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Celestron NexStar 4 SE

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Celestron NexStar 4SE

The Celestron NexStar 4SE features 4 inches Maksutov-Cassegrain telescope, StarBright XLT high transmission coatings, StarPointer finderscope, Internal flip mirror, Quick release fork arm mount, optical tube, Sturdy computerized Altazimuth mount, Internal battery compartment, steel tripod, NexStar computer control technology, Skyalign, camera control features and NexRemote telescope control software.

Features

The Celestron NexStar 4SE features 4 inches of Maksutov-Cas…

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Celestron NexStar 4SE

The Celestron NexStar 4SE features 4 inches Maksutov-Cassegrain telescope, StarBright XLT high transmission coatings, StarPointer finderscope, Internal flip mirror, Quick release fork arm mount, optical tube, Sturdy computerized Altazimuth mount, Internal battery compartment, steel tripod, NexStar computer control technology, Skyalign, camera control features and NexRemote telescope control software.

Features

The Celestron NexStar 4SE features 4 inches of Maksutov-Cassegrain telescope. It offers StarBright SLT coatings which shows high quality view through the optical system where three times of light gathers power. The telescope features camera control feature which allows a series of timed exposures shots to be taken with the digital SLR camera. The Flip Mirror Control, Straight Through Photographic Port and Tripod offers a built-in wedge which makes short-exposure astrophotography. SkyAlign also offers to align on any three bright celestial objects where it is said to make the alignment process quick and easy. The Celestron NexStar 4SE features StarPoiner finderscope which locates targeted objects or planets. The internal flip mirror allows viewing straight through or at 90 degrees. The quick release fork arm mount, optical tube and accessory tray are offered for no-tool setup. 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. The internal battery compartment features to prevent cord wrap when the telescope is in use. The telescope features permanent programmable periodic error correction (PEC) which corrects periodic tracking errors inherent to all worm drives.

Additional features

The Celestron NexStar 4SE features the NexRemote telescope control software and rs-232 cable which provides additional control of the telescope via the computer. It is said that the ultra sturdy steel tripod features built-in wedge which allows the telescope to be used for astrophotography.

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