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Celestron NexStar 8SE Telescope Bundle - 11069-BUN1

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Celestron NexStar 8SE Telescope Bundle

  • The Celestron NexStar 8SE telescope bundle is designed for budding astronomers looking to take their hobby to the next level. The large 8" aperture reveals the marvels of the sky in incredible detail. We have even carefully selected each accessory to provide you with a quality astronomy experience right out of the box! Order the Celestron NexStar 8SE ultimate telescope package today and get the maximum use out of your new telescope.

  • The Celestron NexStar 8SE computerized telescope is one of the most revered telescopes in amateur astronomy. With it's 8" of aperture, it will show you the universe in stunning detail! See thousands of objects, including galaxies, nebulae, star clusters, comets, planets, asteroids, double stars, and more! The GoTo technology and a fully computerized mount quickly and accurately point your scope at celestial objects with ease.

  • This Celestron NexStar 8SE telescope bundle includes the Celestron 1.25" Eyepiece & Filter Kit, which includes five eyepieces, a Barlow lens, a set of colored filters for the planets, a moon filter, and an aluminum carry case.

  • A Celestron 12V, 7-amp Power Tank comes in the Celestron NexStar 8SE telescope bundle, to power your telescope when you are out in the field and don't want to burn through AA batteries. This DC Battery is nice to have around when the lights go out, too. Check out all the features below.

  • We've also included a Celestron AC Adapter in the Celestron NexStar 8SE telescope bundle.. This helpful accessory lets you power your telescope from a regular AC outlet.

  • If you're like most amateur astronomers, you have some light pollution in your neighborhood. That's why High Point has included a 1.25" Light Pollution Filter in this Celestron NexStar 8SE telescope bundle. Thread it onto any eyepiece or your Barlow lens and you'll instantly see a difference.

  • Finally, we've included a Celestron Lens Pen Optical Cleaning Tool in this Celestron NexStar 8SE telescope bundle.. This handy cleaning wand has a soft brush on one end and a special cleaning tip on the other to help remove fingerprints and other sticky residue.

Celestron NexStar 8SE 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

Celestron 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 (Includes 3V CR2032 lithium button battery)

  • Diagonal: 1.25" star diagonal

  • Tripod: Pre-assembled steel

  • Tripod Dimensions (Collapsed): 28" tall, 9" x 9"

  • 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: 33 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 alignment options including SkyAlign, auto 2-star align, 1-star align, 2-star align, and solar system align.

About the Celestron 1.25" Eyepiece Kit

The 1.25" Celestron Eyepiece and Filter Kit with Aluminum Case is a 14 Piece 1.25" telescope eyepiece kit that contains:

  • Five superior grade Celestron Plossl eyepieces - 1.25"

  • Barlow Lens: 2x - 1.25"

  • Moon Filter - 1.25": A Moon filter reduces the brightness of the Moon and improves contrast so that greater detail can be observed on the lunar surface. The filter has threads which allow it to screw into the bottom of the eyepieces

  • 6 Colored Eyepiece Filters - 1.25"

  • Aluminum carrying Case

Celestron Plossl Eyepieces (Five superior grade Plossl eyepieces) - 1.25": The Celestron Plossl Eyepieces come with a 4 element design and have a 52 degree AFOV (32 mm has 44 degrees). The Celestron Plossl Eyepieces have superb color resolution, edge sharpness and clarity. All Celestron eyepieces in the Celestron Eyepiece and Filter Kit are fully-multicoated for maximum contrast and resolution. Supplied eyepieces are the 6 mm, 8 mm, 13 mm, 17 mm, and 32 mm focal length Plossl type.

Celestron Barlow Lens - 2x 1.25": The 2x Barlow lens in the Celestron Eyepiece and Filter Kit compliments the Plossl eyepieces and gives you a total of ten power combinations. High grade glass optics with fully-multicoated lenses are used so there is no degradation of image.

Celestron colored eyepiece (Lunar and planetary) Filters - 1.25": Included in this Celestron accessory kit are Kodak Wratten #12, #21, #25, #56, #58, and #80A filters. Since you have all the eyepieces necessary to study the planets and moon in detail, these filters will greatly enhance your enjoyment of our solar system.

Celestron Moon Filter - 1.25": A neutral-density (ND) filter which allows you maximum enjoyment of the Moon, especially during its brighter phases.

Celestron Aluminum Carrying Case: This sturdy and well-built case fits all of the above items in the die-cut foam interior and has room for additional accessories.

Celestron 110 Volt AC Adapter

The 110 Volt AC adapter converts the NexStar 8SE to a typical AC wall outlet allowing you to run +12 volts DC at 2.5 amperes to your telescope. This great to use when your are near home or would like to preserve your batteries.

Celestron 12-Volt, 7 Amp Portable Power Tank

Take the NexStar 8SE anywhere with the Celestron Power Tank. The Power Tank sits under the tripod legs and uses a DC cable to provide power to your telescope. This portable DC power supply is packed with useful features, including an emergency light and booster terminals to start weak car batteries.

Celestron 12-Volt, 7 Amp Portable Power Tank Highlights

  • 7-amp hour battery

  • Two 12V output cigarette lighter ports

  • 3V, 6V and 9V outputs for accessories

  • Built-in flashlight with red filter cap

  • Energy efficient LED spotlight

  • Booster terminal on rear side

  • Built-in Circuit Breaker for safety

  • Cigarette lighter adapter included

  • 110 V/220 V switchable universal AC adapter included

UHC/LP 1.25” Filter

The Ultra High Contrast (UHC) Light Pollution Reduction (LPR) filter reveals nebulae, galaxies, and other fainter deep sky objects with your NexStar 8SE telescope. The specialized filter easily threads onto any 1.25” eyepiece or Barlow, blocking many of the most debilitating variations of light pollution. This reveals a darker background sky with higher contrast images, allowing beautiful deep-sky objects to show up better than they would without a filter installed.

Celestron Lens Pen Optics Cleaning Tool

A lens pen is the perfect tool to keep your optics clean and free of dirt, smudges, and fingerprints. Not only is this great for the front lens of your telescope, but it can also be used on your eyepieces and filters. The Celestron LensPen comes with a handy retractable dust removal brush and a special non-liquid cleaning element, designed to never dry out. Safe and very easy to use.

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