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Celestron NexStar 80 SLT

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Celestron NexStar 80 SLT

The Celestron NexStar 80 SLT features 80 mm refractor, Fully Computerized Altazimuth mount, StarPointer finderscope, Quick-release fork arm mount, optical tube and accessory tray, Stainless steel tripod and accessory tray, NexStar computer control technology, Database, SkyAlign, Flash upgradeable hand control software and motor control units, Internal battery compartment and auxiliary port.

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The Celestron NexStar 80 SLT features a telescope with 80 mm refra…

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Celestron NexStar 80 SLT

The Celestron NexStar 80 SLT features 80 mm refractor, Fully Computerized Altazimuth mount, StarPointer finderscope, Quick-release fork arm mount, optical tube and accessory tray, Stainless steel tripod and accessory tray, NexStar computer control technology, Database, SkyAlign, Flash upgradeable hand control software and motor control units, Internal battery compartment and auxiliary port.

Features

The Celestron NexStar 80 SLT features a telescope with 80 mm refractor. It offers Full computerized dual fork arm Altazimuth mount. The ergonomic design is said to provide convenient lifting and moving of the telescope from location to location. The telescope also features StarPointer finderscope which locates targeted objects or planets. The Star diagonal is said to provide a comfortable viewing position for observing objects that are high in the sky. The Celestron NexStar 80 SLT features SkyAlign which aligns on any three bright celestial objects where it is said to make the alignment process quick and easy. The quick release fork arm mount, optical tube and accessory tray are offered for no-tool setup. This telescope offers 40,000 object databases with over 100 user-definable objects and expanded information on over 200 objects in the computerized mount features. The customization of database lists by name and catalog number include double, triple and quadruple stars; variable star; solar systems; objects and asterisms. The flash upgradeable hand control software and motor control units allows downloading of product updates over the internet. The internal battery compartment features to prevent cord wrap when the telescope is in use.

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The Celestron NexStar 80 SLT features the NSOL telescope control software for basic control of the telescope via an optional rs-232 cable. In addition to this, the optional NexRemote telescope control software is recommended for advanced control of the telescope via the computer. It is said that the ultra sturdy steel tripod features built-in wedge which allows the telescope to be used for astrophotography. The auxiliary port provides input for additional accessories such as GPS accessory.

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