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Shop - Telescopes - Celestron Advanced VX Series - Advanced VX 6" Newtonian
"Advanced VX 6" Newtonian"
Advanced VX 6



Overview




  • 6” (150mm) f/5 optical design gives excellent wide
    field views

  • Parabolic primary mirror minimizes spherical aberration
    to produce a better image

  • Integer gear ratios and permanently programmable
    Periodic Error Correction eliminates recurring track errors from the worm
    gear

  • New motors offer improved tracking performance &
    provide more power to overcome load imbalances

  • Updated industrial design offers more rigidity, less
    flexure and improved aesthetics

  • New design allows viewing or imaging across the
    meridian without interference from the motors housings

  • Improved latitude range, can be used between 7 – 77
    degrees latitude

  • Improved electronics contain increased memory for
    future expansion

  • NexStar+ hand control offers multiple language
    programming (English, French, Italian, German, Spanish)







Description



For those new to astronomy and astroimaging, the Advanced VX 6” Newtonian is
an excellent entry-level setup that can grow with you. The Newtonian optical
design is excellent for visual observing and offers you the largest aperture
for the price. Combined with our Advanced VX mount, you’ll have all the tools
you need to learn the basics of imaging.



About the Mount



The new Advanced VX mount was specifically designed to provide optimum
imaging performance for smaller telescopes. Now your smaller telescope can take
advantage of All-Star Polar Alignment and autoguider support. You’ll be able to
track through long exposures using permanently programmable periodic error
correction. Image across the meridian without doing a meridian flip, so you can
seamlessly image the best part of night sky. Advanced VX features significantly
larger base castings than our previous design, improving stability under
heavier loads. Improved motors offer more torque and can handle slight load
imbalances with ease.







Specifications













































































































Optical
Design



Newtonian
Reflector



Aperture
(mm)



150
mm (5.91 in)



Telescope
Type



Computerized
(GOTO)



Focal
Length



750
mm (30 in)



Formula:Focal
Ratio



5



Focal
Length of Eyepiece 1 (mm)



20
mm (0.79 in)



Formula:Magnification
of Eyepiece 1



38
x



Finderscope style='mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"'>



6x30



Tripod style='mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"'>



Adjustable,
Stainless Steel



Tripod
Leg Diameter



2"



Formula:Highest
Useful Magnification



354
x



Formula:Lowest
Useful Magnification



21
x



Formula:Limiting
Stellar Magnitude



13.4



Formula:Resolution
(Rayleigh)



0.93
arc seconds



Formula:Resolution
(Dawes)



0.77
arc seconds



Formula:Light
Gathering Power (Compared to human eye)
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459
x



Secondary
Mirror Obstruction



1.75"
in (44 mm)



Formula:Secondary
Mirror Obstruction by Diameter



30%



Formula:Secondary
Mirror Obstruction by Area



8.78%



Optical
Tube Length



27"
in (686 mm)



Optical
Tube Weight



10
lbs (4.54 kg)



Mount
Height (Max)



64"
in (1626 mm)



Mount
Height (Min)



44"
in (1118 mm)



Tripod
Weight



18
lbs (8.16 kg)



Weight
of Counterweights



1
x 12 lbs



Warranty style='mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"'>



2-year
Telescope Warranty




 















Quantity:

Our Price: $999.00

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