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C8-NGT Computerized Telescope


Item #: 31062



Optical Design: Newtonian Reflector
Aperture: 203.2mm (8")
Focal Length: 1000mm (39")
Focal Ratio: f/4.92
Focal Length of Eyepiece 1: 20mm (0.79")
Magnification of Eyepiece 1: 50x
Finderscope: 9x50
Mount Type: CG-5 Equatorial
Accessory Tray: Yes
Tripod: 2" Stainless Steel
Power Requirements: Car Battery Adapter
Highest Useful Magnification: 480x
Lowest Useful Magnification: 29x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude: 14
Resolution (Rayleigh): 0.69 arc seconds
Resolution (Dawes): 0.57 arc seconds
Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye): 843x
Apparent Field of View:
Linear Field of View (@1000 yds): 53 ft (16 m)
Secondary Mirror Obstruction: 56mm (2.2")
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter: 28%
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area: 7.56%
Optical Coatings: Aluminum
Optical Tube Length: 940mm (37")
Total Telescope Kit Weight: 67 lbs (30 kg)
Weight of Counterweights: 2-11 lbs
Slew Speeds: 3°/sec
Tracking Rates: Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
Tracking Modes: EQ North and EQ South
Alignment Procedures: AutoAlign, 2-Star Alignment, Quick Align
Communication Ports: RS-232 communication port on hand control
Computer Hand Control: Double line, 16 character Liquid Crystal Display; 19 fiber optic backlit LED buttons
NexStar+ Database: 40,000+ objects, 100 user defined programmable objects. Enhanced information on over 200 objects