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Celestron C6-XLT with dovetail Vixen type + OnAxisLock 2" visual back

Product code: CE91010-XLT

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Quick Overview

The Celestron C6-XLT, thanks to 152mm diameter f/10 Schmidt-Cassegrain optics, is a long focal length but extremely compact telescope. It's the smallest of the SC series, an ideal telescope for those who begins to make the first observations or the first astro images. Great for compact mounts EQ5 type or similar, it can also be easily installed on a photo tripod, for the use as powerful spotting scope. OnAxisLock 50,8mm visual back for SC telescopes included in the price!


A very versatile instrument, with a very affordable price, which combines quality and high performance. It can be carried and used anywhere, but thanks to good diameter it already offers very good performances!

Availability: In stock

Regular Price: €799.00

Special Price €775.00

22% tax incl

Details

The Celestron XLT optical quality has always been considered one of the best on the market. The correction to the diffraction limit and the special Starbright XLT coating, make these optics ideal for various use. Suitable for observation and photography, from planetary to deep-sky, it has many optional accessories to easily connect any CCD or DSLR camera.

 

 

The optics an the Starbright XLT coatings

Celestron has always had a lot of care on the choice of materials and coatings used in their optics. Precisely for this reason, the XLT have always been the best-selling Cassegrain in the world, their versatility has met the needs of many users in many fields of use. This optical scheme has been realized with spherical mirrors, on the optical path there isn't any other lenses, except the front corrector plate. Despite its compact size and light weight, the focal length is long, ideal for high resolution imaging. The images are very sharp and contrasty, the Starbright coatings ensures an optimum brightness even with faint objects. 

Celestron C6-XLT Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope with Vixen dovetail bar

The Celestron XLT for deep-sky imaging

It's the ideal telescope for planetary imaging even in high resolution. Thanks to the optional focal reducer, its focal length can be reduced to f/6.3 making it very good also for deep-sky astrophotography. This telescope is the only SC model not Fastar compatible. 

 

Celestron C6-XLT Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope with Vixen dovetail bar

 

Celestron C6-XLT con barra Vixen: scope of delivery

- Celestron C6-XLT optical tube

- Eyepiece Plossl 25mm 60x (31,8mm barrel)

- 31,8mm visual-back

- Diagonals 90°  barrel 31,8mm

- Finderscope 6x30 with support

- Dovetail plate Vixen type

- OnAxisLock 50,8mm visual back for SC telescopes

OnAxisLock 50,8mm visual back for SC telescopes is screwed directly onto the rear thread present in SC telescopes and lets you use all the 50.8mm diameter accessories. OnAxisLock is the accessories locking system that, compared to the one using normal screw, offers a greater clamping force, avoiding any possible flexure.

Technical specifications

Optical Design Schmidt-Cassegrain
Optics Primario e secondario sferici, con lastra correttrice
Diameter (mm) 153mm
Focal Length (mm) 1500 mm
Focal Ratio f/10
Field flattener/corrector Not included (optional)
Optical Tube Aluminium
Obstruction 56mm 37%
Focuser Interno (spostamento del primario)
Eyepiece holder 31,8mm
Weight 4,6
Hard/soft case No

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