Classic Celestron C5" SCT (Made in USA) with a Nexstar 6/8 SE Fork Arm Mount. Includes Solar Filter & Extra Accessories (Pre-Owned)

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SKU: USED021601
Regular price $949.00 CAD

Product details

  • SKU USED021601

This telescope is used in good working condition.

Apart from minor scratches on the optical tube's body, the optics and mechanics are in good condition. The tube is made in the USA with excellent sharp optics!

The mount is in good working condition. Tested by our technicians.


Extra Accessories Included:

  • Solar Filter!
  • Celestron 10 & 15mm 1.25" Eyepieces
  • Celestron 25mm Plossl 1.25" Eyepiece
  • 2x Barlow
  • 1.25" Moon Filter
  • Explore Scientific Smartphone Adapter.

About the Celestron NexStar 5SE Computerized Telescope...

Featuring high-quality Schmidt-Cassegrain optics, the Celestron NexStar 5 SE GoTo Telescope is an ideal telescope for observing and photographing the wonders of space. With a total weight of this Celestron Telescope is 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 coatings and offers 56% more light gathering power than a 4" model.


The Celestron NexStar 5 SE has all the same features as Celestron''s most advanced computerized GoTo telescopes, including revolutionary Celestron Telescope SkyAlign alignment technology, a sky tour feature, a database of nearly 40,000 celestial objects and easy to use hand control. Plug the optional Celestron SkySync GPS Accessory into the NexStar Auxiliary port and download data from orbiting GPS satellites for truly quick and easy alignments. The universe may be full of mysteries, but using the NexStar 5 SE isn''t one of them. 

Whether you are a seasoned astronomer looking for a portable Celestron Telescope with advanced features or just starting your astronomy adventure and looking for an easy way to enjoy the night sky, a NexStar SE will help you take a closer look.



Celestron NexStar 5SE Computerized Telescope Features...


  • 5" Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope


  • StarBright  high transmission coatings come standard


  • Red Dot finderscope to help with alignment and accurately locating objects


  • Quick release fork arm mount, optical tube and accessory tray for no-tool setup


  • Sturdy computerized Altazimuth mount


  • Internal battery compartment to prevent cord wrap during use


  • Computerized Mount Features


  • Proven NexStar computer control technology


  • Nearly 40,000 object database with 200 user-definable objects and expanded information on over 200 objects


  • SkyAlign allows you to align on any three bright celestial objects, making for a fast and easy alignment process


  • Flash upgradeable hand control software and motor control units for downloading product updates over the Internet


  • Custom database lists of all the most famous deep-sky objects by name and catalog number; the most beautiful double, triple and quadruple stars; variable stars; solar system objects and asterisms


  • DC Servo motors with encoders on both axes

    Double line, 16-character Liquid Crystal Display Hand Control with backlit LED buttons for easy operation of goto features

  • GPS-compatible with optional SkySync GPS Accessory (93969)


Celestron C5 Computerized Telescope Specifications...

Optical Design: Schmidt-Cassegrain

Aperture (mm): 125 mm (4.92 in)

Focal Length (mm): 1250 mm (49 in)

Focal Ratio: f/10

Eyepiece 1 (mm): 25 mm (0.98 in)

Magnification 1: 50 x

Finderscope: Red Dot

Star Diagonal: 1.25"

Mount: Single Fork Arm Altazimuth

Optical Tube: Aluminum

Power Supply: 8-AA batteries (not included)

Highest Useful Magnification: 295 x

Lowest Useful Magnification: 18 x

Limiting Stellar Magnitude: 13

Resolution (Rayleigh): 1.11 arc seconds

Resolution (Dawes): 0.93 arc seconds

Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye): 329x

Angular Field of View (deg): 1

Linear Field of View (@1000 yds): 53 ft (16 m)

Secondary Mirror Obstruction: 1.75 in (44 mm)

Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter: 35%

Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area: 12.3% %

Optical Coatings: StarBright

Optical Tube Length: 13 in (330 mm)

Telescope Weight: 17.6 lbs (7.98 kg)

Tripod Weight: 10 lbs (4.54 kg)

Payload Capacity: 10 lbs (4.54 kg)

Motor Drive: Integrated D.C. Electronics

Slew Speeds: Nine slew speeds: 4/sec, 2/sec, 1/sec, 64x, 16x, 8x, 4x, 1x, .5x

Tracking Rates: Sidereal, Solar and Lunar

Tracking Modes: Alt-Az, EQ North & EQ South

Alignment Procedures: SkyAlign, Auto 2-Star Align, 1-Star Align, 2-Star Align, SolarSystem Align

Software Precision: 24 bit, 0.08 arcsec calculations

Communication Ports: RS-232 communication port on hand control, Aux port, Camera Control port

Computer Hand Control: Double line, 16 character Liquid Crystal Display with 19 fiber optic backlit LED buttons

Database: 38,181 accessible objects

Dovetail Compatibility: Quick Release Tube Clamp