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Intermediate
Celestron NexStar 5SE GoTo Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope
$699.00
 
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Expected Ship Date: 06/07/2014

  • Classic design, big 5" aperture, and innovative features make this telescope a great compact observatory
  • Celestron Schmidt-Cassegrain optics and full computerized GoTo control provide outstanding performance
  • Hand-figured telescope 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 1.25" eyepiece


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Item #  09944
Mfg Model #  11036

General

  • 5" Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope
  • SE combines the classic heritage of the original orange tube telescopes with the latest state-of-the-art features
  • StarBright XLT high transmission coatings come standard
  • StarPointer finderscope to help with alignment and accurately locating objects
  • Quick release fork arm mount, optical tube and accessory tray for no-tool setup
  • Sturdy computerized altazimuth mount
  • Internal battery compartment to prevent cord wrap during use
  • Ultra sturdy steel tripod features built-in wedge which allows 5 SE to be used for astrophotography
  • Includes CD-ROM "The Sky" Astronomy Software which provides education about the sky and printable sky maps
  • Computerized
  • Proven NexStar computer control technology
  • Nearly 40,000 object database with 200 user-definable objects and expanded information on over 200 objects
  • SkyAlign allows you to align on any three bright celestial objects, making for a fast and easy alignment process
  • Flash upgradeable hand control software and motor control units for downloading product updates over the Internet
  • Includes a camera control feature and shutter release cable that allows you to remotely take a series of exposures using your digital SLR camera
  • Custom database lists of all the most famous deep-sky objects by name and catalog number; the most beautiful double, triple and quadruple stars; variable star; solar systems; objects and asterisms
  • DC Servo motors with encoders on both axes
  • Double line, 16-character Liquid Crystal Display Hand Control with backlit LED buttons for easy operation of goto features
  • NexRemote telescope control software and RS-232 cable included for advanced control of your telescope via computer

 

Warranty Information
Orion products are covered by a limited, non-transferable warranty. Products sold through this website and our catalog that do not bear the Orion Brand name are serviced and supported exclusively by their manufacturers in accordance with terms and conditions packaged with the products. Orion's Limited Warranty does not apply to products that are not Orion-branded, even if packaged or sold with Orion products. Please contact the manufacturer directly for technical support and customer service.

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.

  • Best for viewing
    Brighter deep sky
  • Best for imaging
    Lunar & planetary
  • User level
    Intermediate
  • Optical design
    Schmidt-Cassegrain
  • Optical diameter
    125mm
  • Focal length
    1250mm
  • Focal ratio
    f/10.0
  • Eyepieces
    Plossl 25.0mm (1.25")
  • Magnification with included eyepieces
    50x
  • Resolving power
    0.91arc*sec
  • Lowest useful magnification
    18x
  • Highest useful magnification
    250x
  • Highest theoretical magnification
    250x
  • Limiting stellar magnitude
    13.2
  • Optical quality
    Diffraction limited
  • Finder scope
    Reflex sight
  • Focuser
    Internal
  • Diagonal degrees
    1.25" 90° Mirror Star
  • Secondary mirror obstruction
    44mm
  • Secondary mirror obstruction by diameter
    35%
  • Secondary mirror obstruction by area
    12%
  • 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
    38,000+
  • Tracking rates
    Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
  • Motor speeds
    4°/sec, 2°/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, camera control
  • Tube material
    Aluminum
  • Length of optical tube
    11.0 in.
  • Weight, optical tube
    17.6 lbs.
  • Weight, mount/tripod
    10.0 lbs.
  • Weight, fully assembled
    27.6 lbs.
  • Warranty
    Two year
Celestron NexStar 5SE GoTo Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope Optical Tube Assembly
25mm Orion Plossl telescope eyepiece (1.25")
90 star diagonal (1.25")
Tripod
Computerized mount
Computerized GoTo Hand Controller
Star Pointer finder scope
RS232 Cable
Camera Shutter Cable
The Sky Level 1 Astronomy Software
NexRemote telescope control software

Orders received by noon Pacific Time for in-stock items ship the same business day. Orders received after noon 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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