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Celestron NexStar 8SE Professional Telescope Bundle - 11069-BUN2

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Celestron NexStar 8SE Computerized Professional Telescope Bundle

  • The astronomy experts at High Point Scientific have hand-picked each additional accessory for this Celestron NexStar 8SE Telescope package, ensuring you will enjoy a quality astronomy experience right out of the box! This advanced Celestron telescope package upgrades your observational capabilities to include 2" eyepieces, making it different from some of our other special NexStar 8SE bundles that only include 1.25" accessories!

  • This amazing NexStar 8SE bundle includes an aluminum carry case filled with a 2" SCT Diagonal with 2" to 1.25" Adapter, a 50mm 2" Wide Angle eyepiece, a 30mm 2" Wide Angle eyepiece, and a 1.25" 20mm Wide Angle eyepiece. The Apertura AC Adapter is included as well so you can power your telescope from a standard wall outlet whenever you wish, and a Celestron 12V Power Tank is also a part of this Celestron telescope package, allowing you to run your telescope when you're not near an AC outlet.

  • The Celestron NexStar 8SE telescope has established itself as a favorite among budding astronomers, and it's easy to see why. The large 8" aperture has an excellent light-gathering ability, showing you the night sky like never before. The 8SE will show you countless celestial objects, including galaxies, nebulae, star clusters, comets, planets, asteroids, double stars, and more! Couple the light gathering power of the 8SE with GoTo technology and a fully computerized mount, you get a scope that will quickly and accurately show you at celestial objects with ease. Order the Celestron NexStar 8SE ultimate telescope package today and get the maximum use out of your new telescope.

Celestron NexStar 8SE Telescope 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 Telescope 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 lb

  • Tripod Weight: 9 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 and auxiliary ports.

  • Sidereal, solar, and lunar tracking rates.

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

  • GPS upgradable with Celestron CN-16 GPS accessory.

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

Apertura 1.25" and 2" Wide Angle Eyepiece Kit with SCT Diagonal

The Apertura Wide Angle Eyepiece & SCT Diagonal Kit is perfect to convert your 2" eyepieces to the SCT format of the Celestron NexStar 8SE telescope. This dramatically improves the performance of your scope. Included in this kit is an aluminum carry case filled with a 50 mm 2" Wide Angle Eyepiece, a 30 mm 2" Wide Angle Eyepiece, a 20 mm 1.25" Wide Angle Eyepiece, and a 2" SCT type Dielectric Diagonal with 2" to 1.25" adapter. Below we have listed descriptions of each Apertura Wide Angle Eyepiece & Diagonal Kit component.

  • 2" SCT Dielectric Diagonal - The 2" SCT Dielectric Diagonal from Apertura is a beautifully crafted, CNC Machined Diagonal that looks great in any telescope. Optically, this diagonal is highlighted by a 1/10 wave BK7 mirror with enhanced dielectric coatings that deliver 99% reflectivity across the visible spectrum

  • Included with the 2" Dielectric Diagonal is a 1.25" to 2" eyepiece adapter that allows you to use all of your eyepieces. The chrome barrel of the diagonal is threaded to accept 2" filters

  • 42 mm Wide Angle 2" Eyepiece - The 50 mm Wide Angle Eyepiece from Apertura has a 2" barrel and accepts 2" Filters. This eyepiece delivers amazing images because of it's 5 element design. All internal edges are blackened for maximum contrast and all optical elements are fully multi-coated for an enhanced view. A joy to look through this eyepiece has a 65° field of view and 30 mm of eye relief

  • 30 mm Wide Angle 2" Eyepiece - The 30 mm Wide Angle Eyepiece from Apertura has a 2" barrel and accepts 2" Filters. This eyepiece delivers amazing images because of it's 5 element design. All internal edges are blackened for maximum contrast and all optical elements are fully multi-coated for an enhanced view. A joy to look through this eyepiece has a 68° field of view and 22 mm of eye relief

  • 15 mm Wide Angle 1.25" Eyepiece - The 20 mm Wide Angle Eyepiece from Apertura has a 1.25" barrel and accepts 1.25" Filters. This eyepiece delivers amazing images because of it's 5 element design. All internal edges are blackened for maximum contrast and all optical elements are fully multi-coated for an enhanced view. Easy to look through this eyepiece has a 68° field of view and 13 mm of eye relief

This is a great accessory for your 8SE because you get to upgrade the SCT to a 2" eyepiece format while still being able to use your 1.25" eyepieces!

Apertura AC Adapter for all Celestron Computerized Telescopes

What better way to power your computerized telescopes than with this AC adapter! This device is powered off any standard USA type 110-120 volt single-phase AC wall outlet, and provides +12 volts DC at 2 amperes for your telescope.

Celestron 12V 7AH Power Tank Power Supply

The Celestron Power Tank power supply allows you to explore the skies anywhere you go. Celestron designed this power tank specifically for the amateur astronomer, including many handy features. Not only useful for setting up and powering your scope, this model can also be useful as an emergency roadside accessory as it includes an emergency light, and booster terminals in place to start weak car batteries.

Celestron 12-Volt, 7 Amp Portable Power Tank Highlights

  • 7-amp hour 
  • Two 12V output cigarette lighter ports 
  • Built-in (2) USB ports for charing portable devices
  • 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 universal AC adapter included