Manufacturer’s Description

The largest of the NexStar SE family with 78% more light gathering than a 6 model, the NexStar 8 SE will enable you to see deep into the Universe. The distinctive patented fork arm with ergonomically designed integrated hand control cradle gives solid support to Celestron's classic 8 optics. The NexStar 8 SE features Schmidt-Cassegrain 8 aperture optics with our premium StarBright XLT coatings, powerful 2,032mm focal length and an f/10 focal ratio.The NexStar 8 SE has all the same features as Celestron's most advanced computerized GoTo telescopes, including our revolutionary SkyAlign alignment technology, a sky tour feature, a database of over 40,000 celestial objects and easy to use hand control.Plug the optional SkySync GPS Accessory into NexStar's Auxiliary port and download data from orbiting GPS satellites for truly quick and easy alignments. The universe may be full of mysteries, but using the NexStar 8 SE isn't one of them.

The Specs

Additional Specifications
Minimum Magnification 29x
Brand Name Celestron
Software Included NexRemote The Sky Level 1 Planetarium
Prism Type Schmidt-Cassegrain
Angular Field of View 0.63
Linear Field of View 33 ft @ 3000 ft
Maximum Angular Field of View (Real) 1
Maximum Magnification 480x
Product Series SE
Maximum Field of View @ 1000 yd 33 ft
Number of Batteries Support 8
Product Line NexStar
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