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Celestron CGEM Computerized Equatorial Mount

Item # CE-91526

Availability: In stock

$1,349.00
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Quick Overview

  • The Celestron CGEM Equatorial Mount is high performance equipment - capable of supporting 40 lbs. of payload with outstanding tracking accuracy.
  • Recommended for the avid visual astronomer or the discriminating deep sky astrophotographer.
  • The Celestron CGEM Equatorial Mount comes with Permanent PEC, Meridian Tracking, All Star Polar Alignment, a database of over 40,000 objects with 400 user-defined objects, GPS compatibility, a CGE-style mounting platform, and more!

Celestron CGEM Equatorial "GoTo" Mount

The Celestron CGEM mount has a fresh, attractive, bold appearance and is capable of carrying Celestron’s higher-end SCT optical tubes (up to 11") securely and vibration free which is ideal for both imaging and visual observing.

Ergonomic Design - The Celestrom CGEM mount was designed to be ergonomically friendly with large Altitude and Azimuth adjustment knobs for quick and easy polar alignment adjustment. The internal RA and DEC motor wiring provides a clean look and an easy and trouble free set up.

Innovation - The Celestron CGEM series has a new innovative Polar alignment procedure called All-Star (patent pending). All-Star allows users to choose any bright star, while the software calculates and assists with polar alignment. Another great feature of the CGEM 91526, sure to please astroimagers, is the Permanent Periodic Error Correction (PEC) which will allow users to train out the worm gears periodic errors, while the mount retains the PEC recordings.

Performance - For objects near the Meridian (imaginary line passing from North to South), the Celestron CGEM mount will track well past the Meridian for uninterrupted imaging through the most ideal part of the sky. The CGEM 91526 mount has a robust database with over 40,000 objects, 400 user defined programmable objects and enhanced information on over 200 objects.

Celestron's CGEM 91526 mount is the perfect fit between the Advanced Series and CGE Series. Offering the portability of the Advanced Series and the precision of the CGE.

Features of the Celestron CGEM 91526 Equatorial Mount...

  • 40,000 object database with 400 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, and user-defined slew limits
  • 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 star; solar systems; objects and asterisms
  • Permanent programmable periodic error correction (PEC) - corrects for periodic tracking errors inherent to all worm drives
  • Steel worm gear and 90mm pitch diameter brass worm wheel
  • 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 pier 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 control 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 CN16 GPS Accessory
Celestron Product Number: 91526
SKU CE-91526
Head Design Equatorial
Tripod Included? Yes
GPS Included? No
Electronics Included Computerized - GoTo
Manufacturer Celestron
Warranty 2 Year Warranty
Hand Controller Included Celestron CG Computerized
# of Counterweights Included 1
Weight of Counterweights 17 lb.
Tracking Rates Lunar, Sidereal, Solar
Objects in Database 40,000 +
Mount Special Features Spring Loaded Head Knobs
Legs Include Quick Release? Yes
Saddle Width D Series
Weight Capacity 40 lbs.
Leg Length Not supplied by manufacturer
Accessory Tray Included? Yes
Material Steel
Power Supply Included DC Battery Adapter
Tracking Modes EQ North, EQ South
Latitude Range 15º - 70º
Weight of Tripod/Monopod 17 lbs.
Weight of Head 41 lbs.
  • Celestron CGEM Mount
  • Adjustable, Stainless Steel Tripod
  • Accessory Tray
  • Car Battery Adapter
  • Counterbalance
  • NexRemote Controller
  • Cables
  • Software
  • RS-232 Communication Port
  • NexStar Computer Control
  • Permanent Programmable Periodic Error Correction (PPEC)
  • Servo Motors
  • Encoders

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