CGX-L Equatorial 1400 SCHMIDT-Cassegrain Telescope

1,124,352.00 excl. 18% GST

  • 14″ Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope
  • Celestron premium StarBright XLT coatings
  • CGX-L 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″
  • 9×50 finderscope to help accurately find objects
  • Star diagonal provides more comfortable viewing position when observing objects that are high in the sky

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OPTICAL TUBE INFO:
Optical Design Schmidt-Cassegrain
Aperture 355.5mm (14″)
Focal Length 3910mm (154″)
Focal Ratio f/11
Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 40mm (1.57″)
Magnification of Eyepiece 1 98x
Finderscope 9×50
Star Diagonal 2″ with 1.25″ adapter
Optical Tube Aluminum
Highest Useful Magnification 840x
Lowest Useful Magnification 51x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude 15.3
Resolution (Rayleigh) 0.39 arc seconds
Resolution (Dawes) 0.33 arc seconds
Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye) 2581x
Secondary Mirror Obstruction 114mm (4.5″)
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter 32%
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area 10%
Optical Coatings StarBright XLT
Optical Tube Length 787mm (31″)
Optical Tube Diameter 400.5mm (15.77″)
Optical Tube Weight 46 lbs (21 kg)
Dovetail CGE Dovetail Bar
MOUNT INFO:
Mount Type Computerized Equatorial
Instrument load capacity 75 lbs (34 kg)
Height adjustment range (includes mount and tripod) 908.05mm – 1339.85mm (35.75″ – 52.75″)
Tripod Leg Diameter 69.85mm (2.75″) Steel tripod with graduated markings on lower section
Latitude adjustment range 3° – 65°
Mount Head Weight 52.6 lbs (23.8 kg)
Accessory Tray Yes
Tripod Weight 46.2 lbs (21 kg)
Weight of Counterweights 3 x 22 lbs
Slew Speeds 9 slew speeds – max speed 3°/second
Tracking Rates Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
Tracking Modes EQ North & EQ South
GPS N/A
Dovetail Compatibility Dual saddle plates (CG-5 and CGE saddle)
Number of Auxiliary ports 4 Aux ports (Hand Control can use any Aux port, 2 are located near dovetail saddle)
Autoguide port Yes, 2 ports (one is located near the dovetail saddle)
USB Port Yes, input for Mount and Hand Control
Power Requirements 12V DC, 3 amps
Motor Drive DC servo motors
Alignment Procedures 2-Star Align, 1-Star Align, Solar System Align, Last Alignment, Quick Align
Periodic Error Correction Yes
Computerized Hand Control Double line, 16 character Liquid Crystal Display; 19 fiber optic backlit LED buttons, USB 2.0 port for PC connection
NexStar+ Database 40,000+ objects, 100 user defined programmable objects. Enhanced information on over 200 objects
Software CPWI Telescope Control Software, Celestron Starry Night Special Edition Software, SkyPortal App
Total Kit Weight 210.8 lbs (95.61 kg)
Included Items CGX-L Equatorial Head | CGX-L Tripod | Accessory Tray | 3 x 22 lbs counterweights | NexStar+ Hand Control | DC Power Cable (item# 18769) | 8mm Allen wrench (contained in rear carry handle)

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