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Celestron NexStar 8SE Telescope Bundle - 11069-BUN1
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Celestron NexStar 8SE Computerized Telescope Bundle



  • This special Celestron NexStar 8SE telescope bundle includes useful telescope accessories that have been hand-picked by High Point Scientific to provide you with a quality astronomy experience right out of the box!



  • The Celestron NexStar 8SE computerized telescope offers 8" of aperture to show you the universe in stunning detail! See thousands of objects, including galaxies, nebulae, star clusters, comets, planets, asteroids, double stars, and more!



  • This bundle includes the Celestron 1.25" Eyepiece & Filter Kit, which includes five eyepieces, a Barlow lens, a Moon Filter, six colored filters for the planets, and an aluminum carry case.


  • A Celestron 12V, 7-amp Power Tank comes in the NexStar 8SE 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. 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 8 SE 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. 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



  • 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.


Celestron Eyepiece and Filter Kit With Case




The Celestron 1.25" Eyepiece and Filter Kit with Aluminum Case is a 14 Piece 1.25" telescope accessory 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 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




This AC adapter will run your NexStar 8SE from a standard AC wall outlet, and provides +12 volts DC at 2.5 amperes for your telescope. Use it instead of batteries when you are near your home or have access to AC power.


Celestron 12-Volt, 7 Amp Portable Power Tank

Now you can take your NexStar 8SE telescope anywhere with this portable rechargeable power supply. Just sit it under the tripod legs and plug the battery into the telescope via the DC cable. 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 is a great choice when you want to view nebulae, galaxies, or other fainter deep sky objects with your NexStar 8SE telescope. This specialized filter threads onto any of your 1.25” eyepiece or your Barlow, and will block some of the most common forms of light pollution. The result is 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



Perfect for cleaning the front lens of your NexStar 8SE when little smudges or fingerprints mar the surface. The Lens Pen also works great 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.

Description
Description

Celestron NexStar 8SE Computerized Telescope Bundle

  • This special Celestron NexStar 8SE telescope bundle includes useful telescope accessories that have been hand-picked by High Point Scientific to provide you with a quality astronomy experience right out of the box!

  • The Celestron NexStar 8SE computerized telescope offers 8" of aperture to show you the universe in stunning detail! See thousands of objects, including galaxies, nebulae, star clusters, comets, planets, asteroids, double stars, and more!

  • This bundle includes the Celestron 1.25" Eyepiece & Filter Kit, which includes five eyepieces, a Barlow lens, a Moon Filter, six colored filters for the planets, and an aluminum carry case.

  • A Celestron 12V, 7-amp Power Tank comes in the NexStar 8SE 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. 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 8 SE 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. 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

  • 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.

Celestron Eyepiece and Filter Kit With Case

The Celestron 1.25" Eyepiece and Filter Kit with Aluminum Case is a 14 Piece 1.25" telescope accessory 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 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

This AC adapter will run your NexStar 8SE from a standard AC wall outlet, and provides +12 volts DC at 2.5 amperes for your telescope. Use it instead of batteries when you are near your home or have access to AC power.

Celestron 12-Volt, 7 Amp Portable Power Tank

Now you can take your NexStar 8SE telescope anywhere with this portable rechargeable power supply. Just sit it under the tripod legs and plug the battery into the telescope via the DC cable. 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 is a great choice when you want to view nebulae, galaxies, or other fainter deep sky objects with your NexStar 8SE telescope. This specialized filter threads onto any of your 1.25” eyepiece or your Barlow, and will block some of the most common forms of light pollution. The result is 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

Perfect for cleaning the front lens of your NexStar 8SE when little smudges or fingerprints mar the surface. The Lens Pen also works great 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.

Specifications
Specifications
Model Number 11069-BUN1
Telescope Series Celestron NexStar SE
Telescope Optical Design Schmidt-Cassegrain
Telescope Aperture 8"
Telescope Focal Ratio f/10
Telescope Focal Length (mm) 2032
Optical Coatings StarBright XLT
Limiting Stellar Magnitude 14
Lowest Useful Magnification 29x
Highest Useful Magnification 480x
Light-Gathering Power Compared to Human Eye 843x
Telescope Tripod Included? Yes
Diagonal Included? Yes - 1.25" Star Diagonal
Telescope Eyepiece(s) Included? Yes - 1 Eyepiece Included
Finder Included? Yes - Red Dot Finder Included
Telescope Power Adapter Included? Yes - AC & DC Adapters Included
Focuser Style Internal Moving Primary
Focuser Size Internal Focuser with 1.25" Rear Cell Adapter
Focuser Speed Single Speed
Telescope Mount Type Alt-Azimuth
Telescope Power Source AA Batteries
Telescope OTA Length (in.) 17
Telescope Tripod Weight (lb.) 9
Telescope Total Weight (lb.) 33
Bonus Items in Package This Celestron NexStar 8 SE telescope bundle includes the Celestron 1.25" Eyepiece & Filter Kit, the Celestron 12V, 7-amp Power Tank, a Celestron AC Adapter, a Celestron 1.25" UHC Deep Sky Filter, and a Celestron Lens Pen Optical Cleaning Tool!
Telescope Warranty Period 2 years
What's in the Box?
What's in the Box?
  • 8" Schmidt-Cassegrain OTA

  • NexStar Alt-Az GoTo Mount

  • 25 mm 1.25" Eyepiece

  • 1.25" Star Diagonal

  • Red Dot Pointer Finder with 3V CR2032 Lithium Button Battery

  • Steel Tripod with 1.25" Legs

  • NexStar Hand Controller

  • UHC 1.25" Deep Sky Filter

  • 32 mm Plossl Eyepiece - 1.25”
  • 17 mm Plossl Eyepiece - 1.25”
  • 13 mm Plossl Eyepiece - 1.25”
  • 8 mm Plossl Eyepiece - 1.25”
  • 6 mm Plossl Eyepiece - 1.25”
  • 2X Barlow Lens - 1.25”
  • #80A Blue Filter - 1.25”
  • #58A Green Filter - 1.25”
  • #56 Light Green Filter - 1.25”
  • #25 Red Filter - 1.25”
  • #21 Orange Filter - 1.25”
  • #12 Yellow Filter - 1.25”
  • Moon Filter - 1.25”
  • Rubber Eyecups
  • Aluminum carrying Case
  • AC Adapter
  • 12V 7amp Power Tank
  • Lens Pen Optics Cleaning Tool
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