Please note that this product is currently out of stock and is on backorder. The estimated arrival is in late August 2023. This date is an estimate and is subject to change.
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