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114LCM Computerized Telescope

Knowledge Base Articles

How can I make my own collimating tool to use with my Newtonian reflector?

How can I make my own collimating tool to use with my Newtonian reflector?

How do I put a better finderscope on my AstroMaster or LCM scope?

How do I put a better finderscope on my AstroMaster or LCM scope?

How do you stop a GoTo slew in progress? Is there a better way than turning off power or pulling the power plug?

How do you stop a GoTo slew in progress? Is there a better way than turning off power or pulling the power plug?

The 114LCM has a 1000 mm focal length. Why is its tube only 450 mm long? Is this a mistake?

The 114LCM has a 1000 mm focal length. Why is its tube only 450 mm long? Is this a mistake?

The hand control holder on my LCM mount slips down the tripod leg. How do I fix this?

The hand control holder on my LCM mount slips down the tripod leg. How do I fix this?

How do I get a new hand control for my LCM telescope?

How do I get a new hand control for my LCM telescope?

My 114LCM telescope gives tilted views when I’m looking at terrestrial (ground) scenes. What’s wrong?

My 114LCM telescope gives tilted views when I’m looking at terrestrial (ground) scenes. What’s wrong?

How do I properly mount my LCM scope to the mount?

How do I properly mount my LCM scope to the mount?

How much magnification can I use with my LCM and how much is too much?

How much magnification can I use with my LCM and how much is too much?

How do I power my LCM mount?

How do I power my LCM mount?

How do I manually move my LCM scope?

How do I manually move my LCM scope?

What do I need to know about using the altitude lock with my LCM mount?

What do I need to know about using the altitude lock with my LCM mount?

Can the dovetail bars on Celestron LCM Series optical tubes be used on other mounts?

Can the dovetail bars on Celestron LCM Series optical tubes be used on other mounts?

How do I level my LCM telescope mount and tripod?

How do I level my LCM telescope mount and tripod?

What eyepiece size or diameter is used with my LCM?

What eyepiece size or diameter is used with my LCM?

Why is everything is upside down in my LCM telescope?

Why is everything is upside down in my LCM telescope?

Can I use my LCM telescope for photography?

Can I use my LCM telescope for photography?

Can I use my PowerSeeker telescope for photography?

Can I use my PowerSeeker telescope for photography?

How do I collimate my 114LCM telescope? Do I align the mirrors in daylight?

How do I collimate my 114LCM telescope? Do I align the mirrors in daylight?

How do I conduct a GoTo or alignment on the Sun when it does not appear in the Solar System list?

How do I conduct a GoTo or alignment on the Sun when it does not appear in the Solar System list?

What is my scope's StarPointer for, and how do I use it?

What is my scope's StarPointer for, and how do I use it?

I’m experiencing motion to the east after slews with my Celestron Alt-Az GoTo mount. Is this backlash, and how do I correct it?

I’m experiencing motion to the east after slews with my Celestron Alt-Az GoTo mount. Is this backlash, and how do I correct it?

How can I get Celestron software to run on my Windows 7 computer?

How can I get Celestron software to run on my Windows 7 computer?

Why won’t my erect image eyepiece or diagonal always give right side up images with my scope?

Why won’t my erect image eyepiece or diagonal always give right side up images with my scope?

The hand control of my new scope shows the message “Bootloader invalid package 0080” or “Bootloader invalid package 0002”. How can I fix this and make the mount work?

The hand control of my new scope shows the message “Bootloader invalid package 0080” or “Bootloader invalid package 0002”. How can I fix this and make the mount work?

How can I find objects with my StarPointer-equipped telescope?

How can I find objects with my StarPointer-equipped telescope?

I am using rechargeable batteries with my Celestron GoTo mount, and the mount will not power up even though the batteries are new and fully charged. What’s the problem?

I am using rechargeable batteries with my Celestron GoTo mount, and the mount will not power up even though the batteries are new and fully charged. What’s the problem?

What are the payload weights of Celestron mounts?

What are the payload weights of Celestron mounts?

Can all named stars listed in the hand control be used for SkyAlign alignment?

Can all named stars listed in the hand control be used for SkyAlign alignment?

Where can I get information on the RS-232 (serial) commands for NexStar controlled telescopes?

Where can I get information on the RS-232 (serial) commands for NexStar controlled telescopes?