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Celestron CGE Pro Mount & Tripod with Nexstar Goto Controller Stunning - £4300 RRP

Brand: Celestron | Product Code: Celestron CGE Pro Mount and Tripod | Availability: In Stock
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Celestron CGE Pro Mount & Tripod with Nexstar Goto Controller Stunning - £4300 RRP
Celestron CGE Pro Mount & Tripod with Nexstar Goto Controller Stunning - £4300 RRP Celestron CGE Pro Mount & Tripod with Nexstar Goto Controller Stunning - £4300 RRP Celestron CGE Pro Mount & Tripod with Nexstar Goto Controller Stunning - £4300 RRP Celestron CGE Pro Mount & Tripod with Nexstar Goto Controller Stunning - £4300 RRP

Description

A great mount for visual or imaging with a massive payload capacity, this mount looks to have hardly been used and still has all the boxes

Supplied with three counterweights

This was my Partners mount from home but she is simply not using it much
 

Details from the web below:

GENERAL FEATURES:

* CGE PRO computerized Equatorial mount
* Heavy duty stainless steel tripod adjustable from 38 - 55"
* One 22 lbs counterweight
* Weighs 154 lbs
* Proven NexStar computer control technology
* 40,000 object database with 100 user-definable objects and expanded information on over 200 objects
* New All-Star Polar Alignment routine for both Northern and Southern Hemispheres.
* Software Features include: Database Filter Limits, Hibernate, five alignment methods and user-defined slew limits.
* Flash upgradeable hand control software and motor control units for downloading product updates over the Internet
* Custom database lists of all the most famous deep-sky objects by name and catalog number; the most beautiful double, triple and quadruple stars; variable star; solar systems; objects and asterisms
* Double line, 16-character Liquid Crystal Display Hand Control with backlit LED buttons for easy operation of goto features
* 12VDC Servo Motors with integrated optical encoders
* Permanent programmable periodic error correction (PEC) - corrects for periodic tracking errors inherent to all worm drives
* Drive Motors - High quality motors with seven slot skewed armature to minimize magnetic cogging for quiet operation and long life. Precision made cut-steel gears in gearbox for Improve tracking precision.
* Bearing and Shaft - Main shafts are made from 1.57" diameter steel tubing with .40" wall thickness with two preloaded 2.68" O.D. tapered roller bearings on each axes
* Precision worm drive system - .75" pitch dia. precision made steel worm preloaded with two .87" OD ball bearings to minimize run-out (a source of periodic error). 255 tooth 6" pitch dia. precision made worm wheel with enveloping brass teeth
* Spring loaded DEC worm to minimize backlash and for easy guiding.
* 4 point RA and DEC clutch system for no-slip pointing precision
* Autoguide port, PC port and auxiliary ports located on the electronic pier for long exposure astrophotography
* Rugged 9-pin thread on motor cables
* Latitude range: 10º to 65º northern or southern hemispheres
* RS-232 communication port on hand control to control the telescope via a personal computer
* Includes NexRemote telescope control software, for advanced control of your telescope via computer
* GPS-compatible with optional CN16 GPS Accessory (93967)


TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS:

MOTOR DRIVE: DC Servo motors with encoders, both axes
COMPUTER HAND CONTROL: Double line, 16 character Liquid Crystal Display; 19 backlit LED buttons
SLEW SPEEDS: Nine slew speeds 5.5 deg/s, 2 deg/s, 0.5 deg/s, 64x, 16x, 8x, 4x, 1x, 0.5x
TRACKING RATES: Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
TRACKING MODES: EQ North and EQ South
ALIGNMENT PROCEDURES: 2-Star Align, Solar System Align, Last Alignment, Quick Align, 1-Star Align
DATABASE: 40,000+ objects, 100 user defined programmable objects. Enhanced information on over 200 objects
POWER REQUIREMENTS: 12 VDC 2A
INTERNAL CLOCK: Yes
GPS: Optional CN-16 GPS Accessory
TRIPOD AND PIER WEIGHT: 52 lb (23.59 kg)
EQ MOUNT WEIGHT: 75 lb (34.02 kg)
COUNTERWEIGHT BAR: 5 lb (2.27 kg)
COUNTERWEIGHTS: 1 x 22 lb