Celestron Nexstar 5SE 125mm f/10 Schmidt-Cassegrain GoTo Telescope Wifi Kit

MFR: 11036_K4
SKU: ACEL11036WIFK1
$999.99

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Celestron Nexstar 5SE SCT GoTo Telescope

  • Celestron Nexstar 5SE SCT GoTo Telescope
  • 5- Inch Schmidt-Cassegrain OTA
    • 25 mm 1.25- Inch Eyepiece
    • 1.25-Inch Star Diagonal
  • StarPointer Finderscope
  • NexStar Alt-Az GoTo Mount
    • Tripod with Accessory Tray
  • NexStar+ Hand Control
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty

Celestron SkyPortal Wi-Fi Module

  • Celestron SkyPortal Wi-Fi Module
  • Two Year Warranty

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Celestron Nexstar 5SE SCT GoTo Telescope

Celestron’s signature orange-tube telescope combines advanced features and excellent optics in one easy-to-use system, the NexStar 5SE. It’s the perfect choice for your first serious telescope, offering striking views at an economical price.

Reimagined

In the 1970s, Celestron’s Schmidt-Cassegrain telescopes brought the hobby of astronomy to the masses and established Celestron as the world’s premier telescope maker. The founder, Tom Johnson, invented Celestron’s proprietary method of producing Schmidt corrector plates for superior views and maximum portability. Johnson believed in creating high-quality optical instruments at an affordable price, and inspired a generation of amateur astronomers. Four decades later, Celestrons improved upon this design by adding cutting-edge features, while staying true to their founder’s intent.

Revolutionary Design

The best telescope is the one you will use most often. That’s why Celestron’s engineers created NexStar SE’s unique, patented single fork arm mount. It’s perfectly portable and makes setup quick and easy. What’s more, the NexStar SE breaks down into several lightweight and compact pieces, making it easy to transport, even in small vehicles. You’ll have no problem getting the NexStar SE to your favorite observing site, or setting it up quickly in your backyard.

Of course, it’s what’s inside the mount that really counts. Sturdy construction from high-quality components give NexStar SE the pointing and tracking accuracy needed to observe and follow your favorite targets with push-button ease. Use the included NexStar+ hand control to locate over 40,000 celestial objects, or take a Sky Tour and let your telescope show you the best objects currently visible.

Aligning your telescope is simple and painless, too, thanks to SkyAlign. This process makes alignment as easy as 1-2-3: just center three bright objects in your eyepiece and press ALIGN. For even easier alignment, attach Celestrons StarSense AutoAlign and your NexStar SE aligns itself! Celestron added their proprietary StarBright XLT optical coating to enhance light transmission making your images brighter and more detailed.

Advanced Features

The NexStar SE is compatible with all the high-tech accessories advanced users love. Provide GPS coordinates to your telescope with SkySync, or add automatic alignment functionality with StarSense AutoAlign. Its built-in wedge allows you to track long exposures. You can even remove the telescope’s secondary mirror and replace it with a DSLR or astronomical CCD camera for wide field images captured at f/2 using a Fastar/HyperStar lens assembly. Or, if you’re interested in imaging the Moon and planets, pair your NexStar 5SE with one of Celestron's Skyris cameras. From your first observing session and for years to come, the NexStar SE is your trusted companion.

View the Universe

The 5SE’s five-inch primary mirror packs enough light-gathering ability to observe the best that the solar system has to offer: Saturn’s rings, the cloud bands on Jupiter, and geographic features on the surface of the Moon. When it comes to deep sky objects, take your 5SE to a dark-sky site and you’ll see hundreds of pinpoint stars in the Hercules Globular Cluster, the spiral arms of the Whirlpool Galaxy, and more.

Celestron SkyPortal Wi-Fi Module

Get WiFi Access to the Universe with the SkyPortal WiFi Module. Celestron's SkyPortal WiFi Module turns your smartphone or tablet into your own personal planetarium and observatory!

Easy Process

Simply plug the WiFi module into your telescope’s Hand Control or AUX port and connect to its wireless signal with your device. Instantly, your device becomes a wireless hand controller for your telescope, guiding you through the alignment process and slewing to any celestial object with a simple tap.

Audio Accompany

As SkyPortal Wifi Module slews your telescope to an object, you can listen to hundreds of included audio descriptions on your device, which explain the history, mythology, and key features of the most popular celestial objects.

Simple

Select Tonight’s Best in the search menu and SkyPortal Wifi will display a list of the best objects to view based on your exact time and location. There’s no need to input GPS coordinates or set the time and date—SkyPortal WiFi takes this information directly from your device.

SkyPortal WiFi makes a great gift for telescope users of all ages and skill levels, from kids to advanced users. Take your family on a guided tour of the universe with SkyPortal WiFi!

SkyPortal App

Celestron’s SkyPortal WiFi Module works with Celestrons brand new planetarium app, SkyPortal. Available free on the Apple App Store and Google Play, SkyPortal is your key to the universe—with or without SkyPortal WiFi Module. Developed in collaboration with the experts at SkySafari, SkyPortal offers an intuitive user interface with a robust database of more than 100,000 celestial objects. You can even plan your observing session before you set up your telescope, viewing lunar transits and other notable events up to 100 years into the future.

Compatibility Information

SkyPortal WiFi is compatible with the following Celestron mounts:

  • Compatible
    • Advanced VX
    • CGX-L
    • Astro Fi
    • CPC, CPC DX
    • CG-5 (with CG-5 Aux. splitter)
    • NexStar Evolution
    • CGE
    • NexStar GT (2015 models and newer with Aux. splitter)
    • CGE Pro
    • NexStar SE Series
    • CGEM II
    • NexStar SLT
    • CGEM, CGEM DX
    • SkyProdigy
    • CGX
    • LCM
  • Not Compatible
    • NexStar i Series
    • NexStar GPS
    • Ultima 2000
    • Early generation GoTo mounts (such as Compustar)

Celestron Nexstar 5SE 125mm f/10 Schmidt-Cassegrain GoTo Telescope Wifi Kit

Main

Aperture5-Inch/125mm
Finder ScopeStarPointer
Mount DesignAltazimuth (AZ)
Mount OperationComputerized Go To
Wi-Fi ReadyYes
Optical DesignSchmidt-Cassegrain
Eyepiece Diameter2"

Celestron Nexstar 5SE SCT GoTo Telescope

Main

Aperture5-Inch/125mm
Finder ScopeStarPointer
Mount DesignAltazimuth (AZ)
Mount OperationComputerized Go To
Wi-Fi ReadyYes
Optical DesignSchmidt-Cassegrain
Eyepiece Diameter2"

Celestron SkyPortal Wi-Fi Module

Main

For Use WithPC/Laptop
ColorBlack

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