Celestron, 8" CPC Telescope

Celestron, 8" CPC Telescope
Celestron, 8" CPC Telescope
Celestron, 8" CPC Telescope
Celestron, 8" CPC Telescope
Celestron, 8" CPC Telescope
Celestron, 8" CPC Telescope
Celestron, 8" CPC Telescope
Celestron, 8" CPC Telescope
Celestron, 8" CPC Telescope

Celestron, 8" CPC Telescope

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  • 8" diffraction limited Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope
  • Celestron's premium StarBright XLT coatings
  • Fully computerized dual fork arm Altazimuth mount
  • 9x50 finderscope to help accurately find objects
  • Newly designed heavy-duty tripod makes attaching the telescope so easy you can do it in the dark; also features sturdy 2" steel legs and accessory tray
  • Ergonomic design - Comfortably lift and move the telescope from location to location
  • Star diagonal provides more comfortable viewing position when observing objects that are high in the sky
  • Convenient remote hand control holder - allows you to view information hands-free while using the scope

Specifications: 

  • Optical Design Schmidt-Cassegrain
  • Aperture 203.2mm (8")
  • Focal Length 2032mm (80")
  • Focal Ratio f/10
  • Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 40mm (1.57")
  • Magnification of Eyepiece 1 51x
  • Finderscope 9x50 Finderscope with quick release bracket
  • Star Diagonal 1.25" Star Diagonal
  • Optical Tube Aluminum
  • Highest Useful Magnification 480x
  • Lowest Useful Magnification 29x
  • Limiting Stellar Magnitude 14
  • Resolution (Rayleigh) 0.69 arc seconds
  • Resolution (Dawes) 0.57 arc seconds
  • Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye) 843x
  • Secondary Mirror Obstruction 64mm (2.5")
  • Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter 31%
  • Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area 9.77%
  • Optical Coatings Starbright XLT
  • Optical Tube Length 432mm (17")
  • Optical Tube Diameter 238mm (9.37")
  • Optical Tube Weight 42 lbs (19.1 kg) with mount
  • Dovetail None
  • MOUNT INFO:
  • Mount Type Computerized Altitude-Azimuth Dual Fork Arm
  • Height adjustment range (includes mount and tripod) 1295.4mm - 1422.4mm (51" - 66")
  • Tripod leg diameter 50.8mm (2") Stainless Steel
  • Mount Head Weight 42 lbs (19.1 kg) with optical tube
  • Accessory Tray Yes
  • Tripod Weight 19 lbs (8.6 kg)
  • Slew Speed 9 slew speeds - max speed 5°/second
  • Tracking Rates Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
  • Tracking Modes Altazimuth, EQ North and EQ South
  • GPS Internal 16 channel
  • Dovetail Compatibility none
  • Number of Auxiliary ports 2 Aux ports (Hand Control can use any of the Aux ports)
  • Autoguide port Yes
  • USB Port Yes, on hand control
  • Power Requirements 12 VDC-1.5A (Tip positive)
  • Motor Drive DC servo motors
  • Alignment Procedures Sky Align, Auto Two-Star Align, Two-Star Align, Solar System Align, EQ North Align & EQ South Align
  • Periodic Error Correction Yes
  • Computerized Hand Control 2 line x 18 character backlit Liquid Crystal Display, 19 LED backlit buttons, USB 2.0 port for PC connection
  • NexStar+ Database 40,000+ objects, 100 user defined programmable objects. Enhanced information on over 200 objects
  • Software Celestron's Starry Night Special Edition Software, SkyPortal App
  • Total Telescope Kit Weight 61 lbs (27.6 kg)
  • Included Items: Mount/OTA | Tripod | Accessory Tray | 40mm Eyepiece | 1.25" Star Diagonal | 50mm 9x50 Finderscope with Bracket | Instruction Manual

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