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Celestron CPC 1100 GPS (XLT) Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope

Celestron CPC 1100 GPS (XLT) Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope

Product code: C11075-XLT
Manufacturer: Celestron
£3199.00 £2439.00

The largest aperture of the CPC GPS line, The CPC 1100 GPS Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope has the most light gathering power and has a limiting magnitude of nearly 15. The CPC 1100 GPS takes full advantage of its vast database of thousands of NGC and Abell galaxies as well as delivering a new level of detail to all your favorite deep sky objects. This CPC 1100 GPS features Celestron's premium StarBright XLT coatings.


The largest aperture of the CPC GPS line, The CPC 1100 GPS Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope has the most light gathering power and has a limiting magnitude of nearly 15. The CPC 1100 GPS takes full advantage of its vast database of thousands of NGC and Abell galaxies as well as delivering a new level of detail to all your favorite deep sky objects. This CPC 1100 GPS features Celestron's premium StarBright XLT coatings.

With sophisticated software features like Hibernate function, the CPC can maintain its star alignment night after night without needing to be re-aligned, making it an ideal instrument for a permanent observatory facility.

The CPC GPS is the most portable of Celestron's top-of-the-line fork-mounted astronomical telescopes. This telescope is at home as a superb visual instrument or, with optional wedge and CCD cameras, as a serious astrophotographer's tool.

Although large in aperture, with its conveniently located carrying handles and an instrument weight of 65 lb., this telescope is portable enough to setup in your backyard or take with you to your favorite dark sky location.

Celestron's new CPC Series with revolutionary SkyAlign Alignment Technology re-defines everything that amateur astronomers are looking for - quick and simple alignment, GPS, unsurpassed optical quality, ease of set-up and use, ergonomics, enhanced computerization and, most important, affordability.

Technical Information:

OPTICAL DESIGN: Schmidt-Cassegrain
APERTURE: 280 mm (11.02 in)
FOCAL LENGTH: 2800 mm (110.24 in)
FOCAL RATIO: 10
FINDERSCOPE: 50 Finderscope w/ quick release bracket
MOUNT: Dual Fork Arm
OPTICAL TUBE: Aluminum
EYEPIECE 1: 40 mm (1.57 in)
MAGNIFICATION 1: 70 x
STAR DIAGONAL: 1.25
ACCESSORY TRAY: Leg Brace / Eyepiece holder
TRIPOD: Heavy Duty Steel Adjustable
CD ROM: NexRemote control software w/RS232 cable
POWER SUPPLY: Car battery adapter
HIGHEST USEFUL MAGNIFICATION: 660 x
LOWEST USEFUL MAGNIFICATION: 40 x
LIMITING STELLAR MAGNITUDE: 14.7
RESOLUTION: 0.5 arc seconds
RESOLVING POWER: 0.42 arc seconds
PHOTOGRAPHIC RESOLUTION: 200 line/mm
LIGHT GATHERING POWER: 1593 x
ANGULAR FIELD OF VIEW: 0.6 °
LINEAR FIELD OF VIEW (@1000 YDS): 32 ft (9.75 m)
OPTICAL COATINGS: Starbright XLT Coating
SECONDARY MIRROR OBSTRUCTION: 3.75 in (95.25 mm)
SECONDARY MIRROR OBSTRUCTION BY AREA: 12 %
SECONDARY MIRROR OBSTRUCTION BY DIAMETER: 34.1 %
OPTICAL TUBE WEIGHT: 23 lb (10.43 kg)
TELESCOPE WEIGHT: 65 lb (29.48 kg)
TRIPOD AND MOUNT WEIGHT: 19 lb (8.62 kg)
MOTOR DRIVE: DC Servo motors with encoders, both axes
MOTOR RESOLUTION: 0.14 arc seconds
COMPUTER HAND CONTROL: Double line, 16 character Liquid Crystal Display; 19 fiber optic backlit LED buttons
TRACKING RATES: Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
TRACKING MODES: Altazimuth, EQ North & EQ South
ALIGNMENT PROCEDURES: SkyAlign, Auto Two-Star Alignment, Two-star Align, SolarSystem Align, EQ North Align, EQ South Align, One-Star Align
SOFTWARE PRECISION: 24bit, 0.08 calculations
PERIODIC ERROR CORRECTION: Permanently Programable
FORK ARM: Dual fork arm, cast Aluminum w/ detachable HC cradle
GEAR: 5.625 hard anodized gear in both axes, 180 tooth
BEARINGS: 9.8 azimuth bearing
COMMUNICATION PORTS: RS-232 counication port on hand control
MOTOR PORTS: Aux Port, Autoguide Ports
DATABASE: 40,000+ objects, 400 user defined programmable objects. Enhanced information on over 200 objects
POWER REQUIREMENTS: 12VDC 1.5A
POWER REQUIREMENTS - IDLE CURRENT: 340 mA
POWER REQUIREMENTS - SLEW ONE AXIS: 640 mA
POWER REQUIREMENTS - SLEW BOTH AXES: 900 mA
CORD MANAGEMENT: Cord Wrap Software
GPS: Internal 16 channel



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