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Celestron Advanced C8-NGT 8"/203mm Reflector Telescope Kit

B&H # CEAC8NGT MFR # 31062
Celestron Advanced C8-NGT 8"/203mm Reflector Telescope Kit

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  • 1000mm f/5 Newtonian Reflector
  • Motorized Equatorial Mount
  • "GO-TO" Capacity

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The Celestron Advanced C8-NGT is a serious Newtonian reflector aimed squarely at the advanced amateur astronomer who wants a ton of light gathering power in a computer-controlled package that you'll not outgrow. This is a scope large enough to be best served in a single repeatable location-a silky-smooth, quiet and highly competent companion for your stargazing.

Robust CG-5 German-type equatorial mount with two 11 lb counterweights & tripod easily handles the magnification capacities of the scope without annoying vibrations
Maximum slew speed of 4° per second
GoTo Hand controller is choked with 40,000 objects in its database as well as the capacity for 400 user-defined objects
RS-232 Port allows control of the telescope via your personal computer
Optional CN16 GPS Accessory allows for automatic alignment with pinpoint accuracy
Just 2.2" of secondary mirror obstruction (8% of area)
14.0 Limiting stellar magnitude
Optical Design Newtonian reflector
Optical Lens Diameter 8.0" (203mm)
Focal Length 39.4" (1000mm)
Focal Ratio f/5.0
Maximum Useful Magnification 480x
Resolving Power 0.69
Optical Tube Dimensions 9.0 x 37.0" (22.9 x 94.0 cm) WxL
Mount Type Equatorial
Eyepiece Barrel Diameter 2" (includes adapter f/ using 1.25" eyepieces)
Finderscope 9x50 Straight
Tripod Fullsize steel with 2" diameter legs
Motor Yes
GO-TO Capability Yes
PC Compatible Yes (with optional RS-232 cable)
Power Source Automobile cigarette lighter (or 120 AC power or optional #18774 Power Tank with use of optional #18773 adapter)
Weight 67.0 lbs (30.40kg)
Celestron Advanced C8-NGT 8"/203mm Reflector Telescope Kit
  • 20mm (50x) Plossl Eyepiece (1.25")
  • 9x50mm Finderscope with Bracket
  • Car Battery Adapter (25'/7.7 m)
  • NexStar Computerized Controller
  • The Sky CD-ROM Software for Windows
  • Tripod with Accessory Tray
  • 2 x 11 lb Counterweights
  • 2-Year Warranty
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