NexStar SE Series    

Starhopper Series SkyScout Advanced Series CPC Series

NexStar 4 SE   $499.99 S/H

NexStar 5 SE   $699.99 S/H

 

NexStar 6 SE   $799.99 S/H

 

NexStar 8 SE   $1199.99 S/H            

The NexStar 4 SE Specifications:

 

> OPTICAL DESIGN   Maksutov-Cassegrain  

 

> APERTURE   102 mm (4.02 in)

 

> FOCAL LENGTH   1325 mm (52.17 in)

 

> FOCAL RATIO  12.99  

 

> FINDERSCOPE  StarPointer  

 

> DOVETAIL COMPATIBILITY  Quick Release Tube Clamp  

 

> MOUNT  Single Fork Arm Altazimuth  

 

> OPTICAL TUBE  Aluminum  

 

> EYEPIECE 1   25 mm (0.98 in)

 

> MAGNIFICATION 1   53 x

 

> STAR DIAGONAL  Internal Flip mirror for straight thru or 90 viewing angle  

 

> OTHER EQUIPMENT  Camera Shutter Cable  

 

> TRIPOD  Steel w/ built-in wedge  

 

> CD ROM  NexRemote V1.6.14 & The Sky L1  

 

> POWER SUPPLY  8-AA batteries (not included)  

 

> HIGHEST USEFUL MAGNIFICATION  240 x

 

> LOWEST USEFUL MAGNIFICATION  14 x

 

> LIMITING STELLAR MAGNITUDE   12.5  

 

> RESOLUTION   1.36 arc seconds

 

> RESOLVING POWER   1.14 arc seconds

 

> LIGHT GATHERING POWER   212 x

 

> ANGULAR FIELD OF VIEW   1 °

 

>  LINEAR FIELD OF VIEW (@1000 YDS)   52.5 ft (16 m)

 

> OPTICAL COATINGS  StarBright XLT  

 

> SECONDARY MIRROR OBSTRUCTION  1.38 in (35.05 mm)

 

> SECONDARY MIRROR OBSTRUCTION BY AREA  11 %

 

> SECONDARY MIRROR OBSTRUCTION BY DIAMETER  35 %

 

> OPTICAL TUBE LENGTH  13.5 in (342.9 mm)

 

> TELESCOPE WEIGHT  11 lb (4.99 kg)

 

> TRIPOD AND MOUNT WEIGHT  10 lb (4.54 kg)

 

> MOTOR DRIVE  Integrated D.C. Electronics  

 

> COMPUTER HAND CONTROL  Double line, 16 character Liquid Crystal Display w/ 19 fiber optic backlit LED buttons  

 

> SLEW SPEEDS  Nine slew speeds: 4°/sec, 2°/sec, 1°/sec, 64x, 16x, 8x, 4x, 1x, .5x  

 

> TRACKING MODES  Alt-Az, EQ North & EQ South  

 

> SOFTWARE FEATURES  Camera Control  

 

> ALIGNMENT PROCEDURES  SkyAlign, Auto 2-Star Align, 1-Star Align, 2-Star Align, SolarSystem Align  

 

> DATABASE  38,181 accessible objects  

 

> SOFTWARE PRECISION  24bit, 0.08 arcsec calculations  

 

> COMMUNICATION PORTS  RS-232 communication port on hand control, Aux port, Camera Control port  

 

> TRACKING RATES  Sidereal, Solar and Lunar  

The NexStar 5 SE Specifications:

 

> OPTICAL DESIGN   Schmidt-Cassegrain  

 

> APERTURE   125 mm (4.92 in)

 

> FOCAL LENGTH   1250 mm (49.21 in)

 

> FOCAL RATIO  10  

 

> FINDERSCOPE  StarPointer  

 

> DOVETAIL COMPATIBILITY  Quick Release Tube Clamp  

 

> MOUNT  Single Fork Arm Altazimuth  

 

> OPTICAL TUBE  Aluminum  

 

> EYEPIECE 1   25 mm (0.98 in)

 

> MAGNIFICATION 1   50 x

 

> STAR DIAGONAL  1.25"  

 

> OTHER EQUIPMENT  Camera Shutter Cable  

 

> CD ROM  NexRemote V1.6.14 & The Sky L1  

 

> TRIPOD  Steel w/ built-in wedge  

 

> POWER SUPPLY  8-AA batteries (not included)  

 

> HIGHEST USEFUL MAGNIFICATION  300 x

 

> LOWEST USEFUL MAGNIFICATION  18 x

 

> LIMITING STELLAR MAGNITUDE   13  

 

> RESOLUTION   1.1 arc seconds

 

> RESOLVING POWER   0.91 arc seconds

 

> LIGHT GATHERING POWER   329 x

 

> ANGULAR FIELD OF VIEW   1 °

 

> LINEAR FIELD OF VIEW (@1000 YDS)   52.5 ft (16 m)

 

> OPTICAL COATINGS  StarBright XLT  

 

> SECONDARY MIRROR OBSTRUCTION  1.75 in (44.45 mm)

 

> SECONDARY MIRROR OBSTRUCTION BY AREA  12 %

 

> SECONDARY MIRROR OBSTRUCTION BY DIAMETER  35 %

 

> OPTICAL TUBE LENGTH  11 in (279.4 mm)

 

> TRIPOD AND MOUNT WEIGHT  10 lb (4.54 kg)

 

> TELESCOPE WEIGHT  17.6 lb (7.98 kg)

 

> MOTOR DRIVE  Integrated D.C. Electronics  

 

> COMPUTER HAND CONTROL  Double line, 16 character Liquid Crystal Display w/ 19 fiber optic backlit LED buttons  

 

> SLEW SPEEDS  Nine slew speeds: 4°/sec, 2°/sec, 1°/sec, 64x, 16x, 8x, 4x, 1x, .5x  

 

> TRACKING MODES  Alt-Az, EQ North & EQ South  

 

> SOFTWARE FEATURES  Camera Control  

 

 

> ALIGNMENT PROCEDURES  SkyAlign, Auto 2-Star Align, 1-Star Align, 2-Star Align, SolarSystem Align

 

> DATABASE  38,181 accessible objects  

 

> SOFTWARE PRECISION  24bit, 0.08 arcsec calculations  

 

> COMMUNICATION PORTS  RS-232 communication port on hand control, Aux port, Camera Control port  

 

> TRACKING RATES  Sidereal, Solar and Lunar  

 

The NexStar 6 SE Specifications:

 

> OPTICAL DESIGN   Schmidt-Cassegrain  

 

> APERTURE   150 mm (5.91 in)

 

> FOCAL LENGTH   1500 mm (59.06 in)

 

> FOCAL RATIO  10  

 

> FINDERSCOPE  StarPointer  

 

> MOUNT  Single Fork Arm Altazimuth  

 

> DOVETAIL COMPATIBILITY  Quick Release Tube Clamp  

 

> OPTICAL TUBE  Aluminum  

 

> EYEPIECE 1   25 mm (0.98 in)

 

> MAGNIFICATION 1   60 x

 

> STAR DIAGONAL  1.25"  

 

> CD ROM  NexRemote V1.6.14 & The Sky L1  

 

> TRIPOD  Steel leg  

 

> POWER SUPPLY  8-AA batteries (not included)  

 

> HIGHEST USEFUL MAGNIFICATION  354 x

 

> LOWEST USEFUL MAGNIFICATION  21 x

 

> LIMITING STELLAR MAGNITUDE   13.4  

 

> RESOLUTION   0.92 arc seconds

 

> RESOLVING POWER   0.77 arc seconds

 

> LIGHT GATHERING POWER   459 x

 

> ANGULAR FIELD OF VIEW   0.83 °

 

> LINEAR FIELD OF VIEW (@1000 YDS)   43.8 ft (13.35 m)

 

> OPTICAL COATINGS  StarBright XLT Coatings

 

 

> SECONDARY MIRROR OBSTRUCTION  2.2 in (55.88 mm)

 

> SECONDARY MIRROR OBSTRUCTION BY AREA  14 %

 

> SECONDARY MIRROR OBSTRUCTION BY DIAMETER  37 %

 

> OPTICAL TUBE LENGTH  16 in (406.4 mm)

 

> TELESCOPE WEIGHT  21 lb (9.53 kg)

 

> TRIPOD AND MOUNT WEIGHT  9 lb (4.08 kg)

 

> MOTOR DRIVE  Integrated D.C. Electronics  

 

> COMPUTER HAND CONTROL  Double line, 16 character Liquid Crystal Display w/ 19 fiber optic backlit LED buttons  

 

> SLEW SPEEDS  Nine slew speeds: 5°/sec, 3°/sec, 1°/sec, 64x, 16x, 8x, 4x, 1x, .5x  

 

> TRACKING MODES  Alt-Az, EQ North & EQ South  

 

> ALIGNMENT PROCEDURES  SkyAlign, Auto 2-Star Align, 1-Star Align, 2-Star Align, SolarSymtem Align  

 

> DATABASE  40,000+ objects  

 

> SOFTWARE PRECISION  24bit, 0.08 arcsec calculations  

 

> COMMUNICATION PORTS  RS-232 communication port on hand control, Aux

 

> TRACKING RATES  Sidereal, Solar and Lunar  

The Nexstar 8 SE

Specifications:

 

> OPTICAL DESIGN   Schmidt-Cassegrain  

 

> APERTURE   203.2 mm (8 in)

 

> FOCAL LENGTH   2032 mm (80 in)

 

> FOCAL RATIO  10  

 

> FINDERSCOPE  StarPointer  

 

> MOUNT  Single Fork Arm Altazimuth  

 

> DOVETAIL COMPATIBILITY  Quick Release Tube Clamp  

 

> OPTICAL TUBE  Aluminum  

 

> EYEPIECE 1   25 mm (0.98 in)

 

> MAGNIFICATION 1   81.28 x

 

> STAR DIAGONAL  1.25"  

 

> CD ROM  NexRemote V1.6.14 & The Sky L1  

 

> TRIPOD  Steel (sku 93593)  

 

> POWER SUPPLY  8-AA batteries (not included)  

 

> HIGHEST USEFUL MAGNIFICATION  480 x

 

> LOWEST USEFUL MAGNIFICATION  29 x

 

> LIMITING STELLAR MAGNITUDE   14  

 

> RESOLUTION   0.68 arc seconds

 

> RESOLVING POWER   0.57 arc seconds

 

> LIGHT GATHERING POWER   843 x

 

> ANGULAR FIELD OF VIEW   0.63 °

 

> LINEAR FIELD OF VIEW (@1000 YDS)   33 ft (10.06 m)

 

> OPTICAL COATINGS  Starbright XLT Coating  

 

> SECONDARY MIRROR OBSTRUCTION  2.5 in (63.5 mm)

 

> SECONDARY MIRROR OBSTRUCTION BY AREA  10 %

 

> SECONDARY MIRROR OBSTRUCTION BY DIAMETER  31.3 %

 

> OPTICAL TUBE LENGTH  17 in (431.8 mm)

 

> TELESCOPE WEIGHT  24 lb (10.89 kg)

 

> TRIPOD AND MOUNT WEIGHT  9 lb (4.08 kg)

 

> MOTOR DRIVE  Integrated D.C. Electronics  

 

> COMPUTER HAND CONTROL  Double line, 16 character Liquid Crystal Display w/ 19 fiber optic backlit LED buttons

 

> SLEW SPEEDS  Nine slew speeds: 5°/sec, 3°/sec, 1°/sec, 64x, 16x, 8x, 4x, 1x, .5x  

 

> TRACKING MODES  Altazimuth, EQ North  

 

> ALIGNMENT PROCEDURES  SkyAlign, Auto 2-Star Align, 1-Star Align, 2-Star Align, SolarSymtem Align  

 

> DATABASE  40,000 objects, 400 user defined programmable objects. Enhanced information on over 200 objects

 

> SOFTWARE PRECISION  24bit, 0.08 arcsec calculations  

 

> COMMUNICATION PORTS  RS-232 communication port on hand control, Autoguider port, Aux port  

 

> TRACKING RATES  Sidereal, Solar and Lunar  

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