Celestron Nexstar SE 8

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The Celestron Nexstar SE 8 features an 8-inch Schmidt-Cassegrain optical design with StarBright XLT coatings for viewing exceptionally sharp, detailed and bright images. The increased aperture size of 8-inches allows you to see brighter and sharper images than the previous models were capable of. It has a fully automated GoTo mount with a database of over 40 000 celestial objects. SkyAlign allows it to automatically align on any 3 bright celestial objects, having you ready to observe the night sky in mere minutes.

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The Celestron Nexstar SE 8 features an 8-inch Schmidt-Cassegrain optical design with StarBright XLT coatings for viewing exceptionally sharp, detailed and bright images. The increased aperture size of 8-inches allows you to see brighter and sharper images than the previous models were capable of. It has a fully automated GoTo mount with a database of over 40 000 celestial objects. SkyAlign allows it to automatically align on any 3 bright celestial objects, having you ready to observe the night sky in mere minutes.

SPECIFICATIONS

Optical Design Schmidt-Cassegrain
Aperture (mm) 203.2 mm (8 in)
Focal Length 2032 mm (80 in)
Focal Ratio 10
Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 (mm) 25 mm (0.98 in)
Magnification of Eyepiece 1 81 x
Finderscope StarPointer
Star Diagonal 1.25"
Mount Type Single Fork Arm Altazimuth
Tripod Steel (sku 93593)
Power Requirements 8-AA batteries (not included)
Highest Useful Magnification 480 x
Lowest Useful Magnification 29 x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude 14
Resolution (Rayleigh) 0.69 arc seconds
Resolution (Dawes) 0.57 arc seconds
Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye) 843 x
Apparent Field of View 0.63 °
Linear Field of View (@1000 yds) 33 ft (10 m)
Secondary Mirror Obstruction 2.5 in (64 mm)
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter 31%
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area 9.77%
Optical Coatings Starbright XLT
Optical Tube Length 17 in (432 mm)
Total Telescope Kit Weight 33 lbs (15 kg)
Tripod Weight 9 lbs (4.08 kg)
Slew Speeds Nine slew speeds
Tracking Rates Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
Tracking Modes Alt-Az, EQ North & EQ South
Alignment Procedures SkyAlign, Auto 2-Star Align, 1-Star Align, 2-Star Align, Solar System Align
Communication Ports RS-232 communication port on hand control, Autoguider port, Aux port
Computer Hand Control Double line, 16 character Liquid Crystal Display with 19 fiber optic backlit LED buttons
Database 40,000 objects, 200 user defined programmable objects. Enhanced information on over 200 objects
Warranty 2-year Telescope Warranty

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