Celestron Advanced VX Series Go-To Equatorial 8-inch SCT
The iconic 8-inch Schmidt-Cassegrain has been known for decades as Celestron’s most beloved telescope. Now beginner to intermediate astro-imagers can have their own “C-8” at an extremely affordable price. This classic design has been upgraded with our StarBright XLT coatings for maximum light transmission. Combined with our fully featured Advanced VX mount, you have a setup that is ready for both imaging and visual observing.
8” (203 mm) f/10 Schmidt-Cassegrain includes StarBright XLT coatings for better light transmission 84% more light gathering than a 6” telescope. 6x30 optical finderscope for locating alignment stars Integer gear ratios and permanently programmable Periodic Error Correction eliminates recurring track errors from the worm gear. Autoguider port for long exposure imaging 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° latitude. NexStar+ hand control offers multiple language programming (English, French, Italian, German, Spanish)