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    Celestron CGX-L 925 HD Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescopes

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    Manufacturer Code: 12075
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    Brand:  Celestron
    RRP:  £5,850.00
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    Celestron CGX-L 925 HD Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescopes:
    Celestron CGX-L 925 HD Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescopes provide a complete observational platform that includes a large-aperture OTA, the NexStar+ computer hand controller, an updated motorized equatorial mount and tripod, plus an array of accessories to get you set up and observing the Moon, planets, and especially deep-sky subjects like nebulae, galaxies, and star clusters. Celestron CGX-L GoTo EQ Mount improves on their venerable CGX platform to provide users with a heavy-duty research-quality mount for larger OTAs, accessories, and imaging rigs. It is engineered to carry a 75 lb payload, and outfitted with high-torque motors, and 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 extended periods of time.

    The Vixen/Losmandy dual dovetail saddle has also been lengthened to 10.6" to improve stability and offer greater security for larger OTAs. To provide a solid platform for the mount and your OTA, a heavy-duty stainless steel tripod is included, sporting massive 2.75" diameter legs, an accessory tray that doubles as a stabilizer, and an adjustment range from 35.75" to 52.75". The minimum height has been lowered almost a foot versus the earlier CGX model to accommodate a wider range of users and different observation positions.

    The brains of the CGX-L is the venerable NexStar+ computer controller. 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 200 custom user-defined objects and filters added for custom object lists. Its intuitive menu-driven user interface gives you the power to observe the heavens with nine slew speeds, three tracking rates, anti-backlash compensation, and Permanent Periodic Error Correction (PPEC) for smoother movements in the motors and improved tracking over time. 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 both new users and experienced star-gazers.

    Celestron CGX-L 925 HD Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescopes

    Features: Celestron CGX-L 925 HD Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescopes   

    Features Celestron's premium StarBright XLT coatings
    Offer users 9x50 finderscope to help accurately find objects
    Capable of carrying Celestron’s largest optical tubes with ease
    CGX-L is designed for backyard observatories and remote imagers
    Optional add-on polar axis finderscope custom designed for CGX and CGX-L
    With EdgeHD’s flat-field and coma-free optics for pinpoint stars all the way
    Mirror support knobs hold the mirror in place and reduce image shift during imaging
    An ergonomic design make the mount sturdier, easier to use, and easier to transport
    Heavy duty, 31.5 mm stainless steel counterweight shaft to support additional counterweights
    Key design goals included larger 144 mm diameter worm wheels which provide smoother operation
    Star diagonal provides more comfortable viewing position when observing objects that are high in the sky
    Can more accurately drive heavier loads, longer 270 mm dovetail saddle to support larger optical tubes
    Massive 70 mm stainless steel tripod legs with a wider stance for improved stability under heavy loads
    Offers accessory tray that holds three 1.25” and two 2” eyepieces with an upright stand for your smartphone or tablet
    Supports WiFi and wireless operation accessories such as StarSense AutoAlign and SkyPortal WiFi Module (not included)
    Aluminum optical tube with tube vents featuring an integrated 95-micron mesh filter allows hot air to be released from behind the primary mirror
    Versatile design accommodates 2 focal ratios: native f/10 or ultra-fast f/2 imaging with a removable secondary mirror and third-party accessories
    Remote operation friendly features such as home and limit optical sensors, easier polar alignment adjustments, and better cable management overall

    Specifications: Celestron CGX-L 925 HD Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescopes     

    Optical Tube Info:
    Optical Design: EdgeHD
    Aperture (mm): 234.95 mm (9.25 in)
    Focal Length: 2350 mm (93 in)
    Focal Ratio: 10
    Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 (mm): 23 mm (0.91 in)
    Magnification of Eyepiece 1: 102x
    Finderscope: 9x50
    Star Diagonal: 2" w/ 1.25" adapter
    Optical Tube: Aluminum
    Highest Useful Magnification: 555x
    Lowest Useful Magnification: 34x
    Limiting Stellar Magnitude: 14.4
    Resolution (Rayleigh): 0.59 arc seconds
    Resolution (Dawes): 0.49 arc seconds
    Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye): 1127x
    Secondary Mirror Obstruction: 3.35 in (85 mm)
    Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter: 36%
    Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter: 13%
    Optical Coatings: StarBright XLT
    Optical Tube Length: 22 in (559 mm)
    Optical Tube Weight: 21 lb (9.53 kg)
    Dovetail Compatibility: CGE Mount

    Mount Info:
    Mount: German Equatorial
    Instrument load capacity: 75 lb
    Tripod height adjustment range: 35.75” to 52.75”
    Tripod leg diameter: 2.75"
    Latitude adjustment range: 3º-65º
    Tripod Weight: 46.2 lb
    EQ Head Weight w/o Counterweight Shaft: 47 lb
    Total EQ Head Weight: 52.6 lb
    Max Slew Speed: 4º/second (3º/second is default)
    Tracking Rates: Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
    Number of Auxiliary ports (for hand control and accessories): 4
    Autoguide port: Yes
    USB Port: Yes
    Software: PWI Telescope Control Software       

    Kit Contents
    Celestron CGX-L 925 HD Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescopes
    CGX-L Equatorial Head
    CGX-L Tripod
    Accessory Tray
    1 x 22 lb Counterweight
    NexStar+ Hand Control
    DC Power Cable (plugs into cigarette lighter socket)
    8 mm Allen Wrench (contained in rear carry handle)
    User Operating / Instructions Manual
    Manufacturers Warranty

    For more information about, Celestron CGX-L 925 HD Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescopes website.

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