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Celestron C8 S-GT Advanced Computerized Telescope - 11026-XLT has been discontinued by Celestron and is no longer available. Our product experts have helped us select these available replacements below. You can also explore other items in the Telescopes category yourself to try and find the perfect replacement for you!

Celestron C8 S-GT Advanced Computerized Telescope - 11026-XLT Product Info

Celestron C8 S-GT Advanced Computerized Telescope w/ StarBright XLT coatings #11026-XLT is a fully-loaded scope with an automated GoTo system all ready for your disposal. It has the CG-5 EQ mount for supreme imagery free of jitters which would make even the best of resolving power irrelevant. This combination of aperture, automation and price is terribly impressive. After a quick alignment procedure, you'll have an impressive database of 40,000 objects at your disposal: just tell the computerized hand control what you want to observe and the scope will do the rest with the light-gathering power of 843x a human eye. There's an optional accessory which aligns the scope with GPS information for the utmost in accuracy; even tiny stars invisible in the finderscope will be nailed the first time!

For more information on Celestron C8 S-GT Advanced Computerized Telescope w/ StarBright XLT coatings #11026-XLT please make sure to check out the Celestron C8 S-GT Advanced Computerized Telescope Manual in PDF format (~4.79KB).

Specifications for Celestron C8 S-GT Advanced Computerized Telescope #11026:

Optical Design:   Schmidt-Cassegrain
Optical Diameter:   203mm (8")
Focal Length:   80.0" (2032mm)
Focal Ratio:   f/10
Maximum Useful Magnification:   480x
Resolving Power (arc seconds):   0.68
Optical Coatings:   Starbright coatings
Optical Tube Dimensions:   17.0 x 9.2" (432 x 234mm) LxW
Mount Type:   German-type equatorial
Eyepiece Barrel:   Diameter 1.25"
Finderscope:   6x30mm
Tripod:   Steel with 2" (51mm) maximum tube diameter
Moto:   r DC Servo with dual axis encoding
Weight:   55.00 lb (24.94 kg)

Features of Celestron C8 S-GT Advanced Computerized Telescope #11026:

  • Multicoated optics in a powerful Schmidt-Cassegrain design
  • Heavy-duty German equatorial mount
  • Remote slewing at up to 4° per second
  • Easy photo adaptation
  • Limiting stellar magnitude of 14 with 10% mirror obstruction
  • RS-232 Port upon hand controller links your personal computer and telescope

Package Contents:

  • Celestron C8 S-GT Advanced Computerized Telescope w/ StarBright XLT coatings #11026-XLT
  • 25mm (81x) Plossl Eyepiece (1.25")
  • 6x30mm Finderscope
  • Sky Level I CD-ROM
  • Star Diagonal (1.25")
  • Tripod with Accessory Tray
  • 2-Year Warranty

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Celestron C8 S-GT Advanced Computerized Telescope - 11026-XLT, MPN: 11026-XLT, UPC: 050234102612, Code: CI-TS-C8-11026-XLT

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Helpful Positive Review C8 S-GT by Legacy Reviewer, January 30, 2009
It would be good if the telescope could keep the time, it remembers the coordinates when powered down, but the time must be reentered. Index marks could stand to be easier to see in the dark. Prompts for star alignment could be better, LCD moving t...
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