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Celestron Advanced C6-SGT 11079-XLT 6" Telescope has been discontinued by Celestron and is no longer available. Our product experts have helped us select these available replacements below. You can also explore other items in the Telescopes category yourself to try and find the perfect replacement for you!

Celestron Advanced C6-SGT 11079-XLT 6" Telescope Product Info

The Celestron Advanced C6-SGT Telescope 11079 is Celestron's first new Schmidt-Cassegrain optical system in over aimage decade. A totally unique aperture size, the C6-S 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 Telescope models come standard with Celestron's StarBright XLT coatings at no extra cost. The Celestron C6-SGT Telescope 11079 comes mounted on the CG-5 GT computerized EQ mount and allows access to features like automatic star alignment capability and GoTo slewing to over 40,000 objects. Equipped with high speed motors and hand control, the C6-SGT Telescope allows you to remotely slew your telescope to desired objects quickly and accurately. No matter at what level you are starting out, this precision instrument will satisfy your needs both visually and photographically. 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 mount 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-SGT Telescope:

Optical Design:   150mm (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.
Object database:   40,000+
User defined programmable objects:   100+
Liquid Crystal Display:   Double line, 16 character, Hand Control
DC Servo Motors:   with Encoders on both Axes
Max. Slew Speed:   3°/second
Communication port:   RS-232 on hand control
Other ports:   Auxiliary Port and Autoguider Port on motor drive

Features of Celestron Advanced C6-SGT Telescope:

  • GPS-compatible with optional CN16 GPS Accessory
  • Proven NexStar® computer control technology
  • RS-232 communication port on hand control to control the telescope via a personal computer
  • Autoguider port for long exposure astrophotography
  • 40,000+ object database with 400 user-definable objects and expanded information on over 200 objects
  • 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 19 backlit LED buttons
  • DC Servo motors with encoders on both axes
  • The CG-5 GT computerized mount features Celestron's sleek integrated design

Package Contents:

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

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Celestron Advanced C6-SGT 11079-XLT 6in Telescope, MPN: 11079-XLT, UPC: 050234107914, Code: CI-TS-11079XLT

Celestron Advanced C6-SGT 11079-XLT 6" Telescope Comments

Customer Reviews
Helpful Positive Review Celestron C6-S Advanced Series GT Telescope by Legacy Reviewer, January 24, 2010
This is my first telescope. It arrived in 3 well packed boxes. I did take the time to read the instruction manual first and I recommend you do the same. Assembly and set up was easy. There are many ways to align this telescope. I chose quick alig...
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Most Recent Review My first peak at the night sky. by Legacy Reviewer, April 1, 2011
This is my first telescope, the price was right for a beginner. If you don't lose interest, the mount is big enough for a larger opitical tube. The views are great, looking forward to warmer weather so I can send more time watching the night sky. Pro...
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Most Recent Review Celestron Advanced C6-SGT 11079-XLT 6" Telescope by Legacy Reviewer, June 16, 2008
Being a rank amateur, I felt the instructions were directed more toward those more advanced and were less user friendly for the entry level purchaser. That said, user forums were available to offer explanations and helpful advice to get me going. ...
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