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Celestron NexStar 5 SE Telescope

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NexStar 5SE Computerized Telescope
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  • Celestron’s iconic “orange tube” design is updated with all the latest features to provide the best stargazing experience for beginners and experienced observers alike
  • 5-inch aperture provides excellent light-gathering ability at an affordable price. You’ll get impressive views of the Moon and planets, along with deep sky objects like the Orion Nebula, while retaining a compact form factor
  • Fully automated GoTo mount with database of 40,000+ celestial objects automatically locates and tracks objects for you
  • SkyAlign technology gets your telescope aligned and ready to observe in minutes. Even if you’re unfamiliar with the night sky, you can easily align your telescope on any three bright objects
  • Unique single fork arm design and sturdy steel tripod all break down into separate components for easy transport and quick assembly.Power Requirements:8-AA batteries (not included)

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Your Journey Through The Cosmos Begins Here

Celestron’s signature 'orange tube' telescope, designed to deliver one of the best stargazing experience for users of all levels

NexStar 5SE

Fast Setup with SkyAlign

Celestron’s proprietary SkyAlign procedure has you ready to observe in minutes. Center any three bright objects in the eyepiece and NexStar SE aligns to the night sky, ready to locate thousands of stars, galaxies, and more.

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Optical Design
Schmidt-Cassegrain Maksutov-Cassegrain Schmidt-Cassegrain Schmidt-Cassegrain
Aperture
125 mm (4.92”) 102 mm (4.02”) 150 mm (5.91”) 203.2 mm (8”)
Focal Length
1250 mm (49”) 1325 mm (52”) 1500 mm (59”) 2032 mm (80”)
Focal Ratio
f/10 f/13 f/10 f/10
Magnification
50x 53x 60x 81x
Limiting Magnitude
13 12.5 13.4 14
Low Useful Magnification
18x 15x 21x 29x
High Theoretical Magnification
295x 241x 354x 480x
Assembled Weight
27.6 lbs 21 lbs 30 lbs 33 lbs

Product description

Style:NexStar 5SE Computerized Telescope  |  Configuration:Telescope Only

11036 Features: -Includes a camera control feature and shutter release cable that allows you to remotely take a series of exposures using your digital SLR camera. -NexRemote telescope control software and RS-232 cable included for advanced control of your telescope via computer. -Specification: Power supply: 8-AA batteries (not included). -SE combines the classic heritage of the original orange tube telescopes with the latest state-of-the-art features. Color: -Orange. Usage: -Moon/Planet. Aperture Size: -125 Millimeters. Magnification: -295. GPS Technology: -Yes. GoTo Technology: -Yes. Tripod/Base Included: -Yes. Telescope Type: -Catadioptric. Dimensions: Overall Height - Top to Bottom: -55 Inches. Overall Width - Side to Side: -38 Inches. Overall Depth - Front to Back: -13 Inches. Overall Product Weight: -27.6 Pounds.


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