Celestron C9 1/4-A-XLT Schmidt Cassegrain Optical Tube Assembly Celestron Schmidt-Cassegrain Optical Tube Assemblies (OTA) are available individually to be used with your favorite mount. Each OTA is made to the same exacting standards as those used on all their high quality telescopes. All optical surfaces are coated with StarBright XLT coatings. These tube assemblies are equipped with the same dovetail mounting bar as used on the CGE Pro or CGEM series for easy attachment to a variety of popular mounts.
Besides seeing all of the Messier Catalog objects, you can also see hundreds of other, less famous, but equally interesting NGC, IC and Caldwell objects. Turn this scope to the planets and see amazing detail on the surface of Jupiter; see Cassini’s Division in the rings of Saturn, and resolve details on the surface of Mars. Even the distant Uranus, Neptune and Pluto are within your reach.
The Celestron C9 1/4 is Celestron’s first new Schmidt-Cassegrain optical system in over a decade. The new 9.25” Schmidt-Cassegrain features a precision optical system with 2350mm focal length (f/10) and comes standard with Celestron’s StarBright® XLT coatings at no extra cost.
What's more, you have Celestron's guarantee of uncompromising quality backed up with a two year warranty. Celestron warrants your telescope to be free from defects in materials and workmanship for two years. Celestron will repair or replace such product or part thereof which, upon inspection by Celestron, is found to be defective in materials or workmanship.
Celestron C9 1/4-A-XLT Schmidt Cassegrain Optical Tube Assembly Features
- 9.25" Schmidt-Cassegrain Optical Tube Assembly
- Aluminum Optical Tube
- Celestron's premium StarBright XLT coatings
- 2350 mm focal length (f/11)
- 25 mm eyepiece included (94x)
- Visual back allows for use with 1.25" accessories
- 6x30 finderscope to help accurately find objects
- Star diagonal provides more comfortable viewing position when observing objects that are high in the sky
- Includes dovetail rail compatible with CGE mount .
Please Note: This optical tube assembly comes with a 3" dovetail and will attach to mounts such as the Celestron CGE Pro, Celestron CGEM, the Losmandy G-11 and newer GM-8, Software Bisque's Paramount, and mounts by AstroPhysics. This OTA will not fit onto the CG-5, older GM-8 mounts, or the Meade LXD55. If you are unsure, please give us a call before you buy. Thanks!
- Additional Information
SKU CE-91027-XLT UPC Code 050234102797 Manufacturer Celestron Telescope Series Celestron Optical Tubes Optical Design Schmidt-Cassegrain Mount Type None - Optical Tube Only Warranty 2 Year Warranty Telescope Aperture 9.25" Telescope Focal Ratio f/10 Telescope Focal Length 2350mm Limiting Stellar Magnitude 14.4 Highest Useful Magnification 555x Optical Coatings Celestron XLT Tube Color or Finish Celestron Grey Optical Tube Outer Diameter Not provided by manufacturer Length of Optical Tube 22" Optical Tube Weight 20 lbs. Mount Weight N/A Dew Shield Included? No, Sold Separately Diagonal Included? Yes - 1.25" Star Diagonal Finder Included 6 x 30 Optical Finder Eyepiece(s) Included 25mm Power Adapter Included None - Does Not Require Power CD ROMs Included None Alignment Procedure N/A Tracking Modes N/A Objects in Database N/A OTA Mount Type CGE Dovetail Tripod Type Included None, Sold Separately Total Telescope Weight 20 lbs.
- Included Items
- 9.25" f/10 SCT OTA with Starbright XLT Coatings
- 6 X 30 Finder
- 26mm 1.25" Plossl Eyepiece
- 1.25" Star Diagonal
- 1.25" Visual Back
- Dovetail Slide Bar for CGE Style Mount
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