Celestron AVX 11 Schmidt Cassegrain Telescope
Celestron Advance VX 11'' Schmidt Cassegrain Telescope
The Advanced VX (AVX) sets a standard in mid-level telescopes, providing many of the features found on Celestron’s most sophisticated German equatorial mounts at an extremely affordable price. The Advanced VX 11” Schmidt Cassegrain telescope is one of the most affordable and portable 11” telescopes; perfect for imagers and visual observers alike. The 11” optical tube offers 41% more light gathering than a 9.25” telescope. The Schmidt-Cassegrain design also eliminates chromatic aberration, making it a good choice for entry-level astroimaging.
The Advanced VX mount is designed to provide superior performance while taking advantage of Celestron’s most advanced technologies: All-Star Polar Alignment, Celestron PWI telescope control software, SkyAlign, and permanently programmable periodic error correction (PPEC).
If you’re an experienced imager, you’ll love taking this portable mount to a dark sky site and enjoying all the conveniences of a larger observatory mount. Or, if you’re new to imaging, Advanced VX will help you get started with the hobby and keep up with your needs for years to come.
Computerized German equatorial mount Advanced VX is smallest of Celestron’s German equatorial mounts. Computerized GoTo capability automatically tracks objects as they move across the night sky. Advanced VX mount includes ports for a hand control, an autoguider, and 2 AUX ports for optional accessories. NexStar+ hand control gives you instant access to all the functions your mount has to offer. With automatic slewing and menu descriptions, any level of astronomer can master this mount in just few observing sessions. Advanced VX also has an impressive tripod for its class with a 2” diameter steel tripod legs providing an extra-wide stance for improved stability.
Payload capacity for the Advanced VX is 30 lb. It offers sturdy platform for any of Advanced VX optical tubes
Dual saddle plate
As of early 2019, Advanced VX mounts include a dual saddle plate that accommodates both CG-5 and CGE-style dovetail. Switching between the two saddle plates is as simple as moving the hand knobs into a separate set of holes. You can use an Advanced VX mount with virtually any optical tube within its weight limit. Compatible with Vixen format dovetails 100mm or longer, not compatible with Losmandy D format plates (regardless of plate manufacturer).
Schmidt Cassegrain Optical Design
Schmidt Cassegrain Telescope Is Among The Latest New Design In Optical Technology. It Combines Best Of Refractor & Reflector To Minimize The Size Allowing Large Aperature Telescope To Be Compacted Into A Small Housing. It Has Better Optical Performance Than Most Reflector And Also Chromatic Aberation Free
Starbright® XLT Coating Technology
Celestron Starbright® XLT Coating Technology Is Latest Optical Multi-Coating Technology. Utilizing The Best Multi-Coating Technology, This Allow Light Transmission Of Over 97.4% Over Spectrum Of 450nm ~ 750nm. Celestron Starbright® XLT Coating Is The Highest Performance Coating In The Market
High Quality Included Accessories
Celestron Edge HD Telescope Series Includes 40mm E-Lux Plossl Eyepiece & 1.25'' Star Diagonal For Best Viewing Experience
AVX Computerized Equatorial Mount
- 11'' (279mm) F/10 Anaplatic Coma Free Schmidt Cassegrain Optical Telescope
- F/10 Focal Ratio
- 2800mm Focal Length
- Starbright XLT Multi-Coating
- 0.42 Arc Seconds Resolution
- 660X Maximum Magnification
- 1593X Light Gathering Power
- 13% Secondary Mirror Obstruction Area
- CGE Dovetail Bar
- 44.67Kg Total Weight
- Celestron 11'' Schmidt Cassegrain Optical Tube
- Celestron AVX Equatorial Mount
- 9x50 Achromatic Finder Scope
- 40mmE-Lux Plossl
- 3x 12lbs Counterweight
- 1.25'' Star Diagonal
- 2 Years Warranty
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