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Celestron CGEM II equatorial mount

Product code: CE91523

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Quick Overview

The Celestron CGEM II equatorial mount is the new version of the famous Celestron CGEM mount. The Celestron CGEM II offers an updated design 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.


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.

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Regular Price: €2,099.00

Special Price €2,035.00

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Details

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.

Main specifications:

40 lbs payload capacity
Dual-fit Vixen/CG-5 and Losmandy/CGE dovetail saddle
2" steel legs with height index marks for quick leveling
USB 2.0 port on hand control for direct links to a PC via ASCOM supported software.
40,000 object database with over 100 user-definable objects and expanded information on over 200 objects
Internal cabling throughout for worry-free remote operation
Motors with integrated optical encoders offer smooth, quiet operation
Able to track past the meridian allowing seamless imaging
Permanent periodic error corrections allow users to train out the worm gears periodic errors once, while the mount retains the PEC recordings.
Software features include: Mount Calibration, Database Filter Limits, Hibernate, five Alignment Procedures, and user-defined slew limits
Built-in polar alignment program to polar align on any star in the sky
Longer clutch levers to make tightening and loosening of clutches easier
Solar System alignment method allows to view the moon and planets during the day
Permanent Programmable Periodic Error Correction (PEC) corrects periodic tracking errors inherent to all worm drives
Custom Rate 9 feature allows to set maximum slew rate
RS-232 communication port on hand control to control the telescope via a personal computer
Includes NexRemote telescope control software, for advanced control of telescope via computer
Precision machined 40 mm diameter steel Polar shafts
GPS-compatible with optional SkySync GPS Accessory

Technical specifications

Mount type Equatorial GOTO
Load capacity (Kg) 18
Pulsantiera di controllo Yes
Treppiede Yes
Polar finder Optional
Contrappesi 1 x 7.7kg
Motors No
Velocità massima di spostamento 5°/sec
Porta autoguida ST4 Yes
Dovetail bar fitting Vixen + Losmandy
Controllo dell'errore periodico Yes
Diametro asta contrappesi 40mm
Lunghezza asta contrappesi No
Peso testa della montatura 18 Kg
Peso treppiede 9 Kg
Alimentazione 12V, 3.2A

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