Celestron CGEM DX 1400 Computerized 14" Telescope

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Celestron CGEM DX 1400 Computerized 14" Telescope Product Info

Celestron 14 inch CGEM DX 1400 Computer Telescope 11001 is part of the fully computerized Equatorial mount series for unprecedented sky viewing. The CGEMDX seriesimage of Celestron telescopes features polar alignment all start functionality to more precisely pinpoint objects of interest. The GGEM DX 1400 from Celestron features premium StarBright XLT coatings, incredible sturdy tripod, 9x50 finderscope, and a telescope computer with 40,000 object database with 100 user defined programmable objects for an extensive amount of possibilities.. The Celestron CGEM DX 1400 allows easy altitude and azimuth adjustments, and with such a robust feature set, it is an impressive computerized telescope. Any astronomer looking for their next telescope purchase will be impressed with the design, features, and computer functionality of the Celestron CGEM DX telescope lineup.

Specifications for Celestron Schmidt Cassegrain DXCGEM 14" Telescope:

Optical Design: 14" Schmidt-Cassegrain
Focal Ratio: 10.98
Focal Length: 3910 mm (153.94 in)
Aperture: 356 mm (14.02 in)
Finderscope: 9x50
Mount: New CGEM DX Computerized Equatorial
Optical Tube: Aluminum
Optical Coatings: Starbright XLT Coatings
Eyepiece 1: 40 mm (1.57 in)
Magnification 1: 98 x
Star Diagonal: 1.25
Tripod: Adjustable, Stainless Steel
CD ROM: NexRemote control software with RS232 cable
Power Supply: Car battery adapter
Highest Useful Magnification: 841 x
Lowest Useful Magnification: 51 x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude: 15.3
Resolution (Rayleigh): 0.39 arcsec
Resolution (Dawes): 0.33 arcsec
Light Gathering Power: 2586 x
Angular Field of View: 0.71 °
Eyepiece 1 Field of View: 0.71 °
Secondary Mirror Obstruction: 4.5 in in (114.3 mm)
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area: 10.3 %
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter: 32.1 %
Gear: Steel worm gear and 90 mm pitch diameter brass worm wheel
Motor Drive: Low cog DC Servo motors with encoders, both axes
Computer Hand Control: Double line, 16 character Liquid Crystal Display; 19 fiber optic backlit LED buttons
Slew Speeds: Nine slew speeds
Tracking Rates: Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
Tracking Modes: EQ North and EQ South
Alignment Procedures: 2-Star Align, Quick Align, 1-Star Align, Last Alignment, Solar System Align
Software Precision: 24 bit, 0.08 calculation
Database: 40,000+ objects, 100 user defined programmable objects. Enhanced information on over 200 objects
Power Requirements: 12 VDC 3.5 Amps
GPS: Optional SkySync GPS Accessory
Counterweights: 2 x 22 lbs
Optical Tube Length: 24 in (609.6 mm)
Telescope Weight: 185 lbs (83.91 kg)


Features of Celestron CGEM DX 1400 14 inch Computer Telescope 11001:

  • 14" Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope
  • New CGEM DX Computerized Equatorial Mount
  • Schmidt-Cassegrain mechanism that moves the primary mirror to adjust focus is supported by two pre-loaded ball bearings, minimizing the "mirror flop" typical of bushing focus mechanisms
  • Celestron's premium StarBright XLT coatings
  • 9x50 finderscope to help accurately find objects
  • Ultra sturdy 2.75 inch steel tripod with Accessory Tray
  • Star diagonal provides more comfortable viewing position when observing objects that are high in the sky

Features of Celestron inch Computer Telescope Mount CGEM DX1400:

  • Secure power plug ensures that the mount's power source is not accidentally disconnected
  • 40,000 object database with over 100 user-definable objects and expanded information on over 200 objects
  • Proven NexStar computer control technology
  • New "All-star" Polar alignment uses any bright star for a quick and accurate Polar alignment
  • Software Features include: Mount Calibration, Database Filter Limits, Hibernate, five Alignment Procedures
  • Flash upgradeable hand control software and motor control units for downloading product updates over the Internet
  • 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
  • Permanent Programmable Periodic Error Correction (PEC) - corrects for periodic tracking errors inherent to all worm drives
  • Drive Motors - Low Cog DC Servo motor with integrated optical encoders offer smooth, quiet operation and long life. The motor armatures are skewed to minimize cogging which is required for low speed tracking
  • Internal Cable wiring for trouble-free setup and transportation
  • Designated six-pin RJ-12 modular jack, ST-4 compatible guide port
  • Autoguide port and Auxiliary ports located on the electronic plate for long exposure astrophotography
  • Double-line, 16-character Liquid Crystal Display Hand Control with backlit LED buttons for easy operation of goto features
  • RS-232 communication port on hand to control the telescope via a personal computer
  • Includes NexRemote telescope control software, for advanced control of your telescope via computer
  • GPS compatible with optional SkySync GPS Accessory
  • Precision machined 40 mm diameter steel Polar shafts supported by multiple tapered roller bearings and ball bearings


Package Contents:

  • Celestron CGEM DX 1400 Computerized 14 inch Telescope
  • 9X50 finderscope Star diagonal
  • 2 In. 40 mm eyepiece (98x)
  • 1.25 In. CGEM DX Computerized German Equatorial mount
  • Rugged adjustable height 2.75 In. steel leg tripod with center brace/accessory tray
  • Flash upgradeable hand control with 40,000+ object database
  • Two 22 lb counterweights
  • NexRemote Telescope Control Software
  • RS-232 cable
  • Car battery adapter

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  • Manufactured by: Celestron
  • Category: Telescopes

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