Celestron Nexstar 8 SE Telescope

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The large NexStar Celestron® Nexstar 8 SE telescope will enable you to see deep into the Universe. The distinctive fork arm with an ergonomically-designed integrated hand control cradle, gives solid support to Celestron's classic 8-in optics. The NexStar 8 SE features Schmidt-Cassegrain 8-in aperture optics with premium StarBright XLT coatings and a powerful 2,032mm focal length and f/10 focal ratio.

Key Specs:

  • Model Number: 8 SE
  • Focal Ratio: 10
  • Coated Lens: Yes
  • Tripod: Steel
  • Weight: 9 lbs




  • Telescope Type: Schmidt-Cassegrain
  • Finderscope: Red Dot StarPointer™
  • A mirror lens projects the image of a LED illuminated pinpoint into the line of sight, providing you with a red dot of light to center on the object you want to view.
  • Focal Length: 2032 mm
  • Eyepieces: 25 mm
  • Mount Type: Alt-Azimuth
  • A simple and easy-to-use design that allows for up-down and left-right movements.
  • Controls: Motor Drive

Additional Info

    • Combines the classic heritage of the original orange tube telescopes with the latest state-of-the-art features
    • StarBright XLT high transmission coatings come standard
    • StarPointer finderscope to help with alignment and accurately locating objects
    • Quick-release fork arm mount, optical tube and accessory tray for no-tool setup
    • Celestron's unique patented single fork arm with integral hand control design provides a rigid and smooth operating structure for the optical tube
    • Sturdy computerized altazimuth mount
    • Ultra-sturdy steel tripod
    • Star diagonal provides more comfortable viewing position when observing objects that are high in the sky
    • Proven NexStar computer control technology
    • Nearly 40,000 object database with 200 user-definable objects and expanded information on over 200 objects
    • SkyAlign allows you to align on any three bright celestial objects, making for a fast and easy alignment process
    • Flash upgradeable hand control software and motor control units for downloading product updates over the Internet
    • Autoguider port for long exposure astrophotography
    • DC Servo motors with encoders on both axes
    • Custom database lists of all the most famous deep-sky objects by name and catalog number; the most beautiful double, triple and quadruple stars; variable star; solar systems; objects and asterisms
    • Double line, 16-character Liquid Crystal Display
    • Hand Control with backlit LED buttons for easy operation of goto features
    • NexRemote telescope control software and RS-232 cable included for advanced control of your telescope via computer
    • GPS-compatible with optional CN16 GPS Accessory (93963)

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