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Celestron-nexstar-8-se.1172585
6.4 out of 10

Celestron NexStar 8 SE

Optical Design : Schmidt-Cassegrain Aperture : 203.2 mm (8 in) F Read more

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Specifications

Feature
Value
Comment
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)
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 :
Alt-Az, EQ North & EQ South
Alignment Procedures :
SkyAlign, Auto 2-Star Align, 1-Star Align, 2-Star Align, Solar System Align
Database :
40,000 objects, 200 user defined programmable objects. Enhanced information on over 200 objects
Communication Ports :
RS-232 communication port on hand control, Autoguider port, Aux port
Tracking Rates :
Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
Telescope Weight :
24 lbs (10.89 kg)
Tripod and Mount Weight :
9 lbs (4.08 kg)
Software Precision :
24 bit, 0.08 arcsec calculations
Payload Capacity :
12 lbs (5.44 kg)
Release Date
First seen
8 February 2007