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CGem II Equatorial Mount and Tripod

A fresh update to the venerable CGEM mount, the CGEM II has a contemporary, attractive, bold appearance 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.
  • Mount Type Computerized Equatorial
  • Instrument load capacity 18 kg
  • Height adjustment range (includes mount and tripod) 1346mm - 1651mm (53" – 65")
  • Tripod Leg Diameter 50.8mm (2") Steel tripod with graduated markings on lower section
  • Latitude adjustment range 15° - 70°
  • Mount Head Weight 18.14 kg
  • Accessory Tray Yes
  • Tripod Weight 9 kg
  • Weight of Counterweights 1 x 7.7Kg
  • Slew Speeds 9 slew speeds - max speed 4.5°/second
  • Tracking Rates Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
  • Tracking Modes EQ North and EQ South
  • GPS N/A
  • Dovetail Compatibility Dual saddle plates (Vixen and CGE saddle)
  • Number of Auxiliary ports 2 Aux ports (1x Hand control port and 1x AUX Port for optional accessories)
  • Autoguide port Yes
  • USB Port Yes, input on Hand Control
  • Power Requirements 12V DC, 3.2 amps
  • Motor Drive DC servo motors
  • Alignment Procedures 2-Star Align, 1-Star Align, Solar System Align, Last Alignment, Quick Align
  • Periodic Error Correction Yes
  • Computerized Hand Control 2 line x 18 character backlit Liquid Crystal Display, 19 LED backlit buttons, USB 2.0 port for PC connection
  • NexStar+ Database 40,000+ objects, 100 user defined programmable objects Enhanced information on over 200 objects
  • Software Celestron's Starry Night Special Edition Software, SkyPortal App
  • Total Kit Weight 78 lbs (35.38 kg)
  • Included Items CGEM II Equatorial Head |Tripod | Accessory Tray | 1 x 7.7Kg counterweight | NexStar+ Hand Control | DC Power Cable (item#18769) | Hand Control Holster
RRP $4499
2 year Manufacturer's warranty
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