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Celestron NexStar 6 SE and 8 SE Computerized Mount

B&H # CENXSE68CM Mfr # 91203

Availability Details

This item has been discontinued by the manufacturer and is no longer available.

Product Highlights
  • For All Celestron NexStar 6/8 Telescopes
  • Use With CG5 / Advanced Series Dovetails
  • Computerized Altazimuth Mount
  • NexStar 6/8 Hand-Controller
  • Aluminum Tripod with Accessory Tray

The NexStar 6 SE and 8 SE Computerized Mount from Celestron, which is supplied with all NexStar 6/8 telescopes, is an altazimuth computerized mount with a pre-assembled adjustable tripod and an accessory tray. The NexStar technology with a database of over 4,000 objects allows for GoTo automatic slewing and tracking. Its hand control with SkyAlign alignment procedure is flash upgradeable via the internet. It is powered by 8 AA batteries, an AC adapter or a 12-volt DC battery. All are user-supplied. The SkyX First Light Edition astronomy software is included.

New observers will make great use of the built-in Sky Tour feature - simply pressing a button on the NexStar 6/8 computerized hand-controller activates the system to locate and slew to the sky's most interesting objects. Experienced observers will appreciate the comprehensive database of 4000+ objects, along with the customized lists of the most intriguing deep-sky objects, planets, and double stars.

  • Fully adjustable sturdy aluminum tripod
  • Lightweight computerized altazimuth mount
  • Flash upgradeable fully computerized hand control
  • Hand control and motors are powered by 8 user-supplied AA batteries or optional 12V AC adapter
  • Quick-release base, OTA, accessory tray with rapid no-tool set up
  • Educational astronomy software CD-ROM "The Sky X First Light Edition" offers sky info and printable sky maps
  • Computerized NexStar 6/8 hand-controller with NexStar computer control offers 4,000 object database and storage for programmable user defined objects
Mount Type Motorized Altazimuth
Motor Yes
GO-TO Capability Yes
Includes Tripod/Pier Aluminum
Power Source 8 AA batteries,
AC adapter - 12 volt DC output at 2.5 amps,
or 12-volt DC battery.
Weight 20 lb / 9.1 kg
Celestron NexStar 6 SE and 8 SE Computerized Mount
  • Computerized Altazimuth Mount
  • NexStar 6/8 Hand-Controller
  • Aluminum Tripod with Accessory Tray
  • The Sky X First Light Edition Astronomy Software
  • Celestron Accessories Two Year Limited Warranty

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    CelestronNexStar 6 SE and 8 SE Computerized Mount

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    Perfect for planetary observing

    By Lee

    from Charleston, SC

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Verified Buyer


    • Easy to Use
    • Lightweight
    • Strong Construction


      Best Uses

      • Astronomy

      Comments about Celestron NexStar 6 SE and 8 SE Computerized Mount:

      If you're looking to observe or photograph objects within our solar system, this mount is perfect. Anything beyond that and you really need to get into a German Equatorial setup, but if you're looking to stay "local" this is perfect. Quick and easy alignment with 3 stars and you're ready to go.

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