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Celestron NexStar 8SE Professional Telescope Bundle - 11069-BUN2

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Celestron NexStar 8SE Professional Telescope Bundle
with 3 Extra Eyepieces, 2" Diagonal, 2x Barlow, 7AH Power Tank & AC Adapter!

Should any of your bundle items be unavailable to ship with your telescope, we will notify you via email with the option to ship them separately as soon as they become available at no additional cost to you.

  • 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!
  • 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 telescope bundle 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
  • Celestron Starry Night Special Edition Software
  • 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 Starry Night Special Edition
  • 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
  • Auxiliary port.
  • 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.

SCT Twist Lock Carbon Dielectric Mirror Diagonal

This 2" Twist Lock SCT Dielectric Mirror Diagonal from Apertura is a diagonal has a 2" nose, and the body is carbon fiber plated. Included is a 2" to 1.25" adapter which has a non-marring brass compression ring to hold 1.25" eyepieces firmly in place. A twist lock mechanism and set screws are in place when the adapter is not in place to firmly hold your included 2" eyepieces. The adapter is threaded for 2" filters. The nose piece of the diagonal has an SCT thread so you can easily attach the diagonal to your Celestron 8SE. The dielectric coatings on the 1/12th wave BK7 mirror have 99% reflectivity across the visible spectrum.

2x ED Barlow Lens - 2"

This 2” Barlow Lens with 2X magnification from Apertura uses an ED doublet lens design with one high index glass element featuring an unconventional partial dispersion in order to provide apochromatic performance. This barlow offers superb color correction, along with blackened lens edges for maximum contrast. As an added bonus, the lens element cell can be detached from the barlow body and installed on most 2” eyepieces, providing a 1.3X enhancement in magnification.

Super Wide Angle 2" Eyepieces - 38mm, 32mm, & 26mm

Apertura is upping its game when it comes to astronomy eyepieces. The Super Wide Angle eyepieces from Apertura are high performing and aesthetically pleasing eyepieces that you will be happy to take on your night sky adventures. The 70° apparent field of view and the fully multi-coated optics mean that you are going to get sights through your eyepiece that are almost certain to please. The eyepiece is fitted with foldable fitted eyecups, blackened edges, and anti-reflection threads will boost contrast. The 2" barrel is easy to handle and can accept 2" filters (not included).

Apertura 38mm Eyepiece Specifications

  • Focal Length: 38mm
  • Barrel Size: 2"
  • Lens Elements: 5

Apertura 32mm Eyepiece Specifications

  • Focal Length: 32mm
  • Barrel Size: 2"
  • Eye Relief: 24mm
  • Lens Elements: 5
  • Weight: 14.4oz

Apertura 26mm Eyepiece Specifications

  • Focal Length: 26 mm
  • Barrel Size: 2"
  • Eye Relief: 20 mm
  • Lens Elements: 5
  • Weight: 10.2 oz

AC Adapter

Enjoy your Celestron computerized telescope without using up your batteries with this inexpensive AC adapter! When using your telescope at home or near any wall outlet, you can enjoy hours of uninterrupted observing. Running your telescope off of AC power is hassle-free and much more reliable than other methods, especially in cool temperatures, when batteries can lose charge quickly.

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