An excellent choice for the serious astronomer, the C6-R is the largest telescope in its class with over 6 times the light gathering ability of a 60mm. This deluxe quality 1200mm focal length, f/8 German Equatorial mounted achromatic refractor is an incredible value and offers outstanding light gathering ability and stability. It features premium accessories such as a heavy duty CG-5 German equatorial mount, 9x50 finderscope with bi-directional alignment screws and a spring loaded pivot support, 20mm Plossl 1-1/4" eyepiece, 2" focuser, 2x Barlow with photo adapter, accessory tray and much more.
Using the RS-232 communication port on the hand control, you can control the telescope via a personal computer and our new flash upgradeable hand controls allow you to update your telescope's operating software via the internet. An autoguider port is also included for astrophotography.
The Advanced Series family of computerized GoTo telescopes was designed to offer the novice or more advanced user a selection of models with the features and quality that serious amateurs can appreciate. These scopes come on heavy-duty computerized German Equatorial mounts with ultra-sturdy 2" stainless steel legs and center tray for superior rigidity and vibration dampening.
|Alignment Procedures||AutoAlign, 2-Star Alignment, Quick Align|
|Angular Field of View||0.83 °|
|Aperture||150 mm (5.91 in)|
|CD ROM||"The Sky®" Level 1|
|Communication Ports||RS-232 communication port on hand control|
|Computer Hand Control||Double line, 16 character Liquid Crystal Display; 19 fiber optic backlit LED buttons|
|Database||40,000 objects, 100 user defined programmable objects. Enhanced information on over 200 objects|
|Eyepiece 1||20 mm (0.79 in)|
|Focal Length||1200 mm (47.24 in)|
|Magnification 1||60 x|
|Optical Tube Length||50.5 in (1282.7 mm)|
|Power Supply||Car Battery Adapter|
|Resolution (Dawes)||0.77 arcsec|
|Resolution (Rayleigh)||0.93 arcsec|
|Software Precision||24 bit, 0.08 arcsec calculation|
|Tracking Modes||EQ North and EQ South|
|Tracking Rates||Sidereal, Solar and Lunar|
|Tripod||2 inch Stainless Steel|