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Celestron-nexstar-5-se.1172583
6.9 out of 10

Celestron NexStar 5 SE

Optical Design : Schmidt-Cassegrain Aperture : 125 mm (4.92 in) Read more

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Specifications

Feature
Value
Comment
Optical Design :
Schmidt-Cassegrain
Aperture :
125 mm (4.92 in)
Focal Length :
1250 mm (49.21 in)
Focal Ratio :
10
Finderscope :
StarPointer
Dovetail Compatibility :
Quick Release Tube Clamp
Mount :
Single Fork Arm Altazimuth
Optical Tube :
Aluminum
Eyepiece 1 :
25 mm (0.98 in)
Magnification 1 :
50 x
Star Diagonal :
1.25"
Other Equipment :
Camera Shutter Cable
CD ROM :
NexRemote V1.6.14 and "The Sky ® " Level 1
Tripod :
Steel with built-in wedge
Power Supply :
8-AA batteries (not included)
Highest Useful Magnification :
295 x
Lowest Useful Magnification :
18 x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude :
13
Resolution (Rayleigh) :
1.11 arcsec
Resolution (Dawes) :
0.93 arcsec
Light Gathering Power :
319 x
Angular Field of View :
1 °
Linear Field of View (@1000 yds) :
53 ft (16.15 m)
Optical Coatings :
StarBright XLT
Secondary Mirror Obstruction :
1.75 in (44.45 mm)
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area :
12.6 %
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter :
35.6 %
Optical Tube Length :
13 in (330.2 mm)
Motor Drive :
Integrated D.C. Electronics
Computer Hand Control :
Double line, 16 character Liquid Crystal Display with 19 fiber optic backlit LED buttons
Slew Speeds :
Nine slew speeds: 4°/sec, 2°/sec, 1°/sec, 64x, 16x, 8x, 4x, 1x, .5x
Tracking Modes :
Alt-Az, EQ North & EQ South
Software Features :
Camera Control
Alignment Procedures :
SkyAlign, Auto 2-Star Align, 1-Star Align, 2-Star Align, SolarSystem Align
Database :
38,181 accessible objects
Communication Ports :
RS-232 communication port on hand control, Aux port, Camera Control port
Tracking Rates :
Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
Tripod and Mount Weight :
10 lbs (4.54 kg)
Telescope Weight :
17.6 lbs (7.98 kg)
Software Precision :
24 bit, 0.08 arcsec calculations
Payload Capacity :
10 lbs (4.54 kg)
Release Date
First seen
24 July 2007