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Celestron Advanced C6-S Telescope 11078 Product Info

The Celestron Advanced C6-S Telescope 11078 is Celestron's first new Schmidt-Cassegrain optical system in over a decade. A totally unique aperture size, the Celestron Advanced C6-S Telescope is available in computerized (GT) and non-computerized models. Our NEW 6" Schmidt-Cassegrain features a precision optical system with 1500mm focal length (f/10) and offers 40% more light gathering than a 5" telescopes. All C6-S Telescopes come standard with Celestron's StarBright XLT coatings at no extra cost. The CG-5 mount is a new German Equatorial mount that has precision worm gears on both axes for extremely smooth stability. The key element that makes this system the most stable in its class is the NEW heavy-duty tripod with larger and more substantial legs that offer excellent damping characteristics for more stable views. The CG-5 also has a convenient latitude scale for easier alignment and an optional polar finder scope for the ultimate in precision alignments.

Specifications for Celestron Advanced C6-S 11078 Telescope:

Optical Design:   150 mm (6") Schmidt-Cassegrain
Focal Length:   1500mm f/10
Tripod:   adjustable 2" Steel Leg Tripod with Accessory Tray/Leg Brace
Setting Circles:   Right Ascension and Declination
Slow Motion Control:   Knobs on Both Axes
Telescope Weight:   52 lb.

Package Contents:

  • Celestron Advanced C6-S Telescope
  • 1-1/4" 25mm Plössl Eyepiece (60x)
  • 6x30 Finderscope and Mounting Bracket
  • CG-5 Equatorial Mount and Tripod
  • Star Diagonal - 1-1/4"
  • The Sky Level I CD-ROM
  • Accessory Tray

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Helpful Positive Review Best Buy, Great First Scope by Legacy Reviewer, June 20, 2008
This is the best First Scope for anyone getting into Astronomy. It blows my 127ETX right out of the water. Better views, easier set up. Lighter weight/more portable. The 1" extra apeture makes a world of difference, yet the scope is light and easy t...
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Most Recent Review Celestron C6S (XLT) CG5 Manual Mount by Legacy Reviewer, February 3, 2009
The telescope was well packed and delivered with no damage. Assembly was straight forward. The fit and finish of the C6S is outstanding. It is solid as a tank. The telescope is lightweight and compact. The CG5 mount is heavy and clumbersion an...
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