Celestron NexStar 5SE Telescope 11036 - 5" Computerized Schmidt-Cassegrain Up to 46% Off Plus Coupon Available w/ Free Shipping — 3 models
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Product Info for Celestron NexStar 5SE Telescope 11036 - 5" Computerized Schmidt-Cassegrain Celestron NexStar 5" SE Telescope 11036 will help you find thousands of stars, planets galaxies and more at the touch of a button! In the tradition of Celestron's famous orange optical tubes, the new Celestron NexStar SE Telescopes combine the classic heritage of the original orange tube telescopes with state-of-the-art features including a fully computerized operating system, flash upgradeable hand control, superior coatings, revolutionary SkyAlign telescope alignment software and much more. With the Celestron Computerized NexStar SE, you are in the driver's seat. Simply choose an object from the menu and the telescope will find it for you. Using patented Celestron Nex-Star technology, the Celestron NexStar 5 SE Cassegrain Telescope has the ability to locate nearly 40,000 objects. All you have to do is look through the eyepiece and enjoy the view! Don't know what object to choose? Let the intelligent Celestron NexStar-SE Telescopes give you a guided tour of the night sky! The "Tour" feature offers a customized list of the best objects in the sky to view for your exact time and location anywhere in the world! Not only can your Celestron NexStar SE 5in Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope find objects, it can teach you about them as well. Information on the most popular objects can be viewed in the LCD screen of your hand control of your Celestron Nexstar 5 Special Edition. Whether you are a seasoned astronomer looking for a portable telescope with advanced features, or just starting your astronomy adventure and looking for an easy way to enjoy the night sky, the Celestron Nexstar 5 will help you take a closer look. Specifications for Celestron NexStar 5SE Telescope: 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" TRIPOD: Steel w/ built-in wedge CD ROM: NexRemote V1.6.14 & The Sky L1 POWER SUPPLY: 8-AA batteries (not included) HIGHEST USEFUL MAGNIFICATION: 300 x LOWEST USEFUL MAGNIFICATION: 18 x LIMITING STELLAR MAGNITUDE: 13 RESOLUTION: 1.1 arc seconds RESOLVING POWER: 0.91 arc seconds LIGHT GATHERING POWER: 329 x ANGULAR FIELD OF VIEW: 1 Degree LINEAR FIELD OF VIEW (@1000 YDS): 52.5 ft (16 m) OPTICAL COATINGS: StarBright XLT SECONDARY MIRROR OBSTRUCTION: 1.75 in (44.45 mm) SECONDARY MIRROR OBSTRUCTION BY AREA: 12% SECONDARY MIRROR OBSTRUCTION BY DIAMETER: 35% OPTICAL TUBE LENGTH: 11 in (279.4 mm) TELESCOPE WEIGHT: 17.6 lb (7.98 kg) TRIPOD AND MOUNT WEIGHT: 10 lb (4.54 kg) MOTOR DRIVE: Integrated D.C. Electronics COMPUTER HAND CONTROL: Double line, 16 character Liquid Crystal Display w/ 19 fiber optic backlit LED buttons SLEW SPEEDS: Nine slew speeds 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 SOFTWARE PRECISION: 24bit, 0.08 arcsec calculations COMMUNICATION PORTS: RS-232 communication port on hand control, Aux port, Camera Control port TRACKING RATES: Sidereal, Solar and Lunar Features of Celestron NexStar 5SE Telescope 11036: Computerized hand control with a nearly 40,000 object database and motorized altazimuth mount Quick release optical tube for easy no-tool setup StarBright XLT enhanced coatings for maximum light transmission and clarity SkyAlign allows you to align on any three bright objects, for a fast and easy alignment process StarPointer finderscope to help with alignment and accurately locating objects Flash upgradeable hand control; update your telescope's operating software via the internet All NexStar SE models are GPS compatible and come standard with an auxiliary port for use with additional accessories Internal battery compartment to prevent cord wrap during use Includes NexRemote telescope control software, for advanced control of your telescope via computer "THE SKY" Planetarium software - with a 10,000 object database, printable sky maps and enhanced images Rigid adjustable tripod for portability and convenience Package Contents: Celestron NexStar 5SE Telescope 11036 Finderscope Ultra sturdy steel tripod CD-ROM "The Sky" Astronomy Software 25 mm Eyepiece