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Celestron NexStar 8SE Professional Telescope Bundle - 11069-BUN2

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Celestron NexStar 8SE Computerized Professional Telescope Bundle



  • The NexStar 8SE telescope bundle 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 astronomy experts at High Point Scientific have hand-picked each accessory, ensuring you will enjoy a quality astronomy experience right out of the box! Order the Celestron NexStar 8SE ultimate telescope package today and get the maximum use out of your new telescope.



  • The Celestron NexStar 8SE computerized telescope offers 8" of aperture, revealing the beauty of the universe before your eyes 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.



  • This Celestron telescope package upgrades your observational capabilities to include 2" eyepieces! Our Celestron telescope package includes an aluminum carry case filled with a High Point Scientific 2" SCT Diagonal with 2" to 1.25" Adapter, a 42mm 2" Wide Angle eyepiece, a 30mm 2" Wide Angle eyepiece, and a 1.25" 15mm Wide Angle eyepiece. The Celestron AC Adapter is also included 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.




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.



High Point 1.25" / 2" Wide Angle Eyepiece Kit W/ SCT Diagonal




The High Point 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 42 mm 2" Wide Angle Eyepiece, a 30 mm 2" Wide Angle Eyepiece, a 15 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 High Point Wide Angle Eyepiece & Diagonal Kit component.




  • 2" SCT Dielectric Diagonal - The 2" SCT Dielectric Diagonal from High Point 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 42 mm Wide Angle Eyepiece from High Point 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 High Point 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 15 mm Wide Angle Eyepiece from High Point 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!



Celestron 110 Volt 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 2.5 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 switchable universal AC adapter included

Description
Description

Celestron NexStar 8SE Computerized Professional Telescope Bundle

  • The NexStar 8SE telescope bundle 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 astronomy experts at High Point Scientific have hand-picked each accessory, ensuring you will enjoy a quality astronomy experience right out of the box! Order the Celestron NexStar 8SE ultimate telescope package today and get the maximum use out of your new telescope.

  • The Celestron NexStar 8SE computerized telescope offers 8" of aperture, revealing the beauty of the universe before your eyes 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.

  • This Celestron telescope package upgrades your observational capabilities to include 2" eyepieces! Our Celestron telescope package includes an aluminum carry case filled with a High Point Scientific 2" SCT Diagonal with 2" to 1.25" Adapter, a 42mm 2" Wide Angle eyepiece, a 30mm 2" Wide Angle eyepiece, and a 1.25" 15mm Wide Angle eyepiece. The Celestron AC Adapter is also included 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.

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.

High Point 1.25" / 2" Wide Angle Eyepiece Kit W/ SCT Diagonal

The High Point 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 42 mm 2" Wide Angle Eyepiece, a 30 mm 2" Wide Angle Eyepiece, a 15 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 High Point Wide Angle Eyepiece & Diagonal Kit component.

  • 2" SCT Dielectric Diagonal - The 2" SCT Dielectric Diagonal from High Point 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 42 mm Wide Angle Eyepiece from High Point 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 High Point 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 15 mm Wide Angle Eyepiece from High Point 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!

Celestron 110 Volt 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 2.5 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 switchable universal AC adapter included
Specifications
Specifications
Model Number 11069-BUN2
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 Adapter 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 AC
Telescope OTA Length (in.) 17
Telescope OTA Weight (lb.) 12.5
Telescope Tripod Weight (lb.) 9
Telescope Total Weight (lb.) 33
Bonus Items in Package High Point Wide Angle Eyepiece & SCT Diagonal Kit, Celestron 7AH Power Tank, Celestron AC Adapter
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

  • Celestron 7AH 12V Power Tank

  • Celestron AC Adapter

  • 2” 42 mm High Point Wide Angle Eyepiece

  • 2” 30 mm High Point Wide Angle Eyepiece

  • 1.25” 15mm High Point Wide Angle Eyepiece

  • 2” SCT High Point Dielectric Diagonal

  • 2" to 1.25" Adapter
  • Aluminum Case for Accessories
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