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Celestron  NexStar 8SE Computerized Telescope  

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Optical Design:  Schmidt-Cassegrain

Aperture:  203.2mm

Celestron-NexStar 8SE Computerized Telescope-Telescopes
Specifications

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

Optical Design

Schmidt-Cassegrain

Aperture

203.2mm

Focal Length

2032mm

Focal Ratio

10

Eyepiece

25mm - 0.98''

Resolution

0.69 arc seconds

Resolving Power

0.57 arc seconds

Optical Coating

StarBright XLT

Limiting Stellar Magnitude

14

GENERAL

Overview

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 SkyAlign™ 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 SkyAlign™ 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!

Additional Features

NexStar 8 SE - General 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 sky


NexStar 8SE - Computerized Mount Features
  • 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)

PHYSICAL SPECIFICATIONS

Telescope Mount

Single Fork Arm Altazimuth

Optical Tube

aluminium

Optical Tube Dimensions

17'' long

Motor Drive

Integrated D.C. Electronics

Secondary Mirror Obstruction

63.5mm - 2.5'' - 9.8% of total area

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