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Celestron 6SE NexStar Telescope

The Celestron NexStar 6SE is great for deep space viewing and astrophotography, and for beginners and experts alike.

  • 150mm (6") Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope
  • 1500mm focal length
  • Computerised alt-azimuth mount
  • f/10 focal ratio
  • 25mm (60x) eyepiece
  • 2 year warranty
  • Celestron Item # 11068

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Please note: this is a bulky item and therefore cannot be shipped internationally.

The Celestron NexStar 6SE is a remarkably easy telescope to use - use the patented SkyAlign system then simply choose an object from the menu and the telescope will find it for you!

If you're not to sure where to start looking, let the telescope take you on a guided tour of the night sky. Not only does the tour feature the most interesting objects visible from your location at that exact time, it can also display interesting information about what you're looking at. The fact that this Celestron telescope is so easy to set up and use makes it ideal to transport to your favourite location for stargazing. Its database of over 40,000 objects means you'll always find something to catch your eye no matter where you are!

What can I see with the NexStar 6SE telescope?

  • Lunar craters as little as 1600m in diameter
  • Large clouds and dust storms on Mars
  • Details of the Big Red Spot and Galilean moons of Jupiter
  • The rings of Saturn, cloud belts and moons
  • Many dimmer asteroids and stars down to 13.4 magnitude
  • Globular clusters' cores and internal detailing in nebulas

Some objects may require additional eyepieces to see clearly, sold separately. Visibility subject to local conditions and positions of objects.

General Features:

  • 6" Schmidt Cassegrain telescope
  • The SE range 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
  • Quick release fork arm mount, optical tube and accessory tray for no-tool setup
  • Celestron's unique patented single fork arm with integral hand control design provides a rigid and smooth operating structure for the optical tube
  • StarPointer finderscope to help with alignment and accurately location objects
  • Sturdy computerised Alt-Azimuth mount
  • Ultra sturdy steel tripod with accessory tray
  • Star diagonal provides a more comfortable viewing position when observing objects that are high in the sky
  • Compatible with the Celestron NexImage planetary imager and the Celestron Eyepiece and Filter Kit

Computerized mount features:

  • Proven NexStar computer control technology
  • 40 000 object database with 200 user-definable objects and expanded information on over 200 objects
  • SkyAlign allows you to align on any 3 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
  • 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 stars; solar system objects and asterisms
  • Autoguider port for long exposure photography
  • 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

specification

  • Celestron Item # 11068
  • Optical Design: Schmidt-Cassegrain
  • Aperture: 150mm
  • Focal Length: 1500mm
  • Focal Ratio: f/10
  • Finderscope: StarPointer
  • Mount: Computerised alt-azimuth
  • Eyepiece: 25mm (60x magnification) Plossl
  • Highest useful magnification: 300x (limited to around 200-250x due to atmosphere)
  • Lowest useful magnification: 21x
  • Limiting stellar magnitude: 13.4

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