CELESTRON • C5-SGT 5" Advanced Series Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope • 11072
A serious, high performance telescope in a compact size, the 5" aperture of the C5-S allows it to easily outperform smaller aperture telescopes. Offering 4-1/2 times 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 NexStar 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 unfold all the wonders of the universe for you and your friends.
GPS-compatible with optional CN16 GPS Accessory
Proven NexStar® computer control technology
RS-232 communication port on hand control to control the telescope via a personal computer
Autoguider port for long exposure astrophotography
40,000+ object database with 400 user-definable objects and expanded information on over 200 objects
Custom database lists of all the most famous deep-sky objects by name and catalog number; the most beautiful double, triple and quadruple stars; variable star; solar systems; objects and asterisms
Double line, 16-character Liquid Crystal Display Hand Control with 19 fiber optic backlit LED buttons
DC Servo motors with encoders on both axes
The CG-5 GT computerized mount features Celestron's sleek integrated design.
Celestron C5 S-GT Advanced Computerized Telescope #11072
1-1/4" 25mm Eyepiece (50x)
6x30 Finderscope and Mounting Bracket
CG-5 Equatorial Mount and Tripod
90° Mirror Diagonal - 1-1/4"
The Sky Level I CD-ROM
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