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Intermediate
Celestron NexStar 6SE GoTo Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope
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$799.00
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$699.00
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Expected Ship Date: 12/03/2014

  • Classic design, big 6" aperture, and innovative features make this telescope a great compact observatory
  • Celestron Schmidt-Cassegrain optics and full GoTo control provide outstanding performance
  • Hand-figured optics and StarBright XLT coatings ensure bright, sharp views of deep-space targets
  • Patented one-arm mount with hand controller puts 40,000 celestial objects at your fingertips
  • Includes tripod, visual back for 1.25" accessories, 1.25" mirror diagonal and 25mm Plossl telescope eyepiece


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Item #  09945
Mfg Model #  11068

There's more to the NexStar 6SE Schmidt-Cassegrain than good looks. This modern classic comes with Celestron's legendary optics, innovative design, and computerized control. The 150mm optics provide tremendous light grasp in a compact design ideal for deep-space and planetary viewing and photography. StarBright XLT coatings ensure high-fidelity light transmission for sharp, high-contrast images. The unique one-arm mount has an integrated, flash upgradeable hand controller. Full GoTo object location puts 40,000 objects at your fingertips. SkyAlign technology makes alignment a snap. And with its 1,500mm focal length (f/10), the 6SE delivers great all-around performance. Included are a 1.25" visual back, 1.25" mirror diagonal, 25mm Plossl eyepiece, Star Pointer red-dot finder scope, metal tripod, and NexRemote software that allows operation of the telescope via PC.

Warranty

This product is serviced and supported by its manufacturer according to the terms and conditions included in the packaged product. Orion's limited warranty does not apply. Please contact the manufacturer directly for technical support.

Warning

Please note this product was not designed or intended by the manufacturer for use by a child 12 years of age or younger.

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  • Best for viewing
    Brighter deep sky
  • Best for imaging
    Lunar & planetary
  • User level
    Intermediate
  • Optical design
    Schmidt-Cassegrain
  • Optical diameter
    150mm
  • Focal length
    1500mm
  • Focal ratio
    f/10.0
  • Eyepieces
    Plossl 25.0mm (1.25")
  • Magnification with included eyepieces
    60x
  • Resolving power
    0.77arc*sec
  • Lowest useful magnification
    21x
  • Highest useful magnification
    300x
  • Highest theoretical magnification
    300x
  • Limiting stellar magnitude
    13.5
  • Optical quality
    Diffraction limited
  • Finder scope
    Reflex sight
  • Focuser
    Internal
  • Diagonal degrees
    1.25" 90° Mirror Star
  • Secondary mirror obstruction
    56mm
  • Secondary mirror obstruction by diameter
    37%
  • Secondary mirror obstruction by area
    14%
  • Mount type
    Altazimuth
  • Astro-imaging capability
    Lunar, planetary & long exposure
  • Computerized compatibility
    Go-To included
  • Alignment procedure
    SkyAlign, Auto 2-Star Align, 2-Star Align, 1-Star Align, SolarSystem Align
  • Number of objects in database
    40,000+
  • Tracking rates
    Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
  • Motor speeds
    5°/sec, 3°/sec, 1°/sec, 64x, 16x, 8x, 4x, 1x, 0.5x
  • Motor type
    DC Servo motors with encoders
  • Power requirement
    8-AA batteries or 12-volt DC-750mA
  • GPS
    Sold separately
  • Backlash compensation
    Yes
  • Setting circles
    Electronic, via the hand controller
  • Available ports
    RS-232, Aux
  • Tube material
    Aluminum
  • Tripod material
    Steel
  • Length of optical tube
    16.0 in.
  • Weight, optical tube
    9.0 lbs.
  • Weight, mount/tripod
    21.0 lbs.
  • Weight, fully assembled
    30.0 lbs.
  • Warranty
    Two year
Celestron Nexstar 6SE GoTo Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope Optical Tube Assembly
25mm telescope eyepiece (1.25")
90 star diagonal (1.25")
Tripod
Computerized Altazimuth Mount
Computerized GoTo Hand Controller
Star Pointer finder scope
RS232 Cable
The Sky Level 1 Astronomy Software
NexRemote telescope control software

Orders received by 1pm Eastern Time for in-stock items ship the same business day. Orders received after 1pm will ship the next business day. When an item is not in-stock we will ship it as soon as it becomes available. Typically in-stock items will ship first and backordered items will follow as soon as they are available. You have the option in check out to request that your order ship complete, if you'd prefer.

A per-item shipping charge (in addition to the standard shipping and handling charge) applies to this product due to its size and weight. This charge varies based on the shipping method.

Standard Delivery: $41.95
3 Day Delivery: $89.00
2 Day Delivery: $89.00
Next Day Delivery: $107.00

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