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Optical Design:    Schmidt-Cassegrain
Aperture:    235mm (9.25")
Focal Length:    2350mm (93")
Focal Ratio:    f/10
Focal Length of Eyepiece 1:    40mm (1.57")
Magnification of Eyepiece 1:    59x
Focal Length of Eyepiece 2:    13mm (.51")
Magnification of Eyepiece 2:    180x
Finderscope:    Red Dot Finderscope
Star Diagonal:    1.25" Star Diagonal
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:    85mm (3.35")
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter:    36%
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area:    13%
Optical Coatings:    StarBright XLT
Optical Tube Length:    559mm (22")
Optical Tube Diameter:    271.78mm (10.7")
Optical Tube Weight:    20 lbs (9.07 kg)
Dovetail:    CG-5 Dovetail bar
Mount Type:    Computerized Altitude-Azimuth Single Fork Arm
Instrument load capacity:    25 lbs (11 kg)
Height adjustment range (includes mount and tripod):    1244.6mm - 1651mm (49" – 65")
Tripod Leg Diameter:    50.8mm (2") Stainless Steel
Mount Head Weight:    16 lbs (7 kg)
Accessory Tray:    Yes
Tripod Weight:    26.6 lbs (12.06 kg)
Slew Speeds:    9 slew speeds - max speed 4°/second
Tracking Rates:    Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
Tracking Modes:    Alt-Az, EQ North and EQ South
GPS:    N/A
Dovetail Compatibility:    CG-5 saddle plate
Number of Auxiliary Ports:    4 AUX Ports (Hand Control can use any of the AUX Ports)
Autoguide Port:    No
USB Port:    Yes, Hand Control input and Mount output
Power Requirements:    Internal 9 6V, 4 5Ah lithium iron phosphate battery (LiFePO4)
Motor Drive:    DC servo motors
Alignment Procedures:    SkyAlign, 1-Star Align, 2-Star Align, Auto 2-Star Align, Solar System Align, Quick-Align, Last Alignment, EQ North / EQ South Alignment (EQ align requires an equatorial wedge)
Periodic Error Correction:    No
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:    Over 40,000 including 220 of the best deep sky and solar system objects
Software:    Celestron Starry Night Special Edition Software and SkyPortal App
Total Kit Weight:    62.6 lbs (28.4 kg)
Included Items:    Optical tube
Single Fork Arm Mount and Tripod
Accessory Tray
Built-in Wifi
Integrated Lithium-iron battery
NexStar+ Hand Control
40mm and 13mm eyepiece
Red dot finderscope
Visual Back
Star Diagonal
4 plug AC adapter
Solar Warning    
Never look directly at the Sun with the naked eye or with an optic (unless you have the proper solar filter). Permanent and irreversible eye damage may result.
Never use your optic to project an image of the Sun onto any surface. Internal heat build-up can damage the optic and any accessories attached to it.
Never leave your optic unsupervised. Make sure an adult who is familiar with the correct operating procedures is with your optic at all times, especially when children are present.


SKU: 9.25