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|Aperture (mm)||125 mm (4.92 in)|
|Focal Length||1250 mm (49 in)|
|Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 (mm)||25 mm (0.98 in)|
|Magnification of Eyepiece 1||50 x|
|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||329x x|
|Apparent Field of View||1 degree|
|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|
|Warranty||2-year Telescope Warranty|
I have been using this PowerTank to power my AVX telescope mount only, and it literally lasts for several hours. I have followed the instructions that come along with the device and I have not had any problems with it (as some other reviewers claimed that have faced).
Just what I expected- great for looking at stars, planet and easy to transport...wish they included a case though
The celestron powertank is a very handy and convenience must have item in your astronomy checklist. Excellent power source for your telescope mount, and other activities like camping. Provide a nice variety of ports, USB x 2, 12v x 2 and other options.
Finally got the SE 5 outdoors lastnight and sighted it on Jupiter for a quick solar system align (which worked better than I thought it would). Quick focus and she showed up in the eyepiece with the Galilean moons. I added a 2x barlow to the included 25mm eyepeice and I could see the bands!
MY SHORT REVIEW: This is a great Telescope, Mount and Tripod. It's a good size for portability, it has exceptional image quality, it's easy to use and is made of quality materials. MY LONG REVIEW: On my first night of good seeing and clear skies I was able to see fantastic views of a Waxing Crescent...
Although I have only used it a couple of times, the Power Tank gives plenty of long lasting power to run my Nexstar 6SE. I don't use the bright white light to conserve dark adapted vision but it would come in handy if needed. I like the ample length of the cable.
This is a must have if you are mounting a Celestron Star Pointer Red-Dot Finderscope and sill want to mount your camera on your telescope. A great idea Celestron.
No problems or issues. Good optics. Good mechanics. Fully assembled weight 10,3 kg. Eats batteries fast, need a powerbank. Included finder is cheap plastic, will throw away.Tripod is very good. Good focuser.Star diagonal is 9/10, but it is prism type.
I needed a power source to power my older Meade telescope. This exactly what I needed. I like the dual ports for 12 v and USB. The flashlight and the spot light are perfect for setting up. Great product!!!
It works perfect, I need to test it for hours just to see how much time I can use it without charging