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Orion Telescopes
Celestron Advanced VX 11 Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope
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  • 11" (280mm) f/10 Schmidt-Cassegrain features StarBright XLT coatings for great light transmission
  • The included Advanced VX mount features integer gear ratios and permanently programmable Periodic Error Correction to eliminate recurring tracking errors
  • Advanced VX mount allows for viewing or astrophotography across the meridian without interference from motor housings
  • Included computerized NexStar hand controller offers multiple language programming (English, French, Italian, German, Spanish)
  • Includes a built-in autoguider port, 9x50 finder scope, 40mm 1.25" telescope eyepiece, and more. Weighs 95 lbs. assembled.

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Item #  11026
Mfg Model #  12067

For those looking to step up to an 11" telescope, Celestron's Advanced VX 11" Schmidt-Cassegrain is a great option. Not only is it one of Celestron's most affordable 11" telescopes, it is also one of the most portable. The Advanced VX mount is strong enough to support the 11" aperture optical tube assembly and a couple of small lightweight accessories, yet weighs far less than some of Celestron's other 11" telescope kits. As far as optics go, the 11" Schmidt-Cassegrain gathers 41% more light than the 9.25" model. You also get our StarBright XLT coatings for even better light transmission.

Celestron's Advanced VX mount was specifically designed to provide optimum imaging performance for telescopes. Now your telescope can take advantage of All-Star Polar Alignment and autoguider support. You'll be able to track through long exposures using permanently programmable periodic error correction. Capture astrophotos across the meridian without doing a meridian flip, so you can seamlessly image the best part of night sky. Advanced VX features significantly larger base castings than Celestron's previous design, improving stability under heavier loads. Improved motors offer more torque and can handle slight load imbalances with ease.


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.


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
    Fainter deep sky
  • Best for imaging
    Deep sky
  • User level
  • Optical design
  • Optical diameter
  • Focal length
  • Focal ratio
  • Magnification with included eyepieces
  • Resolving power
  • Lowest useful magnification
  • Highest useful magnification
  • Limiting stellar magnitude
  • Optical quality
    Diffraction limited
  • Finder scope
  • Focuser
  • Secondary mirror obstruction
  • Secondary mirror obstruction by diameter
  • Secondary mirror obstruction by area
  • Mount type
  • Astro-imaging capability
    Lunar, planetary & long exposure
  • Dovetail bar system
  • Computerized compatibility
    Go-To included
  • Alignment procedure
    2-Star Align, Quick Align, 1-Star Align, Last Alignment, Solar System Align
  • Number of objects in database
  • Tracking rates
    Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
  • Motor speeds
    Nine slew speeds, 4deg/sec maximum
  • GPS
    Sold separately
  • Polar-axis scope
    Sold separately
  • Counterweights
    Two 11 lb.
  • Available ports
    RS-232, Aux, autoguider, PC
  • Tube material
  • Tripod material
  • Tripod leg diameter
    2.00 in.
  • Counterweight bar length
    12 in.
  • Diameter of counterweight shaft
  • Length of optical tube
    24.0 in.
  • Weight, fully assembled
    95.0 lbs.
  • Warranty
    Two year

Celestron 11" f/10 Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope (SCT) optical tube assembly
Celestron Advanced VX Mount
Adjustable stainless steel tripod
9x50 Finder scope
40mm Telescope eyepiece, 1.25" 
90 Star diagonal, 1.25"
Computerized hand controller
Two 11lb. counterweights 

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.

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: $0.00
3 Day Delivery: $450.00
2 Day Delivery: $450.00
Next Day Delivery: $650.00


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

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