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Orion Telescopes
Celestron CGX Computerized Equatorial Mount
$2,299.00
 
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Standard Per-Item Shipping Charge: $100.00
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Expected Ship Date: 03/23/2019

  • All-new design. Sturdier and more rigid with quicker dampening time
  • Increased load capacity to 55 lbs.
  • Improved motors provide more torque, better slewing and tracking under heavy loads
  • Heavy Duty belt-drive system minimizes backlash while providing smooth motor operation under heavy loads
  • Tripod Weight: 19.2 lbs


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Item #  04172
Mfg Model #  91530

For eight years, Celestron's workhorse CGEM mount lineup has been the German Equatorial backbone for telescopes ranging from 6 to 11 inches of aperture. Since that time, many more astro-imagers and planetarium controlled setups have emerged as backyard telescope technology has evolved. Celestron's engineering team applied their years of experience designing German Equatorial mounts to the all-new CGX EQ, a culmination of all the advancements made to our technologies, value, and ease-of-use.

The CGX was designed to better support your telescope for both visual and astro-imaging pursuits. Key design goals included a lower profile EQ head, which provides a more compact and therefore more stable setup; a better drive system; remote operation-friendly with home and limit optical sensors; easier polar alignment adjustments; and better cable management. In addition to that, we've made mechanical and ergonomic improvements throughout to make the mount sturdier, easier to use, and transport. The CGX is Celestron's new Equatorial backbone to support a wide range of telescopes.

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.

  • Best for imaging
    Solar, lunar, planetary & Messier objects
  • Astro-imaging capability
    Lunar, planetary & long exposure
  • Weight rating
    55 lbs.
  • Dovetail bar system
    Yes
  • Computerized compatibility
    Go-To included
  • Alignment procedure
    Two star, one star or solar align
  • Tracking rates
    Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
  • Power requirement
    12-volt DC - 4A (tip positive)
  • PEC
    Yes
  • GPS
    Sold separately
  • Backlash compensation
    Yes
  • Latitude range
    3-65
  • Polar-axis scope
    Not available
  • Counterweights
    Two 11 lb.
  • Height range of mount
    30.00 in. - 77.50 in.
  • Weight, mount/tripod
    63.2 lbs.
  • Weight, fully assembled
    63.2 lbs.
  • Additional included accessories
    DC Power cable
  • Other features
    Autoguide Port, USB port, Accessory Tray
  • Warranty
    Two year

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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: $100.00
3 Day Delivery: $225.00
2 Day Delivery: $225.00
Next Day Delivery: $325.00

SHIPPING RESTRICTIONS APPLY FOR THIS PRODUCT

This product is available to ship Standard delivery within the 50 US states, APO/DPO/FPO addresses and US territories/protectorates. Delivery is not available to Canada.

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