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Celestron CG-5 Computerized Mount
Celestron CG-5 Computerized Mount
SKU:   91518
CG-5 Computerized Mount 2-year Accessories Warranty
Price:   $749.95   

Mount:CG-5 Equatorial
Power Supply:Car Battery Adapter
Weight (lbs):42 lbs (19 kg)
Motor Drive:DC Servo motors with encoders, both axes
Tracking Rates:Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
Tracking Modes:EQ North and EQ South
Alignment Procedures:AutoAlign, 2-Star Alignment, Quick Align
Software Precision:24 bit, 0.08 arcsec calculation
Communication Ports:RS-232 communication port on hand control, Aux Port, Autoguide Ports
Computer Hand Control:Double line, 16 character Liquid Crystal Display; 19 fiber optic backlit LED buttons
Database:40,000 objects, 100 user defined programmable objects. Enhanced information on over 200 objects


General Features

  • Heavy Duty (CG-5GT) computerized German Equatorial mount (same as supplied with Advanced Series GT telescopes)
  • Ultra sturdy 2" diameter steel tripod with accessory tray

Computerized Mount Features

  • Proven NexStar computer control technology
  • 40,000 object database with over 100 user-definable objects and expanded information on over 200 objects
  • Custom database lists of all the most famous deep-sky objects by name and catalog number; the most beautiful double, triple and quadruple stars; variable stars; solar system objects and asterisms
  • DC Servo motors with encoders on both axes
  • Flash upgradeable hand control software and motor control units for downloading product updates over the Internet
  • Autoguider port for long exposure astrophotography
  • Double line, 16-character Liquid Crystal Display Hand Control with backlit LED buttons for easy operation of goto features
  • Compatible with optional NexRemote telescope control software, for advanced control of your telescope via computer
  • RS-232 communication port on hand control to control the telescope via a personal computer
  • GPS-compatible with optional SkySync GPS Accessory (93969)

CG-5 Computerized — GoTo convenience and GPS compatibility for precision accuracy

We are proud to offer a computerized GoTo version of Celestron's sturdy CG-5 mount. Couple this solid mount with the included computerized control system to utilize many of the same functions and features — like the NexStarcomputer control system and an Autoguider port for long exposure deep sky astrophotography — as Celestron's most advanced GoTo telescopes.

GoTo models are also upgradeable to GPS with the optional SkySync GPS Accessory (#93969) allowing your telescope to pinpoint your position on the earth, the date and time.


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