"Celestron NexStar 5SE, The Celestron 11036 is a 5-inch Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope with premium StarBright XLT coatings and fully computerized GoTo mount with high-performance brass worm gears and motors for improved tracking accuracy
The 5-inch aperture provides excellent light-gathering ability and SkyAlign technology gets your telescope aligned and ready to observe in minutes.The telescope includes NexRemote telescope control software and RS-232 cable for advanced control of the telescope with a PC. The Celestron 11036 features SkyAlign allows alignment on any three bright celestial objects, making for a rapid, efficient alignment process and StarPointer finderscope helps with alignment and locating objects. It has computerized altazimuth mount and Exceptionally sturdy steel tripod for razor-sharp astrophotography . 11036 Features: 4.92 Inch Aperture (125mm), Computerized w/ 38, 181 Accessible Objects, 295x Maximum Magnification, Focal Length: 1250mm, f/10.0 Focal Ratio, StarPointer Finderscope, StarBright XLT, SkyAlign Technology - Allows To Align On Any 3 Bright Celestial Objects - Making Fast & Easy Alignment Process, Steel Tripod w/ Built-in Wedge, Single Fork Arm Altazimuth Mount, 11036 Specifications: Optical Design: Schmidt-Cassegrain, Aperture (mm): 125 mm (4.92 in), Focal Length: 1250 mm (49 in), Focal Ratio: 10, Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 (mm): 25 mm (0.98 in), Magnification of Eyepiece 1: 50 x, Finderscope: StarPointer, Star Diagonal: 1.25"", Mount Type: Single Fork Arm Altazimuth, Tripod: Steel with built-in wedge, Power Requirements: 8-AA batteries (not included), Highest Useful Magnification: 295 x, Lowest Useful Magnification: 18 x, Limiting Stellar Magnitude: 13, Resolution (Rayleigh): 1.11 arc seconds, Resolution (Dawes): 0.93 arc seconds, Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye): 329x x, Apparent Field of View: 1, Linear Field of View (@1000 yds): 53 ft (16 m), Secondary Mirror Obstruction: 51mm in (1295 mm), Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter: 40, Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area: 16.6, Optical Coatings: StarBright XLT, Optical Tube Length: 13 in (330 mm), Total Telescope Kit Weight: 17.6 lbs (7.98 kg), Tripod Weight: 10 lbs (4.54 kg), Slew Speeds: Nine slew speeds, Tracking Rates: Sidereal, Solar and Lunar, Tracking Modes: Alt-Az, EQ North & EQ South, Alignment Procedures: SkyAlign, Auto 2-Star Align, 1-Star Align, 2-Star Align, SolarSystem Align, Communication Ports: RS-232 communication port on hand control, Aux port, Camera Control port, Computer Hand Control: Double line, 16 character Liquid Crystal Display with 19 fiber optic backlit LED buttons, Database: 38, 181 accessible objects, Celestron 11036 Includes: RS-232 to Serial Port Cable - for GPS 16 Accessory, E-Lux 25.0mm 1.25"" Eyepiece, Star Pointer Finderscope, Visual Back (1.25""), Star Diagonal - 1.25"", The Sky CD-ROM Software for Windows, NexRemote Control Software CD"