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11073-XLT CELESTRON CPC 800 GPS SCHMIDT-CASSEGRAIN TELESCOPE

$2,779.00
SKU:
11073-XLT
Weight:
70.0000 LBS
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DESCRIPTION

GENERAL FEATURES

  • 8" diffraction limited Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope
  • Celestron's premium StarBright XLT coatings
  • Fully computerized dual fork arm Altazimuth mount
  • 9x50 finderscope to help accurately find objects
  • Newly designed heavy-duty tripod makes attaching the telescope so easy you can do it in the dark; also features sturdy 2" steel legs and accessory tray
  • Ergonomic design - Comfortably lift and move the telescope from location to location
  • Star diagonal provides more comfortable viewing position when observing objects that are high in the sky
  • Convenient remote hand control holder - Allows you to view information hands-free while using the scope

COMPUTERIZED MOUNT FEATURES

  • Proven NexStar computer control technology
  • 40,000 object database with over 100 user-definable objects and expanded information on over 200 objects
  • 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 stars; solar system objects and asterisms
  • Re-designed drive base and drive mechanics - Quiet operation; large drive gears, quick release clutch
  • 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
  • Permanent PEC
  • Auxiliary port for additional accessories such as Autoguider, GPS accessory
  • NexRemote telescope control software and RS-232 cable included for advanced control of your telescope via computer

    SPECIFICATIONS

    Optical Tube Info:  
    Optical Design Schmidt-Cassegrain
    Aperture (mm) 203.2 mm (8 in)
    Focal Length 2032 mm (80 in)
    Focal Ratio 10
    Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 (mm) 40 mm (1.57 in)
    Magnification of Eyepiece 1 51 x
    Finderscope 8x50 Finderscope with quick release bracket
    Star Diagonal 1.25
    Mount Info:  
    Mount Type Dual Fork Arm
    Accessory Tray Leg Brace / Eyepiece holder
    Tripod Heavy Duty Steel Adjustable
    Power Requirements Car battery adapter
    Highest Useful Magnification 480 x
    Lowest Useful Magnification 29 x
    Limiting Stellar Magnitude 14
    Resolution (Rayleigh) 0.69 arc seconds
    Resolution (Dawes) 0.57 arc seconds
    Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye) 843 x
    Apparent Field of View 0.8 °
    Linear Field of View (@1000 yds) 42 ft (13 m)
    Secondary Mirror Obstruction 2.5 in (64 mm)
    Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter 31%
    Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area 9.77%
    Optical Coatings Starbright XLT Coating
    Total Telescope Kit Weight 74 lbs (34 kg)
    Tracking Rates Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
    Tracking Modes Altazimuth, EQ North and EQ South
    Alignment Procedures SkyAlign, Auto Two-Star Alignment, Two-star Align, SolarSystem Align, EQ North Align, EQ South Align, One-Star Align
    Periodic Error Correction Permanently Programmable
    Communication Ports RS-232 communication port on hand control
    Computer Hand Control Flash upgradeable, double line, 16 character Liquid Crystal Display; 19 fiber optic backlit LED buttons
    Database 40,000+ objects, 100 user defined programmable objects. Enhanced information on over 200 objects
    GPS Internal 16 channel
    Warranty 2-year Telescope Warranty

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