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Celestron CPC 1100 GPS (XLT) Computerized Telescope
Celestron CPC 1100 GPS (XLT) Computerized Telescope

Celestron CPC 1100 GPS (XLT) Computerized Telescope

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Your Price: CAD $3,809.00
Retail Price:CAD $3,869.00

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Part Number:11075-XLT

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GPS, SkyAlign Technology, StarBright XLT, Flash Upgradeable, NexRemote, All-star Polar Alignment
 
 
Quick Overview
General Features
  • 11" diffraction limited Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope
  • Celestron's premium StarBright XLT coatings
  • Fully computerized dual fork arm Altazimuth mount
  • 8x50 finderscope to help accurately find objects
  • Newly designed heavy-duty tripod makes attaching the telescope so easy you can do it in the dark; also features sturdy 2" steel legs and accessory tray
  • Ergonomic design - Comfortably lift and move the telescope from location to location
  • Star diagonal provides more comfortable viewing position when observing objects that are high in the sky
  • Convenient remote hand control holder - Allows you to view information hands-free while using the scope

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
  • Re-designed drive base and drive mechanics - Quiet operation; large drive gears, quick release clutch
  • SkyAlign allows you to align on any three bright celestial objects, making for a fast and easy alignment process
  • Flash upgradeable hand control software and motor control units for downloading product updates over the Internet
  • Permanent PEC
  • Auxiliary port for additional accessories such as Autoguider, GPS accessory
  • NexRemote telescope control software and RS-232 cable included for advanced control of your telescope via computer

Specifications:
Optical Design Schmidt-Cassegrain
Aperture (mm)280 mm (11 in)
Focal Length (mm)2800 mm (110 in)
Focal Ratio10
Eyepiece 1 (mm)40 mm (1.57 in)
Magnification 170 x
Finderscope8x50 Finderscope with quick release bracket
Star Diagonal1.25
MountDual Fork Arm
Optical TubeAluminum
Accessory TrayLeg Brace / Eyepiece holder
TripodHeavy Duty Steel Adjustable
Power SupplyCar battery adapter
Highest Useful Magnification661 x
Lowest Useful Magnification40 x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude14.7
Resolution (Rayleigh)0.5 arc seconds
Resolution (Dawes)0.41 arc seconds
Photographic Resolution200 line/mm
Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye)1600 x
Angular Field of View (deg)0.6 °
Linear Field of View (@1000 yds)32 ft (9.75 m)
Secondary Mirror Obstruction3.75 in (95 mm)
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter34 %
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area12 %
Optical CoatingsStarbright XLT Coating
Telescope Weight65 lbs (29 kg)
Tripod and Mount Weight27 lbs (12 kg)
Motor DriveDC Servo motors with encoders, both axes
Motor Resolution0.1406
Tracking RatesSidereal, Solar and Lunar
Tracking ModesAltazimuth, EQ North and EQ South
Alignment ProceduresSkyAlign, Auto Two-Star Alignment, Two-star Align, SolarSystem Align,
EQ North Align, EQ South Align, One-Star Align
Software Precision24 bit, 0.08 calculations
Periodic Error CorrectionPermanently Programmable
Fork ArmDual fork arm, cast Aluminum with detachable HC cradle
Gear5.625 hard anodized gear in both axes, 180 tooth
Bearings9.8 azimuth bearing
Motor PortsAux Port, Autoguide Ports
Communication PortsRS-232 communication port on hand control
Computer Hand ControlDouble line, 16 character Liquid Crystal Display; 19 fiber optic backlit LED buttons
Database40,000+ objects, 100 user defined programmable objects.
Enhanced information on over 200 objects
Power Requirements12 VDC 1.5A
Power Requirements - Idle Current340 mA
Power Requirements - Slew one axis640 mA
Power Requirements - Slew both axes900 mA
Cord ManagementCord Wrap Software
GPSInternal 16 channel

Based on Astronomy magazine’s telescope "report cards", scopes of this size and type generally perform as follows . . .
Terrestrial Observation: No
Lunar Observation: Very Good
Planetary Observation: Very Good
Binary and Star Cluster Observation: Very Good
Galaxy and Nebula Observation: Very Good
Photography: Yes
Terrestrial Photography: No
Lunar Photography: Yes
Planetary Photography: Yes
Star Cluster / Nebula / Galaxy Photography: Yes
 
What's in the box:
Celestron CPC 1100 11"/279mm Catadioptric Telescope Kit
  • 40mm (70x) Plossl Eyepiece (1.25")
  • 8x50mm Finderscope with Quick Release Bracket
  • Car Battery Adapter (25'/7.7 m)
  • NexRemote Control Software CD
  • RS-232 to Serial Port Cable - for GPS 16 Accessory
  • Star Diagonal - 1.25"
  • Visual Back (1.25")
  • Computerized Altazimuth Fork Mount
  • Tripod 
  • 2-Year Warranty

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