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Starizona HyperStar 4 for Celestron C8 SCT EdgeHD - HS4-C8HD

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Disclaimer: Starizona Hyperstars take time to manufacturer as they are a custom product. Typically, this process takes a few weeks. You may contact the High Point Scientific staff at 800-266-9590 or send an email for a more accurate lead time prior to placing the order. Otherwise, the High Point processing team will reach out once an order is placed with lead time information.

Starizona HyperStar 4
for Fastar Compatible Celestron 8" Edge HD

Capture images of the night sky with extraordinary speed using the HyperStar 4! Add the HyperStar 4 to your Celestron 8" EdgeHD telescope and you can take exposures as fast as f/1.9 with a 4.1° field of view! The HyperStar C8HD is compatible with many major astronomical cameras, including cameras from Meade, Orion, Atik, SBIG, Mallincam, Starlight Xpress, and many more. To order your HyperStarC8, select your camera from the drop-down above and we will send you the proper camera adapter. If your camera is not on the list, please write it into the field provided. It is also important that you give us your secondary housing and the mount style you plan to use with the Hyperstar. In this way, we can make sure you hit the ground running!

Based off of Celestron's revolutionary Fastar technology, the HyperStar C8HD Starizona HyperStar works in the place of your Celestron SCT's secondary mirror. Simply remove the secondary mirror on the C8 and mount the HyperStar lens assembly in its place. This allows you to mount a CCD camera at the front of the telescope. This results in significantly faster imaging and a wider field of view.

Switching between HyperStar System to the telescope's normal f/10 configuration is simple, easy and requires no tools. No re-collimation is necessary because the telescope's secondary mirror is indexed.

C8HD HyperStar Specifications

  • Focal Length: 390 mm
  • Focal Ratio: f/1.9
  • Field of View (with 28 mm sensor): 4.1 degrees
  • DSLR Compatible
  • Camera Adapter Threaded for 2" (48 mm) Filters
  • Back focus: 39.8 mm
  • Maximum Usable Sensor Size: 28 mm Diagonal (APS Format)
  • Weight: 2.1 lb
  • Length (without camera adapter): 4.5"
  • Diameter: 4.3"
When ordering your HyperStar it is important to specify the camera being used in the drop down above. If your camera is not included in the drop-down, please enter it manually in the field provided. If we have any questions or concerns a member of our telescope customer service team will contact you. While HyperStar lens assembly works with a various amount of cameras, some of them require different adapters. The proper adapter will be included, and so will a holder for safe storage of the secondary mirror while imaging.