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Celestron NexStar 8SE Schmidt-Cassegrain Computerized Telescope - 11069 - SOLD

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SKU: CNP-CEL-11069
$1,199.00 $965.00
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Celestron NEAF 2019 Demo - Save Big!

This NexStar 8SE Schmidt-Cassegrain Computerized Telescope is from the Celestron booth at the NEAF Astronomy Show, to be held in Mahwah, New Jersey on April 6-7, 2019. It will be shipped to the show from the manufacturer as a new item, unpacked, shown to the crowd over the weekend, and then repacked and sold to High Point. Here are a few things to keep in mind if you buy this product:

  • We assume all NEAF 2019 demos will have an Excellent condition rating. Each item will be inspected upon arrival at our warehouse, and if the condition isn’t as expected, we will notify the customer before we ship to give them a chance to cancel or negotiate.
  • All NEAF 2019 Demo items come with a full manufacturer’s warranty.
  • DELIVERY: This item will NOT ship until April 11th or 12th since it will be busy being admired by NEAF goers or be in transit until then. You will receive a confirmation email when your purchase ships, just like always.
  • PLEASE NOTE: Due to issues beyond our control, customers will not be allowed to pick up their NEAF demo purchases at the show. No exceptions. If you have any questions, give us a call, send us an email or start a chat. Thanks.

Celestron NEAF 2017 Demo - Save Big!

This NexStar 8SE Telescope is from the Celestron booth at the NEAF Astronomy Show on April 7-8, 2017. It will be shipped to the show from the manufacturer as a new item, unpacked, and shown to the crowd over the weekend, and then re-packed and sold to High Point. Here are a few things to keep in mind if you buy this product:

  • We assume all NEAF 2017 demos will have a condition rating of 9.5 to 10 when it ships to the buyer. Each item will be inspected upon arrival at our warehouse, and if the condition isn’t as expected, we will notify the buyer before we ship to give you a chance to cancel or negotiate.
  • All NEAF 2017 Demo items come with the full manufacturer’s warranty.
  • PICK UP AT NEAF: If you want to buy this item ahead of time and pick it up at the end of the show on Sunday, that can be arranged, just give us a call. You CANNOT take the item before the end of the show on Sunday since Celestron needs it available to demo to customers.
  • SHIPMENT: This item will NOT ship until April 13/14, since obviously, it will be busy being admired by NEAF goers or be in transit until then. You will receive a confirmation email when your purchase ships, just like always. If you have any questions, give us a call or start a chat.

Celestron NexStar 8SE Computerized Telescope 11069

Celestron is pleased to introduce their NEW NexStar SE Telescope Series! In the tradition of Celestron's famous orange optical tubes, the NEW NexStar SE Family 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, our revolutionary SkyAlign telescope alignment software and much more! Let a NexStar SE help you find thousands of stars, planets, galaxies and more at the touch of a button!

NexStar SE Key Features

  • 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

NexStar 8SE Specifications

  • Optical Design: 8" (203mm) Schmidt-Cassegrain

  • Focal Length: 2032mm f/10

  • Optical Coatings: StarBright XLT

  • Optical Tube: Aluminum, metallic orange

  • Mount: Single fork arm, alt-azimuth

  • Dovetail: Quick release tube clamp

  • Hand Controller: Computerized GoTo

  • Eyepiece: 25mm E-Lux (81x)

  • Finderscope: Starpointer

  • Diagonal: 1.25" star diagonal

  • Tripod: Pre-assembled steel

  • Included Software: NexRemote and The Sky Level 1

  • Camera Shutter Cable: No

  • Power Supply: 8-AA batteries (not included)

Technical Specifications

  • Highest Useful Magnification: 480x

  • Limiting Stellar Magnitude: 14

  • Resolution: .68 arc seconds

  • Dawes Limit: .57 arc seconds

  • Light Gathering Power: 843x unaided eye

  • Field of View: .63 degree

  • Linear Field of View (feet at 1000 yards): 33 ft.

  • Optical Tube Length: 17"

  • Telescope Weight: 24 lbs

  • Tripod Weight: 9 lbs

Computer Control Specifications

  • Computerized hand controller has a double line liquid crystal display with 19 LED backlit buttons.

  • Database includes 40,000 objects with enhanced information on over 200 objects.

  • Ability to add up to 400 user defined objects.

  • 9 slew speeds

  • RS-232 and auxiliary ports.

  • Sidereal, solar, and lunar tracking rates.

  • Alt-Azimuth, equatorial north, and equatorial south tracking modes.

  • GPS upgradable with Celestrons CN-16 GPS accessory.

  • Includes several alingment options including SkyAlign, auto 2-star align, 1-star align, 2-star align, and solar system align.