Celestron Advanced VX 6" SCT

Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope

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Technical Features for Celestron Advanced VX 6" SCT

The Celestron 12079 is a 6-inch f/10 Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope with StarBright XLT coatings for better light transmission which gives clear field views. It features auto-guider port for long exposure imaging along with improved latitude range can be used between 7-77 degrees latitude. This telescope can take advantage of All-Star Polar Alignment and autoguider support to track through long exposures using permanently programmable periodic error correction.

The Celestron 12079Schmidt-Cassegrain optical design is ideal for imagers and visual observers looking for a telescope that is much more portable than the reflector or refractor. It's lightweight materials, compact design and astroimaging technology make this telescope with the portability and functionality to satisfy user and novice astrophotographers.

Celestron Advanced VX 6" SCHMIDT-CASSEGRAIN 12079 Specification
  • Optical Design
  • Aperture (mm)
    150 mm (5.91 in)
  • Telescope Type
    Computerized (GOTO)
  • Focal Length
    1500 mm (59 in)
  • Focal Ratio
  • Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 (mm)
    20 mm (0.79 in)
  • Magnification of Eyepiece 1
    75 x
  • Finderscope
  • Tripod
    Adjustable, Stainless Steel
  • Tripod Leg Diameter
  • Highest Useful Magnification
    354 x
  • Lowest Useful Magnification
    21 x
  • Limiting Stellar Magnitude
  • Resolution (Rayleigh)
    0.93 arc seconds
  • Resolution (Dawes)
    0.77 arc seconds
  • Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye)
    459 x
  • Optical Tube Length
    16" in (406 mm)
  • Optical Tube Weight
    10 lbs (4.54 kg)
  • Mount Height (Max)
    64" in (1626 mm)
  • Mount Height (Min)
    44" in (1118 mm)
  • Tripod Weight
    18 lbs (8.16 kg)
  • Weight of Counterweights
    1 x 12 lbs
  • Warranty
    2-year Telescope Warranty

Advanced VX 6" SCHMIDT-CASSEGRAIN 12079 Features:

  • 5.91 Inch Aperture (150mm)
  • Schmidt-Cassegrain Optical Design
  • 354x Maximum Magnification
  • Dedicated Autoguider Communication Port
  • 7-77° Latitude Range
    - For Tracking Passed Meridian
  • NexStar+ Hand Control
  • All-Star Polar Alignment
  • StarBright XLT
  • 2 AUX Communication Ports
  • Stainless Steel Tripod
  • Advanced VX Mount
  • Flash Upgradeable Operating System
  • RS-232 Serial Communication Port
  • LED-backlit Interface Buttons
  • Autoguider port for long exposure imaging

Celestron 12079 Includes:
  • Advanced VX Computerized Mount
  • 20mm Eyepiece
  • 1.25" Star Diagonal
  • Tripod
  • NexStar+ Hand Control (EQ)

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