“The Celestron NexStar 5SE Telescope provides the best functionality for a dedicated beginner.”
Featured in New York Times’ 2017 Gift Guide.
Celestron NexStar 5 SE Telescope is the company’s signature telescope with an orange-tube body that combines exceptional optics with advanced features in one user-friendly system. It is the right choice for your first professional telescope that provides the best stargazing experience at an affordable price.
The design of the telescope is modernized with all the latest features that give a panoramic view of the celestial objects for amateurs, beginners, intermediate and seasoned observers.
The Celestron NexStar 5 SE Telescope has an aperture of five inches that gives high-quality light-gathering capability at economical prices. Using the Celestron NexStar 5 SE Telescope, you can see the moon and numerous planets as well as celestial objects such as the Orion Nebula.
The telescope comes with a completely automated GoTo mount with database of more than 40,000 heavenly bodies that finds automatically and trails those for you. The telescope also comes with SkyAlign technology that aligns your telescope properly and makes it set to observe in a jiffy. Using the SkyAlign technology, you can effortlessly sync your telescope on any three bright objects even though you are not familiar with the night sky.
The telescope comes with robust steel tripod and one-of-its-kind single fork arm design that can be separated into small components for easy assembly and transport.
The telescope comes with a shutter release cable and a camera control feature that enables you to take a series of photos remotely with the use of your DSLR camera. The telescope set also includes RS-232 cable and NexRemote telescope control software that controls the telescope through a computer.