Backyard Astronomers Prepare

to view Comet ISON

Celestron's Advanced VX 8 inch EdgeHD telescope can give you great views of Comet ISON
Celestron’s Advanced VX 8 inch EdgeHD telescope can give you great views of Comet ISON

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Celestron Advanced VX telescope series
Celestron Advanced VX telescopes series

Astronomy Products – The new Advanced VX telescope series from Celestron raises the bar higher in mid-level telescopes and gives amateur astronomers the ability to view Comet ISON or any spectacular celestial event their heart desires. The Advanced VX series incorporates many of the outstanding features included with Celestron’s most sophisticated German equatorial telescopes, including better motors, Periodic Error Correction and an auto guiding port. Providing every aspiring or amateur astronomer looking for a reasonably priced telescope with some of the most desired features on a modern telescope at an affordable price, the new Advanced VX series sets the bar high for new mid-level telescopes.

The best views of Comet ISON using your new Celestron Advanced VX series telescope should be late November
The best views of Comet ISON using your new Celestron Advanced VX series telescope should occur in late November

Take a look at some of the things included in the new Advanced VX series from Celestron

  • integer gear ratios and permanently programmable Periodic Error Correction eliminates residual tracking errors from the worm gear
  • SkyQ Link compatibility for wireless control of your Advanced VX series telescope
  • allows viewing or imaging across the meridian without interference from the motor’s housing
  • NexStar + hand control offers multiple language programming (German, English, French, Italian, Spanish)
  • new motors provide improved tracking performance and more power to overcome load imbalances
  • improved electronics with increased memory for future expansion

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Your Time-Machine-to-the-Stars is Ready to Blast-off

Journey to the Beginning of Space and Time in a Celestron EdgeHD Series Telescope

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You can find the Celestron EdgeHD Series Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope at your local astronomy shop

Astronomy Products – Space travellers looking to “Journey to the Beginning of Space and Time” need to travel to infinity and back using the best time-machine-to-the-stars they can find. Celestron’s new Celestron EdgeHD Series Schmidt-Cassegrain telescopes are the perfect time-machine-to-the-stars for the young traveller looking to “Journey to the Beginning of Space and Time, or the veteran space traveller wanting to try out a new spaceship to the stars. Celestron EdgeHD Series Schmidt-Cassegrain telescopes are available in sizes ranging from 8 to 14 inches and have a built-in field flattener/coma corrector in the baffle tube that according to the designers and engineers at Celestron eliminates a lot of the unwanted star bloat that can plague photos taken with conventional SCTs. Add in the enhanced focuser that engineers designed for the Celestron EdgeHD Series telescopes to reduce the image shift problems users of SCTs have noted and your time-machine-to-the-stars is ready to blast-off.

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