Celestron NexStar 8SE Telescope

Brand: Celestron

Celestron NexStar 8SE Telescope

Brand: Celestron
SKU: 11069

$2,999.00

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With a generous 8 inch aperture the Celestron NexStar 8SE Telescope provides excellent light-gathering ability at an affordable price. You’ll be thrilled with views of the Moon and planets, along with deep sky objects like the Orion Nebula while retaining a compact size. Its fully automated GoTo computerised mount with database of 40,000+ celestial objects automatically locates and tracks objects for you.

Celestron NexStar 8SE Telescope

SkyAlign Technology

SkyAlign makes aligning a computerized telescope fast, easy, and accurate. Simply point at any three bright objects in the sky and the telescope aligns itself. From there, navigation and tracking is as easy as pushing a button.

 

Unique Single Fork Mount Design

Debate about the “best” telescope is nearly as endless as the Universe itself.  But we know one thing quite well – the best telescope is the one you will use most often! That’s why Celestron’s engineers created NexStar SE’s unique, single fork arm mount. It’s perfectly portable and makes for quick and easy set up. The NexStar SE disassembles into several lightweight and compact pieces, making it easy to transport, even in small vehicles. You’ll have no problem getting the NexStar SE to your favorite observing site, or setting it up quickly at home.

Celestron NexStar 8SE TelescopeOf course, it’s what’s inside the mount that really counts. Sturdy construction from high-quality components give the Celestron NexStar 8SE Telescope the pointing and tracking accuracy needed to observe and follow your favorite targets with push-button ease. Use the included NexStar+ hand control to locate over 40,000 celestial objects, or take a Sky Tour and let your telescope show you the best objects currently visible.

Advanced Features Let the Celestron NexStar 8SE Telescope Grow with You

The Celestron NexStar 8SE Telescope is compatible with all the high-tech accessories advanced users love. Provide GPS coordinates to your telescope with SkySync. If you want to explore the world of astroimaging, the 8SE is a perfect choice. Or, if you’re interested in imaging the Moon and planets, pair your NexStar 8SE with one of our ZWO planetary imaging cameras.

 

Celestron NexStar 8SE Telescope

 

Celestron NexStar 8SE Telescope Specifications

Optical Design Schmidt-Cassegrain
Aperture (mm) 203.2 mm
Focal Length 2032mm
Focal Ratio 10
Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 (mm) 25 mm
Magnification of Eyepiece 1 81 x
Finderscope StarPointer
Star Diagonal 1.25″
Mount Type Single Fork Arm Altazimuth
Tripod Steel leg
Power Requirements 8-AA batteries (not included)
Limiting Stellar Magnitude 13.4
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 m) 10 m
Secondary Mirror Obstruction 64 mm
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter 31%
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area 9.7%
Optical Coatings StarBright XLT
Optical Tube Length 464 mm
Total Telescope Kit Weight 15 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, Aux
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
Optical Design Schmidt-Cassegrain

Celestron NexStar 8SE Telescope

SKU: 11069

Celestron’s iconic “orange tube” design is updated with all the latest features to provide the best stargazing experience for beginners and experienced observers alike. 8-inch aperture with excellent light-gathering ability provides impressive views of the Moon and planets, along with deep sky objects like the Orion Nebula, while retaining a compact form factor.

Fully automated GoTo mount with database of 40,000+ celestial objects automatically locates and tracks objects for you. SkyAlign technology gets your telescope aligned and ready to observe in minutes. Even if you’re unfamiliar with the night sky, you can easily align your telescope on any three bright objects. Unique single fork arm design and sturdy steel tripod all break down into separate components for easy transport and quick assembly.

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