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CGEM DX 1100 Computerized Telescope

CGEM DX 1100 Computerized Telescope
CGEM DX 1100 Computerized Telescope
Item #: 11000
Your Price: $3,699.00
Warranty: 2 Years

Includes These Celestron Technologies

Description

Celestron's CGEM DX 1100 features our high-end 11" Schmidt Cassegrian OTA with XLT coatings mounted on our brand new CGEM DX™ mount.

The CGEM DX™ mount is the newest member of our fully computerized Equatorial mount series capable of carrying Celestron’s high-end 11" and 14" optical tubes. The CGE PRO style, 2.75" tripod legs holds even the 14" optics securely while dampening vibration, which is ideal for both imaging and visual observing. Capable of holding 50 lbs of payload and slewing at 5° per second, you will be able to instantly point to any of the celestial objects in the database.

Ergonomic Design - CGEM DX was designed to be ergonomically friendly with large Altitude and Azimuth adjustment knobs for quick and easy polar alignment adjustment. The internal RA and DEC motor wiring provides a clean look and an easy and trouble free set up.

Innovation - The CGEM DX series has a new innovative Polar alignment procedure called All-Star™. All-Star allows users to choose any bright star, while the software calculates and assists with polar alignment. Another great feature of the CGEM DX sure to please astroimagers, is the Permanent Periodic Error Correction (PEC) which will allow users to train out the worm gear's periodic errors, while the mount retains the PEC recordings.

Performance - For objects near the Meridian (imaginary line passing from North to South), the CGEM DX will track well past the Meridian for uninterrupted imaging through the most ideal part of the sky. The CGEM mount has a robust database with over 40,000 objects, 100 user defined programmable objects and enhanced information on over 200 objects.

Power Management - Redesigned electronics deliver constant regulated power to the motors making them capable of driving the telescope even when not perfectly balanced. This allows the CGEM DX to have the payload capacity of that of much larger mounts without sacrificing smooth tracking motion and pointing accuracy across the entire sky.

Specifications

Alignment Procedures 2-Star Align, Quick Align, 1-Star Align, Last Alignment, Solar System Align
Aperture (mm) 280 mm (11 in)
Apparent Field of View 0.71 "
Computer Hand Control Double line, 16 character Liquid Crystal Display; 19 fiber optic backlit LED buttons
Database 40,000+ objects, 100 user defined programmable objects. Enhanced information on over 200 objects
Finderscope 9x50
Focal Length 2800 mm (110 in)
Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 ... 40 mm (1.57 in)
Focal Ratio 10
GPS Optional SkySync GPS Accessory
Highest Useful Magnification 661 x
Light Gathering Power (Comp... 1600 x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude 14.7
Lowest Useful Magnification 40 x
Magnification of Eyepiece 1 70 x
Mount Info: N.A.
Mount Type New CGEM DX Computerized Equatorial
Optical Coatings Starbright XLT Coatings
Optical Design Schmidt-Cassegrain
Optical Tube Info: N.A.
Optical Tube Length 24 in (610 mm)
Power Requirements Car battery adapter
Resolution (Dawes) 0.41 arc seconds
Resolution (Rayleigh) 0.5 arc seconds
Secondary Mirror Obstructio... 12%
Secondary Mirror Obstruction 3.75 in (95 mm)
Slew Speeds Nine slew speeds
Star Diagonal 1.25
Total Telescope Kit Weight 145 lbs (66 kg)
Tracking Modes EQ North and EQ South
Tracking Rates Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
Tripod Adjustable, Stainless Steel
Warranty 2-year Telescope Warranty
Weight of Counterweights 1 x 22 lbs