Celestron NexStar 8 SE 11069

Manufacturer
Celestron
Categories
Telescopes

Celestron NexStar 8 SECelestron NexStar 8 SE

GoTo 8" Schmidt-Cassegrain From
Celestron.

FEATURES:
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 patented 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 skyComputerized

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)

DESCRIPTION:
The largest of the NexStar SE family with 78% more light gathering than a 6" model, the
NexStar 8 SE will enable you to see deep into the Universe. The distinctive patented fork arm with ergonomically designed integrated hand control cradle gives solid support to Celestron's classic 8" optics. The NexStar 8 SE features Schmidt-Cassegrain 8" aperture optics with our premium StarBright XLT coatings and a powerful 2,032mm focal length and f/10 focal ratio.The NexStar 8 SE has all the same features as Celestron's most advanced computerized GoTo telescopes, including our revolutionary SkyAlignTM alignment technology, a sky tour feature, a database of over 40,000 celestial objects and easy to use hand control.Plug the optional CN-16 GPS Accessory into NexStar's auxiliary port and download data from orbiting GPS satellites for truly quick and easy alignments. The universe may be full of mysteries, but using the NexStar 8 SE isn't one of them.In the tradition of Celestron's famous orange optical tubes, the new NexStar SE Family combines the classic heritage of the original orange tube telescopes with state-of-the-art features including a fully computerized operating system, flash upgradeable hand control, our superior StarBright XLT coatings, our revolutionary SkyAlignTM telescope alignment software and much more. Whether you are a seasoned astronomer looking for a portable scope with advanced features, or just starting your astronomy adventure and looking for an easy way to enjoy the night sky, a NexStar SE will help you take a closer look.Every NexStar SE includes a version of The Sky® software Level 1 Planetarium software for exploring the Universe on your PC and printing out custom star charts of the sky. In addition, you receive our NexRemote software that allows you to operate your telescope via your PC.
Software package valued at over $100 included free with your NexStar SE!

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 81.28 x
STAR DIAGONAL 1.25"
CD ROM NexRemote V1.6.14 & The Sky L1
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 0.68 arc seconds
RESOLVING POWER 0.57 arc seconds
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 Coating
SECONDARY MIRROR OBSTRUCTION 2.5 in (63.5 mm)
SECONDARY MIRROR OBSTRUCTION BY AREA 10 %
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 w/ 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,
SolarSymtem Align
DATABASE 40,000 objects, 400 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.

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