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Celestron CGE PRO 1100 Telescope

Celestron CGE PRO 1100 Telescope
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Model:  C11087
Brand:  Celestron
Telescope Type:  Schmidt-Cassegrain

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GENERAL FEATURES:

  • 11" Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope
  • Celestron premium StarBright XLT coatings
  • CGE PRO computerized Equatorial mount
  • Schmidt-Cassegrain mechanism that moves the primary mirror to adjust focus is supported by two pre-loaded ball bearings, minimizing the "mirror flop" typical of bushing focus mechanisms
  • Heavy duty stainless steel tripod adjustable from 38 - 55"
  • 9x50 finderscope to help accurately find objects
  • Star diagonal provides more comfortable viewing position when observing objects that are high in the sky
  • Proven NexStar computer control technology
  • 40,000 object database with 100 user-definable objects and expanded information on over 200 objects
  • New All-Star Polar Alignment routine for both Northern and Southern Hemispheres.
  • Software Features include: Database Filter Limits, Hibernate, five alignment methods and user-defined slew limits.
  • Flash upgradeable hand control software and motor control units for downloading product updates over the Internet
  • 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 backlit LED buttons for easy operation of goto features
  • 12VDC Servo Motors with integrated optical encoders
  • Permanent programmable periodic error correction (PEC) - corrects for periodic tracking errors inherent to all worm drives
  • Drive Motors - High quality motors with seven slot skewed armature to minimize magnetic cogging for quiet operation and long life. Precision made cut-steel gears in gearbox for Improve tracking precision.
  • Bearing and Shaft - Main shafts are made from 1.57" diameter steel tubing with .40" wall thickness with two preloaded 2.68" O.D. tapered roller bearings on each axes
  • Precision worm drive system - .75" pitch dia. precision made steel worm preloaded with two .87" OD ball bearings to minimize run-out (a source of periodic error). 255 tooth 6" pitch dia. precision made worm wheel with enveloping brass teeth
  • Spring loaded DEC worm to minimize backlash and makes guiding easy.
  • 4 point RA and DEC clutch system for no-slip pointing precision
  • Autoguide port, PC port and auxiliary ports located on the electronic pier for long exposure astrophotography
  • Latitude range: 10º to 60º northern or southern hemispheres 
  • RS-232 communication port on hand control to control the telescope via a personal computer
  • Includes NexRemote telescope control software, for advanced control of your telescope via computer
  • GPS-compatible with optional SkySync GPS Accessory (93969)
     
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS:
 
  • OPTICAL DESIGN:  Schmidt-Cassegrain  
  • APERTURE:  279.4 mm (11 in)  
  • FOCAL LENGTH:  2800 mm (110.24 in)  
  • FOCAL RATIO:  10.02  
  • FINDERSCOPE:  9x50  
  • MOUNT:  CGE Pro Computerized Equatorial  
  • OPTICAL TUBE:  Aluminum  
  • EYEPIECE 1:  40 mm (1.57 in)  
  • MAGNIFICATION 1:  70 x  
  • STAR DIAGONAL:  1.25  
  • TRIPOD:  Adjustable, 2.75" Stainless Steel legs  
  • CD ROM:  NexRemote control software with RS232 cable  
  • POWER SUPPLY:  Car battery adapter  
  • HIGHEST USEFUL MAGNIFICATION:  660 x  
  • LOWEST USEFUL MAGNIFICATION:  40 x  
  • LIMITING STELLAR MAGNITUDE:  14.7  
  • RESOLUTION (RAYLEIGH):  0.5 arcsec  
  • RESOLUTION (DAWES):  0.42 arcsec  
  • LIGHT GATHERING POWER:  1593 x  
  • ANGULAR FIELD OF VIEW:  0.53 °  
  • LINEAR FIELD OF VIEW (@1000 YDS):  28 ft (8.53 m)  
  • OPTICAL COATINGS:  Starbright XLT Coating  
  • SECONDARY MIRROR OBSTRUCTION:  3.75 in (95.25 mm)  
  • SECONDARY MIRROR OBSTRUCTION BY AREA:  11.6 %  
  • SECONDARY MIRROR OBSTRUCTION BY DIAMETER:  34.1 %  
  • OPTICAL TUBE LENGTH:  24 in (609.6 mm)  
  • OPTICAL TUBE WEIGHT:  27.5 lb (12.47 kg)  
  • TRIPOD AND PIER WEIGHT:  52 lb (23.59 kg)  
  • EQ MOUNT WEIGHT:  75 lb (34.02 kg)  
  • COUNTERWEIGHT BAR:  5 lb (2.27 kg)  
  • COUNTERWEIGHTS:  2 x 22 lb  
  • SLEW SPEEDS:  Nine slew speeds 5.5 deg/s, 2 deg/s, 0.5 deg/s, 64x, 16x, 8x, 4x, 1x, 0.5x  
  • TRACKING RATES:  Sidereal, Solar and Lunar  
  • TRACKING MODES:  EQ North and EQ South  
  • ALIGNMENT PROCEDURES:  2-Star Align, Solar System Align, Last Alignment, Quick Align, 1-Star Align  
  • DATABASE:  40,000+ objects, 100 user defined programmable objects. Enhanced information on over 200 objects  
  • POWER REQUIREMENTS:  12 VDC 2.5A  
  • INTERNAL CLOCK:  Yes  
  • GPS:  Optional CN-16 GPS Accessory

CGE Pro Series Manual

CGE Pro Information Sheet

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