Celestron C8-A SCT OTA - CGE


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  • Regular price $1,039.00

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  • 8" Schmidt-Cassegrain Optical Tube Assembly
  • Aluminum Optical Tube
  • Celestron's premium StarBright XLT coatings
  • 2032 mm focal length (f/10)
  • 25 mm eyepiece included (81x)
  • Visual back allows for use with 1.25" accessories
  • 6x30 finderscope to help accurately find objects
  • Star diagonal provides more comfortable viewing position when observing objects that are high in the sky
  • Includes dovetail rail compatible with CGE mount

    Specifications

    Aperture (mm) 203.2 mm (8 in)
    Dovetail Compatibility CGE Mount
    Finderscope 6x30
    Focal Length 2032 mm (80 in)
    Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 ... 25 mm (0.98 in)
    Focal Ratio 10
    Highest Useful Magnification 480 x
    Light Gathering Power (Comp... 843 x
    Limiting Stellar Magnitude 14
    Lowest Useful Magnification 29 x
    Magnification of Eyepiece 1 81 x
    Optical Coatings StarBright XLT
    Optical Design Schmidt-Cassegrain
    Optical Tube Aluminum
    Optical Tube Length 17 in (432 mm)
    Optical Tube Weight 12.5 lbs (5.67 kg)
    Resolution (Dawes) 0.57 arc seconds
    Resolution (Rayleigh) 0.69 arc seconds
    Secondary Mirror Obstructio... 9.77%
    Secondary Mirror Obstruction 2.5 in (64 mm)
    Star Diagonal 1.25
      SKU: 91024-XLT
      Barcode: 050234102490