Celestron CGEM II 925 Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope

  • Massive 9.25" (235mm) Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope
  • StarBright XLT optical coatings
  • CGEM II computerized equatorial mount
  • Powerful 2" steel tripod with accessory tray
  • Advanced polar alignment program
  • Ability to control the telescope through computer
  • 2 Years Limited Warranty
    Celestron CGEM II 925 Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope

    Celestron CGEM II 925 Telescope features the high-end 9.25" Schmidt Cassegrian OTA pairing with the brand new CGEM II mount. The optical tube has a large aperture and f/10 focal ratio. It also comes with Celestron's StarBright XLT optical coatings, allowing better light transmission through the optical path and improves color rendition, contrast, sharpness, resolution, and brightness.

    Meanwhile, the Celestron CGEM II mount has a new, attractive, bold appearance and is capable of carrying Celestron’s higher-end SCT optical tubes (up to 18kg payload) securely and vibration free which - ideal for both imaging and visual observing. It has a robust database with over 40,000 objects, 400 user-defined programmable objects and enhanced information on over 200 objects. Simply select the object from the hand controller and the mount will do the job for you. The latest innovative All-Star polar alignment procedure allows users to choose any bright star, while the software calculates and assists with polar alignment. It is a great choice for the adventurer with its high portability without compromising the image resolution and tracking precision.
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    Product Weight (KG) 44.4
    Magnification of Eyepiece 94x
    Star Diagonal 1.25" Star Diagonal
    Optical Tube Aluminum
    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 85mm
    Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter 36%
    Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area 13%
    Optical Coatings StarBright XLT
    Optical Tube Length 559mm
    Optical Tube Diameter 271.8mm
    Optical Tube Weight 9.07 kg
    Dovetail CGE Dovetail bar
    Mount Type Computerized Equatorial
    Mount Load Capacity 18kg
    Height adjustment range (includes mount and tripod) 1346mm - 1651mm
    Tripod Leg Diameter 50.8mm (2") Steel tripod with graduated markings on lower section
    Latitude adjustment range 15° - 70°
    Mount Head Weight 18.14kg
    Accessory Tray Yes
    Tripod Weight 9kg
    Weight of Counterweights 1 x 17 lbs | 1 x 11 lbs
    Slew Speeds 9 slew speeds - max speed 4.5°/second
    Tracking Rates Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
    Tracking Modes EQ North and EQ South
    Dovetail Compatibility Dual saddle plates (CG-5 and CGE saddle)
    Number of Auxiliary Ports 2 AUX Ports (1x Hand control Port and 1x AUX Port for optional accessories)
    Autoguide Port Yes
    USB Port Yes, input on Hand Control
    Power Requirements 12V DC, 3.2 amps
    Motor Drive DC servo motors
    Alignment Procedures 2-Star Align, 1-Star Align, Solar System Align, Last Alignment, Quick Align
    Periodic Error Correction Yes
    Computerized Hand Control 2 line x 18 character backlit Liquid Crystal Display, 19 LED backlit buttons, USB 2.0 Port for PC connection
    NexStar+ Database 40,000+ objects, 100 user defined programmable objects Enhanced information on over 200 objects
    Software Celestron Starry Night Special Edition Software | SkyPortal App
    Brand Celestron
    Barcode 050234120111
    Telescope Type Schmidt-Cassegrain
    Aperture Size 235mm
    Focal Length 2350mm
    Focal Ratio f/10
    Highest Practical Magnification 555x
    Finderscope 6x30
    Eyepieces 25mm
    Mount Type Computerized Mount
    Tripod Steel
    Warranty 2 Years Limited Warranty
    User Level For Advanced
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