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Celestron C8-XLT (CGE)

US$ 1,052.75

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Short Description

  • 8" Schmidt-Cassegrain Optical Tube Assembly
  • Aluminum Optical Tube
  • Celestron's premium StarBright XLT coatings
  • 2032 mm focal length (f/10)
  • 25 mm eyepiece included (81x)
  • Visual back allows for use with 1.25" accessories
  • 6x30 finderscope to help accurately find objects
  • Star diagonal provides more comfortable viewing position when observing objects that are high in the sky
  • Includes dovetail rail compatible with CGE mount
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Optical DesignSchmidt-Cassegrain
Aperture203.2mm (8")
Focal Length2032mm (80")
Focal Ratiof/10
Focal Length of Eyepiece 125mm (0.98")
Magnification of Eyepiece 181x
Finderscope6x30
Star Diagonal1.25" Star Diagonal
Optical TubeAluminum
Highest Useful Magnification480x
Lowest Useful Magnification29x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude14
Resolution (Rayleigh)0.69 arc seconds
Resolution (Dawes)0.57 arc seconds
Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye)843x
Secondary Mirror Obstruction64mm (2.5")
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter31%
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area9.77%
Optical CoatingsStarBright XLT
Optical Tube Length432mm (17")
Optical Tube Diameter238mm (9.37")
Optical Tube Weight12.5 lbs (5.67 kg)
DovetailCGE Dovetail Bar

Additional Information

Additional Information

ManufacturerCelestron
NameCelestron C8-XLT (CGE)
MPNCE91024-XLT
EAN0050234102490
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Optical SchemeSchmidt-Cassegrain
Diameter203 mm
Focal Length2032 mm
Aperturef/10

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