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Celestron SKYPRODIGY 6 SCT Telescope

Celestron SKYPRODIGY 6 SCT Telescope
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Model:  C11076
Brand:  Celestron
Telescope Type:  Schmidt-Cassegrain

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General Features

  • Fully Automatic Alignment Procedure
  • Fully Computerized Altazimuth Mount
  • Quick-Release Fork Arm Mount and Optical Tube for Easy, Quick No Tool Set Up
  • Sturdy Stainless Steel Tripod and Accessory Tray
  • Battery Holder Pack 
  • “TheSkyX – First Light Edition” astronomy software with a 10,000 object database, printable sky maps and 75 enhanced images

Computerized Mount Features

  • Proven Computer Control Technology
  • Database Allows Telescope to Automatically Locate Over 4,000 Celestial Objects
  • Proprietary StarSense Technology Provides a Completely Automatic Alignment Process With No User Intervention Required
  • Flash Upgradeable Hand Control Software for Downloading Product Updates Over the Internet

SPECIFICATIONS:

  • OPTICAL DESIGN:  Schmidt-Cassegrain  
  • APERTURE (mm): 152 mm (5.98 in)  
  • FOCAL LENGTH: 1500 mm (59 in)  
  • FOCAL RATIO: 9.87  
  • FOCAL LENGTH OF EYEPIECE 1 (mm): 25 mm (0.98 in)  
  • MAGNIFICATION OF EYEPIECE OF EYEPIECE 1: 60 x  
  • FOCAL LENGTH OF EYEPIECE 2 (mm): 9 mm (0.35 in)  
  • MAGNIFICATION OF EYEPIECE 2: 167 x  
  • FINDERSCOPE: StarPointer  
  • MOUNT TYPE: Motorized Altazimuth  
  • ACCESSORY TRAY: No Tool, Quick Release  
  • TRIPOD: Steel  
  • HIGHEST USEFUL MAGNIFICATION: 359 x  
  • LOWEST USEFUL MAGNIFICATION: 22 x  
  • LIMITING STELLAR MAGNITUDE: 13.4  
  • RESOLUTION (RAYLEIGH): 0.92 arc seconds  
  • RESOLUTION (DAWES): 0.76 arc seconds  
  • LIGHT GATHERING POWER (COMPARED TO HUMAN EYE): 472 x  
  • APPARENT FIELD OF VIEW: .83 °  
  • LINEAR FIELD OF VIEW (@1000 yds): 43.6 ft (13 m)  
  • SECONDARY MIRROR OBSTRUCTION: 2.2 in (56 mm)  
  • SECONDARY MIRROR OBSTRUCTION BY AREA: 14 %  
  • SECONDARY MIRROR OBSTRUCTION BY DIAMETER: 37 %  
  • OPTICAL COATINGS: Fully Multi-Coated  
  • SLEW SPEEDS: Nine slew speeds: 3.5°/sec, 2°/sec, 1°/sec, .5°/sec, 32x, 16x, 8x, 4x, 2x  
  • TRACKING RATES: Sidereal, Solar and Lunar  
  • TRACKING MODES: Alt-Az  
  • ALIGNMENT PROCEDURES: StarSense Automatic Alignment, Solar System Align, Manual Align  
  • COMPUTER HAND CONTROL: Fully Computerized / Flash Upgradeable  




SkyProdigy Information Sheet




SkyProdigy Series Manual




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