The CPC 1100 GPS Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope has the most light gathering power and provides a limiting magnitude of nearly 15.
- 9×50 finderscope to help accurately find objects
- Fully computerized dual fork arm Altazimuth mount
- Database of over 40000 objects
- Identify feature provides additional viewing information
- Solar Sys Align lets users align on the sun or moon for daytime observation
- NexRemote telescope control software and RS232 cable included for advanced control via computer
The CPC 1100 GPS takes full advantage of a vast database of thousands of NGC and Abell galaxies, as well as delivering a new level of detail to many favorite deep sky objects. It features Celestron's premium StarBright XLT coatings. With sophisticated software features like the Hibernate function, the CPC can maintain star alignment night after night without needing to be re-aligned, making it an ideal instrument for a permanent observatory facility. Turn this scope to 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 range. Although large in aperture, with conveniently located carrying handles and an instrument weight of 65 lbs., this telescope is portable and can be set up in a backyard or taken to a favorite dark sky location.
Celestron's new CPC Series features the revolutionary SkyAlign Alignment Technology, which redefines everything amateur astronomers are looking for quick and simple alignment, GPS, unsurpassed optical quality, ease of set-up and use, ergonomics, enhanced computerization, and most important, affordability. The CPC Series' internal GPS receiver automatically downloads date and time from orbiting satellites and pinpoints its' exact location on Earth. This eliminates the need to manually enter the date, time, longitude, and latitude. Once the CPC's internal GPS has established the telescope's position, aligning the telescope is incredibly easy. Simply locate and use hand controls to manually point (slew) the telescope to three bright celestial objects. There is no need to know the names of the stars, as users can even pick the moon or bright planets. Celestron's NexStar software technology will model the night sky to determine the position of every star, planet, and celestial object above the horizon. Once aligned, the remote hand control allows direct access to each of the celestial catalogs in its user-friendly database.