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Celestron NexStar 5SE Telescope - 5in Computerized Schmidt-Cassegrain 11036
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Code: CI-TS-11036-EE
MPN: 11036
UPC: 050234110365
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Celestron NexStar 5SE Telescope 11036 - 5" Computerized Schmidt-Cassegrain Product Info

Celestron NexStar 5" SE Telescope 11036 will help you find thousands of stars, planets galaxies and more at the touch of a button! In the tradition of Celestron's famous orange optical tubes, the new Celestron NexStar SE Telescopes combine 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, superior coatings, revolutionary SkyAlign telescope alignment software and much more. With the Celestron Computerized NexStar SE, you are in the driver's seat. Simply choose an object from the menu and the telescope will find it for you. Using patented Celestron Nex-Star technology, the Celestron NexStar 5 SE Cassegrain Telescope has the ability to locate nearly 40,000 objects. All you have to do is look through the eyepiece and enjoy the view! Don't know what object to choose? Let the intelligent Celestron NexStar-SE Telescopes give you a guided tour of the night sky! The "Tour" feature offers a customized list of the best objects in the sky to view for your exact time and location anywhere in the world! Not only can your Celestron NexStar SE 5in Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope find objects, it can teach you about them as well. Information on the most popular objects can be viewed in the LCD screen of your hand control of your Celestron Nexstar 5 Special Edition. Whether you are a seasoned astronomer looking for a portable telescope with advanced features, or just starting your astronomy adventure and looking for an easy way to enjoy the night sky, the Celestron Nexstar 5 will help you take a closer look.

Specifications for Celestron NexStar 5SE Telescope:

OPTICAL DESIGN: Schmidt-Cassegrain
APERTURE: 125 mm (4.92 in)
FOCAL LENGTH: 1250 mm (49.21 in)
FOCAL RATIO: 10
Finderscope: StarPointer
DOVETAIL COMPATIBILITY: Quick Release Tube Clamp
MOUNT: Single Fork Arm Altazimuth
OPTICAL TUBE: Aluminum
EYEPIECE 1: 25 mm (0.98 in)
MAGNIFICATION 1: 50 x
STAR DIAGONAL: 1.25"
OTHER EQUIPMENT: Camera Shutter Cable
TRIPOD: Steel w/ built-in wedge
CD ROM: NexRemote V1.6.14 & The Sky L1
POWER SUPPLY: 8-AA batteries (not included)
HIGHEST USEFUL MAGNIFICATION: 300 x
LOWEST USEFUL MAGNIFICATION: 18 x
LIMITING STELLAR MAGNITUDE: 13
RESOLUTION: 1.1 arc seconds
RESOLVING POWER: 0.91 arc seconds
LIGHT GATHERING POWER: 329 x
ANGULAR FIELD OF VIEW: 1 Degree
LINEAR FIELD OF VIEW (@1000 YDS): 52.5 ft (16 m)
OPTICAL COATINGS: StarBright XLT
SECONDARY MIRROR OBSTRUCTION: 1.75 in (44.45 mm)
SECONDARY MIRROR OBSTRUCTION BY AREA: 12%
SECONDARY MIRROR OBSTRUCTION BY DIAMETER: 35%
OPTICAL TUBE LENGTH: 11 in (279.4 mm)
TELESCOPE WEIGHT: 17.6 lb (7.98 kg)
TRIPOD AND MOUNT WEIGHT: 10 lb (4.54 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
TRACKING MODES: Alt-Az, EQ North & EQ South
SOFTWARE FEATURES: Camera Control
ALIGNMENT PROCEDURES: SkyAlign, Auto 2-Star Align, 1-Star Align, 2-Star Align, SolarSystem Align
DATABASE: 38,181 accessible objects
SOFTWARE PRECISION: 24bit, 0.08 arcsec calculations
COMMUNICATION PORTS: RS-232 communication port on hand control, Aux port, Camera Control port
TRACKING RATES: Sidereal, Solar and Lunar

Features of Celestron NexStar 5SE Telescope 11036:

  • Computerized hand control with a nearly 40,000 object database and motorized altazimuth mount
  • Quick release optical tube for easy no-tool setup
  • StarBright XLT enhanced coatings for maximum light transmission and clarity
  • SkyAlign allows you to align on any three bright objects, for a fast and easy alignment process
  • StarPointer finderscope to help with alignment and accurately locating objects
  • Flash upgradeable hand control; update your telescope's operating software via the internet
  • All NexStar SE models are GPS compatible and come standard with an auxiliary port for use with additional accessories
  • Internal battery compartment to prevent cord wrap during use
  • Includes NexRemote telescope control software, for advanced control of your telescope via computer
  • "THE SKY" Planetarium software - with a 10,000 object database, printable sky maps and enhanced images
  • Rigid adjustable tripod for portability and convenience

Package Contents:

  • Celestron NexStar 5SE Telescope 11036
  • Finderscope
  • Ultra sturdy steel tripod
  • CD-ROM "The Sky" Astronomy Software
  • Camera Shutter Cable
  • 25 mm Eyepiece

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Celestron NexStar 5SE Telescope 11036 - 5" Computerized Schmidt-Cassegrain Comments

Customer Reviews
Helpful Positive Review Still love it by Legacy Reviewer, December 12, 2009
Have had this scope for two summers now, and I have seen so many more solar system and ds objects in that time than I did in twenty years with my faithful old (1977) C-8 Super Polaris. This scope is so quick and easy to setup that I get it out about ...
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Helpful Negative Review Ms Very Disappointed by Legacy Reviewer, January 10, 2009
Did not work - returned the yoke to Celestron - very disappointed - they are going to fix a brand new item instead of replacing with new working one!! Wouldn't know how to rate a brand new non-working item. Disappointed with your company that had t...
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Most Recent Review Missing NexStar 5SE by Waiting, December 8, 2014
The NexStar 5SE was ordered on 11-16-2014 and has not been delivered as it was lost at your shipping facility and since then has been recently found yet the item status shows on order and a tracking number has not been generated yet.
Most Recent Review Great product! by Vicki, December 7, 2014
This is a wonderful product! The optics are great and it is very easy to use. Aligning is simple with Sky Align. I bought this telescope because I wanted something that was more portable than my 11 inch telescope. This one is perfect for me. I can s...
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Most Recent Review Light Weight, Portable And Stable Telescope by Legacy Reviewer, November 12, 2013
Celestron Nexstar 5SE is A Compact Portable Mini Observatory. It Is Ligth Weight (Less Than 10Kg) And Have An 5'' Aperature. SCT design optical have better protability and wider field of view. supports for 2'' accessories. Wedge for long exposure pho...
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