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Model: SHCPC8SCTBrand: Celestron
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A second hand Celestron CPC 8" SCT Telescope. The tube has been cleaned and collimated by us, and the mirror has been checked. The optics are in fantastic condition. The handset and electronics have been tested and it's in full working order. There are some marks and scratches to the legs and base of the mount, however these are only cosmetic. Comes supplied with all standard accessories including 40mm eyepiece, 50mm finderscope and diagonal.
High Quality 200mm SCT package on a GoTo fork mount
The CPC 800 GPS XLT is the most portable of Celestron's top-of-the-line fork-mounted astronomical telescopes and includes Celestron's premium StarBright XLT coatings. This telescope is at home as a superb visual instrument or, with optional wedge and CCD cameras, as a serious astrophotographer's tool.
Turn this scope to planets and see amazing detail on the surface of Jupiter; see Cassini's Division in the rings of Saturn, and resolve details on the surface of Mars. Even the distant Uranus, Neptune and Pluto are within your reach.
Although large in aperture, with its conveniently located carrying handles and an instrument weight of only 42 lb., this telescope is portable enough to setup in your backyard or take with you to your favorite dark sky location.
- 8" Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope - Celestron's premium StarBright XLT coatings- Fully computerized dual fork arm altazimuth mount - 8x50 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
OPTICAL DESIGN: Schmidt-Cassegrain APERTURE: 203.2 mm (8 in)FOCAL LENGTH: 2032 mm (80 in) FOCAL RATIO: 10 FINDERSCOPE: 50 Finderscope w/ quick release bracket
MOUNT: Dual Fork Arm OPTICAL TUBE: Aluminum EYEPIECE 1: 40 mm (1.57 in) MAGNIFICATION 1: 50.8 x STAR DIAGONAL: 1.25 ACCESSORY TRAY: Leg Brace / Eyepiece holder TRIPOD: Heavy Duty Steel Adjustable CD ROM: NexRemote control software w/RS232 cable POWER SUPPLY: Car battery adapter HIGHEST USEFUL MAGNIFICATION: 480 x LOWEST USEFUL MAGNIFICATION: 29 x LIMITING STELLAR MAGNITUDE: 14 RESOLUTION: 0.68 arc seconds RESOLVING POWER: 0.57 arc seconds PHOTOGRAPHIC RESOLUTION: 200 line/mm LIGHT GATHERING POWER: 843 x ANGULAR FIELD OF VIEW 0.8 ° LINEAR FIELD OF VIEW (@1000 YDS): 42 ft (12.8 m) OPTICAL COATINGS: Starbright XLT Coating SECONDARY MIRROR OBSTRUCTION: 2.5 in (63.5 mm) SECONDARY MIRROR OBSTRUCTION BY AREA: 10 % SECONDARY MIRROR OBSTRUCTION BY DIAMETER: 31 %OPTICAL TUBE WEIGHT: 17 lb (7.71 kg) TELESCOPE WEIGHT: 42 lb (19.05 kg) TRIPOD AND MOUNT WEIGHT: 19 lb (8.62 kg) MOTOR DRIVE: DC Servo motors with encoders, both axes MOTOR RESOLUTION: 0.14 arc seconds COMPUTER HAND CONTROL: Flash upgradeable, double line, 16 character Liquid Crystal Display; 19 fiber optic backlit LED buttons TRACKING RATES: Sidereal, Solar and Lunar TRACKING MODES: Altazimuth, EQ North & EQ South ALIGNMENT PROCEDURES: SkyAlign, Auto Two-Star Alignment, Two-star Align, SolarSystem Align, EQ North Align, EQ South Align, One-Star AlignSOFTWARE PRECISION: 24bit, 0.08 calculationsPERIODIC ERROR CORRECTION: Permanently Programable FORK ARM Dual fork arm, cast Aluminum w/ detachable HC cradle GEAR: 5.625 hard anodized gear in both axes, 180 tooth, brass worm BEARINGS: 9.8 azimuth bearing COMMUNICATION PORTS: RS-232 counication port on hand control MOTOR PORTS: Aux Port, Autoguide Ports DATABASE: 40,000+ objects, 400 user defined programmable objects. Enhanced information on over 200 objects POWER REQUIREMENTS: 12VDC 1.5A POWER REQUIREMENTS - IDLE CURRENT: 340 mA POWER REQUIREMENTS - SLEW ONE AXIS: 640 mA POWER REQUIREMENTS - SLEW BOTH AXES: 900 mA CORD MANAGEMENT: Cord Wrap Software GPS: Internal 16 channel
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