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CPC 800 GPS (XLT) Computerized Telescope

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Item #: 11073-XLT / 11073-XLT-CGL
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  • 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

Overview

  • 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

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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

    Technology

    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: 203.2mm (8")
    Focal Length: 2032mm (80")
    Focal Ratio: f/10
    Focal Length of Eyepiece 1: 40mm (1.57")
    Magnification of Eyepiece 1: 51x
    Finderscope: 9x50 Finderscope with quick release bracket
    Star Diagonal: 1.25" Star Diagonal
    Optical Tube: Aluminum
    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
    Secondary Mirror Obstruction: 64mm (2.5")
    Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter: 31%
    Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area: 9.77%
    Optical Coatings: Starbright XLT
    Optical Tube Length: 432mm (17")
    Optical Tube Diameter: 238mm (9.37")
    Optical Tube Weight: 42 lbs (19.1 kg) with mount
    Dovetail: None
    Mount Info:
    Mount Type: Computerized Altitude-Azimuth Dual Fork Arm
    Height adjustment range (includes mount and tripod): 1295.4mm - 1422.4mm (51" - 66")
    Tripod leg diameter: 50.8mm (2") Stainless Steel
    Mount Head Weight: 42 lbs (19.1 kg) with optical tube
    Accessory Tray: Yes
    Tripod Weight: 19 lbs (8.6 kg)
    Slew Speed: 9 slew speeds - max speed 5°/second
    Tracking Rates: Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
    Tracking Modes: Altazimuth, EQ North and EQ South
    GPS: Internal 16 channel
    Dovetail Compatibility: none
    Number of Auxiliary Ports: 2 AUX Ports (Hand Control can use any of the AUX Ports)
    Autoguide Port: Yes
    USB Port: Yes, on hand control
    Power Requirements: 12 VDC-1.5A (Tip positive)
    Motor Drive: DC servo motors
    Alignment Procedures: Sky Align, Auto Two-Star Align, Two-Star Align, Solar System Align, EQ North Align and EQ South Align
    Periodic Error Correction: Yes
    Computerized Hand Control: 2 line x 18 character backlit Liquid Crystal Display, 19 LED backlit buttons, USB 2.0 Port for PC connection
    NexStar+ Database: 40,000+ objects, 100 user defined programmable objects. Enhanced information on over 200 objects
    Software: Celestron Starry Night Special Edition Software and SkyPortal App
    Total Telescope Kit Weight: 61 lbs (27.6 kg)
    Included Items: Optical tube
    Mount and Tripod
    Accessory Tray
    40mm eyepiece
    1.25" Star Diagonal
    50mm 9x50 Finderscope with Bracket
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    FAQ

    Q:

    What is the heaviest recommend load for mounting a camera in the Fastar / HyperStar configuraton?

    A:

    We recommend a load of no more than 20 lbs. at 4.5 inches away from the 8" Schmidt corrector.

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