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Great scope for astrophotography. This 8" Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope comes with a heavy-duty German equatorial mount for steady long exposures. Enjoy this large scope that includes Celestron's original tracking system.
8” (203.2mm) f/10 EdgeHD includes StarBright XLT coatings for better light transmission
EdgeHD optical design fully corrects for coma and field curvature, delivering a truly flat field
The most compact and portable of Celestron’s German equatorial mounts offers the same rigidity as our larger mounts with minimal flexure and an improved industrial design
Holds a maximum instrument capacity of 30 lb
Every feature an astroimager wants: PEC, an autoguider port, the ability to image across the meridian, and more
Dual saddle plate is compatible with narrow CG-5 dovetails and wider CGE dovetail. Also compatible with Vixen format dovetails longer than 100mm, but not compatible with Losmandy D format plates.
Latitude range allows the mount to perform between 7° and 77° latitude
Accessories include a 40mm eyepiece, 1.25” star diagonal and 9x50 finderscope