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    Celestron CGX GoTo EQ Mount

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    Manufacturer Code: 91530
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    Brand:  Celestron
    RRP:  £2,475.00
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    Celestron CGX GoTo EQ Mount:
    Celestron CGX GoTo EQ Mount provide users with a heavy-duty research-quality mount for larger OTAs, accessories, and imaging rigs. It is engineered to carry a 55-pound payload, and outfitted with high-torque motors with a heavy-duty belt drive system to improve tracking stability and reduce backlash. It is able to smoothly and accurately track near and deep-sky objects for long periods of time. Its Vixen/Losmandy dual dovetail saddle makes the mount compatible with most plates in-use today. To provide a stable platform for the mount and your OTA, a heavy-duty stainless steel tripod is included that sports large 2" diameter legs, an accessory tray that doubles as a stabilizer, and an adjustment range from 47.25 to 77.5" including the head.

    The brains of the CGX EQ is the NexStar+ computer controller. It is equipped with a database of 40,000 objects, including the planets, stars, nebulae, galaxies, and the complete Messier catalogue. It can also be programmed with up to 100 custom user-defined objects and filters for custom object lists. Its intuitive menu-driven user interface allows you to observe the heavens with nine slew speeds and three tracking rates, plus anti-backlash compensation and Permanent Periodic Error Correction (PPEC) for smoother movements in the motors, and improved tracking over time. Also features, such as guided tours, extended information on 200 popular objects, and multiple alignment options make the NexStar+ controller easy to use and invaluable to new users and experienced star-gazers.
    Celestron CGX GoTo EQ Mount

    Features: Celestron CGX GoTo EQ Mount

    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
    Spring-loaded brass worm wheel and stainless steel worm gear reduce friction and provide optimum gear mesh
    Internal cabling for worry-free remote operation
    Power input and accessory ports remain stationary while the mount slews to avoid snags
    Internal hard stops for both axes prevents cable tension and tripod strike
    Internal optical sensors on both axes for simple and safe remote operation
    Home sensors allow the mount to always start in the index position regardless of orientation before a power reset
    Limit sensors automatically shut off slewing or tracking before reaching the hard stop fail safe
    Brand new control software developed in conjunction with PlaneWave Instruments for professional level control operation and imaging
    Software includes multi-point mount modelling for extremely precise pointing accuracy and many more additional features for remote astroimaging
    Wider tripod stance for improved stability
    Adjustable EQ head position to optimize centre of gravity over the tripod and fully utilize the increased 3º-65º latitude range
    Dual-fit CG-5/Vixen and CGE/Losmandy dovetail saddle
    Dual Dovetail Saddle
    2" steel legs with height index marks for quick levelling
    "Jack of all trays" can hold three 1.25" eyepieces, two 2" eyepieces, your smartphone, or other accessories
    +20º of additional tracking past the meridian on either side
    Tripod legs can be collapsed with accessory tray installed for faster setup and transport
    Two handles for easy pickup and transport
    All-new ergonomically designed dovetail clamping knobs
    Innovative and improved polar alignment adjustment system
    All-new ergonomic latitude adjuster for smooth and easy adjustment under full loads
    Optional add-on polar axis finderscope - coming soon
    All-new NexStar+ hand control with USB port
    Two AUX accessory ports to support wireless/WiFi alignment and operation with StarSense AutoAlign and SkyPortal WiFi Module accessories (sold separately)
    USB 2.0 port, used to connect directly to PC with included software
    Autoguider port
    PPEC ready
    Threaded 12VDC power input barrel connector
    Internal Real Time Clock (keeps time and site information saved)

    Specifications: Celestron CGX GoTo EQ Mount

    Mount: German Equatorial
    Instrument load capacity: 55lbs
    Tripod height adjustment range: 47.25” to 77.5” including EQ head
    Tripod leg diameter: 2"
    Latitude adjustment range: 3º-65º
    Tripod Weight: 19.2 lbs
    EQ Head Weight: 44 lbs
    Max Slew Speed: 5º/second (4º/second is default)
    Tracking Rates: Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
    Number of Auxiliary ports (for hand control and accessories): 2
    Autoguide port: Yes
    USB Port: Yes
    Software: New telescope control PC software
    Included Items
    CGX Equatorial Head
    CGX Tripod
    Accessory Tray
    One 17 lbs counterweight
    NexStar+ Hand Control
    DC Power Cable (plugs into cigarette lighter socket)

    Kit Contents
    Celestron CGX GoTo EQ Mount
    User Operating Instructions Manual

    For more information about, Celestron CGX GoTo EQ Mount website.

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