s narrow dovetail as well as their larger CGE dovetail. It is not compatible with dovetails from other manufacturers, including Losmandy D plates.

Specifications
Specifications
Model Number 12079
Telescope Series Celestron Advanced VX
Focal Ratio f/10
Optical Design Schmidt-Cassegrain
Telescope Aperture 150mm (5.9")
Telescope Mount Type Equatorial
Type of Electronics Computerized GoTo
Focal Length (mm) 1500
Optical Coatings StarBright XLT
Limiting Stellar Magnitude 13.4
Lowest Useful Magnification 21x
Highest Useful Magnification 354x
Light-Gathering Power Compared to Human Eye 459x
Focuser Style Internal Moving Primary
Focuser Size Internal Focuser with 1.25" Rear Cell Adapter
Focuser Speed Single Speed
Telescope OTA Length (in.) 16
Telescope OTA Weight (lb.) 10
Warranty Two (2) Years
Telescope Mount Weight Capacity (lb.) 30
Telescope Latitude Range (Degrees) 7° - 77°
Objects in Telescope Database 40,000+
Power Requirements 12V DC 3.5A (tip positive)
Telescope Mount Weight - Not Including Tripod (lb.) 17
Tripod Height Range (in.) 44 - 64
Telescope Tripod Weight (lb.) 18
What's in the Box?
What's in the Box?
  • Celestron 6" f/10 Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope
  • Advanced VX Computerized Equatorial Mount with Dual Saddle
  • 6x30 Finderscope
  • 1.25" Star Diagonal
  • 25 mm Eyepiece
  • 2" Stainless Steel Tripod with Accessory Tray
  • NexStar+ Hand Controller with Holster
  • 12 lb. Counterweight
  • 12V DC Car Battery Power Adapter Cable
  • Starry Night Special Edition Software
Files
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  • Celestron Advanced VX Series 6" Schmidt Cassegrain Go To Telescope - 12079
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