This telescope is in excellent, like new condition. Will be shipped same business day in the original factory packaging.Will deliver to Raleigh or Charlotte NC for $100
NexStar 8 Schmidt-Cassegrain - 25mm E-Lux (81x) Eyepiece - StarPointer Finderscope - Star Diagonal & 1.25 - Pre-assembled Steel Tripod - ALSO COMES WITH AN OPTIONAL DC POWER ADAPTER - Note: Power Supply 8-AA batteries (not included & user supplied)
Astronomy made simple...Let a NeXStar SE help you find thousands of stars, planets galaxies and more at the touch of a button!
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, superior coatings, the revolutionary SkyAlign telescope alignment software and much more.
With the NeXStar SE, you are in the driver's seat. Simply choose an object from the menu and the telescope will find it for you. Using the patented NeXStar technology, the SE scopes have the ability to locate nearly 40,000 objects. All you have to do is look through the eyepiece and enjoy the view!
Don't know what object to choose? Let the intelligent NeXStar SE give you a guided tour of the night sky! The Tour feature offers a customized list of the best objects in the sky to view for your exact time and location anywhere in the world!
Not only can your NeXStar SE find objects, it can teach you about them as well. Information on the most popular objects can be viewed in the LCD screen of your hand control.
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.
Celestron's Revolutionary SkyAlign:
The days of complicated telescope assembly and setup are over. NeXStar SE telescopes can be set up in a matter of minutes with no tools required! Using Celestron's patented SkyAlign, simply input the date, time and location into the hand control then point the telescope at any three bright celestial objects and the telescope does the rest. You do not need to know the names of the stars, you can even pick the moon or bright planets.
The worlds most beloved telescope! The classic, 8-inch Schmidt-Cassegrain revolutionized amateur astronomy in the 1970s. Now, the iconic orange tube design is updated with all the latest features to provide the best stargazing experience for beginners and experienced observers alike.Large, 8-inch aperture with excellent light-gathering ability provides spectacular views of the Moon and planets, along with deep sky objects like the Whirlpool Galaxy and Hercules Globular Cluster.Fully automated, GoTo mount with database of 40,000+ celestial objects automatically locates and tracks objects for you.SkyAlign technology gets your telescope aligned and ready to observe in minutes. Even if youre unfamiliar with the night sky, you can easily align your telescope on any three bright objects.Unique single fork arm design and sturdy steel tripod all break down into separate components for easy transport and quick assembly.
Optical Design8" (203mm) Schmidt-CassegrainFocal Length2032mm F/10Optical CoatingsStarBright XLTOptical TubeAluminum, metallic orangeMountSingle fork arm, altazimuthDovetailQuick release tube clampHand ControlComputerizedEyepiece (mm)25mm E-Lux (81x)FinderscopeStarPointerDiagonalStar diagonal, 1.25"TripodPre-assembled steelIncluded SoftwareNexRemote & The Sky L1Software Featuresn/aCamera Shutter CablenoPower Supply8-AA batteries (user supplied)Standard AccessoriesHighest Useful Magnification480xLimiting Stellar Magnitude14Resolution: Rayleigh (arc sec).68 arc secondsDawes Limit (arc sec).57 arc secondsLight Gathering Power843x unaided eyeField of View (degrees).63°Linear FOV (ft@1000 yds)33 ft.Optical Tube Length17 inchesTelescope Weight24 lbsTripod Weight9 lbsTechnical SpecificationsComputerized Hand ControlDouble line 16 character,
liquid crystal display;
19 LED backlit buttonsDatabase40,000 Object, 400 user defined programmable objects, enhanced information on over 200 objectsSlew SpeedsVariable rate, nine speedsPortsRS-232, Aux, Camera ControlTracking RatesSidereal, Solar and LunarTracking ModesAlt-Az, EQ North & EQ SouthGPS CompatibleCN-16 GPS accessoryAlignment ProceduresSkyAlign, Auto 2-Star Align, 1-Star Align, 2-Star Align, Solar System Align
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