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Celestron CPC-800 GPS XLT 8" Schmidt-Cassegrain Computerized Telescope Wifi Kit - with Skyportal Wifi ModuleSKU: CNCPC8XLTWMfr. Part: 11073-XLT KW

Item Includes

8" XLT Schmidt-Cassegrain - Fully Computerized Dual For Arm Altazimuth Mount - 50mm Finderscope with Quick Release Bracket - 40mm Plossl Eyepiece - 1.25" Star Diagonal - Heavy Duty Steel Adjustable Tripod w/Accessory Tray Leg - 12v Car Battery Adapter - Hand Controller with RS-232 Communication Port - RS-232 Cable - 40000+ Object Database - Software - 2 Year Warranty - Bundle Item: - Celestron Skyportal Wifi Module


Tomorrow's next generation 8, 9.25, and 11 computerized GPS SCT's are here now!

New alignment technology, advanced engineering, and bold new design at a lower price that is out of this world!

Celestron's new CPC Series with revolutionary SkyAlign Alignment Technology redefines everything that amateur astronomers are looking for: quick and simple alignment, GPS, unsurpassed optical quality, ease of set-up and use, ergonomics, enhanced computerization and, most important, affordability.

Celestron Skyportal Wifi Module
Celestron's SkyPortal WiFi Module turns your smartphone or tablet into your own personal planetarium and observatory!

Simply plug the WiFi module into your telescope's Hand Control or AUX port and connect to its wireless signal with your device. Instantly, your device becomes a wireless hand controller for your telescope, guiding you through the alignment process and slewing to any celestial object with a simple tap.

As SkyPortal Wifi Module slews your telescope to an object, you can listen to hundreds of included audio descriptions on your device, which explain the history, mythology, and key features of the most popular celestial objects.

Activate the Sky Tour feature and SkyPortal Wifi will display a list of the best objects to view based on your exact time and location. There's no need to input GPS coordinates or set the time and date SkyPOrtal WiFi takes this information directly from your device.

SkyPortal WiFi makes a great gift for telescope users of all ages and skill levels, from kids to advanced users. Take your family on a guided tour of the universe with SkyPortal WiFi!

Celestron's SkyPortal WiFi Module works with our brand new planetarium app, SkyPortal. Available free on the Apple App Store and Google Play, SkyPortal is your key to the universe with or without SkyPortal WiFi Module.

Developed in collaboration with the experts at SkySafari, SkyPortal offers an intuitive user interface with a robust database of more than 100,000 celestial objects. You can even plan your observing session before you set up your telescope, viewing lunar transits and other notable events up to 100 years into the future.


8" diffraction limited Schmidt-Cassegrain telescopeCelestron's premium StarBright XLT coatingsFully computerized dual fork arm Altazimuth mount50mm finderscope to help accurately find objectsNewly 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 trayErgonomic design - Comfortably lift and move the telescope from location to locationStar diagonal provides more comfortable viewing position when observing objects that are high in the skyConvenient remote hand control holder - Allows you to view information hands-free while using the scopeComputerized Mount Features Proven NexStar computer control technology40,000 object database with over 100 user-definable objects and expanded information on over 200 objectsCustom database lists of all the most famous deep-sky objects by name and catalog number; the most beautiful double, triple and quadruple stars; variable stars; solar system objects and asterismsRe-designed drive base and drive mechanics - Quiet operation; large drive gears, quick release clutchSkyAlign allows you to align on any three bright celestial objects, making for a fast and easy alignment processFlash upgradeable hand control software and motor control units for downloading product updates over the InternetPermanent PECAuxiliary port for additional accessories such as Autoguider, GPS accessoryNexRemote telescope control software and RS-232 cable included for advanced control of your telescope via computer


Optical DesignSchmidt-CassegrainAperture (mm)203.2 mm (8 in)Focal Length2032 mm (80 in)Focal Ratio10Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 (mm)40 mm (1.57 in)Magnification of Eyepiece 151 xFinderscope8x50 Finderscope with quick release bracketStar Diagonal1.25Mount TypeDual Fork ArmAccessory TrayLeg Brace / Eyepiece holderTripodHeavy Duty Steel AdjustablePower RequirementsCar battery adapterHighest Useful Magnification480 xLowest Useful Magnification29 xLimiting Stellar Magnitude14Resolution (Rayleigh)0.69 arc secondsResolution (Dawes)0.57 arc secondsLight Gathering Power843 xApparent Field of View0.8 DegreeLinear Field of View (@1000 yds)42 ft (13 m)Secondary Mirror Obstruction2.5 in (64 mm)Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter31%Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area9.77%Optical CoatingsStarbright XLT CoatingTotal Telescope Kit Weight42 lbs (19 kg)Tracking RatesSidereal, Solar and LunarTracking ModesAltazimuth, EQ North and EQ SouthAlignment ProceduresSkyAlign, Auto Two-Star Alignment, Two-star Align, SolarSystem Align, EQ North Align, EQ South Align, One-Star AlignPeriodic Error CorrectionPermanently ProgrammableCommunication PortsRS-232 communication port on hand controlComputer Hand ControlFlash upgradeable, double line, 16 character Liquid Crystal Display; 19 fiber optic backlit LED buttonsDatabase40,000+ objects, 100 user defined programmable objects. Enhanced information on over 200 objectsGPSInternal 16 channelWarranty2-year Telescope Warranty  


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