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Celestron CPC 800 SCT Computerized Telescope with Free 2" Diagonal - 11073-XLT

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SKU: CEL-11073-XLT
$1,999.00 $1,799.00
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Free $154.90 2" Dielectric Diagonal & SCT Adapter

Buy a Celestron CPC Computerized Telescope from High Point Scientific and get a free 2” Quartz Dielectric Diagonal and High Point SCT Adapter, valued at $154.90! This quality diagonal comes with an adapter that threads directly onto the CPC telescope, and also includes a 2” to 1.25” adapter so you can use both 1.25” and 2” eyepieces and accessories. With a solid CNC machined build, 1/12 wave BK7 mirror and 99% dielectric coatings, you will love this functional and high quality diagonal!

Celestron CPC 800 XLT 8" Computerized Telescope

The Celestron CPC 800 XLT comes with revolutionary SkyAlign Alignment Technology that redefines everything that amateur astronomers are looking for - quick and simple alignment, unsurpassed optical quality, ease of set-up and use, ergonomics, enhanced computerization and, most important, affordability.

Celestron CPC 800 XLT Features:

  • Available with Starbright XLT High Performance Optical System - Celestron's finest optical coatings provide sharp, bright clear views.
  • SkyAlign Alignment Technology - Fast, easy alignment. Simply choose three bright stars. The telescope does the rest.
  • Built in GPS
  • Convenient remote hand control holder - Allows you to view information hands-free while using the Celestron CPC 800 XLT. 40,000+ object database.
  • Ergonomic design - Comfortably lift and move the telescope from location to location.
  • Re-designed drive base and drive mechanics - Quiet operation; large drive gears, quick release clutch; Auxiliary ports for AutoGuider, PC; easily mounts to tripod.
  • Mount is NexRemote compatible, Includes Permanent PEC
  • Newly - designed heavy-duty tripod.

Technical Specifications:

  • 8" Schmidt-Cassegrain Design
  • Focal Length - 2032 mm, F/10
  • 50 mm Finderscope w/quick release bracket
  • Dual Fork Arm Mount
  • Aluminum Optical Tube
  • 40 mm Plossl (51x) Eyepiece
  • 1.25" Star Diagonal
  • Accessory tray Leg Brace/ Eyepiece holder
  • Heavy Duty Steel Adjustable Tripod
  • Car battery power adapter
  • NexStar Computer Control System
  • RS-232 communication port on hand control
  • Aux Port, Autoguide Ports

Optical Specifications:

  • Highest Useful Magnification - 480x
  • Lowest Useful Magnification - 29x
  • Limiting Stellar Magnitude - 14
  • Resolution - Rayleigh 0.68 arcsec
  • Dawes Limit - 0.57 arcsec
  • Photographic Resolution - 200 line/mm
  • Light Gathering Power - 843x unaided eye
  • Field of View - standard eyepiece 0.8°
  • Linear FOV (@1000 yds) - 42 ft
  • Starbright XLT Coatings
  • Secondary Mirror Obstruction - 2.7"
  • by Area - 11%
  • by Diameter - 34%
  • Optical tube length - 17"

Software Specifications:

  • DC Servo motors with encoders, both axes
  • Resolution 0.1406 arcsec
  • Nine slew speeds - 3°/sec, 2°/sec, 0.5°/sec, 64x, 16x, 8x, 4x, 1x, 0.5x
  • Software Precision 24bit, 0.08 arcsec calculations
  • Sidereal, Solar, and Lunar tracking rates
  • 40,000 Object Database
  • Altazimuth, Equatorial North and South tracking modes
  • SkyAlign, Auto Two-Star Align, One-Star Align, EQ Align, Solar System Align
  • Periodic Error Correction Permanently Programmable

Mechanical Specifications:

  • Dual fork arm, cast aluminum w/ detachable HC cradle
  • 5.625" hard anodized gear in both axes, 180 tooth, brass worm
  • 9.8" azimuth bearing
  • Telescope Weight - 42 lb
  • Tripod/Mount Weight - 19 lb

Electronic Specifications:

  • Power Requirements - 12VDC at 1.5A
  • Cord Management - Software Managed