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CGEM II EQ Mount

CGEM II EQ Mount
CGEM II EQ Mount
CGEM II EQ Mount
CGEM II EQ Mount
CGEM II EQ Mount
CGEM II EQ Mount
CGEM II EQ Mount
CGEM II EQ Mount
CGEM II EQ Mount
CGEM II EQ Mount
Item #: 91523
Your Price: $1,599.00 In Stock
Warranty: 2 Years

Description

A fresh update to the venerable CGEM mount, the CGEM II has a contemporary, attractive, bold appearance and is capable of carrying Celestron’s higher-end SCT optical tubes (up to 11") securely and vibration free, which is ideal for both imaging and visual observing. Capable of holding 40 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 II 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 II series features Celestron’s innovative All-Star Polar alignment procedure. All-Star allows you to accurately polar align the mount using any star, even ig the celestial pole cannot be seen. Another great feature of the CGEM II sure to please astroimagers, is the Permanent Periodic Error Correction (PEC) which will allow users to train out the worm gears periodic errors, while the mount retains the PEC recordings.

PERFORMANCE

For objects near the Meridian (imaginary line passing from North to South), the CGEM II will track well past the Meridian for uninterrupted imaging through the most ideal part of the sky. The CGEM II mount has a robust database with over 40,000 objects, 100 user defined programmable objects and enhanced information on over 200 objects. Celestron's CGEM II mount is the perfect fit between the Advanced VX Series and CGX Series.

Specifications

Alignment Procedures AutoAlign, 2-Star Align, Quick Align, 1-Star Align, Last Alignment, Solar System Align
Computerized Hand Control Double line, 16 character Liquid Crystal Display; 19 fiber optic backlit LED buttons, USB 2.0 port for PC connection
Database 40,000+ objects, 100 user defined programmable objects. Enhanced information on over 200 objects
Dovetail Mount Directly connects to both CG-5 & CGE dovetail bars
Latitude Range 15" " 70"
Motor Drive Low cog DC servo motors
Mount Type German Equatorial Mount
Mount Weight 40lbs.
Payload Capacity 40 lbs.
Ports 1x Hand control port, 1x Auxiliary Port, 1x Auto guider port, 1 USB 2.0 port (on hand control)
Power Requirements 12 VDC, 3.2 amps
Slew Speeds 9 slew speeds
Total Weight of Mount Kit 77lbs.
Tracking Modes EQ North and EQ South
Tracking Rates Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
Tripod 2" Steel tripod with graduated markings on lower section
Tripod Weight 20lbs.
Weight of Counterweight 17lbs.

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