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Celestron Advanced VX 8" Newtonian Telescope - 32062

Celestron   ——   SKU: CEL-32062
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About the Celestron Advanced VX 8" Newtonian Telescope...

Large aperture Celestron Telescope at an affordable price, the Advanced VX 8" Newtonian provides 78% more light-gathering abilities compared to the 6" model. The parabolic primary mirror incorporated into the Celestron Advanced VX 8" Newtonian Telescope design minimizes spherical aberration to produce a sharper image near the edge of the field of view. This Celestron Telescope is great for intermediate visual observers and beginning astroimagers looking for a large aperture with lots of light-gathering power. As you grow in your hobby, you can continue to enjoy all the high-level features of the Advanced VX.

 

About the Celestron Advanced VX Mount...

 

The new Advanced VX mount was specifically designed to provide optimum imaging performance for smaller Celestron Telescopes. Now your Celestron Advanced VX 8" Newtonian Telescope can take advantage of All-Star Polar Alignment and autoguider support. You''ll be able to track through long exposures using permanently programmable periodic error correction. Image with your Celestron CCD Camera across the meridian without doing a meridian flip, so you can seamlessly image the best part of night sky. Advanced VX features significantly larger base castings than the previous design, improving stability under heavier loads. Improved motors offer more torque and can handle slight load imbalances with ease.

 

Don''t forget... Additional Celestron Telescope Eyepieces are also available - along with an extensive array of Celestron Telescope Accessories, too!

 

 

Celestron Advanced VX 8" Newtonian Telescope Features...

 

  • 8" (200mm) f/5 optical design gives excellent wide field views

     

     

  • Parabolic primary mirror minimizes spherical aberration to produce a better image

     

     

  • Integer gear ratios and permanently programmable Periodic Error Correction eliminates recurring track errors from the worm gear.

     

     

  • New motors offer improved tracking performance & provide more power to overcome load imbalances

     

     

  • Updated industrial design offers more rigidity, less flexure and improved aesthetics

     

     

  • New design allows viewing or imaging across the meridian without interference from the motors housings

     

     

  • Improved latitude range. Can be used between 7 - 77 degrees latitude.

     

     

  • Improved electronics contain increased memory for future expansion

     

     

  • NexStar+ hand control offers multiple language programming (English, French, Italian, German, Spanish)

 

Celestron Advanced VX 8" Newtonian Telescope Specifications...

Optical Design: Newtonian Reflector

Aperture (mm): 200 mm (7.87 in)

Focal Length (mm): 1000 mm (39 in)

Focal Ratio: f/5

Eyepiece 1 (mm): 20 mm (0.79 in)

Magnification 1: 50 x

Finderscope: 9x50

Optical Tube: Aluminum

Fastar Compatible: No

Tripod: Adjustable, Stainless Steel

Tripod Legs: 2"

Weight (lbs): 71 lbs (32 kg)

Power Supply: Car battery adapter

Highest Useful Magnification: 472 x

Lowest Useful Magnification: 29 x

Limiting Stellar Magnitude: 14

Resolution (Rayleigh) 0.7 arc seconds

Resolution (Dawes): 0.58 arc seconds

Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye): 816 x

Secondary Mirror Obstruction: 2.2" in (56 mm)

Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter: 28 %

Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area: 7.81 %

Optical Tube Length: 27" in (686 mm)

Optical Tube Weight: 14 lbs (6.35 kg)

Telescope Weight: 71 lbs (32 kg)

EQ Mount Weight: 17 lbs (7.71 kg)

Tripod Height (Max): 64" in (1626 mm)

Tripod Height (Min): 44" in (1118 mm)

Tripod Weight: 18 lbs (8.16 kg)

Counterweight Bar: 12" Length, 0.75" Diameter lbs (5.44 kg)

Counterweights: 2 x 11 lbs

Latitude Range: 7-77 deg

Motor Drive: Low cog DC Servo motors with encoders, both axes

Slew Speeds: Nine slew speeds, 4 deg/sec maximum

Tracking Rates: Sidereal, Solar and Lunar

Tracking Modes: EQ North and EQ South

Alignment Procedures: 2-Star Align, Quick Align, 1-Star Align, Last Alignment, Solar System Align

Communication Ports: 2x AUX ports, Autoguider port, RS-232 port (on hand control)

Computer Hand Control: Double line, 16 character Liquid Crystal Display; 19 fiber optic backlit LED buttons

Database 40,000+ objects, 100 user defined programmable objects. Enhanced information on over 200 objects

Power Requirements: 12V DC 3.5A (tip positive)

Internal Clock: Yes

GPS: Optional SkySync GPS Accessory

Celestron Product Number: 32062