Celestron NexStar 8SE Telescope
Available to Order - Typical delivery 7-10 days
With this model we are offering a Free 45 minute one to one user lesson covering important steps and useful tips to assemble and successfully use your telescope and accessories.
The Celestron NexStar 8 SE is one of our favourite Telescopes for beginners. The built in Celestron StarAlign software allows the user to align the telescope without any prior knowledge of the night sky. Once aligned by using three bright objects the telescope can help you find and track thousands of objects. Check out the description below for full product details;
The largest of the NexStar SE family with 78% more light gathering than a 6" model, the NexStar 8 SE will enable you to see deep into the Universe. The distinctive patented fork arm with ergonomically designed integrated hand control cradle gives solid support to Celestron’s classic 8" optics. The NexStar 8 SE features Schmidt-Cassegrain 8" aperture optics with our premium StarBright XLT coatings and a powerful 2,032mm focal length and f/10 focal ratio.
The NexStar 8 SE has all the same features as Celestron’s most advanced computerized GoTo telescopes, including our revolutionary SkyAlign™ alignment technology, a sky tour feature, a database of over 40,000 celestial objects and easy to use hand control.
OPTICAL DESIGN: Schmidt-Cassegrain
APERTURE: 203.2 mm (8 in)
FOCAL LENGTH: 2032 mm (80 in)
FOCAL RATIO: 10
MOUNT: Single Fork Arm Altazimuth
DOVETAIL COMPATIBILITY: Quick Release Tube Clamp
OPTICAL TUBE: Aluminum
EYEPIECE 1: 25 mm (0.98 in)
MAGNIFICATION 1: 81.28 x
STAR DIAGONAL: 1.25"
CD ROM: NexRemote V1.6.14 & The Sky L1
TRIPOD: Steel (sku 93593)
POWER SUPPLY: 8-AA batteries (not included)
HIGHEST USEFUL MAGNIFICATION: 480 x
LOWEST USEFUL MAGNIFICATION: 29 x
LIMITING STELLAR MAGNITUDE: 14
RESOLUTION: 0.68 arc seconds
RESOLVING POWER: 0.57 arc seconds
LIGHT GATHERING POWER: 843 x
ANGULAR FIELD OF VIEW: 0.63 °
LINEAR FIELD OF VIEW (@1000 YDS): 33 ft (10.06 m)
OPTICAL COATINGS: Starbright XLT Coating
SECONDARY MIRROR OBSTRUCTION: 2.5 in (63.5 mm)
SECONDARY MIRROR OBSTRUCTION BY AREA: 10 %
SECONDARY MIRROR OBSTRUCTION BY DIAMETER: 31.3 %
OPTICAL TUBE LENGTH: 17 in (431.8 mm)
TELESCOPE WEIGHT: 24 lb (10.89 kg)
TRIPOD AND MOUNT WEIGHT: 9 lb (4.08 kg)
MOTOR DRIVE: Integrated D.C. Electronics
COMPUTER HAND CONTROL: Double line, 16 character Liquid Crystal Display w/ 19 fiber optic backlit LED buttons
SLEW SPEEDS: Nine slew speeds: 5
See the Celestron NexStar 8SE in our showroom.