NexStar 6SE Computerized Telescope

Item # WX2-584650

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NexStar 6SE Computerized Telescope. Powerful viewing capability and automated precision for the amateur and well-seasoned stargazer!

Discover out-of-this-world views! Combining the Schmidt-Cassegrain design with state-of-the-art technology, this easy-to-use Telescope delivers breathtaking astronomical views, with up to 354X power! Eyeball comets, planets, moon craters and other objects with crystal-clear detail.

This NexStar 6SE comes with a fully-computerized hand control with a database of over 40,000 celestial objects! Celestron's new SkyAlign technology, plus the included finderscope, make aligning a breeze. Simply find 3 bright celestial objects and the computer does the rest. With its pre-assembled, adjustable steel tripod, you can be viewing stars in a matter of minutes.


  • 6" Schmidt-cassegrain telescope
  • StarBright XLT high-transmission optic coating for crisp, clear images
  • Computerized Altazimuth mount is incredibly sturdy
  • StarPointer finderscope for quick and easy alignment
  • Sturdy steel tripod with accessory tray
  • Includes TheSkyX: First Light Edition software with a 10,000 object database, printable sky maps and 75 enhanced images
  • Runs on 8 AA batteries (not included)
Computerized mount features:

  • Proven NexStar computer control technology
  • 40,000 object database
  • SkyAlign technology for quick and easy alignment
  • DC servo motors with encoders on both axis for smooth telescope movement
  • Autoguider port for long exposure astrophotography
  • LCD hand control with backlit LED buttons for easy operation
  • Includes NexRemote telescope control software and a RS-232 cable for use with a computer.

  • Optical Design: Schmidt-Cassegrain
  • Aperture (mm): 150mm (5.91 in.)
  • Focal length: 1500mm (59 in.)
  • Focal ratio: 10
  • Focal length of eyepiece 1 (mm): 25mm (0.98 in.)
  • Magnification of eyepiece 1: 60X
  • Finderscope: StarPointer
  • Star diagonal: 1.25"
  • Mount type: Single fork arm altazimuth
  • Tripod: Steel leg
  • Highest useful magnification: 354X
  • Lowest useful magnification: 21X
  • Limiting Stellar Magnitude: 13.4
  • Resolution (Rayleigh): 0.93 arc seconds
  • Resolution (Dawes): 0.77 arc seconds
  • Light gathering power (compared to human eye): 459X
  • Apparent field of view: 0.83°
  • Liner field of view (@1,000 yds.): 44 ft. (16m)
  • Secondary mirror obstruction: 2.2 in. (35mm)
  • Secondary mirror obstruction by area: 14%
  • Secondary mirror obstruction (diam.): 37%
  • Optical coatings: StarBright XLT
  • Optical tube length: 16 in. (406mm)
  • Slew speeds: 9
  • Tracking rates: Sidereal, solar and lunar
  • Tracking modes: Alt-Az, EQ North and EQ South
  • Alignment procedures: Skyalign, Auto 2-star align, 1-star align, 2-star align, Solar System align
  • Computer database: 40,000 objects
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