Celestron Celestron NexStar 8SE SCT
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Product Description

Celestron NexStar 8SE SCTCelestron’s signature orange-tube telescope combines advanced features and excellent optics in one easy-to-use system, the NexStar 8SE. It’s the perfect choice for your first serious telescope, offering impressive views at an economical price.Our Founder’s Vision,... read more

MPN: 11069-CGL

Barcode: 050234110693

Specification

OPTICAL TUBE INFO: 
Optical DesignSchmidt-Cassegrain
Aperture203.2mm (8')
Focal Length2032mm (80')
Focal Ratiof/10
Focal Length of Eyepiece 125mm (.98')
Magnification of Eyepiece 181x
FinderscopeStarPointer™ red dot finderscope
Star Diagonal1.25' Star Diagonal
Highest Useful Magnification480x
Lowest Useful Magnification29x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude14
Resolution (Rayleigh)0.69 arc seconds
Resolution (Dawes)0.57 arc seconds
Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye)843x
Secondary Mirror Obstruction64mm (2.5')
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter31%
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area9.77%
Optical CoatingsStarbright XLT
Optical Tube Length432mm (17')
Optical Tube Diameter232mm (9.1')
Optical Tube Weight12 lbs (5.4 kg)
DovetailCG-5 Dovetail bar
MOUNT INFO: 
Mount TypeComputerized Altitude-Azimuth Single Fork Arm
Instrument load capacity12 lbs (5.44 kg)
Height adjustment range (includes mount and tripod)965.2mm - 1422.4mm (38' - 56')
Tripod leg diameter50.8mm (2') Stainless Steel
Mount Head Weight11 lbs (5 kg)
Accessory TrayYes
Tripod Weight9 lbs (4.08 kg)
Slew Speeds9 slew speeds - max speed 5°/second
Tracking RatesSidereal, Solar and Lunar
Tracking ModesAlt-Az, EQ North & EQ South
GPSN/A
Dovetail CompatibilityCG-5 dovetail
Number of Auxiliary ports1x Aux port
Autoguide portYes
USB portYes, Hand Control input
Power Requirements8-AA batteries (not included) | 12 VDC-750 mA (Tip positive)
Motor DriveDC servo motors
Alignment ProceduresSkyAlign, 1-Star Align, 2-Star Align, Auto 2-Star Align, Solar System Align, EQ North / EQ South Alignment (EQ align requires an equatorial wedge)
Periodic Error CorrectionNo
Computerized Hand ControlDouble line, 18 character Liquid Crystal Display with 19 fiber optic backlit LED buttons
NexStar+ Database40,000 objects, 200 user defined programmable objects. Enhanced information on over 200 objects
SoftwareCelestron's Starry Night Special Edition Software, SkyPortal App
Total Kit Weight24 lbs (10.88 kg)
Included ItemsNexStar SE OTA | Single Fork Arm Mount | Tripod | Accessory Tray | Star Pointer Finderscope | NexStar+ Hand Control | 25mm eyepiece | Star Diagonal
 
 
 

MPN: 11069-CGL

Barcode: 050234110693

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Celestron NexStar 8SE SCT

£1,449.00

unavailable Back order overdue. Some stock has finally arrived in the UK and is expected mid-April - subject to confirmation.

Product Code: EA26754

 

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