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Orion Telescopes
Intermediate
Celestron Advanced VX 6" Newtonian Telescope
$999.00
 
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Standard Per-Item Shipping Charge: $39.95
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Expected Ship Date: 12/15/2017

  • 6" (150mm) f/5 optical design gives excellent wide field views
  • Parabolic primary mirror minimizes spherical aberration to produce a better image
  • Integer gear ratios and permanently programmable Periodic Error Correction eliminates recurring track errors from the worm gear
  • New motors offer improved tracking performance and provide more power to overcome load imbalances
  • Updated industrial design offers more rigidity, less flexure and improved aesthetics


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Item #  10226
Mfg Model #  32054

For those new to astronomy and astroimaging, the Advanced VX 6" Newtonian is an excellent entry-level setup that can grow with you. The Newtonian optical design is excellent for visual observing and offers you the largest aperture for the price. Combined with our Advanced VX mount, you'll have all the tools you need to learn the basics of imaging.

About the Mount: The new Advanced VX mount was specifically designed to provide optimum imaging performance for smaller telescopes. Now your smaller 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. Image 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 our previous design, improving stability under heavier loads. Improved motors offer more torque and can handle slight load imbalances with ease.

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.

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  • Best for viewing
    Fainter deep sky
  • Best for imaging
    Deep sky
  • User level
    Intermediate
  • Optical design
    Reflector
  • Optical diameter
    150mm
  • Focal length
    750mm
  • Focal ratio
    f/5.0
  • Optics type
    Parabolic
  • Magnification with included eyepieces
    38x
  • Resolving power
    0.77arc*sec
  • Lowest useful magnification
    21x
  • Highest useful magnification
    354x
  • Limiting stellar magnitude
    13.4
  • Finder scope
    6x30
  • Focuser
    1.25" Crayford
  • Secondary mirror obstruction
    44mm
  • Secondary mirror obstruction by diameter
    30%
  • Secondary mirror obstruction by area
    9%
  • Mount type
    Equatorial
  • Astro-imaging capability
    Lunar, planetary & long exposure
  • Dovetail bar system
    Yes
  • Computerized compatibility
    Go-To included
  • Alignment procedure
    2-Star Align, Quick Align, 1-Star Align, Last Alignment,
  • Tracking rates
    Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
  • Motor speeds
    Nine slew speeds, 4 deg/sec maximum
  • Power requirement
    12-volt DC (tip positive)
  • PEC
    Yes
  • GPS
    Sold separately
  • Backlash compensation
    Yes
  • Polar-axis scope
    Sold separately
  • Available ports
    RS-232, Aux1, Aux2, autoguider, PC
  • Tripod material
    Steel
  • Tripod leg diameter
    2.00 in.
  • Counterweight bar length
    12 in.
  • Diameter of counterweight shaft
    19mm
  • Length of optical tube
    27.0 in.
  • Weight, optical tube
    10.0 lbs.
  • Weight, mount/tripod
    30.0 lbs.
  • Weight, fully assembled
    40.0 lbs.
  • Warranty
    Two year

Orders received by 1pm Eastern Standard Time for in-stock item the same business day. Order 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: $39.95
3 Day Delivery: $192.00
2 Day Delivery: $192.00
Next Day Delivery: $222.00

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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