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.
Featuring high-quality Schmidt-Cassegrain optics, the NexStar 5 SE is an ideal telescope for observing and photographing the wonders of space.
5" Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope
StarBright XLT high transmission coatings come standard
StarPointer finderscope to help with alignment and accurately locating objects
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
- Optical Design
- Schmidt Cassegrain
- 5 inch
- Focal Length
- 1250 mm
- Focal Ratio
- 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!