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NexStar 4SE
Computerised Telescope

View the Universeís Most Impressive Celestial Objects
The 4SEís four-inch primary mirror packs enough light-gathering ability to observe the best that the solar system has to offer: Saturnís rings, the cloud bands on Jupiter, and geographic features on the surface of the Moon. When it comes to deep sky objects, take your 4SE to a dark-sky site and youíll see hundreds of pinpoint stars in the Hercules Globular Cluster, the spiral arms of the Whirlpool Galaxy, and more.

Revolutionary Single Fork Arm Mount
We know the best telescope is the one you will use most often. Thatís why Celestronís engineers created NexStar SEís unique, patented single fork arm mount. Itís perfectly portable and makes setup quick and easy. Whatís more, the NexStar SE breaks down into several lightweight and compact pieces, making it easy to transport, even in small vehicles. Youíll have no problem getting the NexStar SE to your favorite observing site, or setting it up quickly in your backyard.

Of course, itís whatís inside the mount that really counts. Sturdy construction from high-quality components give NexStar SE the pointing and tracking accuracy needed to observe and follow your favorite targets with push-button ease. Use the included NexStar+ hand control to locate over 40,000 celestial objects, or take a Sky Tour and let your telescope show you the best objects currently visible.

Aligning your telescope is simple and painless, too, thanks to SkyAlign. This process makes alignment as easy as 1-2-3: just center three bright objects in your eyepiece and press ALIGN. For even easier alignment, attach our StarSense AutoAlign and your NexStar SE aligns itself!

OPTICAL TUBE INFO:
  • Optical Design: Maksutov-Cassegrain
  • Aperture: 102mm (4.02")
  • Focal Length: 1325mm (52")
  • Focal Ratio: f/13
  • Focal Length of Eyepiece 1: 25mm (0.98")
  • Magnification of Eyepiece 1: 53x
  • Finderscope: StarPointer (Red Dot)
  • Star Diagonal: Internal Flip mirror for straight thru or 90į viewing angle
  • Optical Tube: Aluminum
  • Highest Useful: Magnification 241x
  • Lowest Useful: Magnification 15x
  • Limiting Stellar Magnitude: 12.5
  • Resolution (Rayleigh): 1.37 arc seconds
  • Resolution (Dawes): 1.14 arc seconds
  • Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye): 212x
  • Optical Tube Length: 343mm (13.5")
  • Optical Tube Diameter: 125mm (4.9")
  • Optical Tube Weight: 6 lbs (2.7 kg)
  • Dovetail: CG-5 Dovetail bar
MOUNT INFO:
  • Mount Type: Computerized Altitude-Azimuth Single Fork Arm
  • Instrument load capacity: 10 lbs (4.54 kg)
  • Height adjustment range (includes mount and tripod): 939.8mm - 2397mm (37" - 55")
  • Tripod leg diameter:50.8mm (2") Stainless Steel
  • Mount Head Weight: 7 lbs (3.2 kg)
  • Accessory Tray: Yes
  • Tripod Weight: 10 lbs (4.54 kg)
  • Slew Speeds: 9 slew speeds - max speed 3į/second
  • Tracking Rates: Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
  • Tracking Modes: Alt-Az, EQ North & EQ South
  • GPS N/A
  • Dovetail Compatibility: CG-5 dovetail
  • Number of Auxiliary ports: 1x Aux port
  • Autoguide port: No
  • USB port: Yes, Hand Control input
  • Power Requirements: 8-AA batteries (not included) | 12 VDC-750 mA (Tip positive)
  • Motor Drive: DC servo motors
  • Alignment Procedures: SkyAlign, 1-Star Align, 2-Star Align, Auto 2-Star Align, Solar System Align, EQ North / EQ South Alignment (EQ align requires an equatorial wedge)
  • Periodic Error Correction: No
  • Computerized Hand Control: Double line, 18 character Liquid Crystal Display with 19 fiber optic backlit LED buttons
  • NexStar+ Database: 38,181 accessible objects. Enhanced information on over 200 objects.
  • Software: Celestron's Starry Night Special Edition Software, SkyPortal App
  • Total Kit Weight: 23 lbs (5 kg)
Included Items
  • NexStar SE OTA
  • Single Fork Arm Mount
  • Tripod
  • Accessory Tray
  • Star Pointer Finderscope
  • Built-In Wedge
  • NexStar+ HandControl
  • 25mm eyepiece
RRP $1360
$1099
2 Year Warranty
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