- 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. Alignment Procedures : SkyAlign, Auto 2-Star Align, 1-Star Align, 2-Star Align, Solar System Align
- 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.
Style:NexStar 8SE Computerized Telescope | Configuration:Telescope Only
StarBright XLT high transmission coatings SkyAlign allows alignment on any
three bright celestial objects, making for a rapid, efficient alignment
process. It then functions as a 'go-to' system accepting commands through the
handset and pointing the optical assembly toward any one of nearly 40,000
objects stored in its database. Using the (optional) CN-16 GPS accessory
connection and an external GPS (not included), alignment is entirely
automatic. NexRemote telescope control software and RS-232 cable included for
advanced control of the telescope with a PC StarPointer finderscope helps with
alignment and locating objects Flash-upgradeable hand control software and
motor control units by way of downloadable updates Robust, computerized
altazimuth mount Star Diagonal internal flip mirror for straight or 90-degree
viewing angle. May also be used to rapidly switch from the eyepiece to a
camera without disturbing telescope alignment Exceptionally sturdy steel
tripod for long service and rapier-sharp astrophotography
Filed under: High-End Telescope Auctions (USA)