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"Advanced VX 6" Newtonian"
Advanced VX 6


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

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

  • The most compact and portable of Celestron’s German equatorial mounts offers the same rigidity as our larger mounts with minimal flexure and an improved industrial design

  • Holds a maximum instrument capacity of 30 lb

  • Every feature an astroimager wants: PEC, an autoguider port, the ability to image across the meridian, and more

  • Dual saddle plate is compatible with narrow CG-5 dovetails and wider CGE dovetail. Also compatible with Vixen format dovetails longer than 100mm, but not compatible with Losmandy D format plates.

  • Latitude range allows the mount to perform between 7° and 77° latitude

  • Accessories include a 20mm eyepiece and 6x30 finderscope.


    Aperture: 150mm (6")
    Focal Length: 750mm (30")
    Focal Ratio: f/5
    Focal Length of Eyepiece 1: 20mm (.8")
    Magnification of Eyepiece 1: 38x
    Finderscope: 6x30
    Star Diagonal: N/A
    Optical Tube: Aluminum
    Highest Useful Magnification: 354x
    Lowest Useful Magnification: 21x
    Limiting Stellar Magnitude: 13.4
    Resolution (Rayleigh): .93 arc seconds
    Resolution (Dawes): .77 arc seconds
    Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye): 459x
    Secondary Mirror Obstruction: 44mm (1.75")
    Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter: 30%
    Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area: 8.78%
    Optical Coatings: Fully Coated
    Optical Tube Length: 686mm (27")
    Optical Tube Diameter: 184.15mm (7.25")
    Optical Tube Weight: 10 lbs (4.54 kg)
    Dovetail: CG-5 Dovetail bar
    Mount Type: Computerized Equatorial
    Instrument load capacity: 30 lbs (13.6 kg)
    Height adjustment range (includes mount and tripod): 1118mm - 1626mm (44" - 64")
    Tripod Leg Diameter: 50.8mm (2") Stainless Steel
    Latitude adjustment range: 7° - 77°
    Mount Head Weight: 17 lbs (7.71 kg)
    Accessory Tray: Yes
    Tripod Weight: 18 lbs (8.16 kg)
    Weight of Counterweights: 1 x 12 lbs
    Slew Speeds: 9 slew speeds - max speed 4°/second
    Tracking Rates: Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
    Tracking Modes: EQ North and EQ South
    GPS: N/A
    Dovetail Compatibility: Dual saddle plates (CG-5 and CGE saddle)
    Number of Auxiliary Ports: 3 AUX Ports (1 hand control and 2 AUX Ports for optional accessories)
    Autoguide Port: Yes
    USB Port: Yes, input on Hand Control
    Power Requirements: 12V DC 3.5A (tip positive)
    Motor Drive: DC servo motors with encoders on both axes
    Alignment Procedures: 2-Star Align, 1-Star Align, Solar System Align, Last Alignment, Quick 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 Starry Night Special Edition Software and SkyPortal App
    Total Kit Weight: 57 lbs (25.85 kg)
    Included Items: Advanced VX Equatorial Head and tripod
    Accessory Tray
    1 x 12 lbs counterweight
    NexStar+ Hand Control
    DC Power Cable (item# 18769)
    Hand Control Holster


    Our Price: $1329.00

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