Celestron

CPC 800 GPS (XLT) Computerized Telescope


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  • Regular price $1,999.00

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  • 8" diffraction limited 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

Computerized Mount Features

  • Proven NexStar computer control technology
  • 40,000 object database with over 100 user-definable objects and expanded information on over 200 objects
  • Custom database lists of all the most famous deep-sky objects by name and catalog number; the most beautiful double, triple and quadruple stars; variable stars; solar system objects and asterisms
  • Re-designed drive base and drive mechanics - Quiet operation; large drive gears, quick release clutch
  • SkyAlign allows you to align on any three bright celestial objects, making for a fast and easy alignment process
  • Flash upgradeable hand control software and motor control units for downloading product updates over the Internet
  • Permanent PEC
  • Auxiliary port for additional accessories such as Autoguider, GPS accessory
  • NexRemote telescope control software and RS-232 cable included for advanced control of your telescope via computer
OPTICAL TUBE INFO:
Optical Design Schmidt-Cassegrain
Aperture 203.2mm (8")
Focal Length 2032mm (80")
Focal Ratio f/10
Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 40mm (1.57")
Magnification of Eyepiece 1 51x
Finderscope 9x50 Finderscope with quick release bracket
Star Diagonal 1.25" Star Diagonal
Optical Tube Aluminum
Highest Useful Magnification 480x
Lowest Useful Magnification 29x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude 14
Resolution (Rayleigh) 0.69 arc seconds
Resolution (Dawes) 0.57 arc seconds
Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye) 843x
Secondary Mirror Obstruction 64mm (2.5")
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter 31%
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area 9.77%
Optical Coatings Starbright XLT
Optical Tube Length 432mm (17")
Optical Tube Diameter 238mm (9.37")
Optical Tube Weight 42 lbs (19.1 kg) with mount
Dovetail None
MOUNT INFO:
Mount Type Computerized Altitude-Azimuth Dual Fork Arm
Height adjustment range (includes mount and tripod) 1295.4mm - 1422.4mm (51" - 66")
Tripod leg diameter 50.8mm (2") Stainless Steel
Mount Head Weight 42 lbs (19.1 kg) with optical tube
Accessory Tray Yes
Tripod Weight 19 lbs (8.6 kg)
Slew Speed 9 slew speeds - max speed 5°/second
Tracking Rates Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
Tracking Modes Altazimuth, EQ North and EQ South
GPS Internal 16 channel
Dovetail Compatibility none
Number of Auxiliary ports 2 Aux ports (Hand Control can use any of the Aux ports)
Autoguide port Yes
USB Port Yes, on hand control
Power Requirements 12 VDC-1.5A (Tip positive)
Motor Drive DC servo motors
Alignment Procedures Sky Align, Auto Two-Star Align, Two-Star Align, Solar System Align, EQ North Align & EQ South Align
Periodic Error Correction Yes
Computerized Hand Control 2 line x 18 character backlit Liquid Crystal Display, 19 LED backlit buttons, USB 2.0 port for PC connection
NexStar+ Database 40,000+ objects, 100 user defined programmable objects. Enhanced information on over 200 objects
Software Celestron's Starry Night Special Edition Software, SkyPortal App
Total Telescope Kit Weight 61 lbs (27.6 kg)
Included Items Mount/OTA | Tripod | Accessory Tray | 40mm Eyepiece | 1.25" Star Diagonal | 50mm 9x50 Finderscope with Bracket | Instruction Manual
SKU: 11073-XLT
Barcode: 050234107310