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Celestron CPC-1100 (XLT)

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Celestron CPC-1100 (XLT)

The Celestron CPC-1100 (XLT) features 11 inches diffraction limited Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope, Celestron StarBright XLT coatings, Full computerized dual fork arm Altazimulth mount, 8 x 50 finderscope, Heavy duty tripod, Ergonomic design, Star diagonal, Remote hand control holder, NexStar computer control technology, Custom database lists, SkyAlign, Flash upgradeable hand control software and motor control units, Permanent PEC, Auxiliary port and NexRemote telescope cont…

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Celestron CPC-1100 (XLT)

The Celestron CPC-1100 (XLT) features 11 inches diffraction limited Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope, Celestron StarBright XLT coatings, Full computerized dual fork arm Altazimulth mount, 8 x 50 finderscope, Heavy duty tripod, Ergonomic design, Star diagonal, Remote hand control holder, NexStar computer control technology, Custom database lists, SkyAlign, Flash upgradeable hand control software and motor control units, Permanent PEC, Auxiliary port and NexRemote telescope control software.

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The Celestron CPC-1100 (XLT) features 11 inches diffraction Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope. This telescope provides StarBright SLT coatings which shows high quality view through the optical system where three times of light gathers power. It offers Full computerized dual fork arm Altazimuth mount. The ergonomic design is said to provide convenient lifting and moving of the telescope from location to location. The Celestron CPC 1100 (XLT) features 8 x 50 finderscope which locates targeted objects or planets. The Star diagonal is said to provide a comfortable viewing position for observing objects that are high in the sky. It features integrated GPS receiver which downloads the date and time from orbiting satellites and pinpoints its location on Earth. In addition to this, the alignment of the telescope is simplified through NexStar softwate technology where it models the night sky to determine the position of every star, planet and celestial object above the horizon. The remote hand control is said to allow direct access to each of the celestial catalogs in its user-friendly database when the telescope has aligned. It also allows information to be viewed hands-free while the telescope is in use. This telescope offers 40,000 object databases with over 100 user-definable objects and expanded information on over 200 objects in the computerized mount features. The customization of database lists by name and catalog number include double, triple and quadruple stars; variable star; solar systems; objects and asterisms. The flash upgradeable hand control software and motor control units allows downloading of product updates over the internet.

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The Celestron CPC-1100 (XLT) features an auxiliary port for additional accessories such as Autoguider and GPS accessory. The NexRemote telescope control software and rs-232 cable provide additional control of the telescope via the computer.

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