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Celestron Advanced VX Equatorial Mount with Free Case & Polar Scope - 91519

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Celestron Advanced Series VX Equatorial Mount

Free Mount Case & Polar Scope

Get two popular AVX accessories when you buy your Celestron Advanced VX Mount from High Point. The Celestron Polar Scope is considered an essential accessory for this mount, and will make polar alignment so much easier! You'll also receive a high quality soft mount case that holds the mount head and has a zipped front pouch for cables and the hand controller.

The Celestron Advanced VX mount is an ideal tool for those wishing to participate in astrophotography! The German equatorial mount is small enough to be portable, but still supports payloads of up to 30 lb.! This is the ideal combination to support your DSLR or astronomical camera when capturing those long exposure, deep sky images. All you have to do is add any optical tube with a Celestron narrow (CG-5) or CGE dovetail bar and an array of imaging accessories, and you will be all set to create fantastic celestial images!

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.

The technical features offered by Celestron's Advanced VX mount are great for astrophotography! And this is only a fraction of the cost when compared to other observatory-grade mounts!

The AVX mount has permanently programmable periodic error correction (PPEC), integer gear ratios, built-in adjustable backlash compensation, and autoguider support. You can also image across the meridian without doing a meridian flip!

Dual Saddle Plate! This version of the Celestron AVX Mount comes with a dual saddle plate that accommodates both Celestron CG-5 (Narrow) and CGE dovetail bars. Switching between the two saddle plates is as simple as moving the hand knobs into a separate set of holes. Now you can use an Advanced VX mount with virtually any optical tube within its weight limit.

Tracking Capabilities Abound!

This Advanced VX mount, with the computerized GoTo capabilities, can locate and track any of the 40,000+ objects in the NexStar+ hand control's database. All you have to do is perform a simple alignment procedure like Celestron's Sky Align. You can also use Celestron's built-in All-Star Polar Alignment to orient the telescope with the north celestial pole. What could be better than having the telescope mount make all of those small adjustments for you during long exposures? This innovative and incredible mount does most of the work for you! Astrophotography has never been so easy!

But the perks do not stop there! The Advanced VX also offers an improved latitude range. This means you can use it anywhere in the world from 7 to 77 degrees latitude!

Celestron’s engineers pulled no punches when designing the AVX mount. It started from the ground up based on user feedback. The industrial design gives a solid performance. It has improved motors with dual-axis encoders which offer more power to compensate for slight load imbalances. The sturdy 2” steel tripod legs give more rigidity with less flexure. You’ll find two AUX ports and a dedicated autoguider port to give you maximum flexibility with accessories.

Easy to Use!

You can be aligned and ready to image in less than 30 minutes! The Advanced VX mount comes with large, ergonomic handles that makes setting up a breeze. The heaviest component weighs only 18 lb.

Compatible with Innovative Celestron Accessories!

The Advanced VX mount gives you an imaging platform equipped with the ability to grow with you as the years go on. The AVX mount is compatible with a huge number of Celestron’s headline-making accessories. You can customize your mount to best suit your needs, no matter how they change with time.

Here are just a few accessories that pair perfectly with Advanced VX:

  • Celestron StarSense AutoAlign
  • SkyQ Link 2 WiFi Module
  • SkySync GPS Accessory

Celestron Advanced Series VX Mount Features:

  • The Advanced VX Mount has a 30 lb payload
  • Equipped with Celestron's All Star Polar Alignment & Autoguider support
  • Permanently Programmable Periodic Error Correction
  • Enhanced motors and base castings
  • Comes with 2 Year Celestron Warranty

Celestron Advanced Series VX Mount Specifications:

  • Payload: 30 lb
  • Permanently Programmable Periodic Error Correction (PPEC)
  • Tripod: 2" Stainless Steel w/ Adjustable Legs
  • Dovetail Type: CG-5 or CGE
  • 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

About the Apertura AVX Carry Case

This Apertura soft case is designed to fit the Celestron Advanced VX mount. The padded case will protect your mount whether you are traveling or keeping the mount stored between uses, and is made of sturdy, heavy fabric to protect the mount. Apertura has include a side pocket made to hold accessories.

The case's inside dimensions are as follows: 12" x 17" x 6"

Please Note : This case does not come with foam but is designed to fit the foam provided in the beauty box of the AVX mount.

About the Celestron Polar Finder

This Celestron Polar Finder with an easy to use cross hair reticle is an useful accessory that speeds up accurate polar alignment by providing a means of visually aligning your German equatorial mount with Polaris and the Celestial North Pole. As a result, you can spend more time observing and less time setting up.