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Advanced VX 11 SCT
Item no. 12067
SRP: £2875.00
Warranty: 24 Months

For those looking to step up to an 11-inch optical tube, Advanced VX is a great option. Not only is it Celestron’s most affordable 11-inch telescope, it is also one of the most portable. The Advanced VX mount is strong enough to support this optical tube assembly and a couple of small accessories, yet weighs far less than some of our other 11-inch telescope kits. As far as optics go, the 11-inch SCT gathers 41% more light than the 9.25-inch model. You also get our StarBright XLT coatings for even better light transmission.

About the Mount

The new Advanced VX mount was specifically designed to provide optimum imaging performance for smaller telescopes. Now your smaller telescope can take advantage of All-Star Polar Alignment and autoguider support. You’ll be able to track through long exposures using permanently programmable periodic error correction. Image across the meridian without doing a meridian flip, so you can seamlessly image the best part of night sky. Advanced VX features significantly larger base castings than our previous design, improving stability under heavier loads. Improved motors offer more torque and can handle slight load imbalances with ease.

Advanced VX 11 SCT General Features

  • 11” (2800mm) f/10 Schmidt-Cassegrain includes StarBright XLT coatings for better light transmission
  • 41% more light gathering than a 9.25” telescope
  • 9x50 optical finderscope for locating alignment stars
  • Integer gear ratios and permanently programmable Periodic Error Correction eliminates recurring track errors from the worm gear.
  • Autoguider port for long exposure imaging
  • New motors offer improved tracking performance & provide more power to overcome load imbalances
  • Updated industrial design offers more rigidity, less flexure and improved aesthetics
  • New design allows viewing or imaging across the meridian without interference from the motors housings
  • Improved latitude range.  Can be used between 7 – 77 degrees latitude.
  • NexStar+ hand control offers multiple language programming (English, French, Italian, German, Spanish)

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

Optical Design: Schmidt-Cassegrain
Aperture (mm): 280 mm (11 in)
Telescope Type: Computerized (GOTO)
Focal Length: 2800 mm (110 in)
Focal Ratio: 10
Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 (mm): 40 mm (1.57 in)
Magnification of Eyepiece 1: 70 x
Finderscope: 9x50
Tripod: Adjustable, Stainless Steel
Tripod Leg Diameter: 2"
Highest Useful Magnification: 661 x
Lowest Useful Magnification: 40 x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude: 14.7
Resolution (Rayleigh): 0.5 arc seconds
Resolution (Dawes): 0.41 arc seconds
Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye): 1600 x
Optical Tube Length: 24" in (610 mm)
Optical Tube Weight: 27 lbs (12 kg)
Total Telescope Kit Weight: 95 lbs (43 kg)
Mount Height (Max): 64" in (1626 mm)
Mount Height (Min): 44" in (1118 mm)
Tripod Weight: 18 lbs (8.16 kg)
Weight of Counterweights: 3 x 12 lbs
 

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