ADVANCED VX 9.25" EDGEHD TELESCOPE - SKU# 12033

by Celestron
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$4,871.95
$2,999.00
  • 9.25” (235mm) f/10 EdgeHD optical tube fully corrects for coma and field curvature, delivering a truly flat field
  • Native f/10 focal ratio can achieve the image scale necessary to capture the smallest of deep sky objects—or image at f/7 with optional focal reducer and f/2 with third-party lens assembly
  • Premium patented StarBright XLT optical coatings provide maximum light transmission
  • Every feature an astroimager wants: PEC, an autoguider port, the ability to image across the meridian, and more.

The 9.25” EdgeHD Advanced VX (AVX) telescope is a specialized instrument designed for astrograph-quality images that sets a standard in mid-level telescopes.

EdgeHD Optical Design

The optical system reduces more than just off-axis star coma; it provides an astrograph-quality flat focal plane all the way to the edge of the field of view. 

Advanced VX Mount & Tripod

The Advanced VX mount is designed to provide superior performance for smaller telescopes while taking advantage of Celestron’s most advanced technologies: All-Star Polar Alignment, Celestron PWI telescope control software, SkyAlign, and permanently programmable periodic error correction (PPEC).

Computerized German Equatorial mount - The computerized GoTo capability automatically tracks objects as they move across the night sky.

Payload capacity - The payload capacity for the Advanced VX is 30 pounds.

Dual saddle plate - As of early 2019, Advanced VX mounts include a dual saddle plate that accommodates both CG-5 and CGE-style dovetails. 

Software

Celestron PWI Telescope Control: Your Ultimate Astronomy Software - All current Celestron computerized telescopes include Celestron PWI (CPWI), the most advanced astronomy software provided with any consumer-grade telescope.


Starry Night Software - Also included with your purchase is a free download of Celestron’s Starry Night Special Edition Software. The Special Edition software also includes telescope control via your PC.

Accessories

The Advanced VX 9.25” EdgeHD comes complete with a 25mm eyepiece, a 1.25” star diagonal, and a 6x30 finderscope.

OPTICAL TUBE INFO:
Optical Design: EdgeHD
Aperture: 235mm (9.25")
Focal Length: 2350mm (93")
Focal Ratio: f/10
Focal Length of Eyepiece 1: 23mm (.91")
Magnification of Eyepiece 1: 102x
Finderscope: 9x50
Star Diagonal: 2" with 1.25" adapter
Optical Tube: Aluminum
Highest Useful Magnification: 555x
Lowest Useful Magnification: 34x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude: 14.4
Resolution (Rayleigh): .59 arc seconds
Resolution (Dawes): .49 arc seconds
Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye): 1127x
Secondary Mirror Obstruction: 85mm (3.35")
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter: 36%
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area: 13%
Optical Coatings: StarBright XLT
Optical Tube Length: 559mm (22")
Optical Tube Diameter: 271.78mm (10.7")
Optical Tube Weight: 21 lbs (9.53 kg)
Dovetail: CGE Dovetail bar
MOUNT INFO:
Mount Type: Computerized Equatorial
Instrument load capacity: 30 lbs (13.6 kg)
Height adjustment range (includes mount and tripod): 1118mm - 1626mm (44" – 64")
Tripod Leg Diameter: 50.8mm (2") Stainless Steel
Latitude adjustment range: 7° - 77°
Mount Head Weight: 17 lbs (7.71 kg)
Accessory Tray: Yes
Tripod Weight: 18 lbs (8.16 kg)
Weight of Counterweights: 2 x 12 lbs
Slew Speeds: 9 slew speeds - max speed 4°/second
Tracking Rates: Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
Tracking Modes: EQ North & EQ South
GPS: N/A
Dovetail Compatibility: Dual saddle plates (CG-5 and CGE saddle)
Number of Auxiliary ports: 3 Aux ports (1 hand control and 2 AUX ports for optional accessories
Autoguide port: Yes
USB Port: Yes, input on Hand Control
Power Requirements: 12V DC 3.5A (tip positive)
Motor Drive: DC servo motors
Alignment Procedures: 2-Star Align, 1-Star Align, Solar System Align, Last Alignment, Quick Align
Periodic Error Correction: Yes
Computerized Hand Control: 2 line x 18 character backlit Liquid Crystal Display, 19 LED backlit buttons, USB 2.0 port for PC connection
NexStar+ Database: 40,000+ objects, 100 user defined programmable objects. Enhanced information on over 200 objects
Software: Celestron's Starry Night Special Edition Software, SkyPortal App
Total Kit Weight: 47 lbs (21.31 kg)
Included Items: Advanced VX Equatorial Head | Tripod | Accessory Tray | 2 x 12 lbs counterweights | NexStar+ Hand Control | DC Power Cable (item# 18769) | Hand Control Holster
Solar Warning
  • Never look directly at the Sun with the naked eye or with an optic (unless you have the proper solar filter). Permanent and irreversible eye damage may result.
  • Never use your optic to project an image of the Sun onto any surface. Internal heat build-up can damage the optic and any accessories attached to it.
  • Never leave your optic unsupervised. Make sure an adult who is familiar with the correct operating procedures is with your optic at all times, especially when children are present.

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