Celestron NexStar 8SE Telescope InformationWith the Celestron NexStar 8SE telescope, you are in the driver's seat. Simply choose an object from the menu and the telescope will find it for you. Using Celestron's 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! In the tradition of Celestron's famous orange optical tubes, the Celestron NexStar 8SE telescope 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, Celestron's revolutionary SkyAlign telescope alignment software, and much more.
Celestron Nexstar 8SE Telescope Tour
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 NextStar 8SE - 8" f/10 Schmidt-Cassegrain GoTo Telescope Features...
- Computerized hand control with a database of nearly 40,000 objects and a motorized altazimuth mount and quick release optical tube for easy, no-tool set-up.
- SkyAlign allows you to align on any three bright objects, for a fast and easy alignment process and StarPointer finderscope to help with alignment and accurately locating objects.
- Flash upgradeable hand control; update your telescope's operating software via the Internet including the latest firmware for All-Star polar alignment.
- 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 and includes NexRemote telescope control software for advanced control of your telescope via your computer.
- "THE SKY" Planetarium software - with a 10,000 object database, printable sky maps, and enhanced images.
- Computerized Hand Control: Double line 16 character, liquid crystal display, 19 LED backlit buttons and a database of 40,000 Objecst, 400 User defined programmable objects, and enhanced information on over 200 objects
- Variable nine rate slewing speeds, RS-232, Auxillary and Camera Control Ports and well as Sidereal, Solar and Lunar tracking rates.
Celestron Product Number: 11069
|Telescope Series||Celestron Nexstar SE|
|Mount Type||Alt-Azimuth - GoTo|
|Warranty||2 Year Warranty|
|Telescope Focal Ratio||f/10|
|Telescope Focal Length||2032mm|
|Limiting Stellar Magnitude||14|
|Highest Useful Magnification||480x|
|Optical Coatings||Celestron XLT|
|Tube Color or Finish||Celestron Classic Orange|
|Optical Tube Outer Diameter||Not provided by manufacturer|
|Length of Optical Tube||17"|
|Optical Tube Weight||Not provided by manufacturer|
|Dew Shield Included?||No, Sold Separately|
|Diagonal Included?||Yes - 1.25" Star Diagonal|
|Finder Included||Red Dot Finder|
|Eyepiece(s) Included||25mm E-Lux|
|Hand Controller Included?||Yes|
|Power Adapter Included||None - Requires AA Batteries|
|CD ROMs Included||The Sky Level 1, NexRemote|
|Alignment Procedure||1-Star Alignment, 2-Star Alignment, SkyAlign, Solar System Align|
|Tracking Modes||Alt-Azimuth, EQ North, EQ South|
|Objects in Database||40,000 objects|
|OTA Mount Type||Single Arm|
|Tripod Type Included||Adjustable with Steel Legs|
|Total Telescope Weight||24 lbs.|
- 8" Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope
- 25mm Eyepiece
- Quick Release Tube Clamp
- StarPointer Finderscope
- CD-ROM "The Sky" Astronomy Software
- Flash Upgradeable Liquid Crystal Display Hand Control with Backlit LED
- NexRemote Telescope Control Software
- RS-232 For Computer Connection
- SkyAlign Alignment Software
- Accessory Tray