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




The Celestron NexStar 8SE telescope is one of our favorites to sell because of its super value, reliability and size. This is such a great telescope for someone just getting started in the hobby that we have put together a special offer available exclusively at High Point Scientific. When you purchase a Celestron NexStar 8SE telescope From High Point you will receive the following products and services for free...that's right...free!




  • 32 mm Plossl Eyepiece - $40 Value


  • 2X Barlow Lens - $30 Value


  • 1.25" Moon Filter - $12 Value


  • Free Shipping - $60 Value





Total it up and that is $132 worth of Free products and services when you purchase a Celestron NexStar 8SE at High Point Scientific. This offer is good while free accessory supplies last so claim your free goods today!




The Celestron NexStar 8SE is the most popular 8" Computerized Telescope on the market, and for good reason. Let a NexStar SE help you find thousands of stars, planets, galaxies and more at the touch of a button! The Celestron NexStar 8SE is a rock solid telescope. With the Celestron NexStar 8SE, Celestron has built a Computerized Telescope that is a snap to align with Celestron's SkyAlign Go-To Alignment system. On average it takes a new telescope user approximately 5 minutes to do a full sky alignment with this telescope. Once aligned the Celestron NexStar 8SE is incredibly easy to operate. Optically the Celestron NexStar 8 SE telescope is nearly flawless with Celestron's famous C8 Optical Tube Assembly. This Celestron telescope yields super crisp images of the night sky and once aligned finds objects with dead-on accuracy. The NexStar 8SE by Celestron sits on a sturdy tripod which offers maximum stability when looking at distant objects.The hand controller on the telescope allows you to move the scope at your discretion. The NexStar 8SE hand controller offers a tour of the night sky and easily allows you to locate planets, galaxies or any of the 40,000 celestial objects in its database.



NexStar SE-Series 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" (203 mm) Schmidt-Cassegrain


  • Focal Length: 2032 mm (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 Go To


  • Eyepiece: 25 mm E-Lux (81X)


  • Finderscope: Starpointer (Includes 3V CR2032 lithium button battery)


  • Diagonal: 1.25" star diagonal for 90° viewing


  • Tripod: Pre-assembled with steel legs


  • Included Software: NexRemote and The Sky-Level 1


  • Software Features: Camera control


  • Camera Shutter Cable: Yes


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



Technical Specifications:




  • Highest Useful Magnification: 480x


  • Limiting Stellar Magnitude: 14


  • Resolution (Rayleigh): 0.68 arcsec


  • Dawes Limit: 0.57 arcsec


  • Light Gathering Power: 843X unaided eye


  • Field of View: 0.63°


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


  • Optical Tube Length: 17"


  • Telescope Weight: 33 lb


  • Tripod Weight: 10 lb



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, auxiliary, and camera control ports


  • Sidereal, solar, and lunar tracking rates


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


  • GPS upgradable with Celestron's CN-16 GPS accessory


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

Celestron NexStar 8SE Schmidt-Cassegrain Computerized Telescope

The Celestron NexStar 8SE telescope is one of our favorites to sell because of its super value, reliability and size. This is such a great telescope for someone just getting started in the hobby that we have put together a special offer available exclusively at High Point Scientific. When you purchase a Celestron NexStar 8SE telescope From High Point you will receive the following products and services for free...that's right...free!

  • 32 mm Plossl Eyepiece - $40 Value

  • 2X Barlow Lens - $30 Value

  • 1.25" Moon Filter - $12 Value

  • Free Shipping - $60 Value

Total it up and that is $132 worth of Free products and services when you purchase a Celestron NexStar 8SE at High Point Scientific. This offer is good while free accessory supplies last so claim your free goods today!

The Celestron NexStar 8SE is the most popular 8" Computerized Telescope on the market, and for good reason. Let a NexStar SE help you find thousands of stars, planets, galaxies and more at the touch of a button! The Celestron NexStar 8SE is a rock solid telescope. With the Celestron NexStar 8SE, Celestron has built a Computerized Telescope that is a snap to align with Celestron's SkyAlign Go-To Alignment system. On average it takes a new telescope user approximately 5 minutes to do a full sky alignment with this telescope. Once aligned the Celestron NexStar 8SE is incredibly easy to operate. Optically the Celestron NexStar 8 SE telescope is nearly flawless with Celestron's famous C8 Optical Tube Assembly. This Celestron telescope yields super crisp images of the night sky and once aligned finds objects with dead-on accuracy. The NexStar 8SE by Celestron sits on a sturdy tripod which offers maximum stability when looking at distant objects.The hand controller on the telescope allows you to move the scope at your discretion. The NexStar 8SE hand controller offers a tour of the night sky and easily allows you to locate planets, galaxies or any of the 40,000 celestial objects in its database.

NexStar SE-Series 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" (203 mm) Schmidt-Cassegrain

  • Focal Length: 2032 mm (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 Go To

  • Eyepiece: 25 mm E-Lux (81X)

  • Finderscope: Starpointer (Includes 3V CR2032 lithium button battery)

  • Diagonal: 1.25" star diagonal for 90° viewing

  • Tripod: Pre-assembled with steel legs

  • Included Software: NexRemote and The Sky-Level 1

  • Software Features: Camera control

  • Camera Shutter Cable: Yes

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

Technical Specifications:

  • Highest Useful Magnification: 480x

  • Limiting Stellar Magnitude: 14

  • Resolution (Rayleigh): 0.68 arcsec

  • Dawes Limit: 0.57 arcsec

  • Light Gathering Power: 843X unaided eye

  • Field of View: 0.63°

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

  • Optical Tube Length: 17"

  • Telescope Weight: 33 lb

  • Tripod Weight: 10 lb

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, auxiliary, and camera control ports

  • Sidereal, solar, and lunar tracking rates

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

  • GPS upgradable with Celestron's CN-16 GPS accessory

  • Includes several alignment options including SkyAlign, auto 2-star align, 1-star align, 2-star align, and solar system align.
Specifications
Specifications
Model Number 11069
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 Coatings
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? No - Sold Separately
Focuser Style Internal Moving Primary
Focuser Size Internal Focuser with 1.25" Rear Cell Adapter
Focuser Speed Single Speed
Telescope Mount Type Alt-Azimuth
Objects in Telescope Database 40,000
Telescope Power Source AA Batteries
Telescope OTA Length (in.) 17
Telescope Tripod Weight (lb.) 9 lb
Telescope Total Weight (lb.) 33 lb
Bonus Items in Package 32 mm Plossl Eyepiece - $40 Value, 2X Barlow Lens - $30 Value, 1.25" Moon Filter - $12 Value, Free Shipping - $60 Value.
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 w/1.25" Legs

  • NexStar Hand Controller

  • "THE SKY" Planetarium software - with a 10,000 object database

  • High Point 32mm 1.25" Plossl Eyepiece - Free of Charge!

  • High Point 1.25" 2x Barlow - Free of Charge!

  • High Point 1.25" Moon Filter - Free of Charge!

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