NEXSTAR SE 8

R35500

Let a Celestron NexStar 8 SE Telescope 11069 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 Celestron NexStar SE Telescopes combine 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, our revolutionary SkyAlign telescope alignment software and much more. With the Celestron 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 our patented Celestron Nex-Star technology, the Celestron NexStar 8SE Telescope has 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 Celestron NexStar-SE Telescopes 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 Celestron NexStar SE 8" Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope 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 telescope with advanced features, or just starting your astronomy adventure and looking for an easy way to enjoy the night sky, Celestron nexstar se telescope will help you take a closer look. Celestron's Revolutionary SkyAlign The days of complicated telescope assembly and setup are over. Celestron NexStar SE 8 inch telescope 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.

Specifications for Celestron NexStar 8SE Telescope 11069:

 

Features of Celestron NexStar 8SE Telescope 11069:
 

  • Computerized hand control with a nearly 40,000 object database and motorized altazimuth mount
  • Quick release optical tube for easy no-tool setup
  • StarBright XLT enhanced coatings for maximum light transmission and clarity
  • SkyAlign allows you to align on any three bright objects, for a fast and easy alignment process
  • StarPointer finderscope to help with alignment and accurately locating objects
  • Flash upgradeable hand control; update your telescope's operating software via the internet
  • All NexStar SE models are GPS compatible and come standard with an auxiliary port for use with additional accessories
  • Internal battery compartment to prevent cord wrap during use
  • Includes NexRemote telescope control software, for advanced control of your telescope via computer
  • "THE SKY" Planetarium software - with a 10,000 object database, printable sky maps and enhanced images
  • Rigid adjustable tripod for portability and convenience

Package Contents:
 

  • Celestron NexStar 8SE Telescope 11068
  • finderscope
  • Ultra sturdy steel tripod
  • CD-ROM "The Sky" Astronomy Software
  • 25 mm Eyepiece
Optical Design Schmidt-Cassegrain
Aperture (mm) 203.2 mm (8 in)
Focal Length (mm) 2032 mm (80 in)
Focal Ratio 10
Eyepiece 1 (mm) 25 mm (0.98 in)
Magnification 1 81 x
Finderscope StarPointer
Star Diagonal 1.25"
Mount Single Fork Arm Altazimuth
Optical Tube Aluminum
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 (Rayleigh) 0.69 arc seconds
Resolution (Dawes) 0.57 arc seconds
Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye) 843 x
Angular Field of View (deg) 0.63 °
Linear Field of View (@1000 yds) 33 ft (10 m)
Secondary Mirror Obstruction 2.5 in (64 mm)
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter 31 %
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area 9.77 %
Optical Coatings Starbright XLT
Optical Tube Length 17 in (432 mm)
Telescope Weight 24 lbs (11 kg)
Tripod Weight 9 lbs (4.08 kg)
Payload Capacity 12 lbs (5.44 kg)
Motor Drive Integrated D.C. Electronics
Slew Speeds Nine slew speeds: 5°/sec, 3°/sec, 1°/sec, 64x, 16x, 8x, 4x, 1x, .5x
Tracking Rates Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
Tracking Modes Alt-Az, EQ North & EQ South
Alignment Procedures SkyAlign, Auto 2-Star Align, 1-Star Align, 2-Star Align, Solar System Align
Software Precision 24 bit, 0.08 arcsec calculations
Communication Ports RS-232 communication port on hand control, Autoguider port, Aux port
Computer Hand Control Double line, 16 character Liquid Crystal Display with 19 fiber optic backlit LED buttons
Database 40,000 objects, 200 user defined programmable objects. Enhanced information on over 200 objects
Dovetail Compatibility Quick Release Tube Clamp
Optional Accessories Available:
 

Programming Cable
Programming Cable
Item #93922
NexImage
NexImage
Item #93712
Radial Guider
Radial Guider
Item #94176
Reducer - Corrector
Reducer - Corrector
Item #94175
 
PowerTank 17
PowerTank 17
Item #18777
 
Ultima 1.25 in - 2x
Ultima 1.25 in - 2x
Item #93506
Moon Filter - 1.25 in
Moon Filter - 1.25 in
Item #94119-A
UHC/LPR Filter - 1.25 in
UHC/LPR Filter - 1.25 in
Item #94123

 

  • Model: C/11069
  • Shipping Weight: 73lbs
  • 8 Units in Stock
  • Manufactured by: Celestron





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This product was added to our catalog on Monday 06 July, 2009.


 
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