Celestron NexStar 8 SE Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope with SkyPortal WiFi Module

Celestron NexStar 8 SE Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope with SkyPortal WiFi Module

$1,499.00
For stargazing enthusiasts and amateur astronomers, the NexStar 8 SE Schmidt-Cassegrain Computerized Telescope with SkyPortal WiFi Module is an innovative blend of advanced features and superior optics. This high-quality, user-friendly telescope is a modern reimagining of Celestron's classic 1970s model, combining the company's signature orange-tube design with cutting-edge technology.The NexStar 8 SE boasts a full 8-inch aperture, offering impressive light-gathering ability for clear, detailed views of celestial objects. From the cloud bands on Jupiter to the spiral arms of the Whirlpool Galaxy, this telescope reveals the intricate details of even the faintest celestial bodies. Its superior optics also provide a stunning view of the moon's craters and geographical features.This telescope features a revolutionary single fork arm mount, a patented design unique to the NexStar SE series. This innovative design ensures portability and ease of setup, making it an ideal choice for both backyard stargazing and trips to your favorite observing site. The telescope breaks down into compact, lightweight pieces for easy transportation.The NexStar 8 SE is equipped with a NeXStar+ hand control, allowing you to locate over 40,000 celestial objects with push-button ease. The SkyAlign process simplifies alignment, requiring you to simply center three bright objects in your eyepiece and press ALIGN. For even more convenience, the StarSense AutoAlign accessory can be attached for automatic alignment.The NexStar 8 SE is compatible with a range of high-tech accessories, allowing it to grow with your astronomical interests. Control your telescope using your iPhone or iPad with the SkyQ Link, or add GPS functionality with SkySync. For astroimaging, the NexStar 8 SE is Fastar-compatible for ultra-fast, wide field imaging.The included SkyPortal WiFi Module allows you to align and control your telescope wirelessly using your smartphone or tablet. With the free SkyPortal app, you can identify celestial objects instantly, explore over 100,000 objects in the database, and listen to audio descriptions for hundreds of popular objects. The Sky Tour feature generates a list of the best stars, galaxies, and nebulae to view based on your exact time and location.In summary, the NexStar 8 SE Schmidt-Cassegrain Computerized Telescope with SkyPortal WiFi Module is a durable, portable, and innovative tool for exploring the night sky. Its blend of advanced features and superior optics make it a top choice for both beginner and experienced astronomers.
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For stargazing enthusiasts and amateur astronomers, the NexStar 8 SE Schmidt-Cassegrain Computerized Telescope with SkyPortal WiFi Module is an innovative blend of advanced features and superior optics. This high-quality, user-friendly telescope is a modern reimagining of Celestron's classic 1970s model, combining the company's signature orange-tube design with cutting-edge technology.The NexStar 8 SE boasts a full 8-inch aperture, offering impressive light-gathering ability for clear, detailed views of celestial objects. From the cloud bands on Jupiter to the spiral arms of the Whirlpool Galaxy, this telescope reveals the intricate details of even the faintest celestial bodies. Its superior optics also provide a stunning view of the moon's craters and geographical features.This telescope features a revolutionary single fork arm mount, a patented design unique to the NexStar SE series. This innovative design ensures portability and ease of setup, making it an ideal choice for both backyard stargazing and trips to your favorite observing site. The telescope breaks down into compact, lightweight pieces for easy transportation.The NexStar 8 SE is equipped with a NeXStar+ hand control, allowing you to locate over 40,000 celestial objects with push-button ease. The SkyAlign process simplifies alignment, requiring you to simply center three bright objects in your eyepiece and press ALIGN. For even more convenience, the StarSense AutoAlign accessory can be attached for automatic alignment.The NexStar 8 SE is compatible with a range of high-tech accessories, allowing it to grow with your astronomical interests. Control your telescope using your iPhone or iPad with the SkyQ Link, or add GPS functionality with SkySync. For astroimaging, the NexStar 8 SE is Fastar-compatible for ultra-fast, wide field imaging.The included SkyPortal WiFi Module allows you to align and control your telescope wirelessly using your smartphone or tablet. With the free SkyPortal app, you can identify celestial objects instantly, explore over 100,000 objects in the database, and listen to audio descriptions for hundreds of popular objects. The Sky Tour feature generates a list of the best stars, galaxies, and nebulae to view based on your exact time and location.In summary, the NexStar 8 SE Schmidt-Cassegrain Computerized Telescope with SkyPortal WiFi Module is a durable, portable, and innovative tool for exploring the night sky. Its blend of advanced features and superior optics make it a top choice for both beginner and experienced astronomers.

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Celestron NexStar 8 SE Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope with SkyPortal WiFi Module
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