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Celestron CGEM 1100 Computerized Telescope

Your Price: $4,777.50
Part Number:11099
  • Optical Design :Schmidt-Cassegrain
  • Aperture:280 mm (11 in)
  • Focal Length:2800 mm (110 in)
  • Focal Length of Eyepiece 1:40 mm (1.57 in)
  • Magnification of Eyepiece 1:70 x
  • Finder Scope:9x50
  • Star Diagonal:1.25
  • Mount Type:Computerized Equatorial
  • Tripod:Adjustable, Stainless Steel
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11" Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope

CGEM Computerized Equatorial Mount

Schmidt-Cassegrain mechanism that moves the primary mirror to adjust focus is supported by two pre-loaded ball bearings, minimizing the "mirror flop" typical of bushing focus mechanisms

Celestron's premium StarBright XLT coatings
9x50 finderscope to help accurately find objects

Ultra sturdy 2" steel tripod with Accessory Tray

Star diagonal provides more comfortable viewing position when observing objects that are high in the sky


40,000 object database with over 100 user-definable objects and expanded information on over 200 objects

Proven NexStar computer control technology

Redesigned electronics deliver constant regulated power to the motors making them capable of driving the telescope even when not perfectly balanced
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

Flash upgradeable hand control software and motor control units for downloading product updates over the Internet

Meridian preference for slewing - allows you to approach an object from the side of the Meridian that maximizes tracking (and imaging) time

Solar System alignment method - allows you to align your telescope and view the moon and planets during the day

Custom Rate 9 feature allows you set maximum slew rate

Tandem mode allows you to star align the mount even when positioned for tandem scope use

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

Permanent Programmable Periodic Error Correction (PEC) - corrects for periodic tracking errors inherent to all worm drives

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 plate 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 to control the telescope via a personal computer
Secure power plug ensures that the mount's power source is not accidentally disconnected

Includes NexRemote telescope control software, for advanced control of your telescope via computer

GPS compatible with optional SkySync GPS Accessory

Precision machined 40 mm diameter steel Polar shafts supported by multiple tapered roller bearings and ball bearings

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