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Celestron CPC Deluxe 1100 EdgeHD - 11009

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Telescope
Celestron
11009
$5,350

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Highlights

  • Celestron’s top-performing altazimuth telescope system, the CPC Deluxe HD is a favorite among experienced amateur astronomers and the preferred telescope of the late Stephen Hawking
  • 11-inch EdgeHD optical tube provides stunning views and sharp astroimages free of visual defects
  • NexStar+ hand control and internal GPS guides users through the simple SkyAlign setup and features a 40,000+ object database
  • Sturdy dual fork arm mount with upgraded gears and motors anchors the telescope for superior tracking and pointing accuracy
  • Ready for serious astroimaging, CPC Deluxe HD features All-Star Polar Alignment and Permanently Programmable Periodic Error Correction when equipped with the HD Pro Wedge



Combine top-of-the-line performance with unlimited versatility and you have the CPC Deluxe 1100 HD. From a casual night of backyard observing to serious astroimaging at a dark sky location, the CPC Deluxe HD is a customer favorite for any application. The CPC/CPC Deluxe family is also the telescope of choice for NASA (a CPC 925 is currently deployed aboard the International Space Station) and the late astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, who used his CPC Deluxe 1100HD at his home in Cambridge, UK.

Celestron’s Best Optics

What makes the view through a CPC Deluxe HD unforgettable? It all starts with our proprietary EdgeHD optical system. This unique design corrects for both coma and field curvature, providing aberration-free images and pinpoint stars across the largest imaging sensors and all the way to the edge of the widest eyepieces.

Read more about how EdgeHD outperforms competing optical systems by downloading the EdgeHD whitepaper in the Support and Download tab.

All EdgeHD systems include our StarBright XLT coatings on all optical surfaces for brighter images and increased light transmission. Plus, every EdgeHD optical tube is Fastar compatible. Simply remove the secondary mirror and attach a third party lens assembly and you’re ready to image the night sky at ultra-fast f/2.

Ultimate Versatility

Customers and reviewers have hailed the CPC Deluxe an all-around top performer, equally well suited to a star party or a university astronomy course. The beefy dual fork arm mount anchors the telescope for ultra-precise tracking, but weighs just 70.51 lbs and includes rugged carrying handles to make setup quick and easy.

As soon as you turn on your CPC Deluxe HD, you’ll be guided through our simple SkyAlign procedure. The telescope walks you through centering any three bright objects in the eyepiece. From there, it’s ready to locate and track more than 40,000 celestial objects.

To customize your experience under the stars, CPC Deluxe HD is compatible with all of Celestron’s latest accessories. Add StarSense AutoAlign and your CPC will align itself in under 3 minutes. Or add the SkyQ Link 2 WiFi Module and control your telescope using a smartphone or tablet.

With this much versatility, the CPC Deluxe HD is a telescope that will serve you well for years to come, no matter what you choose to do with the hobby—including astroimaging.

Built with Imaging in Mind

Most altazimuth telescopes are designed primarily for visual use, but not the CPC Deluxe HD. It offers all the same high-end features you’ll find on our German equatorial mounts. Out of the box, your CPC Deluxe can track accurately for up to 30 seconds without adding a wedge, thanks to a reengineered drive train with a 6-inch brass gear, stainless steel worm gear, and both steel and nylon ball bearings.

If you’ll be doing longer exposure astrophotography, adding the HD Pro Wedge turns this telescope into an astroimager’s dream setup. With a wedge, you can take advantage of the All Star Polar Alignment procedure, which has you polar aligned in just minutes. You can also train your mount to be even more accurate with Permanently Programmable Periodic Error Correction. Finally, your CPC tracks smoothly through the meridian without doing a meridian flip, enabling you to capture objects in the best part of the night sky.

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We recommend a load of no more than 33 lbs. at 5.0 inches away from the 11" Schmidt corrector.

Returns Policy

You may return most new, unopened items within 30 days of delivery for a full refund. We'll also pay the return shipping costs if the return is a result of our error (you received an incorrect or defective item, etc.).

Items that have been opened, damaged or are otherwise unsaleable will be subject to a minimum 10% restocking fee, to be assessed by Telescopes Canada upon receipt of the returned goods

You should expect to receive your refund within four weeks of giving your package to the return shipper, however, in many cases you will receive a refund more quickly. This time period includes the transit time for us to receive your return from the shipper (5 to 10 business days), the time it takes us to process your return once we receive it (3 to 5 business days), and the time it takes your bank to process our refund request (5 to 10 business days).

If you need to return an item, simply login to your account, view the order using the 'Complete Orders' link under the My Account menu and click the Return Item(s) button. We'll notify you via e-mail of your refund once we've received and processed the returned item.

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Typographical Errors and Order Cancellations

Telescopes Canada reserves the right to cancel an order due to an error in pricing by Telescopes Canada or one of our suppliers, equipment being no longer obtainable, or other events which are out of our control.

Client-Initiated Cancellations

Client-initiated order cancellations are accepted prior to delivery of the equipment to the customer, thereafter it is a return.
Optical Tube Info:
Optical Design EdgeHD
Aperture 279.4mm (11")
Focal Length 2800mm (110")
Focal Ratio f/10
Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 23mm (0.91")
Magnification of Eyepiece 1 122x
Finderscope 9x50
Star Diagonal 2" with 1.25" adapter
Optical Tube Aluminum
Highest Useful Magnification 660x
Lowest Useful Magnification 40x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude 14
Resolution (Rayleigh) 0.5 arc seconds
Resolution (Dawes) 0.42 arc seconds
Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye) 1593x
Secondary Mirror Obstruction 95mm (3.75")
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter 34%
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area 12%
Optical Coatings Starbright XLT
Optical Tube Length 610mm (24")
Optical Tube Diameter 312.42mm (12.3")
Optical Tube Weight 65 lbs (29.5 kg) with mount
Dovetail None
Mount Info:
Mount Type Computerized Altitude-Azimuth Dual Fork Arm
Height adjustment range (includes mount and tripod) 1397mm - 1778mm (55" - 70")
Tripod leg diameter 50.8mm (2") Stainless Steel
Mount Head Weight 65 lbs (29.5 kg) with optical tube
Accessory Tray Yes
Tripod Weight 19 lbs (8.6 kg)
Slew Speed 9 slew speeds - max speed 5°/second
Tracking Rates Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
Tracking Modes Altazimuth, EQ North and EQ South
GPS Internal 16 channel
Dovetail Compatibility none
Number of Auxiliary ports 2 Aux ports (Hand Control can use any of the Aux ports)
Autoguide port Yes
USB Port Yes, on hand control
Power Requirements 12 VDC-1.5A (Tip positive)
Motor Drive DC servo motors
Alignment Procedures Sky Align, Auto Two-Star Align, Two-Star Align, Solar System Align, EQ North Align & EQ South Align
Periodic Error Correction Yes
Computerized Hand Control 2 line x 18 character backlit Liquid Crystal Display, 19 LED backlit buttons, USB 2.0 port for PC connection
NexStar+ Database 40,000+ objects, 100 user defined programmable objects. Enhanced information on over 200 objects
Software Celestron's Starry Night Special Edition Software, SkyPortal App
Total Telescope Kit Weight 84 lbs (38.1 kg)
Included Items Mount/OTA | Tripod | Accessory Tray | 23mm Eyepiece | 2" Star Diagonal with 1.25" adapter | 50mm 9x50 Finderscope with Bracket | Instruction Manual

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