Celestron Nexstar SE 5

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The Celestron Nexstar SE 5 features a 5-inch Schmidt-Cassegrain optical design with StarBright XLT coatings for viewing exceptionally sharp, detailed and bright images. It has a fully automated GoTo mount with a database of over 40 000 celestial objects. SkyAlign allows it to automatically align on any 3 bright celestial objects, having you ready to observe the night sky in mere minutes.

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The Celestron Nexstar SE 5 features a 5-inch Schmidt-Cassegrain optical design with StarBright XLT coatings for viewing exceptionally sharp, detailed and bright images. It has a fully automated GoTo mount with a database of over 40 000 celestial objects. SkyAlign allows it to automatically align on any 3 bright celestial objects, having you ready to observe the night sky in mere minutes.

SPECIFICATIONS

Optical Design Schmidt-Cassegrain
Aperture (mm) 125 mm (4.92 in)
Focal Length 1250 mm (49 in)
Focal Ratio 10
Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 (mm) 25 mm (0.98 in)
Magnification of Eyepiece 1 50 x
Finderscope StarPointer
Star Diagonal 1.25"
Mount Type Single Fork Arm Altazimuth
Tripod Steel with built-in wedge
Power Requirements 8-AA batteries (not included)
Highest Useful Magnification 295 x
Lowest Useful Magnification 18 x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude 13
Resolution (Rayleigh) 1.11 arc seconds
Resolution (Dawes) 0.93 arc seconds
Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye) 329x x
Apparent Field of View 1 °
Linear Field of View (@1000 yds) 53 ft (16 m)
Secondary Mirror Obstruction 51mm in (1295 mm)
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter 40% %
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area 16.6% %
Optical Coatings StarBright XLT
Optical Tube Length 13 in (330 mm)
Total Telescope Kit Weight 17.6 lbs (7.98 kg)
Tripod Weight 10 lbs (4.54 kg)
Slew Speeds Nine slew speeds
Tracking Rates Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
Tracking Modes Alt-Az, EQ North & EQ South
Alignment Procedures SkyAlign, Auto 2-Star Align, 1-Star Align, 2-Star Align, SolarSystem Align
Communication Ports RS-232 communication port on hand control, Aux port, Camera Control port
Computer Hand Control Double line, 16 character Liquid Crystal Display with 19 fiber optic backlit LED buttons
Database 38,181 accessible objects
Warranty 2-year Telescope Warranty

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