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Celestron CGE PRO 1400 HD Telescope

Celestron CGE PRO 1400 HD Telescope
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Model:  C11094
Brand:  Celestron
Telescope Type:  Schmidt-Cassegrain

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CGE PRO 1400 HD - General Features

  • 14" EdgeHD Optics
  • Celestron premium StarBright XLT coatings
  • CGE PRO computerized Equatorial mount
  • Heavy duty stainless steel tripod adjustable from 38 - 55"
  • 9x50 finderscope with quick release bracket to help accurately find objects
  • 2" Star diagonal provides more comfortable viewing position when observing objects that are high in the sky

CGE PRO 1400 HD - HD Features

  • New aplanatic Schmidt telescope design produces aberration-free images across a wide field of view
  • Mirror tension locks hold the primary mirror in place and reduce image shift
  • Cooling vents allow hot air to be released from behind the primary mirror
  • Fastar compatible for fast f/2 imaging

CGE PRO 1400 HD - Computerized Mount Features

  • Proven NexStar computer control technology
  • 40,000 object database with over 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 make 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: 10° to 65° 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)

SPECIFICATIONS:

  • OPTICAL DESIGN : EdgeHD Optics 
  • APERTURE  : 356 mm (14.02 in) 
  • FOCAL LENGTH  : 3910 mm (153.94 in) 
  • FOCAL RATIO  : 10.98 
  • FINDERSCOPE  : 9x50 
  • MOUNT  : CGE Pro Computerized Equatorial 
  • OPTICAL TUBE  : Aluminum 
  • EYEPIECE 1  : 23 mm (0.91 in) 
  • MAGNIFICATION 1  : 170 x 
  • ANGULAR FIELD OF VIEW  : 0.48 ° 
  • STAR DIAGONAL  : 2" with 1.25" adapter 
  • TRIPOD  : Adjustable, 2.75" Stainless Steel legs 
  • CD ROM  : NexRemote control software with RS232 cable 
  • POWER SUPPLY  : Car battery adapter 
  • HIGHEST USEFUL MAGNIFICATION  : 841 x 
  • LOWEST USEFUL MAGNIFICATION  : 51 x 
  • LIMITING STELLAR MAGNITUDE : 15.3 
  • RESOLUTION (RAYLEIGH)  : 0.39 arcsec 
  • RESOLUTION (DAWES)  : 0.33 arcsec 
  • LIGHT GATHERING POWER : 2586 x 
  • LINEAR FIELD OF VIEW (@1000 yds)  : 28 ft (8.53 m) 
  • OTPICAL COATINGS  : Starbright XLT Coating 
  • SECONDARY MIRROR OBSTRUCTION  : 4.5 in (114.3 mm) 
  • SECONDARY MIRROR OBSTRUCTION BY AREA  : 10.3 % 
  • SECONDARY MIRROR OBSTRUCTION BY DIAMETER  : 32.1 % 
  • OPTICAL TUBE LENGTH  : 31 in (787.4 mm) 
  • OPTICAL TUBE WEIGHT  : 45 lb (20.41 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  : 3 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

 Edge Optics Manual 

 CGE Pro Series Manual 

 EdgeHD Optics Information Sheet 

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