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Celestron CGEM DX 1100
$3,699.00
 
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Expected Ship Date: 11/19/2014

  • 11" SCT with premium StarBright XLT coatings
  • 40,000 object database with 100 user-definable objects and expanded information on over 200 objects
  • New All-star Polar alignment uses any bright star for a quick and accurate polar alignment
  • Calibration, Database Filter Limits, Hibernate, Align Procedures, user-defined slew limits included
  • Autoguide port and auxiliary ports located on the electronic pier for long exposure astrophotography


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Item #  10055
Mfg Model #  11000

Celestron's CGEM DX 1100 features our high-end 11" Schmidt Cassegrain OTA with XLT coatings mounted on our brand new CGEM DX mount.

Celestron's CGEM DX 1100 Computerized 11" Cassegrain Telescope offers premium performance and mobility for stargazers seeking the ultimate Astronomy experience. It features an 11" Optical Tube, and the new CGEM DX mount with a unique ergonomic design for ease of use and convenient mobility. Equipped with StarBright XLT coatings it can capture up to 89% more light gathering power than an 8" telescope.

The GEM DX mount is the newest member of our fully computerized Equatorial mount series capable of carrying Celestron's high-end 11" and 14" optical tubes. The CGE PRO style, 2.75" leg tripod holds even our 14" optics securely and vibration free, which is ideal for both imaging and visual observing. Capable of holding 50 lbs of payload and slewing at 5° per second, you will be able to instantly point to any of the celestial objects in the database.

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
    Fainter deep sky
  • Best for imaging
    Deep sky
  • User level
    Advanced
  • Optical design
    Schmidt-Cassegrain
  • Optical diameter
    280mm
  • Focal length
    2800mm
  • Focal ratio
    f/10.0
  • Magnification with included eyepieces
    70x
  • Resolving power
    0.41arc*sec
  • Lowest useful magnification
    40x
  • Highest useful magnification
    661x
  • Limiting stellar magnitude
    14.7
  • Optical quality
    Diffraction limited
  • Finder scope
    9x50
  • Secondary mirror obstruction
    95mm
  • Secondary mirror obstruction by diameter
    34%
  • Secondary mirror obstruction by area
    12%
  • Mount type
    Equatorial
  • Astro-imaging capability
    Lunar, planetary & long exposure
  • Dovetail bar system
    Yes
  • Computerized compatibility
    Go-To included
  • Number of objects in database
    40,000+
  • GPS
    Sold separately
  • Polar-axis scope
    Sold separately
  • Counterweights
    One 22 lb.
  • Available ports
    RS-232, Aux, autoguider, PC
  • Tube material
    Aluminum
  • Tripod material
    Steel
  • Tripod leg diameter
    2.75 in.
  • Length of optical tube
    24.0 in.
  • Weight, fully assembled
    145.0 lbs.
  • Warranty
    Two year

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: 269.95
3 Day Delivery: 740.00
2 Day Delivery: 740.00
Next Day Delivery: $775.00

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