Absolutely as new, pristine condition - An excellent choice for the serious astronomer, the C6-R is the largest telescope in its class with over 6 times the light gathering ability of a 60mm. This deluxe quality 1200mm focal length, f/8 German Equatorial mounted achromatic refractor is an incredible value and offers outstanding light gathering ability and stability. It features premium accessories such as a heavy duty CG-5 German equatorial mount, 9x50 finderscope with bi-directional alignment screws and a spring loaded pivot support, 20mm Plýssl 1-1/4" eyepiece, 2" focuser, 2x Barlow with photo adapter, accessory tray and much more.
Mounted on the Advanced GT Series computerized mount, this telescope has some high performance software and hardware features. Operated by our proven NexStar computer control technology the telescope has a 40,000+ object database with 400 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 star; solar systems; objects and asterisms.
Using the RS-232 communication port on the hand control, you can control the telescope via a personal computer and our new flash upgradeable hand controls allow you to update your telescope's operationg software via the internet. An autoguider port is also included for astrophotography.
CG-5 Mount - Precision engineered for stability.
The German Equatorial mount has precision worm gears on both axes for extremely smooth stability. The key element that makes this system the most stable in its class is the NEW heavy-duty tripod with larger and more substantial legs that offer excellent damping characteristics for more stable views. The CG-5 also has a convenient latitude scale for easier alignment and an optional polar finder scope for the ultimate in precision alignments.