Celestron NexStar 8SE SCT Electronic Telescope

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Explore the wonders of outer space without ever having to leave your backyard. The Celestron 8SE SCT electronic telescope brings the beauty of the cosmos right to you with powerful optics and advanced technology. Its GoTo mount can automatically locate and track almost 40,000 celestial bodies--and when paired with an 8" aperture, it delivers every one to you in bright, vivid detail. From Celestron.

  • Includes NexStar 8SE electronic telescope, starpointer finderscope, steel leg tripod with built-in wedge, RS232 cable, camera shutter cable, computerized hand control, and software
  • 29X to 480X magnification
  • Schmidt-Cassegrain optical design
  • StarBright XLT optical coating
  • 2,032mm focal length with f/10 focal ratio
  • 203.2mm aperture
  • 843X light-gathering power
  • Nine slew speeds
  • Three tracking rates: sidereal, solar, lunar
  • Three tracking modes: Alt-Az, EQ North, EQ South
  • Five alignment procedures: SkyAlign, Auto 2-star Align, 1-Star Align, 2-Star Align, SolarSystem Align
  • Eyepiece: 25mm focal length, 81X magnification
  • Single fork-arm Altazimuth mount
  • Requires 8 AA batteries, not included
  • RS-232 communication, aux, autoguider ports
  • Hand control: 16-character, double-line LCD display with 19 fiber-optic backlit LED buttons; built-in database with 38,181 accessible objects
  • Measures approximately 17" x 38" x 51"; weighs 33 lbs
  • 2-year Limited Manufacturer's Warranty
  • Imported

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