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8” (203mm) f/10 Schmidt-Cassegrain includes StarBright XLT coatings for better light transmission
84% more light gathering than a 6” telescope.
6x30 optical finderscope for locating alignment stars
Integer gear ratios and permanently programmable Periodic Error Correction eliminates recurring track errors from the worm gear.
Autoguider port for long exposure imaging
New motors offer improved tracking performance & provide more power to overcome load imbalances
Updated industrial design offers more rigidity, less flexure and improved aesthetics
New design allows viewing or imaging across the meridian without interference from the motors housings
Improved latitude range. Can be used between 7 – 77 degrees latitude.
NexStar+ hand control offers multiple language programming
Free Celestron eyepieces and filters kit!
This accessory kit is design to help users observing and imaging with the telescope. It includes:
2 eyepieces: 6mm Plossl Eyepiece, 4 elements with 52° apparent field of view and 1.25" diameter, 15mm Kellner eyepiece 3 elements and 1.25” diameter
- Celestron C8 Schmidt-Cassegrain optical tube D:203mm F:2032mm f/10
- Advanced VX computerized mount with dual axis drive and Nexstar+ handpad
- 50mm legs stainless steel tripod
- Plossl 25mm 81x (31,8mm diameter) eyepiece
- 90° diagonal mirror (31,8mm diameter)
- 6x30 finder
- PC connection cable (RS-232 serial port)
- Installation and use manual (italian and english)
Do you want more? Discover how to how to improve Celestron Advanced VX 8 SCT computerized telescope with our PrimaLuceLab accessories. In the picture below, we installed our OnAxisLock for SC eyepiece holder (that adds 50,8mm connection to the telescope) and EAGLE control unit that makes the telescope easier to use and to transport. Everything is powered by the compact ALL NIGHT 20A battery.
What is EAGLE?
EAGLE is the innovative control unit for telescopes designed by PrimaLuceLab that makes astrophotography easier and quicker. In fact it replaces the normal laptop that usually is used to control the telescope and the cameras for astrophotography. But EAGLE needs lot less current therefore it does not require large and heavy field batteries to power the telescope for the whole night. Also. EAGLE powers all the parts of your telescope, such the mount or the camera: in this way you will not bring many power supplies, and you can use your telescope with fewer cables. EAGLE uses a Windows system (so it's compatible with all the astronomy products, and you can install any software you want to use, in addition to pre-installed one) that you can control from any tablet, smartphone or other external PC via the WiFi network that EAGLE creates at power up.
|Focal length (mm):||2032mm|
|Weight (Kg):||28 kg|