Celestron NexStar 8SE Computerised Telescope

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The NexStar 8SE is a automatic GoTo Schmidt Cassegrain telescopes and includes the below features;

  • Schmidt-Cassegrain tube design
  • 8-inch large aperture provides excellent light-gathering ability
  • StarBright XLT optical coatings which dramatically increases light transmission
  • Fully automated GoTo mount with hand controller and database of 40,000+ celestial objects
  • Automatically locates and tracks objects for you

$3,585.00 $2,999.00

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Celestron 8SE Computerised Telescope

 

Specifications:
Optical Design Schmidt-Cassegrain
Aperture 203.2mm (8″)
Focal Length 2032mm (80″)
Focal Ratio f/10
Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 25mm (.98″)
Magnification of Eyepiece 1 81x
Finderscope StarPointer™ red dot finderscope
Star Diagonal 1.25″ Star Diagonal
Highest Useful Magnification 480x
Lowest Useful Magnification 29x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude 14
Resolution (Rayleigh) 0.69 arc seconds
Resolution (Dawes) 0.57 arc seconds
Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye) 843x
Secondary Mirror Obstruction 64mm (2.5″)
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter 31%
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area 9.77%
Optical Coatings Starbright XLT
Optical Tube Length 432mm (17″)
Optical Tube Diameter 232mm (9.1″)
Optical Tube Weight 12 lbs (5.4 kg)
Dovetail CG-5 Dovetail bar
 

MOUNT INFO:

Mount Type Computerized Altitude-Azimuth Single Fork Arm
Instrument load capacity 12 lbs (5.44 kg)
Height adjustment range (includes mount and tripod) 965.2mm – 1422.4mm (38″ – 56″)
Tripod leg diameter 50.8mm (2″) Stainless Steel
Mount Head Weight 11 lbs (5 kg)
Accessory Tray Yes
Tripod Weight 9 lbs (4.08 kg)
Slew Speeds 9 slew speeds – max speed 5°/second
Tracking Rates Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
Tracking Modes Alt-Az, EQ North & EQ South
GPS N/A
Dovetail Compatibility CG-5 dovetail
Number of Auxiliary ports 1x Aux port
Autoguide port Yes
USB port Yes, Hand Control input
Power Requirements 8-AA batteries (not included) | 12 VDC-750 mA (Tip positive)
Motor Drive DC servo motors
Alignment Procedures SkyAlign, 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 Correction No
Computerized Hand Control Double line, 18 character Liquid Crystal Display with 19 fiber optic backlit LED buttons
NexStar+ Database 40,000 objects, 200 user defined programmable objects. Enhanced information on over 200 objects
Software Celestron’s Starry Night Special Edition Software, SkyPortal App
Total Kit Weight 24 lbs (10.88 kg)
Included Items NexStar SE OTA | Single Fork Arm Mount | Tripod | Accessory Tray | Star Pointer Finderscope | NexStar+ Hand Control | 25mm eyepiece | Star Diagonal