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Celestron Star Hopper 8 Dobsonians Telescope 10800
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Celestron Star Hopper 8 Dobsonians Telescope 10800 Product Info
Celestron is proud to introduce StarHopper series of Dobsonian Telescopes available in 6", 8", 10" and 12" apertures. Dobsonian telescopes are recognized within the astronomy hobby as an excellent value for the aperture size, and CelestronStarHopper line is as rich in features as it is in value.
The optical system features a large primary mirror at the bottom of the tube which collects light and concentrates it onto a small secondary mirror, which reflects the light out the side of the tube and into the eyepiece. Best of all, Celestron StarHopper8 Dobsonians Telescope 10800 and othrer StarHopper series telescopes are easy to observe with - the user navigates through the night sky by simply moving the tube up or down, and left or right, by hand.
All StarHoppers use optical quality BK-7 glass, this is the same high-quality glass used in most binocular prisms and refractor telescope lenses. All Celestron StarHoppers use a roller track bearing on the azimuth surface providing dozens of support points for smooth swivel motion. They also use a variable tension clutch system for proper balance and control in both altitude and azimuth.The 8 " StarHopper, 10" & 12" models come standard with 2" focuser and 1.25" adapter.
Specifications for Celestron StarHopper-8 Dobsonians Telescopes:
25mm - 1.25"
24% by diameter 5.9% by area
Variable friction clutch
Highest useful power:
Lowest useful power:
Resolution: Rayleigh Criterion
.68 arcsec .57 arcsec
Field of view with standard eyepiece:
Exit pupil with standard eyepiece:
Light gathering power (times the unaided eye):
Limiting visual magnitude:
Optical tube length:
Features of Celestron Star Hopper8 Dobsonians Telescope-10800:
BK7 Optical Quality glass
Roller Track Bearing on Azimuth Surface provides dozens of support points for smooth swivel motion
Variable Tension Clutch System for proper balance and smooth control in both altitude and azimuth
Celestron Star Hopper 8" Dobsonians Telescope (#10800)
25mm Plössl eyepiece and 9 x 50 finder scope
2" focuser and 1.25" adapter
Plastic screw head caps
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I like this telescope, The only thing is after one night of use I have to take apart and tighten the holders on the tube to remove the slack.
Pros: Large size for the money
Cons: Mount brackets keep coming loose