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Celestron CPC 925 Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope w/ StarBright XLT Coating 9-11074-XLT-EE
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Code: CI-TS-CPC-9-11074-XLT-EE
MPN: 11074XLT
UPC: 050234107419
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Celestron CPC 925 Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescopes w/ StarBright XLT Coatings 11074-XLT Product Info

The new Celestron CPC 925 Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescopes 11074-XLT with revolutionary Celestron SkyAlign Alignment Technology redefines everything that amateur astronomers are looking for - quick and simple alignment, GPS, unsurpassed optical quality, imageease of set-up and use, ergonomics, enhanced computerization and, most important, affordability.

The internal Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver automatically downloads the date and time from orbiting satellites and pinpoints Celestron CPC 9 1/4" Computerized Telescope's exact location on Earth. This eliminates the need for you to manually enter the date, time, longitude and latitude.

Celestron is proud to introduce revolutionary Celestron SkyAlign Alignment Technology:

Once the telescope's internal GPS has established Celestron CPC - 925 Computerized Telescope's position, aligning your Celestron CPC 9 - 1/4" Telescope is as easy as 1-2-3! Simply locate and manually point (slew) Celestron 9 1/4 Professional Computerized Telescope to three bright celestial objects. You do not need to know the names of the planets! Celestron NexStar Software Technology will model the night sky to determine the position of every star, planet and celestial object above the horizon. Once aligned, the Celestron Remote Hand Control allows direct access to each of the celestial catalogs in its user-friendly database.

Celestron CPC 925 Scopes ' 40,000+ Celestial Object Database:

CPC Series Celestron 9.25" Computerized Telescope 's database contains over 40,000 Celestial Objects including Messier objects, the Caldwell Catalog, as well as NGC Galaxies, nebulae and planets. User-definable filter limits make navigating through this expansive database quicker and easier. When using the "filter limits" feature, only those objects that are above the horizon are displayed for your exact date, time and location.

Celestron CPC Telescopes Innovative Features:

The new Celestron CPC Series Telescopes, like Celestron Advanced Series Telescopes and premium Celestron CGE Series Telescopes feature meticulously matched and hand-figured optical systems that are manufactured in Celestron facilities in Torrance, California. In addition, all Celestron Professional Computerized Telescopes models are available with optional StarBright XLT High Performance Optical Coatings (model 11074-XLT for Celestron CPC 925 Telescopes). With the introduction of CPC Series telescopes, Celestron has "gone back to the drawing board" and re-designed, re-engineered, and re-invented a telescope family that provides superior quality, unsurpassed ease of use, and incomparable value.

Celestron 11074-XLT-EE: CPC 925 Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope w/ StarBright XLT Coating 9-11074-XLT-EE

Specifications for Celestron CPC 9 1/4" Telescopes:

Technical Specs:  

Optical Design:   9.25" Schmidt-Cassegrain
Focal Length:   2050mm F/10
Finderscope:   50mm Finderscope w/ quick release bracket
Mount Dual:   Fork Arm
Optical Tube:   Aluminum
Eyepiece:   40mm Plossl (59x)
Star Diagonal:   1.25"
Accessory tray:   Leg Brace / Eyepiece holder
Tripod:   Heavy Duty Steel Adjustable
Power Supply:   Car battery adapter
Telescope Control System:   NexStar Computer Control System
Hand Control Ports:   RS-232 communication port on hand control
Motor Ports:   Aux Port, Autoguide Ports
Database:   40,000 Object Database
GPS:   Internal 16 channel

Software Specs:  

Motor Type:   DC Servo motors with encoders, both axes
Resolution:   .1406 arcsecond
Slew Speeds:   Nine slew speeds: 3° /sec, 2° /sec, .5°/sec, 64x, 16x, 8x, 4x, 1x, .5x
Software Precision:   24bit, 0.08 arcsec calculations
Tracking Rates:   Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
Tracking Modes:   Altazimuth, EQ North & EQ South
Alignment Procedures:   SkyAlign, Auto Two Star Align, One-Star Align, EQ Align, Solar System Align
Periodic Error Correction:   Permanently Programmable

Mechanical Specs:  

Fork Arm:   Dual fork arm, cast aluminum w/ detachable HC cradle
Gear:   5.625" hard anodized gear in both axes, 180 tooth, brass worm
Bearings:   9.8" azimuth bearing

Optical Specifications:  

Highest Useful Magnification:   555x
Lowest Useful Magnification:   34x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude:   14.4
Resolution: 
  •  Rayleigh: .59 arc seconds
  •  Dawes Limit: .49 arc seconds
Photographic Resolution:   200 line/mm
Light Gathering Power:   1127x unaided eye
Field of View: standard eyepiece:   .7°
Linear FOV (@1000 yds):   38 ft.
Optical Coatings: 
  •  Standard: Starbright Coatings
  •  Optional: Starbright XLT Coatings
Secondary Mirror Obstruction: 
  •  3.35"
  •  by Area: 13%
  •  by Diameter: 36%
Optical tube length:   22 inches
Telescope Weight:   58 lbs
Tripod/Mount Weight:   19 lbs

Electronic Specifications:  

Power Requirements:   12VDC 1.5A
Cord Management:   Software

Features of Celestron CPC 9.25" Computerized Telescope:

  • SkyAlign Alignment Technology - Fast, easy alignment. Simply choose three bright celestial objects. The telescope does the rest.
  • Internal GPS Receiver - automatically downloads the date and time from orbiting satellites and pinpoints telescope's exact location on Earth.
  • Available with optional Starbright XLT High Performance Optical System - Celestron's finest optical coatings provide sharp, bright clear views.
  • Flash upgradeable Hand Control Software and Motor Control units
  • NexStar Computer Control System
  • Permanent Periodic Error (PEC)
  • NexRemote Telescope Control Software included
  • Convenient remote hand control holder - Allows you to view information hands-free while using the scope.
  • Re-designed Drive Base and Drive Mechanics - Quiet operation; large drive gears, quick release clutch; Auxiliary ports for AutoGuider, PC; easily mounts to tripod. NexRemote - compatible.
  • Newly - Designed Tripod: heavy-duty steel leg tripod w/ accessory tray/center leg support bracket for rock solid stability; spring-loaded mounting screws and recessed mounting platform for quick setup.
  • Ergonomic Design - Comfortably lift and move the telescope from location to location.

Package Contents:

  • Celestron CPC 925 Professional Computerized Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope w/ StarBright XLT Coatings 11074-XLT
  • 40mm 1.25" Plossl Eyepiece (59x)
  • 8x50mm Finderscope
  • AC Adapter
  • NexStar Hand Controller
  • NexRemote Telescope Control Software
  • RS-232 Computer Interface Cable
  • 1.25" Star Diagonal
  • Adjustable Height Tripod

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Celestron CPC 925 Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescopes w/ StarBright XLT Coatings 11074-XLT Comments

Customer Reviews
Helpful Positive Review Great Telescope by Legacy Reviewer, June 29, 2011
I've owned this telescope for nearly 2 years now, and it has been worth every penny. The Schmidt-Cassegrain optics, with the StarBright XLT Coatings, provides a very clear and sharp image. The twin fork mount and heavy-duty tripod are super-stea...
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Helpful Negative Review Lots of Problems by Legacy Reviewer, August 11, 2009
We have owned this scope for 5 months and have had problems right from the start. Non responding controller and error messages. Wants to be staraligned every 10 minutes. Customer support not good. Would not recommend!!! Pros: None Cons: Has'nt worke...
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Most Recent Review High Quality Serious Astronomical Telescope by Legacy Reviewer, January 1, 2013
This is the famous celestron CPC telescope series. Medium size aperature of 9.25'' capable of giving lots of detail and great light gathering capability. Dual Fork Arm Mount is very stable, even for long exposure photography on wedge alt-alz mode. An...
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Most Recent Review Celestron CPC 925 11074-XLT with tripod by Legacy Reviewer, December 31, 2011
Upon opening both shipping boxes, for the telescope and tripod, I found old shipping papers. Both the telescope and tripod were originally sent to Optics Planet in October 2009 from the Celestron factory. I ordered/received my order in October 2011....
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