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Model: 11073-XLTBrand: CelestronDesign: SCTSize: 8" (200mm)Computerized: Computerized GOTOLevel: AdvancedMount Type: Alt Az
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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-CassegrainAPERTURE: 203.2 mm (8 in)FOCAL LENGTH: 2032 mm (80 in)FOCAL RATIO: 10FINDERSCOPE: 50 Finderscope w/ quick release bracket
MOUNT: Dual Fork ArmOPTICAL TUBE: AluminumEYEPIECE 1: 40 mm (1.57 in)MAGNIFICATION 1: 50.8 xSTAR DIAGONAL: 1.25ACCESSORY TRAY: Leg Brace / Eyepiece holderTRIPOD: Heavy Duty Steel AdjustableCD ROM: NexRemote control software w/RS232 cablePOWER SUPPLY: Car battery adapterHIGHEST USEFUL MAGNIFICATION: 480 xLOWEST USEFUL MAGNIFICATION: 29 xLIMITING STELLAR MAGNITUDE: 14RESOLUTION: 0.68 arc secondsRESOLVING POWER: 0.57 arc secondsPHOTOGRAPHIC RESOLUTION: 200 line/mmLIGHT GATHERING POWER: 843 xANGULAR FIELD OF VIEW 0.8 °LINEAR FIELD OF VIEW (@1000 YDS): 42 ft (12.8 m)OPTICAL COATINGS: Starbright XLT CoatingSECONDARY 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 axesMOTOR RESOLUTION: 0.14 arc secondsCOMPUTER HAND CONTROL: Flash upgradeable, double line, 16 character Liquid Crystal Display; 19 fiber optic backlit LED buttonsTRACKING RATES: Sidereal, Solar and LunarTRACKING MODES: Altazimuth, EQ North & EQ SouthALIGNMENT 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 ProgramableFORK ARM Dual fork arm, cast Aluminum w/ detachable HC cradleGEAR: 5.625 hard anodized gear in both axes, 180 tooth, brass wormBEARINGS: 9.8 azimuth bearingCOMMUNICATION PORTS: RS-232 counication port on hand control MOTOR PORTS: Aux Port, Autoguide PortsDATABASE: 40,000+ objects, 400 user defined programmable objects. Enhanced information on over 200 objectsPOWER REQUIREMENTS: 12VDC 1.5APOWER REQUIREMENTS - IDLE CURRENT: 340 mAPOWER REQUIREMENTS - SLEW ONE AXIS: 640 mAPOWER REQUIREMENTS - SLEW BOTH AXES: 900 mACORD MANAGEMENT: Cord Wrap Software GPS: Internal 16 channel
Please note that stock levels do fluctuate so please call or email to check today's stock before placing your order.
This is a fantastic telescope. It's portable and very easy to use with its integrated GPS. The optics are very sharp and very clear. I would recommend this telescope for a visual observer who may take on astrophotography at a later date
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