A serious, High performance telescope in a compact size, the 5' aperture of the C5-S allows it to easily outperform smaller aperture telescopes. Offer ing 4-1/2 timer more light gathering ability then a 60mm telescope and 2-1/2 times more than 80mm scope, Celestron's C5-S is the clear choce when a powerful instrument delivering brilliant, crisp views is what you require. The reputation for excellence of this optical system is such that it was chosen by NASA for many space shuttle missions, the C5-S can reveal to you star clusters, nebulas, planets, and galaxies in surprising detail. On or off the sturdy CG-5 Equatorial mount, the C5-S makes a wonderful spotting scope and powerful telephoto lens.
For a completely automated GoTo system, the C5-SGT (#11072) comes mounted on the CG-5GT 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 C5-SGT allows you to romotely slew your telescope to desired objects quickly and accurately. No matter at what level you are starting out, the Advanced GT series will invold all the wonders of the universe for you and your friends.
CG-5 Computerized - GoTo convenience and GPS compatibility for precision accuracy
We are proud to offer a computerized GoTo version of Celestron's sturdy CG-5 mount. Couple this solid mount with the included computerized control system to utilize many of the same functions and features - like the NexStarcomputer control system and an Autoguider port for long exposure deep sky astrophotography - as Celestron's most advanced GoTo telescopes.
GoTo models are also upgradeable to GPS with the optional CN16 GPS Accessory (#93966) allowing your telescope to pinpoint your position on the earth, the date and