Celestron NexStar 5 SE 11036 with Tripod StarBright XLT/Computerized Featuring high-quality Schmidt-Cassegrain optics, the NexStar 5 SE is an ideal telescope for observing and photographing the ... More
Celestron NexStar 5 SE 11036 with Tripod StarBright XLT/Computerized
Featuring high-quality Schmidt-Cassegrain optics, the NexStar 5 SE is an ideal telescope for observing and photographing the wonders of space. With a total weight of 28 lbs including the tripod, the ultra portable 5 SE features a precision optical system with 1,250 mm focal length (f/10) standard with our premium StarBright XLT coatings and offers 56% more light gathering power than a 4" model.
The 5 SE includes a camera control feature that allows you to remotely take a series of timed exposures using your digital SLR camera. Plus the tripod featuring a built-in wedge helps make short-exposure astrophotography a heavenly experience.
The NexStar 5 SE has all the same features as Celestron’s most advanced computerized GoTo telescopes, including our revolutionary SkyAlign™ alignment technology, a sky tour feature, a database of nearly 40,000 celestial objects and easy to use hand control.
Plug the optional CN-16 GPS Accessory into NexStar’s auxiliary port and download data from orbiting GPS satellites for truly quick and easy alignments. The universe may be full of mysteries, but using the NexStar 5 SE isn’t one of them.
In the tradition of Celestron's famous orange optical tubes, the new NexStar SE Family combines the classic heritage of the original orange tube telescopes with state-of-the-art features including a fully computerized operating system, flash upgradeable hand control, our superior StarBright XLT coatings, our revolutionary SkyAlign™ telescope alignment software and much more. Whether you are a seasoned astronomer looking for a portable scope with advanced features, or just starting your astronomy adventure and looking for an easy way to enjoy the night sky, a NexStar SE will help you take a closer look. Every NexStar SE includes a version of The Sky® software Level 1 Planetarium software for exploring the Universe on your PC and printing out custom star charts of the sky. In addition, you receive our NexRemote software that allows you to operate your telescope via your PC. Software package valued at over $100 included free with your NexStar SE!
|APERTURE||125 mm (4.92 in)|
|FOCAL LENGTH||1250 mm (49.21 in)|
|DOVETAIL COMPATIBILITY||Quick Release Tube Clamp|
|MOUNT||Single Fork Arm Altazimuth|
|EYEPIECE 1||25 mm (0.98 in)|
|MAGNIFICATION 1||50 x|
|OTHER EQUIPMENT||Camera Shutter Cable|
|CD ROM||NexRemote V1.6.14 & The Sky L1|
|TRIPOD||Steel w/ built-in wedge|
|POWER SUPPLY||8-AA batteries (not included)|
|HIGHEST USEFUL MAGNIFICATION||300 x|
|LOWEST USEFUL MAGNIFICATION||18 x|
|LIMITING STELLAR MAGNITUDE||13|
|RESOLUTION||1.1 arc seconds|
|RESOLVING POWER||0.91 arc seconds|
|LIGHT GATHERING POWER||329 x|
|ANGULAR FIELD OF VIEW||1 °|
|LINEAR FIELD OF VIEW (@1000 YDS)||52.5 ft (16 m)|
|OPTICAL COATINGS||StarBright XLT|
|SECONDARY MIRROR OBSTRUCTION||1.75 in (44.45 mm)|
|SECONDARY MIRROR OBSTRUCTION BY AREA||12 %|
|SECONDARY MIRROR OBSTRUCTION BY DIAMETER||35 %|
|OPTICAL TUBE LENGTH||13 in (330.2 mm)|
|TRIPOD AND MOUNT WEIGHT||10 lb (4.54 kg)|
|TELESCOPE WEIGHT||17.6 lb (7.98 kg)|
|MOTOR DRIVE||Integrated D.C. Electronics|
|COMPUTER HAND CONTROL||Double line, 16 character Liquid Crystal Display w/ 19 fiber optic backlit LED buttons|
|SLEW SPEEDS||Nine slew speeds: 4°/sec, 2°/sec, 1°/sec, 64x, 16x, 8x, 4x, 1x, .5x|
|TRACKING MODES||Alt-Az, EQ North & EQ South|
|SOFTWARE FEATURES||Camera Control|
|ALIGNMENT PROCEDURES||SkyAlign, Auto 2-Star Align, 1-Star Align, 2-Star Align, SolarSystem Align|
|DATABASE||38,181 accessible objects|
|SOFTWARE PRECISION||24bit, 0.08 arcsec calculations|
|COMMUNICATION PORTS||RS-232 communication port on hand control, Aux port, Camera Control port|
|TRACKING RATES||Sidereal, Solar and Lunar|
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