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Celestron Nexstar 6SE Telescope

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Data sheet

Optical Design Schmidt Cassegrain
Aperture 6 inch
Mount Type Single Fork Arm Altazimuth
Focal Length 1500 mm
Focal Ratio F10
Finderscope StarPointer
Power Requirements 8-AA batteries (not included)
Optical Coatings Starbright XLT Coating
Optical Tube Length 16 inch
What is more important to you? Image resolution over brightness
Would you like a telescope to navigate for you? Yes, I would like a scope to guide me.
Is this product normally on display at Grovers? Yes - But Check First If Making A Special Journey!

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The NexStar 6 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 over 40,000 celestial objects and easy to use hand control.
 
Portability and serious performance come together in the NexStar 6 SE. Celestron's first new Schmidt-Cassegrain optical system in over a decade is now available in a high performance altazimuth computerized telescope. With a total weight of 30 lbs including the tripod, the ultra portable 6 SE features a precision optical system with 1500mm focal length (f/10) and offers 44% more light gathering than a 5" telescope.

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 6 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.

GENERAL DETAILS:

  • 6" Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope

  • SE series combines the classic heritage of the original orange tube telescopes with the latest state-of-the-art features

  • StarBright XLT high transmission coatings come standard

  • Quick release fork arm mount, optical tube and accessory tray for no-tool setup

  • Celestron's unique patented single fork arm with integral hand control design provides a rigid and smooth operating structure for the optical tube

  • StarPointer finderscope to help with alignment and accurately locating objects

  • Sturdy computerized altazimuth mount

  • Internal battery compartment to prevent cord wrap during use

  • Ultra sturdy steel tripod with accessory tray

  • Star diagonal provides more comfortable viewing position when observing objects that are high in the sky

  • Proven NexStar computer control technology

  • 40,000 object database with 200 user-definable objects and expanded information on over 200 objects

  • SkyAlign allows you to align on any three bright celestial objects, making for a fast and easy alignment process

  • Flash upgradeable hand control software and motor control units for downloading product updates over the Internet

  • Autoguider port for long exposure astrophotography

  • DC Servo motors with encoders on both axes

  • Custom database lists of all the most famous deep-sky objects by name and catalog number; the most beautiful double, triple and quadruple stars; variable star; solar systems; objects and asterisms

  • Double line, 16-character Liquid Crystal Display Hand Control with backlit LED buttons for easy operation of goto features

  • Optional NexRemote telescope control software and RS-232 cable available seperately for advanced control of your telescope via computer

  • GPS-compatible with optional SkySync GPS Accessory (93969)
     

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS: 

DOVETAIL COMPATIBILITY: Quick Release Tube Clamp 
OPTICAL TUBE: Aluminum 
EYEPIECE 1: 25 mm (0.98 in)
MAGNIFICATION 1: 60 x
STAR DIAGONAL: 1.25" 
CD ROM: NexRemote V1.6.14 & The Sky L1 
TRIPOD: Steel leg 
HIGHEST USEFUL MAGNIFICATION: 354 x
LOWEST USEFUL MAGNIFICATION: 21 x
LIMITING STELLAR MAGNITUDE: 13.4 
RESOLUTION: 0.92 arc seconds
RESOLVING POWER: 0.77 arc seconds
LIGHT GATHERING POWER: 459 x
ANGULAR FIELD OF VIEW: 0.83 °
LINEAR FIELD OF VIEW (@1000 YDS): 43.8 ft (13.35 m)
SECONDARY MIRROR OBSTRUCTION: 2.2 in (55.88 mm)
SECONDARY MIRROR OBSTRUCTION BY AREA: 14 %
SECONDARY MIRROR OBSTRUCTION BY DIAMETER: 37 %
TELESCOPE WEIGHT: 21 lb (9.53 kg)
TRIPOD AND MOUNT WEIGHT: 9 lb (4.08 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: 5

Warranty: 24 Months
Read a review for the NexStar 6 SE on ScopeTest.com here 

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Celestron’s telescopes reach a new level with integrated WiFi! Leave your hand control behind and slew to all the best celestial objects with a tap of your smart device. Connect your device to your WiFi telescope’s built-in wireless network and explore the universe with Celestron’s SkyPortal mobile app for iOS and Android.


Or upgrade your compatible Celestron computerized telescope with the SkyPortal WiFi module. SkyPortal provides full wireless control of your telescope and turns your smart device into your own personal planetarium and observatory!

SKYPORTAL

 

 

 

Skyportal Icon 177X123   Celestron’s newest planetarium app is an astronomy suite that redefines how you experience the night sky. Explore the Solar System, 120,000 stars, over 200 star clusters, nebulae, galaxies, and dozens of asteroids, comets, and satellites—including the ISS. SkyPortal includes everything you need to experience the night sky in an exciting new way.

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With Celestron’s patented StarSense Technology, telescope alignment has never been easier! Just attach the StarSense AutoAlign accessory, push the Align button on the hand control or smart device, and StarSense begins capturing and comparing images of the night sky against its internal database.

In about three minutes, it’s gathered enough information to triangulate its position and align itself. Then, press the Sky Tour button: StarSense will automatically slew to all the best stars, planets, galaxies, and more currently visible in the night sky.
 

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