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Celestron Advanced Series C8-SGT Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope

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Product Description

Optical Design Schmidt-Cassegrain
Aperture 203.2 mm (8 in)
Focal Length 2032 mm (80 in)
Focal Ratio
10
Finderscope 6x30
Mount CG-5 Equatorial
Eyepiece 1 25 mm (0.98 in)
Magnification 1 81 x
Star Diagonal 1.25"
Accessory Tray Yes
CD ROM "The Sky®" Level 1
Tripod 2 inch Stainless Steel
Power Supply Car Battery Adapter
Highest Useful Magnification 480 x
Lowest Useful Magnification 29 x
Limiting Stella Magnitude 14
Resolution (Rayleigh) 0.69 arcsec
Resolution (Dawes) 0.57 arcsec
Photographic Resolution 200 line/mm
Light Gathering Power 843 x
Angular Field of View 0.64 °
Linear Field of View (@1000 yds) 34 ft (10.36 m)
Optical Coatings Starbright Coating/XLT
Secondary Mirror Obstruction 2.7 in (68.58 mm)
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area 11.4 %
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter 33.8 %
Telescope Weight 54.5 lb (24.72 kg)
Optical Tube Length
17 in (431.8 mm)
Counterweights
1-11lb
Motor Drive DC Servo motors with encoders, both axes
Computer Hand Control Double line, 16 character Liquid Crystal Display; 19 fiber optic backlit LED buttons
Slew Speeds 3°/sec
Tracking Rates Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
Tracking Modes EQ North and EQ South
Alignment Procedures
AutoAlign, 2-Star Alignment, Quick Align
Software Precision 24bit, 0.08 arcsec calculation
Communication Ports
RS-232 communication port on hand control
Motor Ports Aux Port, Autoguide Ports
Database 40,000+ objects, 100 user defined programmable objects. Enhanced information on over 200 objects

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