Celestron Advanced VX 6" Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope

Model #12079

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General Information

Warranty 2-year Telescope Warranty
Weight of Counterweights 1 x 12 lbs
Tripod Weight 18 lbs (8.16 kg)
Mount Height (Min) 44" in (1118 mm)
Mount Height (Max) 64" in (1626 mm)
Optical Tube Weight 10 lbs (4.54 kg)
Optical Tube Length 16" in (406 mm)
Light Gathering Power 459 x
Resolution (Dawes) 0.77 arc seconds
Resolution (Rayleigh) 0.93 arc seconds
Limiting Stellar Magnitude 13.4
Lowest Useful Magnification 21 x
Highest Useful Magnification 354 x
Tripod Leg Diameter 2"
Tripod Adjustable, Stainless Steel
Finderscope 6x30
Magnification of Eyepiece 1 75 x
Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 (mm) 20 mm (0.79 in)
Focal Ratio 10
Focal Length 1500 mm (59 in)
Telescope Type Computerized (GOTO)
Aperture (mm) 150 mm (5.91 in)
Optical Design Schmidt-Cassegrain
Product Highlights
  • 6" (150 mm) f/5 optical design gives excellent wide field views
  • Parabolic primary mirror minimizes spherical aberration to produce a better image
  • Updated industrial design offers more rigidity, less flexure and improved aesthetics
  • Improved electronics contain increased memory for future expansion
  • NexStar+ hand control offers multiple language programming
  • Type: Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope
  • Aperture: 6" (152mm) Aperture
  • Series: Celestron Advanced VX
In The Box
  • Advanced VX Computerized German Equatorial Mount
  • 20mm 1.25" Eyepiece
  • 1.25" 90-Degree Mirror Diagonal
  • Tripod
  • NexStar+ Hand Control (EQ)
  • 2-Year USA Warranty
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