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Celestron Advanced VX Nexstar+ equatorial mount

Product code: CE91519-DS-A

Quick Overview

German equatorial mount with computerized hand control Nexstar +, equipped with double-axis motor, complete with tripod and polar scope, two servo motors with encoder.


The Celestron Advanced VX provides optimum performance for both visual and astrophotography use, in a compact and easy to transport equatorial mount. The Nexstar + protocol with a database of over 40,000 objects stored, provides several features to improve the quality of  pointing of objects and tracking, ensuring at the user a high performance mount in kind of use.

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Details

Engineered for the first-time user for visual and photographic use but also for the demanding amateur astronomer who wants a small and compact mount. It is well suited to load not too heavy instrumentation. Its innovative design combines the typical high quality of Celestron build that always provides high-performance instruments at affordable prices. Compact and easy to transport, this mount is perfect for the traveling user.

 

 

Mechanical features

Built to support medium loads, it allows you to install optical tube with accessories up to 14 kg, the servo motors allow movement up to 4 degrees per second with pinpoint accuracy and stability. The long bar allows to insert up to 2 or 3 counterweights and distribute well the loads for a correct balance of the instruments, the large knob for adjusting the latitude and the front thrust screw guarantee a precise and effective adjustment. The head is designed to accommodate Vixen type plates. The tripod is very strong thanks to steel legs with 50mm diameter, and it makes it very solid and vibration-free.

 

 

Nexstar+ protocol

The Advanced VX uses an innovative protocol for the automatic alignment of the mount and a complete object database. The Nexstar+ hand control unit allows you to choose between three different types of alignment, 2-Star Align, 1-Star Align, Solar System Align. You can also add up to 4 calibration stars after performing the 2-star alignment, it will greatly increasing the accuracy of the mount. Over 200 objects has a detailed information such as location and features, very useful to learn about the observed objects.

- Internal database of 40,000 objects

- Alignment 1, 2  stars and SolarSystem Align

- Tracking Rates sidereal, solar or lunar

- Tracking EQ North, EQ South

- Movement speed: 4 ° / sec, 2 ° / sec, 1 ° / sec 32x, 16x, 8x, 4x, 2x

- Firmware upgradeable via the internet

 

Advanced VX ideal for astrophotography

In addition to the functions implemented to improve tracking performance, alignment and tracking of the mount, the Nexstar+ protocol will provide more useful tools for those who use this mount for astrophotography. One of these is the meridian extend flip that allows the mount to continue tracking during the photographic expositions without interruption. The ST-4 dedicated port on the mount allows to connect any guiding camera on the market. The All Star allignment provides a polar alignment method extremely easy and accurate, useful especially for those who can not see the Polaris. Furthermore the additional 2 AUX ports allows the connections of accessories such as GPS (optional) and SkyQ Link (optional) to the mount, providing a WiFi connection.

- Advanced PPEC (Permanent Periodic Error Correction)

- Port ST-4 supplemented with 1 additional AUX port

- Polar scope (optional)

 

 

Celestron Advanced VX mount - scope of delivery

- Advanced VX complete mount

- Steel tripod with legs 50mm diameter

- Interfaces protocol Nexstar + with mini USB port for PC connection

- 1 counterweight 5 kg

- Vixen bar connection

- Connection for Polar scope (polar scope not included)

- 220V power supplie

- Installation and User Manual (Italian and English)

Technical specifications

Mount type Equatorial GOTO
Load capacity (Kg) 14
Pulsantiera di controllo Yes
Treppiede Yes
Polar finder Optional
Contrappesi 1 x 5kg
Motors 64 micropassi
Velocità massima di spostamento 5°/sec
Porta autoguida ST4 Yes
Dovetail bar fitting Vixen
Controllo dell'errore periodico Yes
Diametro asta contrappesi 20
Lunghezza asta contrappesi 33 cm
Peso testa della montatura 21 Kg
Peso treppiede 5 Kg
Alimentazione 12V 2A

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  1. great mount review by TSA on 9/24/2016
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    I have this mount and use it for AP, with a substantial load close to or on its stated maximum payload. Performs brilliantly.

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