Celestron - C 9.25" XLT OTA w/ CGE Dovetail

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Celestron's high quality Schmidt Cassegrain design, available in an Optical Tube Assembly.

SKU: CEL-91027-XLT
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CELESTRON - C9.25-A XLT  9.25" OTA w/CGE Style Dovetail Rail Bar •  91027-XLT

The Celestron C9.25-A CGE OTA is identical in every way to the CG-5 except for the Mount Attaching Rail that it comes with. Like most Schmidt-Cassegrain telescopes, the Celestron C9.25-A XLT has a focal ratio of f/10, lending itself quite suitable for either Visual or Imaging use. XLT StarBright Multi Coatings leave the C9.25 XLT versatile for looking at many different celestial objects without the annoying optical disturbances caused by chromatic aberration The StarBright XLT coatings bring excellent light transmission from the corrector to the eyepiece ensuring as little light wasted as possible to produce the brightest images. Schmidt-Cassegrain designs use both corrective plates and primary mirrors (aspects of both refractors and reflectors), resulting in the rather slow f/10 focal ratio but also will accommodate many accessories that can change it, making it even more suitable for faster CCD imaging or viewing. For instance, the focal reducer by Celestron (NOT INCLUDED, PURCHASED SEPARATELY) brings the focal ratio to f/6.3, making lower surface brightness objects look more impressive. This also assists in astrophotography because faster focal ratios are more efficient when taking exposures with larger pixel sizes since slower focal ratios tend to take too long often result in undesirable results (such as possible pixel blooming). For visual astronomy, a 6x30 finderscope, 25mm eyepiece eyepiece, 1.25" star diagonal, and 1.25" visual back are all included with the Optical Tube Assembly (OTA) This OTA is the very same quality as the tube assemblies that come with Celestron telescope packages, but without the mount. This is a great way to upgrade, without the need to buy the whole telescope system.


  • 9.25" Schmidt-Cassegrain, 2350mm focal length (f/10) Aluminum Optical Tube.
  • Starbright XLT Multi-Coatings.
  • 6x30 finderscope.
  • 25mm eyepiece (94x).
  • 1-1/4", star diagonal.
  • 1-1/4" visual back.
  • Dovetail rail for Celestron CGE Mount.








Name Celestron - C 9.25" XLT OTA w/ CGE Dovetail
Manufacturer Celestron
Model CEL-91027-XLT
UPC 050234102797
Telescope Aperture 8.1" - 10"
Aperture 9.25 in. (234.95mm)
Dovetail Compatibility CGE Mount
Eyepiece 1 25 mm (0.98 in)
Finderscope 6x30
Focal Length 2350mm (92.52 in)
Focal Ratio 10
Light Gathering Power 1127 x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude 14.4
Lowest Useful Magnification 34 x
Optical Coatings StarBright
Optical Design Schmidt-Cassegrain
Optical Tube Aluminum
Optical Tube Length 22 in (558.8 mm)
Optical Tube Weight 20 lbs (9.07 kg)
Resolution (Dawes) 0.49 arc seconds
Resolution (Rayleigh) 0.59 arc seconds
Secondary Mirror Obstruction 3.35 in (85.09 mm)
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area 13.1 %
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter 36.2 %
Star Diagonal 1.25


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Planning to purchase this OTA, can it be safely mounted on Celestron NexStar 8" single fork arm? If yes, is there any extra items need to be ordered too?
Thanks! (Posted on 10/22/2015)
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