Celestron 5" Optical Tube
  • Celestron 5" Optical Tube

Celestron 5" SCT Optical Tube 5se

With a total weight of 28 lbs including the tripod, the ultra portable 5 SE features a precision optical system with 1,250 mm focal length (f/10) standard with our premium StarBright XLT coatings and offers 56% more light gathering power than a 4" model.

£499.00
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Featuring high-quality Schmidt-Cassegrain optics, the NexStar 5 SE is an ideal telescope for observing and photographing the wonders of space.

GENERAL DETAILS:

  • 5" Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope

  • StarBright XLT high transmission coatings come standard

  • StarPointer finderscope to help with alignment and accurately locating objects

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS:

DOVETAIL COMPATIBILITY: Quick Release Tube Clamp 
OPTICAL TUBE: Aluminum 
EYEPIECE 1: 25 mm (0.98 in)
MAGNIFICATION 1: 50 x
STAR DIAGONAL: 1.25" 
HIGHEST USEFUL MAGNIFICATION: 300 x
LOWEST USEFUL MAGNIFICATION: 18 x
LIMITING STELLAR MAGNITUDE: 13 
RESOLUTION: 1.1 arc seconds
RESOLVING POWER: 0.91 arc seconds
LIGHT GATHERING POWER: 329 x
ANGULAR FIELD OF VIEW: 1 °
LINEAR FIELD OF VIEW (@1000 YDS): 52.5 ft (16 m)
SECONDARY MIRROR OBSTRUCTION: 1.75 in (44.45 mm)
SECONDARY MIRROR OBSTRUCTION BY AREA: 12 %
SECONDARY MIRROR OBSTRUCTION BY DIAMETER: 35 %

1 BOX: Approx 80cm x 65 x 30

Warranty: 24 Months

Read a review for the NexStar 6 SE on ScopeTest.com here 

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Data sheet

Optical Design
Schmidt Cassegrain
Aperture
5 inch
Focal Length
1250 mm
Focal Ratio
F10
Optical Coatings
Starbright XLT Coating
Optical Tube Length (mm)
13 inch
What is more important?
I want to photograph the night sky
Telescope to navigate for you?
Yes, I would like a scope to guide me.
Normally on display?
Yes - But Check First If Making A Special Journey!

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