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Celestron Astro FI 6 SC Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope

Celestron

CE-CE22205-A

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Celestron Astro FI 6 SC Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope with WiFi computerized altazimuth mount to control by user-supplied tablet or smartphone. Features 150 mm aperture, 1500 mm focal lenght. Accessories included.

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Celestron Astro FI 6 SC Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope

  • 6" Schmidt Cassegrain with fully coated glass optics.
  • Control your computerized telescope via integrated WiFi using Celestron’s free SkyPortal app
  • Observe in no time with a quick and easy, no-tool setup.
  • Accessories include: two eyepieces (40mm and 13mm), star diagonal, StarPointer finderscope, and a NEW smartphone adapter.
  • Adjustable height tripod includes an accessory tray.

Celestron Astro FI Description

The Astro Fi 6" is a computerized alt-azimuth Schmidt Cassegrain telescope perfect for terrestrial and celestial viewing on the go. The Astro Fi offers dazzling views of craters on the Moon, the rings of Saturn, the Great Red Spot on Jupiter, the Orion Nebula, the Hercules Globular Cluster and so much more at night.

Setting up the telescope is a breeze and will have you observing in no time. Even on your first time out, you can assemble the telescope, its accessories, and download SkyPortal app in just a few minutes. The adjustable tripod legs allow you to customize the telescope’s height to your liking. The telescope kit is lightweight and portable, perfect for impromptu observing sessions or transporting wherever life’s adventures take you.

For even more fun, Astro Fi’s lens cap does double duty as a smartphone adapter. Position your smartphone inside the adapter and then secure it over the Astro Fi’s eyepiece to capture images and video of all your discoveries.

Schmidt-Cassegrain Optical Tube

The Astro Fi comes with a 6” optical tube, a great multi-use telescope with 1500 mm focal length (f/10).  The Celestron C6 is equipped with patented StarBright® XLT coatings which visibly increase contrast on subtle lunar, planetary, and nebula details and higher light transmission for brighter deep space images and shorter exposure times. For this application, observers can use the C6 Celestron optical tube to view the night sky or as a terrestrial spotting scope. The Celestron C6 has the best balance of portability, handling ease, light grasp and price ever offered to the amateur astronomer. It is an advanced level instrument that is as easy to use as any intermediate level, and most entry level, telescopes.

StarBright XLT coatings – Schmidt-Cassegrain optical system offers bright, sharp views with StarBright XLT optical coatings—a great choice for visual observers and budding astroimagers alike.  StarBright XLT is Celestron’s revolutionary optical coating system that outperforms any other coating in the commercial telescope market. There are three major components that make up our StarBright XLT high-transmission optical system design: Unique enhanced multi-layer mirror coatings, multi-layer anti-reflective coatings, and high-transmission water white glass.  These three components of our StarBright XLT coatings result in one of the finest coatings available.

Computerized Alt-Azimuth telescope

Take in the sky with the computerized alt-azimuth telescope. This straightforward design allows the telescope to move in all directions.

Integrated WiFi & Celestron’s SkyPortal App

Control your telescope using your smart device. The Astro Fi series emits its own wireless connection to Celestron’s SkyPortal app to provide easy remote observing. Celestron’s SkyPortal app replaces the traditional telescope hand control for a 100% wireless experience. Scan the sky for an object you would like to view, tap the object in SkyPortal and watch your Astro Fi telescope automatically slews to the object. While observing, SkyPortal provides information on the object; it’s never been more fun to explore the universe!

NOTE: Due to the amount of information SkyPortal has to offer, we recommend downloading the app before going out to observe.

SkyAlign Technology

Getting ready to observe is quick and painless thanks to Celestron’s award-winning SkyAlign technology. Center any three bright objects in the eyepiece, and your telescope calculates its position. You can even generate a Sky Tour of all the best celestial objects to view based on your exact time and location.

Accessories Included

The Astro Fi 6" comes with two eyepieces (25mm and 10 mm), a star diagonal, a smartphone adapter, and a StarPointer finderscope.  The two eyepieces offer different magnifications to view your intended object. The star diagonal provides a right-side-up viewing for a more comfortable viewing angle when looking up at the sky. The StarPointer finderscope will help you quickly center an object in your eyepiece for easier observing.

Smartphone Adapter – Image celestial or terrestrial objects with this smartphone adapter! The Astro Fi has a smartphone adapter to capture great images of the Moon, planets, and terrestrial targets like birds and wildlife. With its light, rigid frame, this accessory allows you to connect any smartphone to any telescope eyepiece with an outside diameter of 45mm or smaller. This smartphone adapter installs easily over the top of an eyepiece while bungee cords securely hold your phone in position so you can snap images or video.  While the vast majority of smartphones can be used with the case on, some very large and/or bulky phone cases (such as folio style cases) may need to be removed for the phone to fit in the adapter.

Starry Night Software

Download Celestron’s Starry Night Software and learn about the night sky, celestial objects, and how to plan your next observing session. Celestron Starry Night Software is the premier astronomy software package on the market, providing resources and knowledge to view our solar system and beyond. 

Celestron Astro FI Specifications

OPTICAL TUBE INFO:

Optical Design

Schmidt-Cassegrain

Aperture

150mm (6")

Focal Length

1500mm (59")

Focal Ratio

f/10

Focal Length of Eyepiece 1

25mm (0.98")

Magnification of Eyepiece 1

38x

Focal Length of Eyepiece 2

10mm (0.39")

Magnification of Eyepiece 2

115x

Finderscope

StarPointer

Star Diagonal

1.25"

Optical Tube

Aluminum

Highest Useful Magnification

354x

Lowest Useful Magnification

21x

Limiting Stellar Magnitude

13.4

Resolution (Rayleigh)

.93 arc seconds

Resolution (Dawes)

0.77 arc seconds

Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye)

459x

Secondary Mirror Obstruction

55.88mm (2.2")

Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area

14%

Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter

37%

Optical Coatings

StarBright XLT

Optical Tube Length

406.4mm (16")

Optical Tube Diameter

155mm (6.1")

Optical Tube Weight

4.8 lbs (2.17 kg)

Dovetail

Vixen / CG-5 Dovetail bar

MOUNT INFO:

Mount Type

Computerized Altitude-Azimuth Single Fork Arm

Instrument load capacity

8 lbs (3.6 kg)

Height adjustment range (includes mount and tripod)

863.6mm - 1371.6mm (34" - 54")

Tripod leg diameter

31.75mm (1.25") Aluminum

Mount Head Weight

5 lbs (2.3 kg)

Accessory Tray

Yes. Includes rubberized smartphone or tablet holder

Tripod Weight

5 lbs (2.3 kg)

Slew Speeds

max slew rate is 3°/second

Tracking Rates

Sidereal, Solar, and Lunar

Tracking Modes

Alt-Az, EQ North & EQ South

GPS

N/A

Dovetail Compatibility

Vixen / CG-5 Dovetail

Number of Auxiliary ports

2x Aux port for optional accessories

Autoguider port

No

USB Port

No (only with optional Nexstar+ remote)

Power Requirements

12V DC, 1A (Tip positive)

Motor Drive

DC servo motor

Alignment Procedures

SkyAlign, 3-Star Align, Solar System Align

Periodic Error Correction

No

Computerized Hand Control

Hand control not included (optional)

NexStar+ Database

Optional Nexstar+ hand remote provides over 4,000 objects in the computer's database

Software

Celestron's Starry Night Special Edition Software, SkyPortal App. Each provide over 100,00 objects in their database

Total Kit Weight

14.8 lbs (6.71 kg)

Included Items

Telescope OTA | Mount | Tripod w/accessory tray | 2x eyepieces | Red dot starpointer | Battery pouch

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