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Celestron CPC 800 XLT GoTo Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope
$1,999.00
 
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Expected Ship Date: 11/11/2014

  • Futuristic new 8" Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope with computerized GoTo pointing technology
  • Includes GoTo hand controller with 40,000+ object database
  • Features revolutionary SkyAlign alignment technology
  • Enhanced Starbright XLT optical coatings
  • PEC, autoguider compatibility, 16-channel GPS, and many other great features!


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Item #  09757
Mfg Model #  11073-XLT

The CPC 800 XLT combines 8" Schmidt-Cassegain optics with an innovative fork mount for a great price. StarBright XLT high-performance coatings guarantee vivid images. The NexStar GoTo system offers computerized pointing to 40,000+ astronomical objects. Aligning the telescope for computerized pointing is as easy as 1-2-3! You just aim the scope at three bright stars or planets in the sky, and you're all set to hunt for celestial treasures. The newly designed tripod features heavy-duty stainless steel legs and a spreader bar for excellent rigidity. Standard accessories include a 9x50 finder scope, 40mm Plossl eyepiece, 1.25" diagonal, and NexRemote remote control software. Two-year limited warranty.

Warranty

This product is serviced and supported by its manufacturer according to the terms and conditions included in the packaged product. Orion's limited warranty does not apply. Please contact the manufacturer directly for technical support.

Warning

Please note this product was not designed or intended by the manufacturer for use by a child 12 years of age or younger.

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  • Best for viewing
    Brighter deep sky
  • Best for imaging
    Deep sky
  • User level
    Advanced
  • Optical design
    Schmidt-Cassegrain
  • Optical diameter
    203mm
  • Finder scope lens diameter
    50mm
  • Focal length
    2032mm
  • Focal ratio
    f/10.0
  • Eyepieces
    Plossl 40.0mm (1.25")
  • Magnification with included eyepieces
    51x
  • Resolving power
    0.57arc*sec
  • Lowest useful magnification
    29x
  • Highest useful magnification
    300x
  • Highest theoretical magnification
    406x
  • Limiting stellar magnitude
    14.2
  • Optical quality
    Diffraction limited
  • Finder scope
    9x50
  • Focuser
    Internal
  • Diagonal degrees
    1.25" 90° Mirror Star
  • Secondary mirror obstruction
    63mm
  • Secondary mirror obstruction by diameter
    31%
  • Secondary mirror obstruction by area
    10%
  • Mount type
    Altazimuth
  • Astro-imaging capability
    Lunar, planetary & long exposure
  • Computerized compatibility
    Go-To included
  • Alignment procedure
    SkyAlign, Auto 2-Star, 2-star, SolarSystem, EQ North, EQ South, 1-Star
  • Number of objects in database
    40,000+
  • Tracking rates
    Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
  • Motor speeds
    3°/sec. 2°/sec, 0.5°/sec, 64x, 16x, 8x, 4x, 1x, 0.5x
  • Motor type
    DC Servo motors with encoders
  • Power requirement
    12-volt DC - 1.5A (tip positive)
  • PEC
    Yes
  • GPS
    Included
  • Backlash compensation
    Yes
  • Setting circles
    Electronic, via the hand controller
  • Available ports
    RS-232, Aux1, Aux2, autoguider, PC
  • Tube material
    Aluminum
  • Tripod material
    Steel
  • Length of optical tube
    18.0 in.
  • Weight, optical tube
    42.0 lbs.
  • Weight, mount/tripod
    19.0 lbs.
  • Weight, fully assembled
    61.0 lbs.
  • Warranty
    Two year
Celestron optical tube and fork arm assembly
40mm Plössl telescope eyepiece
90º star diagonal (1.25")
Tripod
Celestron computerized hand controller
8x50 finder scope
Quick release mounting bracket
1.25" visual back
Car battery adapter
RS232 cable
NexRemote Telescope Control Software

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