"This instrument has been gently used and is in great mechanical and optical
condition, you can buy with confidence. Inspected by our technician."
Here are some of the objects you can visually observe through this particular instrument.
Andromeda Galaxy, Orion Nebula, Comet C/2013 US10, mountains on the moon, and Jupiter and Jovian belts & Satellite Moons, Mars, Venus, Saturns Rings.
High degree of portability makes this instrument a favourite if you have a limited storage space or live in a condo or apartment. Easily transportable.
Celestron Nexstar 6 SE Schmidt Cassegrain package:
- Celestron’s iconic “orange tube” design.
- 6-inch aperture with excellent light-gathering ability provides impressive views of the Moon and planets, along with deep sky objects like the Orion Nebula, while retaining a compact form factor.
- Fully automated GoTo mount with database of 40,000+ celestial objects automatically locates and tracks objects for you.
- SkyAlign technology gets your telescope aligned and ready to observe in minutes. Even if you’re unfamiliar with the night sky, you can easily align your telescope on any three bright objects.
- Included Unique single fork arm design and sturdy steel tripod all break down into separate components for easy transport and quick assembly.
View the Universe’s Most Impressive Celestial Objects
The 6SE’s six-inch primary mirror packs enough light-gathering ability to observe the best that the solar system has to offer: Cassini’s Division in Saturn’s rings, the cloud bands on Jupiter, and geographic features on the surface of the Moon. When it comes to deep sky objects, take your 6SE to a dark-sky site and you’ll see hundreds of pinpoint stars in the Hercules Globular Cluster, the spiral arms of the Whirlpool Galaxy, and more.
Revolutionary Single Fork Arm Mount
We know the best telescope is the one you will use most often. That’s why Celestron’s engineers created NexStar SE’s unique, patented single fork arm mount. It’s perfectly portable and makes setup quick and easy. What’s more, the NexStar SE breaks down into several lightweight and compact pieces, making it easy to transport, even in small vehicles. You’ll have no problem getting the NexStar SE to your favorite observing site, or setting it up quickly in your backyard.
- 6" (150mm) aperture
- f/10 focal ratio
- 1500mm focal length
- Crown optical glass primary mirror
- StarBright optical coatings
- High-transmission water white glass corrector lens with 97.4% light transmission
- Internal focusing mechanism
- Resolution: 0.93 arcsec (Rayleigh); 0.77 arcsec (Dawes)
- Secondary mirror obstruction: 2.2"; 37% by diameter; 14% by area
- NexStar Computer Controller
- 2-line, 16-character LCD display
- 19 fiber optic backlit red LED buttons
- Database of over 40,000 celestial objects plus 100 user defined
- Automatically slew to planets, stars, constellations, and a variety of catalogs
- Camera control: For piggyback wide-field or conventional astrophotography through the optical tube assembly, the controller can automatically trigger the shutter release to capture the image
- Anti-backlash compensation programs out play between gears for more precise tracking
- Tour Mode: Shows a selection of the most popular objects for the time and date you are observing
- Constellation Tour: Allows you to take a tour of all the best objects within a particular constellation
- Alignment procedures: SkyAlign, Auto 2-Star, 1-Star, 2-Star, and Solar System
- Here is what is in the database:
- Solar system objects including the Sun, Moon, and planets
- Named objects
- Stars: Asterims, variable stars, double stars, named stars
- Caldwell catalog
- Messier catalog
- NGC catalog
- SAO catalog
Included EXTRA accessories with this package save you $$$!
If purchased individually would cost. over $220 plus taxes
*2x multi-coated Barlow lens. with T-thread for DSLR Camera. 1.25"
* 17mm Plossl eyepiece 1.25"
* Set of Four Colour Filters 1.25 (Red, yellow, Blue & Green)
-ideal for Jupiter, Saturn, Mars, Venus & the Moon
* 8mm Plossl 1.25" eyepiece
* Cell phone adaptor to take astroimages
90 Day warranty