Up for sale is a just like new Celestron Advance VX 8" Edge HD that I purchased for astrophotography and only used it once due to a lack of time and commitment. This telescope is super clean with not a scratch on it and the lens and mirrors are as new! I'm selling it as I no longer have a need for it.
I'm also including all the accessories that I purchased separately with free shipping! Currently this Celestron scope is being sold everywhere for $2,149 and I'm including $1,300 in accessories!!!
Included Accessories Bundle
- Celestron Starsense Auto Align in about three minutes, it's gathered enough information to triangulate its position and align itself. - $325 value!!!
- Celestron NexGuide Autoguider - $200 Value
- Celestron .7x Focal Reducer Lens makes your EdgeHD 800 one full f-stop faster than f/10, doubling the equivalent exposure at f/10 -$325 value
- Celestron SkyPortal Wifi Module - $99 value
- Celestron 18780 AC Adapter is a 5amp power supply for Celestron mounts that have AC power requirements over 2.5amp. - $70 value
- Celestron T-Adapter for 8" EdgeHD optical tube threads onto the rear cell of the telescope for doing Cassegrain focus photography. - $30 value
- Astrozap Aluminum dew shield - $125 value
- Celestron 80 mm Guidescope Package is a refractor telescope (80 mm FL) with mounting rings and other appropriate accessories, which is intended to be mounted on another telescope OTA, and used for guiding during long-exposure astrophotography. - $130 value
The innovation of the Celestron 8" EdgeHD Optical Design and the reliability of the Celestron Advanced Series VX Mount combine to offer one system that is great for the individual looking to get into astrophotography and it's fantastic for regular star viewing! Check out of some specs on this awesome unit below.
- Built for astrophotography, this Celestron Advanced VX telescope system comes equipped with the revolutionary 8" EdgeHD Optical Tube and a new, finely tuned Advances Series VX Equatorial Mount.
- The Celestron Advanced Series VX Mount has a 30 lb payload which allows for the stacking of additional astrophotography accessories such as guide scopes and cameras
- Equipped with Celestron's All Star Polar Alignment & Autoguider support, this telescope is easy to set up
- The Advanced Series VX Mount has built in Permanently Programmable Periodic Error Correction (PPEC) which allows you to track through long exposures
- Enhanced motors and base castings allow the Advanced Series VX to handle greater load imbalances
Celestron 8" EdgeHD Optical Tube Specifications:
- Aperture: 8"
- Optical Design: Celestron's proprietary EdgeHD Optics
- Celestron's premium StarBright XLT coatings
- 2032 mm focal length (f/10)
- 40 mm eyepiece included (51x)
- Aluminum Optical Tube
- Mirror Support Knobs hold the mirror in place and reduces image shift during imaging
- Tube vents with integrated 60 micron mesh filter allowing hot air to be released from behind the primary mirror
- FASTAR Compatible optical tubes are equipped with a removable secondary mirror for fast f/2 CCD imaging
- Visual back allows for use with 1.25" accessories
- Star diagonal provides more comfortable viewing position when observing objects that are high in the sky
- Includes dovetail rail compatible with CG-5 Advanced Series VX Mount
Celestron Advanced Series VX Mount Specifications:
- Payload: 30 lb
- Tracking: Permanently Programmable Periodic Error Correction
- Tripod: 2" Stainless Steel w/ Adjustable Legs
- Dovetail Type: Vixen V-Style
- Hand Controller: NexStar Plus w/ LCD Display
- Slew Speeds: Nine slew speeds, 4 deg/sec maximum
- Tracking Modes: EQ North, EQ South, Off
- Motor Type: Low-cog DC Servo Motors w/ Encoders on Both Axes
- Height adjustment range (includes mount and tripod): 1118 - 1626 mm (44 - 64")
- Tracking Rates: Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
- Alignment Procedures: 2-star, 1-star, Solar system, Quick-align, Last-align
- Software: Starry Night Special Edition
- Counterweight: One 12 lb Counterweight is included
- Tripod Weight: 18 lb
- Mount Head Weight: 17 lb
- Total Weight, Including Counterweight: 46 lb
Filed under: High-End Telescope Auctions (USA)