EdgeHD 1400 OTA - Cosmetic Blemishes

SKU: 91060-XLT-C

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These are EdgeHD 14s with small external cosmetic defects. The optics meet the same standards as any other new EdgeHD scope, but because of the small blemishes on the exterior of these scope, you can save a lot of money on a big optic!

Why Consider These Units?

Exceptional Value: Enjoy the same high-quality products you love, now at a more affordable price.

Fully Functional: Each item has been rigorously tested to ensure it meets our standard performance criteria.

Limited Availability: This special offer is available only while supplies last.

What to Expect?

Minor cosmetic issues that do not hinder the product’s performance. Specific units will have different specific blemishes. Photos represent the general type of blemishes to be expected, but do not represent the specific unit.

Full warranty and support, just like our regular products.

This is a perfect opportunity for those who prioritize function over form and appreciate a great deal. Don't miss out on these limited-availability products!

EdgeHD 14 Features

  • Experience our best optical performance with EdgeHD’s aplanatic, flat field Schmidt-Cassegrain optics for pinpoint stars all the way to the edge of today’s largest imaging sensors and widest eyepieces
  • Aluminum optical tube with tube vents featuring an integrated 95-micron mesh filter allows hot air to be released from behind the primary mirror. Mirror support knobs hold the mirror in place and reduce image shift during imaging
  • Versatile design accommodates 3 focal ratios: native f/10, f/7 with the addition of a focal reducer, or ultra-fast f/2 imaging with a removable secondary mirror and third-party accessories
  • Celestron’s premium StarBright XLT coatings provide maximum light transmission
  • A 9x50 finderscope, 2” mirror diagonal for more comfortable viewing, and wide-angle 23 mm Luminos 2" eyepiece are all included


See the Universe in HD
EdgeHD is an aplanatic, flat field Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope that produces aberration-free images across a wide visual and photographic field of view. The optical system was designed to reduce more than just off-axis star coma; it also provides an astrograph-quality flat focal plane all the way to the edge of the field of view.

True Astrograph Quality
Many optical designs that advertise themselves as "astrographs" actually only produce pinpoint stars across a curved focal plane. While this may be acceptable for some visual observing, stars will appear out of focus at the edge when used with the flat chip sensor of a digital camera. EdgeHD optics produce a focal plane more than three-times flatter than a standard Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope and dramatically flatter than competing coma-free designs. This guarantees you visibly sharp stars across some of the largest CCD chips available today. 

Improved Performance
Superior edge performance not only creates rounder, more pleasing stars, but actually improves the resolution and limiting magnitude when compared to telescopes of equal aperture. With Celestron’s StarBright XLT optical coatings on every surface, EdgeHD optics gives you maximum light throughput across the widest visual and photographic spectrum.

Mechanical Features
In addition to EdgeHD’s optimized optical design, the telescope tube has been redesigned to make sure you get the most from your optics each and every night.

  • Mirror clutches - Flexible tension clutches hold the mirror in place and reduce image shift when taking long exposure astro-images. Once focused, the flexible rods allow the mirror to be held in place without putting any force or pressure on the mirror assembly, keeping the image centered in the eyepiece (or on the sensor).
  • Tube vents - Cooling vents located on the rear cell allow hot air to be released from behind the primary mirror. Each vent has an integrated 95-micron micromesh filter guaranteed to let warm air out without letting dust in.
  • Fastar versatility - EdgeHD is the most versatile imaging telescope available today. At its native f/10, you can achieve the image scale necessary to capture the smallest of deep sky objects. Add the optional reducer lens—custom-designed for your size EdgeHD tube—and you can increase your field of view without sacrificing optical performance. A Barlow gives you added power for high-resolution planetary, lunar and solar imaging. All EdgeHD optical tubes are Fastar-compatible, allowing the secondary mirror to be removed and replaced with a third party lens accessory for ultra-fast f/2 wide field imaging.

Individually Tested
Every EdgeHD that ships has been tested not only for the surface quality of each optical component, but also with a camera and artificial star to ensure the imaging system meets our rigid quality assurance. This “final acceptance test” confirms the EdgeHD will perform in the field and deliver high-quality astroimages.



Aperture (mm) 355.6 mm (14 in)
Dovetail Compatibility CGE Mount
Finderscope 9x50
Focal Length 3910 mm (154 in)
Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 ... 23 mm (0.91 in)
Focal Ratio 11
Highest Useful Magnification 840 x
Light Gathering Power (Comp... 2581 x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude 15.3
Lowest Useful Magnification 51 x
Magnification of Eyepiece 1 170 x
Optical Coatings StarBright / XLT
Optical Design EdgeHD
Optical Tube Aluminum
Optical Tube Length 31 in (787 mm)
Optical Tube Weight 46 lbs (21 kg)
Resolution (Dawes) 0.33 arc seconds
Resolution (Rayleigh) 0.39 arc seconds
Secondary Mirror Obstructio... 10%
Secondary Mirror Obstruction 4.5 in (114 mm)
Star Diagonal 2" w/1.25" adapter
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