Celestron C6-A-XLT (CG-5) Schmidt Cassegrain OTA

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Celestron C6-A-XLT (CG-5) Schmidt Cassegrain OTA
AUD $1,199.00

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The 6” Schmidt-Cassegrain optical tube offers 40% more light gathering ability than a 5” telescope. The Schmidt-Cassegrain design also eliminates chromatic aberration, making it a good choice for entry-level astroimaging.

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  • 6" Schmidt-Cassegrain Optical Tube Assembly
  • Aluminum Optical Tube
  • Celestron's premium StarBright XLT coatings
  • 1500 mm focal length (f/10)
  • 25 mm eyepiece included (60x)
  • Visual back allows for use with 1.25" accessories
  • 6x30 finderscope to help accurately find objects
  • Star diagonal provides more comfortable viewing position when observing objects that are high in the sky
  • Includes dovetail rail compatible with CG-5 Advanced Series mount

Additional Information

Specifications
OPTICAL TUBE INFO: 
Optical Design Schmidt-Cassegrain
Aperture 150mm (6")
Focal Length 1500mm (59")
Focal Ratio f/10
Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 25mm (0.98")
Magnification of Eyepiece 1 60x
Finderscope 6x30
Star Diagonal 1.25" Star Diagonal
Optical Tube Aluminum
Highest Useful Magnification 354x
Lowest Useful Magnification 21x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude 13.4
Resolution (Rayleigh) 0.93 arc seconds
Resolution (Dawes) 0.77 arc seconds
Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye) 459x
Secondary Mirror Obstruction 56mm (2.2")
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter 37%
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area 14%
Optical Coatings StarBright XLT
Optical Tube Length 406mm (16")
Optical Tube Diameter 180mm (7.12")
Optical Tube Weight 10 lbs (4.54 kg)
Dovetail Vixen/CG-5 Dovetail bar

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