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CPC 1100 GPS (XLT) Computerized Telescope

Original price $3,249.00 - Original price $3,249.00
Original price
$3,249.00
$3,249.00 - $3,249.00
Current price $3,249.00
SKU 11075-XLT

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Description
  • 11" diffraction limited Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope
  • Celestrons premium StarBright XLT coatings
  • Fully computerized dual fork arm Altazimuth mount
  • 9x50 finderscope to help accurately find objects
  • Newly designed heavy-duty tripod makes attaching the telescope so easy you can do it in the dark; also features sturdy 2" steel legs and accessory tray
  • Ergonomic design - Comfortably lift and move the telescope from location to location
  • Star diagonal provides more comfortable viewing position when observing objects that are high in the sky
  • Convenient remote hand control holder - Allows you to view information hands-free while using the scope
Technology

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
  • 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 stars; solar system objects and asterisms
  • Re-designed drive base and drive mechanics - Quiet operation; large drive gears, quick release clutch
  • SkyAlign allows you to align on any three bright celestial objects, making for a fast and easy alignment process
  • Flash upgradeable hand control software and motor control units for downloading product updates over the Internet
  • Permanent PEC
  • Auxiliary port for additional accessories such as Autoguider, GPS accessory
  • NexRemote telescope control software and RS-232 cable included for advanced control of your telescope via computer
Specifications
OPTICAL TUBE INFO:
Optical Design: Schmidt-Cassegrain
Aperture: 279.4mm (11")
Focal Length: 2800mm (110")
Focal Ratio: f/10
Focal Length of Eyepiece 1: 40mm (1.57")
Magnification of Eyepiece 1: 70x
Finderscope: 9x50 Finderscope with quick release bracket
Star Diagonal: 1.25" Star Diagonal
Optical Tube: Aluminum
Highest Useful Magnification: 660x
Lowest Useful Magnification: 40x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude: 14.7
Resolution (Rayleigh): 0.5 arc seconds
Resolution (Dawes): 0.42 arc seconds
Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye): 1593x
Secondary Mirror Obstruction: 95mm (3.75")
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter: 34%
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area: 12%
Optical Coatings: Starbright XLT
Optical Tube Length: 610mm (24")
Optical Tube Diameter: 312.42mm (12.3")
Optical Tube Weight: 65 lbs (29.5 kg) with mount
Dovetail: None
MOUNT INFO:
Mount Type: Computerized Altitude-Azimuth Dual Fork Arm
Height adjustment range (includes mount and tripod): 1397mm - 1778mm (55" - 70")
Tripod leg diameter: 50.8mm (2") Stainless Steel
Mount Head Weight: 65 lbs (29.5 kg) with optical tube
Accessory Tray: Yes
Tripod Weight: 19 lbs (8.6 kg)
Slew Speed: 9 slew speeds - max speed 5°/second
Tracking Rates: Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
Tracking Modes: Altazimuth, EQ North and EQ South
GPS: Internal 16 channel
Dovetail Compatibility: none
Number of Auxiliary ports: 2 Aux ports (Hand Control can use any of the Aux ports)
Autoguide port: Yes
USB Port: Yes, on hand control
Power Requirements: 12 VDC-1.5A (Tip positive)
Motor Drive: DC servo motors
Alignment Procedures: Sky Align, Auto Two-Star Align, Two-Star Align, Solar System Align, EQ North Align & EQ South Align
Periodic Error Correction: Yes
Computerized Hand Control: 2 line x 18 character backlit Liquid Crystal Display, 19 LED backlit 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: Celestron's Starry Night Special Edition Software, SkyPortal App
Total Telescope Kit Weight: 84 lbs (38.1 kg)
Included Items: Mount/OTA | Tripod | Accessory Tray | 40mm Eyepiece | 1.25" Star Diagonal | 50mm 9x50 Finderscope with Bracket | Instruction Manual
Solar Warning
  • Never look directly at the Sun with the naked eye or with an optic (unless you have the proper solar filter). Permanent and irreversible eye damage may result.
  • Never use your optic to project an image of the Sun onto any surface. Internal heat build-up can damage the optic and any accessories attached to it.
  • Never leave your optic unsupervised. Make sure an adult who is familiar with the correct operating procedures is with your optic at all times, especially when children are present.
Downloads

CPC Manual

NexStar Plus Hand Control Manual

Schmidt-Cassegrain Optics Manual

Celestron PWI Telescope Control Software Manual

Solar Safety Warning

How to Align a Red Dot Finder to Your Telescope Video

SCT & EdgeHD Collimation Guide