Are you looking for a telescope that has all the bells and whistles for less than $800? Look no more because you just found it! The 6″ Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope is one of the best selling Schmidt-Cassegrain telescopes on the market today. Backyard astronomers are attracted to it because if offers quality optics and state of the art computerized controls while keeping the price tag within their reach.
The NexStar SE telescope is equipped with a quick release fork arm mount, optical tube and accessory tray for no-tool setup. This unique patented single fork arm with integral hand control design provides a rigid and smooth operating structure for the optical tube.
In terms of alignment, this NexStar telescope is versatile as the following procedures can be used: SkyAlign; Auto 2-Star Align; 2-Star Align; 1-Star Align; SolarSystem Align. The included telescope StarPointer finderscope helps with alignment and accurately locates objects.
Computerized Go To Mount
The included telescope mount is a sturdy computerized altazimuth mount which includes an internal battery compartment to prevent cord wrap during use. The ultra sturdy steel tripod provides outstanding stability and is equipped with an accessory tray. The included star diagonal provides more comfortable viewing position when observing objects that are high in the sky.
The NexStar SE telescope is equipped with a “go to” telescope mount and NexStar’s computer control technology. Once the telescope has been aligned, a keypad can be used to control the telescope. Simply key in the code corresponding to one of 40,000 objects listed in its database and the telescope will position itself correctly on its own. The database can also accommodate 200 user-definable objects and expanded information on over 200 objects. NexRemote telescope control software and RS-232 cable included for advanced control of your telescope via computer. Just like a personal computer, software updates for this NexStar GoTo Schmidt-Cassegrain can be downloaded over the Internet.
NexStar SE6 and Astrophotography
This telescope is an excellent choice for astrophotography and has and autoguider port for long exposure astrophotography. This type of telescope is particularly exceptional at Lunar, planetary & long exposure astrophotography. Our free astrophotography guide can be real handy if you’re just starting out.
Celestron NexStar 6SE Reviews
Existing Celestron NexStar 6SE owners simply love this telescope. Below are some comments that were provided by Orion Telescope :
- “The sky align feature makes this telescope so easy to use.”
- “This scope is VERY EASY to use, setup, and operate.”
- “I have found no need to collimate. The scope arrived well packed and the optics were right on straight out of the box.”
- “The scope itself produces clean sharp images of Mars, Saturn and Orion Nebula.”
- “To my delight, the first attempt at alignment of the scope with the Sky Align system was a complete success.”
This telescope has had numerous 5 star reviews and owners of the NexStar 6SE stand by it. Get yours now!
Celestron NexStar 6SE GoTo Schmidt Cass Telescope