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Celestron NexStar 8 SE 8"/203mm Catadioptric Telescope Kit

Celestron NexStar 8 SE 8"/203mm Catadioptric Telescope Kit

Celestron NexStar 8 SE 8"/203mm Catadioptric Telescope Kit

B&H # CEN8SE MFR # 11069
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Product Highlights

  • 2032mm f/10 Schmidt-Cassegrain
  • Motorized Altazimuth Mount
  • "GO-TO" Capacity

Price: $1,199.00

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Offer ends: Jun 30 '16 at 11:59 PM EDT

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Overview
  • 1Description

Featuring Schmidt-Cassegrain optics, the Celestron NexStar 8 SE is an ideal telescope for observing and photographing celestial subjects. With a weight of just 33 lb (15 kg) including the tripod, the portable 8 SE features a precision optical system with 2032mm focal length at ƒ10, and provides 78% more light gathering than a 6" model.

StarBright XLT high transmission coatings
SkyAlign allows alignment on any three bright celestial objects, making for a rapid, efficient alignment process. It then functions as a 'go-to' system accepting commands through the handset and pointing the optical assembly toward any one of nearly 40,000 objects stored in its database. Using the (optional) CN-16 GPS accessory connection and an external GPS (not included), alignment is entirely automatic.
NexRemote telescope control software and RS-232 cable included for advanced control of the telescope with a PC
StarPointer finderscope helps with alignment and locating objects
Flash-upgradeable hand control software and motor control units by way of downloadable updates
Robust, computerized altazimuth mount
Star Diagonal internal flip mirror for straight or 90-degree viewing angle. May also be used to rapidly switch from the eyepiece to a camera without disturbing telescope alignment
Exceptionally sturdy steel tripod for long service and rapier-sharp astrophotography
UPC: 050234110693
In the Box
Celestron NexStar 8 SE 8"/203mm Catadioptric Telescope Kit
  • Optical Tube Assembly
  • E-Lux 25.0mm 1.25" Eyepiece
  • StarPointer Finderscope
  • Visual Back (1.25")
  • 90° Star Diagonal (1.25")
  • Computerized Altazimuth Mount with Handset
  • Tripod with Accessory Tray
  • The Sky CD-ROM Software for Windows
  • NexRemote Control Software CD
  • RS-232 to Serial Port Cable - for GPS 16 Accessory
  • 2-Year Warranty
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    Specifications
    Optical Design Schmidt-Cassegrain reflector
    Optical Lens Diameter 7.99" (203mm)
    Focal Length 80" (2032mm)
    Focal Ratio ƒ10.0
    Maximum Useful Magnification 480x
    Resolving Power 0.57
    Optical Tube Dimensions 17" (432mm) in Length
    Mount Type Computerized Altazimuth
    Eyepiece Barrel Diameter 1.25"
    Finderscope StarPointer
    Tripod Steel, with accessory tray
    Motor Yes
    GO-TO Capability Yes
    PC Compatible Yes- RS232 port on hand control
    Power Source 8-AA batteries (not included)
    Weight 33 lb (15 kg)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 50.0 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 42.0 x 24.0 x 13.0"

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