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Celestron CGX-L Equatorial Mount and Tripod

Celestron CGX-L Equatorial Mount and Tripod
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Price:  £3,559.00
List Price:  £3,750.00
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Product Code:  C91531
Manufacturer:  Celestron

Celestron


Celestron's newly designed CGX-L Computerized Equatorial mount is the latest addition to our fully computerized equatorial mount series.  Capable of carrying  Celestron's largest optical tubes with ease, CGX-L is designed for backyard observatories and remote imagers looking for exceptional load capacity to weight ratio, compact design, and innovative features that fully support large telescopes, imaging kits, and the latest in wireless tech accessories.

Key design goals included larger 144 mm diameter worm wheels which provide smoother operation and can more accurately drive heavier loads, longer 270 mm dovetail saddle to support larger optical tubes, remote operation friendly features such as home and limit optical sensors, easier polar alignment adjustments, and better cable management overall. In addition to that, we've made mechanical and ergonomic improvements throughout to make the mount sturdier, easier to use, and easier to transport.  COMPACT.  ERGONOMIC.  INNOVATIVE.

 

Mount German Equatorial
Instrument load capacity 75 lb (34kg)
Tripod height adjustment range 35.75" to 52.75"
Tripod leg diameter 2.75"
Latitude adjustment range 3"-65"
Tripod Weight 46.2 lb (19.3kg)
EQ Head Weight w/o Counterweight Shaft 47 lb (21.3kg)
Total EQ Head Weight 52.6 lb (23.9kg)
Max Slew Speed 4"/second (3"/second is default)
Tracking Rates Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
Number of Auxiliary ports (for hand control and accessories) 4
Autoguide port Yes
USB Port Yes
Software Celestron PlaneWave Instruments


Included Items   

  • CGX-L Equatorial Head
  • CGX-L Tripod
  • Accessory Tray
  • 1 x 22 lb (10kg) Counterweight
  • NexStar+ Hand Control
  • DC Power Cable (plugs into cigarette lighter socket)
  • 8 mm Allen Wrench (contained in rear carry handle)

 

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