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Model: 32062Brand: CelestronDesign: ReflectorSize: 8" (200mm)Computerized: Computerized GOTOLevel: IntermediateMount Type: Equatorial
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GOTO Telescopes Used For Visual And Astroimaging
Quick Overview:8” (200mm) f/5 optical design gives excellent wide field viewsParabolic primary mirror minimizes spherical aberration to produce a better imageInteger gear ratios and permanently programmable Periodic Error Correction eliminates recurring track errors from the worm gear.New motors offer improved tracking performance & provide more power to overcome load imbalancesUpdated industrial design offers more rigidity, less flexure and improved aestheticsNew design allows viewing or imaging across the meridian without interference from the motors housingsImproved latitude range. Can be used between 7 – 77 degrees latitude.Improved electronics contain increased memory for future expansionNexStar+ hand control offers multiple language programming (English, French, Italian, German, Spanish)
Large aperture at an affordable price, our Advanced VX 8” Newtonian provides 78% more light-gathering abilities compared to the 6” model. The parabolic primary mirror minimizes spherical aberration to produce a sharper image near the edge of the field of view. This scope is great for intermediate visual observers and beginning astroimagers looking for a large aperture with lots of light-gathering power. As you grow in your hobby, you can continue to enjoy all the high-level features of the Advanced VX.
About the Mount
The new Advanced VX mount was specifically designed to provide optimum imaging performance for smaller telescopes. Now your smaller telescope can take advantage of All-Star Polar Alignment and autoguider support. You’ll be able to track through long exposures using permanently programmable periodic error correction. Image across the meridian without doing a meridian flip, so you can seamlessly image the best part of night sky. Advanced VX features significantly larger base castings than our previous design, improving stability under heavier loads. Improved motors offer more torque and can handle slight load imbalances with ease.
Optical Design Newtonian ReflectorAperture (mm) 200 mm (7.87 in)Focal Length (mm) 1000 mm (39 in)Focal Ratio 5Eyepiece 1 (mm) 20 mm (0.79 in)Magnification 1 50 xFinderscope 9x50Optical Tube AluminumFastar Compatible NoTripod Adjustable, Stainless SteelTripod Legs 2"Weight (lbs) 71 lbs (32 kg)Power Supply Car battery adapterHighest Useful Magnification 472 xLowest Useful Magnification 29 xLimiting Stellar Magnitude 14Resolution (Rayleigh) 0.7 arc secondsResolution (Dawes) 0.58 arc secondsLight Gathering Power (Compared to human eye) 816 xSecondary Mirror Obstruction 2.2" in (56 mm)Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter 28 %Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area 7.81 %Optical Tube Length 27" in (686 mm)Optical Tube Weight 14 lbs (6.35 kg)Telescope Weight 71 lbs (32 kg)EQ Mount Weight 17 lbs (7.71 kg)Tripod Height (Max) 64" in (1626 mm)Tripod Height (Min) 44" in (1118 mm)Tripod Weight 18 lbs (8.16 kg)Counterweight Bar 12" Length, 0.75" Diameter lbs (5.44 kg)Counterweights 2 x 11 lbsLatitude Range 7-77 degMotor Drive Low cog DC Servo motors with encoders, both axesSlew Speeds Nine slew speeds, 4 deg/sec maximumTracking Rates Sidereal, Solar and LunarTracking Modes EQ North and EQ SouthAlignment Procedures 2-Star Align, Quick Align, 1-Star Align, Last Alignment, Solar System AlignCommunication Ports 2x AUX ports, Autoguider port, RS-232 port (on hand control)Computer Hand Control Double line, 16 character Liquid Crystal Display; 19 fiber optic backlit LED buttonsDatabase 40,000+ objects, 100 user defined programmable objects. Enhanced information on over 200 objectsPower Requirements 12V DC 3.5A (tip positive)Internal Clock YesGPS Optional SkySync GPS AccessoryPlease note that stock levels do fluctuate so please call or email to check today's stock before placing your order.
What a telescope and mount.The plus points far outweigh the negitive points.I love the 2" eyepieces.Caldwell 16 is brillant thru this scope with a two inch eyepieces.Amazing views with this combo;its also known as the beast.good name because its heavy.If your into D.S.Os this is the package for you.I was so impressed that i also bought the little brother vx6".As for the service from R.V.O,flawless.If your in the market for a newt,either 6 or 8,then this is the package to go for.The place to get your package is from R.V.O.Andy.
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