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Astro Fi 5 SCT
Computerised Telescope with WiFi

Celestron is changing the way we experience astronomy, but changing the way you interact with the night sky. The Astro Fi 125 Schmidt-Cassegrain is a fully featured telescoped that can be controlled with your smart phone or tablet using the free Celestron SkyPortal app. Using the comprehensive and beautiful interactive star map of the sky, tap the object you want to view on your screen, and your telescope will point to it.

  • Control your telescope via integrated WiFi using the free Celestron SkyPortal app for iPhone, iPad, and Android devices
  • The Astro Fi 125mm f/10 Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope with StarBright XLT coated optics provides outstanding views of the Moon and planets, as well as bright deep space objects beyond our Solar System.
  • Accessory tray holds 2 x 1.25” eyepieces, miscellaneous accessories, including a rubber-lined area for a smart phone or small tablet.
Optical Tube Info:
  • Optical Design: Schmidt-Cassegrain
  • Aperture: 125mm (4.92")
  • Focal Length: 1250mm (49.2")
  • Focal Ratio: f/10
  • Focal Length of Eyepiece 1: 25mm (0.98")
  • Magnification of Eyepiece 1: 50x
  • Focal Length of Eyepiece 2: 10mm (0.39")
  • Magnification of Eyepiece 2: 125x
  • Finderscope: StarPointer™ red dot finderscope
  • Star Diagonal: 1.25"
  • Optical Tube: Aluminum
  • Highest Useful Magnification: 295x
  • Lowest Useful Magnification: 18x
  • Limiting Stellar Magnitude: 13
  • Resolution (Rayleigh): 1.11 arc seconds
  • Resolution (Dawes): 0.93 arc seconds
  • Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye): 329x
  • Secondary Mirror Obstruction: 50mm (1.96")
  • Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area: 16%
  • Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter: 40%
  • Optical Coatings: Fully-Coated
  • Optical Tube Length: 355.6mm (14")
  • Optical Tube Diameter: 180mm (17")
  • Optical Tube Weight: 6.8 lbs (3.08 kg)
  • Dovetail: CG-5 Dovetail bar
Mount Tube Info:
  • Mount Type: Computerized Altitude-Azimuth Single Fork Arm
  • Instrument load capacity: 8 lbs (3.6 kg)
  • Height adjustment range (includes mount and tripod): 863.6mm - 1371.6mm (34" - 54")
  • Tripod leg diameter: 31.75mm (1.25") Aluminum
  • Mount Head Weight: 5 lbs (2.3 kg)
  • Accessory Tray: Yes. Includes rubberized smartphone or tablet holder
  • Tripod Weight: 5 lbs (2.3 kg)
  • Slew Speeds: max slew rate is 3°/second
  • Tracking Rates: Sidereal, Solar, and Lunar
  • Tracking Modes: Alt-Az, EQ North and EQ South
  • GPS: N/A
  • Dovetail Compatibility: CG-5 Dovetail
  • Number of Auxiliary ports: 2x Aux port for optional accessories
  • Autoguider port: No
  • USB Port: No (only with optional Nexstar+ remote)
  • Power Requirements: 12V DC, 1A (Tip positive)
  • Motor Drive: DC servo motor
  • Alignment Procedures: SkyAlign, 3-Star Align, Solar System Align
  • Periodic Error Correction: No
  • Computerized Hand Control: Hand control not included (optional)
  • NexStar+ Database: Optional Nexstar+ hand remote provides over 40,000 objects in the computer's database
  • Software: Celestron's Starry Night Special Edition Software, SkyPortal App. Each provide over 100,00 objects in their database
  • Total Kit Weight: 16.8 lbs (7.6 kg)
Included Items
  • Telescope OTA
  • Mount
  • Tripod w/accessory tray
  • 2x eyepieces
  • StarPointer™ red dot finderscope
  • Battery pouch
RRP $1099
Special
$995
2 Year Warranty

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