NEXSTAR 5SE COMPUTERIZED TELESCOPE
- Telescope lightweight and easy to transport and installation
- Capable of observing the moon, planets and some deep-sky object.
- Can track approximately 40,000 objects in space automatically through GOTO technology..
- Easily reconcile your telescope to three stars and get to know the sky and be ready for monitoring.
- 5-inch aperture provides excellent light-gathering ability at an affordable price. You’ll get impressive views of the Moon and planets, along with deep sky objects like the Orion Nebula, while retaining a compact form factor.
OPTICAL TUBE INFO:
|Focal Length||1250mm (49")|
|Focal Length of Eyepiece 1||25mm (.98")|
|Magnification of Eyepiece 1||50x|
|Star Diagonal||1.25" Star Diagonal|
|Highest Useful Magnification||295x|
|Lowest Useful Magnification||18x|
|Limiting Stellar Magnitude||13|
|Resolution (Rayleigh)||1.11 arc seconds|
|Resolution (Dawes)||0.93 arc seconds|
|Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye)||329x|
|Secondary Mirror Obstruction||51mm (2.0")|
|Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter||40% %|
|Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area||16.6% %|
|Optical Coatings||StarBright XLT|
|Optical Tube Length||330mm (13")|
|Optical Tube Diameter||152mm (6")|
|Optical Tube Weight||6 lbs (2.7 kg)|
|Dovetail||Vixen / CG-5 Dovetail bar|
|Mount Type||Computerized Altitude-Azimuth Single Fork Arm|
|Instrument load capacity||10 lbs (4.54 kg)|
|Height adjustment range (includes mount and tripod)||939.8mm - 2397mm (37" - 55")|
|Tripod leg diameter||50.8mm (2") Stainless Steel|
|Mount Head Weight||7 lbs (3.2 kg)|
|Tripod Weight||10 lbs (4.54 kg)|
|Slew Speeds||9 slew speeds - max speed 3°/second|
|Tracking Rates||Sidereal, Solar and Lunar|
|Tracking Modes||Alt-Az, EQ North & EQ South|
|Dovetail Compatibility||Vixen / CG-5 dovetail|
|Number of Auxiliary ports||1x Aux port|
|USB port||Yes, Hand Control input|
|Power Requirements||8-AA batteries (not included) | 12 VDC-750 mA (Tip positive)|
|Motor Drive||DC servo motors|
|Alignment Procedures||SkyAlign, 1-Star Align, 2-Star Align, Auto 2-Star Align, Solar System Align, EQ North / EQ South Alignment (EQ align requires an equatorial wedge)|
|Periodic Error Correction||No|
|Computerized Hand Control||Double line, 18 character Liquid Crystal Display with 19 fiber optic backlit LED buttons|
|NexStar+ Database||38,181 accessible objects. Enhanced information on over 200 objects.|
|Software||Celestron's Starry Night Special Edition Software, SkyPortal App|
|Total Kit Weight||17.6 lbs (8 kg)|
|Included Items||NexStar SE OTA | Single Fork Arm Mount | Tripod | Accessory Tray | Star Pointer Finderscope | Built-In Wedge | NexStar+ Hand Control | 25mm eyepiece | Star Diagonal|
The NexStar 5SE Telescope is one of the easiest and most widely used telescopes for beginners. It is easy to install, learn, and store the sky, and does not need any complications.
Once you click on SkyAlign, the telescope will recognize the sky of your area and be ready to move anywhere in the sky. To enjoy the details of the moon, planets and some deep-sky object, the NexStar 5SE Telescope will help you observe the sky with ease, comfort and accuracy.
SkyAlign technology - Make your telescope consistent and ready to watch in minutes. So if you're not used to the night sky, you can easily set up your telescope on any three bright bodies in the sky.
Recommended for beginners