|Brand and Model:||Celestron NexStar 9¼ GPS|
|| Go-To PEC|
|Electric Power:||12V DC|
|Tripod:||Adjustable Heavy Duty Metal|
|Weight (lbs):||78 lbs.|
|Description:||The computerized NexStar 9¼ GPS uses the Celestron 9.25” optical tube that many observers think could be the finest Schmidt-Cassegrain optics currently being produced by any manufacturer. The dual fork arm mount features a built-in GPS (Global Positioning System) receiver and an internal electronic compass to make aligning the scope on the sky and finding deep space objects virtually as simple as turning the telescope on. Features include a unique carbon fiber optical tube, Starbright multicoated optics at no extra cost, permanent periodic error correction, 9 slew speeds, a 40,000+ object memory, a 40mm Plössl eyepiece, 9 x 50mm finder, standard AC adapter, all aluminum fork tines with carry handles, 5.625” worm gears, and much more. For the serious astrophotographer, for the serious visual observer, the NexStar 9¼ GPS offers a step up in performance from an 8” scope at virtually no penalty in size or weight and at only a modest cost increase. over more unique features for less money than any competitive 8” GPS scope. This telescope provides a lot of optical and go-to mount performance at a surprisingly reasonable price.|
Carbon fiber optical tube; Starbright multicoatings; heavy duty adjustable height metal tripod; NexStar 40,000+ object computer hand control with coiled cord stores in fork arm; PPEC (Permanent Periodic Error Compensation); built-in adjustable backlash compensation; dual RS-232 ports for connection to a PC; dual serial ports for communication with future "smart" accessories currently under development; separate CCD autoguider port; separate 12 Volt DC accessory power output; 9 x 50mm finderscope; 1.25" star diagonal; 1.25" 40mm Plössl eyepiece (70x); AC power supply; dust covers.