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Celestron CPC Deluxe 925 HD Computerized Telescope

SKU: CNCPC9HD MFR: 11008
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New optical design, advanced features and GOTO accuracy. You get the s nepicture.

Celestron's 9.25 optical system has enjoyed a loyal following since we first introduced it with our Ultima 9.25 in 1995. Now the 9.25 optical tube is even better with the addition of EdgeHD optics. The 9.25 is a favorite among astro imagers and discerning visual observers, and it offering 33% more light gathering than our 8" model. CPC Deluxe 925 HD is specifically designed for astro imaging and optimized to reduce aberration across a wide field of view. This feature packed model comes standardwith Celestron's renowned StarBright XLT multi-coatings and is compatible with acomplete line of Celestron photographic and visual accessories.

New Optical Design
The EdgeHD optical system combines all of the compact power popularized by the SCT with an improved high definition optical system for wide field, astrograph quality images. As a visual instrument, EdgeHD optics deliver pinpoint images even with your widest field eyepiece. You can search for all of the Messier Catalog objects, and see hundreds of other NGC, IC and Caldwell objects with amazing clarity. For astro imaging, EdgeHD optics produce aberration-free images across your favorite CCD or DSLR camera. All EdgeHD optics are designed to produce an extremely flat focal plane precise enough to match the strict tolerances of the largest commercial CCD detectors, allowing stars to be in tight focus to the very edge of the chip

Internal GPS The CPC Deluxe HD Series' internal GPS receiver automatically downloads the date and time from orbiting satellites and pinpoints its exact location on Earth. This eliminates the need for you to manually enter the date, time, longitude and latitude.

Celestron's Revolutionary SkyAlign Once the CPC's internal GPS has established the telescope's position, aligning the telescope is as easy as 1-2-3! Simply locate and use the hand control to manually point (slew) the telescope to three bright celestial objects. You do not need to know the names of the stars you may even pick the Moon or bright planets! Celestron's NexStar software technology will model the night sky to determine the position of every star, planet and celestial object above the horizon. Once aligned, the remote hand control allows direct access to each of the celestial catalogs in its user-friendly database.

Celestial Object Database The CPC database contains over 40,000 celestial objects including Messier objects, the Caldwell Catalog, as well as NGC Galaxies, nebulae and planets. User-definable filter limits make navigating through this expansive database quicker and easier. Filter Limits let you filter out objects that are outside of your local horizon (ie, if trees or mountains were in the way). There's also "Solar Sys Align" that lets you align on the Sun or Moon for daytime observing -- it is easy to use this to see planets or bright stars in the day.

Luminos Eyepiece CPC Deluxe 925 HD comes with Celestron's top of the line, wide field eyepiece. With a 23 mm focal length and 82° AFOV, you get an incredible combination of power and wide field of view. Plus each Luminos eyepiece is optimized to deliver pin point images when used with a flat field telescope.

What makes the CPC Deluxe 9.25 HD unique for astro imaging?
• Longer focal length primary, and lower magnification secondary, creates a focal plane nine times flatter than a traditional Schmidt-Cassegrain with less coma and off-axis astigmatism.
• Internal baffle design optimized for astrophotography. Minimizes vignetting at the edge of the field of view. This reduces light drop off at the corners of your image plane

What's Included With This Item

  • 9.25" EdgeHD Optics
  • 50mm finderscope
  • 23mm eyepiece 2"
  • Star diagonal 2" -Computer driven GoTo with 40,000+ object database
  • Improved CPC mount and drive electronics
  • Computerized flash upgradeable hand control with SkyAlign alignment procedure and NexStar technology
  • GPS built-in
  • NexRemote Telescope Control Software
  • RS-232 cable
  • Car battery adapter
  • Adjustable height tripod and accessory tray
  • FASTAR Compatible

Key Features

  • CPC Deluxe 925 HD - General Features
    EdgeHD Optics
  • Celestron's premium StarBright XLT coatings
  • Fully computerized dual fork arm Altazimuth mount
  • 50mm finderscope to help accurately find objects
  • Heavy-duty tripod makes attaching the telescope so easy you can do it in the dark; also features sturdy 2" stainless steel legs and accessory tray
  • Ergonomic design allows you to comfortably lift and move the telescope from location to location
  • Star diagonal provides a 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
  • Mirror Support Knobs hold the mirror in place and reduces image shift during imaging.
  • 23 mm, 82 degree Luminos Eyepiece - 2"
  • CPC Deluxe 925 HD - Computerized Mount Features
    Proven NexStar computer control technology
  • SkyAlign allows you to align on any three bright celestial objects, providing a fast and easy alignment process
  • 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 with spring loaded RA worm block withenveloping brass teeth
  • Re-designed electronics deliver constant regulated power to the motors making them capable of driving the telescope even when not perfectly balanced
  • Computer assisted All-Star polar-alignment
  • Flash upgradeable hand control software and motor control units for downloading product updates over the Internet
  • Auxiliary port for additional accessories such as Autoguider
  • NexRemote telescope control software and RS-232 cable included for advanced control of your telescope via computer

Technical Specs

Optical Design EdgeHD Optics
Focal Length 2350mm F/10
Finderscope 50mm Finderscope w/ quick release bracket
Mount Dual Fork Arm
Optical Tube Aluminum
Eyepiece 23mm Plossl (102x)
Star Diagonal 2" w/1.25" adapter
Accessory tray Die Cast Aluminum Leg Brace / Eyepiece holder
Tripod Heavy Duty Stainless Steel Adjustable
Power Supply Car battery adapter
Hand Control Ports Double line, 16 character Liquid Crystal Display; 19 fiber optic backlit LED buttons
Database 40,000+ objects, 100 user defined programmable objects. Enhanced information on over 200 objects
GPS Internal 16 channel
Tracking Rates Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
Tracking Modes Altazimuth, EQ North & EQ South
Alignment Procedures SkyAlign, Auto Two-Star Alignment, Two-star Align, SolarSystem Align, EQ North Align, EQ South Align, One-Star Align
Periodic Error Correction Permanently Programmable
Mechanical Specs: Fork Arm Dual fork arm, cast Aluminum with
Gear Gear: 6" Brass main gear, 180 tooth,
Bearings 9.8 azimuth bearing
Optical Specs:Highest Useful Magnificatn 555x
Lowest Useful Magnication 34x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude 14.4
Resolution: Rayleigh .59 arc seconds
Dawes Limit .49 arc seconds
Light Gathering Power 1127xunaided eye
Field of View : Standard Eyepiece .8º
Optical Coatings XLT Starbright Coatings
Secondary Mirror Obstruction 3.35 in (85.09 mm)
by Area 13.1%
by Diameter 36.2%
Telescope Weight 58 lbs
Tripod/Mount Weight 27 lbs
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