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CELESTRON NexStar 8 SE Computerized Telescope
NexStar 8 SE
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Celestron NexStar 8 SE
Model Brand CELESTRON Model NexStar 8 SE Spec Specifications Optical Design : Schmidt-Cassegrain Aperture : 203.2 mm (8 in) Focal Length : 2032 mm (80 in) Focal Ratio : 10 Finderscope : StarPointer Mount : Single Fork Arm Altazimuth Dovetail Compatibility : Quick Release Tube Clamp Optical Tube : Aluminum Eyepiece 1 : 25 mm (0.98 in) Magnification 1 : 81 x Star Diagonal : 1.25" CD ROM : NexRemote V1.6.14 and "The Sky" Level 1 Tripod : Steel (sku 93593) Power Supply : 8-AA batteries (not included) Highest Useful Magnification : 480 x Lowest Useful Magnification : 29 x Limiting Stellar Magnitude : 14 Resolution (Rayleigh) : 0.69 arcsec Resolution (Dawes) : 0.57 arcsec Light Gathering Power : 843 x Angular Field of View : 0.63 ° Linear Field of View (@1000 yds) : 33 ft (10.06 m) Optical Coatings : Starbright XLT Secondary Mirror Obstruction : 2.5 in (63.5 mm) Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area : 9.8 % Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter : 31.3 % Optical Tube Length : 17 in (431.8 mm) Telescope Weight : 24 lb (10.89 kg) Tripod and Mount Weight : 9 lb (4.08 kg) Motor Drive : Integrated D.C. Electronics Computer Hand Control : Double line, 16 character Liquid Crystal Display with 19 fiber optic backlit LED buttons Slew Speeds : Nine slew speeds: 5°/sec, 3°/sec, 1°/sec, 64x, 16x, 8x, 4x, 1x, .5x Tracking Modes : Altazimuth, EQ North Alignment Procedures : SkyAlign, Auto 2-Star Align, 1-Star Align, 2-Star Align, Solar System Align Database : 40,000 objects, 100 user defined programmable objects. Enhanced information on over 200 objects Software Precision : 24bit, 0.08 arcsec calculations Communication Ports : RS-232 communication port on hand control, Autoguider port, Aux port Tracking Rates : Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
Features Features General 8" Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope SE combines the classic heritage of the original orange tube telescopes with the latest state-of-the-art features StarBright XLT high transmission coatings come standard Quick release fork arm mount, optical tube and accessory tray for no-tool setup Celestron's unique single fork arm with integral hand control design provides a rigid and smooth operating structure for the optical tube StarPointer finderscope to help with alignment and accurately locating objects Sturdy computerized Altazimuth mount Ultra sturdy steel tripod with accessory tray Star diagonal provides more comfortable viewing position when observing objects that are high in the sky Computerized Mount Proven NexStar computer control technology 40,000 object database with 200 user-definable objects and expanded information on over 200 objects SkyAlign allows you to align on any three bright celestial objects, making for a fast and easy alignment process Flash upgradeable hand control software and motor control units for downloading product updates over the Internet Custom database lists of all the most famous deep-sky objects by name and catalog number; the most beautiful double, triple and quadruple stars; variable star; solar systems; objects and asterisms DC Servo motors with encoders on both axes Autoguider port for long exposure astrophotography Double line, 16-character Liquid Crystal Display Hand Control with backlit LED buttons for easy operation of goto features NexRemote telescope control software and RS-232 cable included for advanced control of your telescope via computer GPS-compatible with optional CN16 GPS Accessory (93963) Color Orange
Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year
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