Celestron Nexstar 5SE Telescope
The Celestron NexStar 5SE is the perfect choice for your first serious telescope. You can enjoy advanced features and excellent optics in one easy-to-use system. The single fork mount makes this Celestron telescope highly portable, as well as allowing a quick-and-easy setup. Observe over 40,000 celestial objects with highly portable, computerized telescope with SkyAlign technology.
- Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope
- 125mm (5") aperture
- 1250mm focal length
- f/10 focal ratio
- 25mm eyepiece (50x magnification)
- 2-year warranty
- Celestron Item # 11036
The 5SE telescope has a five-inch primary mirror that packs enough light-gathering ability to observe the best that the solar system has to offer.
What can I see with the NexStar 5SE?
- Saturn's rings
- The cloud bands on Jupiter
- Ice caps on Mars
- Craters of the Moon
- Star clusters such as Omega Centauri
- Nebulae such as the Orion Nebula
- Some detail in spiral galaxies
Accurate tracking is easy with the one-push button that allows you to observe and follow your favourite astronomical objects with ease. The NexStar SE software also ensures over 40,000 celestial objects are at your finger tips. Select what you would like to see, or take a SkyTour and have your telescope curate the best objects currently visible in the night sky.
Aligning your telescope is simple and painless too, thanks to your Celestron telescopes' SkyAlign technology. Simply enter your time, date and location, then point the telescope to three bright stars. You don't even have to know what they are - the SkyAlign system will figure it out for you! Alternatively, you can use other alignment methods such as Auto 2-Star or a Solar System Alignment.
Please note: this is a bulky item and therefore cannot be shipped internationally.