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Celestron NexStar 6SE Special Edition 6in Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope 11068
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Celestron NexStar Special Edition Telescope 11068 - 6in Computerized Schmidt-Cassegrain Product Info

Celestron NexStar 6 SE Telescope 11068 will help you find thousands of stars, planets galaxies and more at the touch of a button! In theimage tradition of Celestron's famous orange optical tubes, this Telescope 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, superior coatings, revolutionary SkyAlign telescope alignment software and much more. With the Celestron 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 the patented Celestron Nex-Star technology, the Celestron NexStar 6SE Telescope has the ability to locate nearly 40,000 objects. With this Celestron Telescope 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 6in 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. 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, Celestron NexStar 6in Special Edition Telescope will help you take a closer look!

Celestron 11068: 6SE Special Edition Computer Telescope - 6in, Schmidt-Cassgrain

Specifications for NexStar 6SE Telescope 11068:

OPTICAL DESIGN: Schmidt-Cassegrain
APERTURE: 150 mm (5.91 in)
FOCAL LENGTH: 1500 mm (59.06 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: 60 x
STAR DIAGONAL: 1.25in
TRIPOD: Steel leg
CD ROM: NexRemote V1.6.14 & The Sky L1
POWER SUPPLY: 8-AA batteries (not included)
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)
OPTICAL COATINGS: StarBright XLT Coatings
SECONDARY MIRROR OBSTRUCTION: 2.2 in (55.88 mm)
SECONDARY MIRROR OBSTRUCTION BY AREA: 14%
SECONDARY MIRROR OBSTRUCTION BY DIAMETER: 37%
OPTICAL TUBE LENGTH: 16 in (406.4 mm)
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
TRACKING MODES: Alt-Az, EQ North & EQ South
ALIGNMENT PROCEDURES: SkyAlign, Auto 2-Star Align, 1-Star Align, 2-Star Align, SolarSymtem Align
DATABASE: 40,000+ objects
SOFTWARE PRECISION: 24bit, 0.08 arcsec calculations
COMMUNICATION PORTS: RS-232 communication port on hand control, Aux
TRACKING RATES: Sidereal, Solar and Lunar

Features of Celestron NexStar 6SE Telescope 11068:

  • 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 6SE Telescope 11068
  • finderscope
  • Ultra sturdy steel tripod
  • CD-ROM 'The Sky" Astronomy Software
  • 25 mm Eyepiece

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Celestron NexStar Special Edition Telescope 11068 - 6in Computerized Schmidt-Cassegrain Comments

Customer Reviews
Helpful Positive Review Excellent Telescope by Legacy Reviewer, December 19, 2008
I have a large 10" reflecting telescope but I wanted a smaller scope to take with me to various observing sites. So after lots of research I settled on this NexStar 6SE, and I have not been disappointed. It is built very well and is exceptionally sta...
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Most Recent Review Just Received my First Telescope ! Nexstar 6SE from Optics Planet by Legacy Reviewer, December 10, 2013
Optics Planet is the best place to shop for telescope. Everything arrived well packed and no signs of damage etc. They also provide you with promo code cards for your purchase which is great for you to use to purchase additional accessories ! Well do...
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Most Recent Review GREAT SCOPE FOR PRICE by Legacy Reviewer, February 5, 2012
First light - WOW! Great scope, great optics. StarAlign system works as advertised. On clear, calm night, the scope will split Capella A and B with the 25mm eyepiece that comes with the scope. Did a lot of research for a new scope and this one is a n...
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Most Recent Review Celestron NexStar 6SE by Legacy Reviewer, August 22, 2010
After being a star-hopping amateur for the past 20 years, I reluctantly gave in and purchased a GOTO scope, the Celestron 6SE. I mainly use the two-star alignment method and have experienced 100 accuracy with finding objects nearly, by not quite, cen...
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Most Recent Review Finds stuff easily! by Legacy Reviewer, July 29, 2010
Works very well with two star align. Objects are within the view of a 25mm eye piece every time. Easy to set up. Pros: Work as it should. Pretty quiet too. Cons: Needs a power tank or AC power supply.
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