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Celestron Advanced VX 6 Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope

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Celestron Advanced VX 6 Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope allows you to observe deep space objects with sharp clarity and in high contrast. This telescope combines the power of portability and impressive focal length, and features a Schmidt-Cassegrain catadioptric optical design that together provides an incredible image quality well-suited for purposes like observing planets, stars, and more.

Celestron Advanced VX 6 Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope Key Features:

  • Ideal telescope for observing planets, stars, nebulas, the Moon, and so much more
  • Exceptional 150 mm aperture with a fast f10 focal length for sharp clarity
  • Schmidt-Cassegrain catadioptric optical design reduces spherical and chromatic aberrations
  • StarBright XLT coating ensures bright and high-resolution images
  • Multi-layer mirror coatings improve sharpness, colour rendition, and contrast
  • Built-in database for 40K+ space objects and enhanced data for 200 celestial objects
  • Hand controller allows using the telescope from a remote distance
  • Nine slew speeds to match your tracking style
  • LCD display with 19 buttons keypad for intuitive control of NexStar+ software
  • Multiple modes make observing deep space easier and exciting
  • Vixen-style dovetail mount with 13.6 kg payload capacity to work with heavy gadgets
  • Tubulars stainless steel construction offers firm support on different types of surfaces
  • Features a centre tray to hold eyepieces and provides stability by locking the tripod legs
  • Comes with a 25 mm eyepiece that yields 60x magnification power
  • Counterweight helps maintain support and stability when working with DSLR
  • Expanded Celestron Advanced VX 6 Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope Key Features:

    Schmidt-Cassegrain Catadioptric Optical Design

    Celestron is built to a standard that corresponds to the one necessary for professional astronomical observations and an impressive optical performance. This telescope features a Schmidt-Cassegrain catadioptric optical design that consists of a primary mirror, a secondary mirror, and a corrector plate, which together reduce spherical and chromatic aberrations. It further improves colour rendition, sharpness, resolution, and clarity from edge to edge. Additionally, with a 1500 mm effective focal length, you can easily observe deep space objects with sharp clarity.

    StarBright XLT Coating System

    Designed for clarity, the Celestron VX telescope features multi-coated optics. There’s a broadband system that offers a flat wavelength transmission across the whole visual spectrum, affording you crisp visuals. In addition to this, the StarBright coating allows for maximum light transmission throughout the optical assembly. Not only does this deliver brighter visuals, but it also improves colour rendition, contrast, sharpness, and overall resolution of the images. Plus, further reducing the loss of light from the optical tube is the white glass corrector plate

    Vixen-Style Mount

    The Vixen-style mount is a feat of engineering, providing stability and support to the attached gadget in just the right spots. The VX mount has a maximum load capacity of 13.6 kg, allowing working with heavy accessories. Adding to its versatility, this mount features dual-axis DC servo motors that ensure efficient and precise tracking. Also, the mount features a 7 to 77 degrees latitude range, enabling you to track below the meridian point while observing from a hilltop, balcony, or rooftop.

    Robust Tripod

    Celestron is all about manufacturing intuitive products, and this tripod is no different. Featuring three-section stainless steel legs, this rugged tripod maintains optimum balance on all types of terrains. The diameter of each leg is 2” (5 cm) and has a maximum height adjustment of 162 cm. For convenience, this tripod has a centre tray, allowing you to keep and manage all your eyepieces. It further promotes stability by locking the legs.

    What's in the box?

  • 1 x Celestron Advanced VX 6 Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope
  • 1 x 6 x 30 Finderscope
  • 1 x 1.25" 90° Star Diagonal
  • 1 x 1.25" 25 mm Plössl Eyepiece
  • 1 x Stainless Steel Tripod with Tray
  • 1 x Celestron Advanced VX GoTo German Equatorial Mount
  • 1 x Counterweight Bar and 1 x Counterweight
  • 1 x Hand Controller Holder and 1 x NexStar+ Hand Controller
  • 1 x 12 Vehicle Power Cord and 1 x Declination Motor Cable
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty
  • FAQs:

    Does this telescope come with a finder scope? What is its magnification power?

    This telescope is supplied with a finderscope that features a low 6x magnification power, which provides a wide field of view and helps in easy alignment.

    Does the Celestron telescope have a Periodic Error Correction function?

    The Celestron telescope features a Permanent Periodic Error Correction function that identifies and corrects the tracking errors permanently over time.

    How to utilise the various functions of NexStar+ software?

    The NexStar+ software can be utilised via its dedicated hand controller. It has an LCD display with 19 buttons configuration on a fibre-optic backlit LCD keypad that makes the whole controlling process as easy and intuitive as possible.

    Why does this telescope have different tracking rates?

    The Celestron VX telescope features three tracking rates i.e. Sidereal for general observation, Solar for observing the Sun and its activities, and lunar for observing the Moon and its activities.

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    Product Specification

    Mount Type Computerized Equatorial
    Optical Design Schmidt Cassegrain
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