Celestron CGEM II 800 EdgeHD

Edge HD Telescope

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Technical Features for Celestron CGEM II 800 EdgeHD

The Celestron CGEM II 800 is a 8-inch EdgeHD telescope with premium StarBright XLT coatings and fully computerized German equatorial mount with high-performance stainless steel worm gears and motors for improved slewing & tracking. It has 9x50mm optical finderscope to find objects of interest without being tethered by skills and starcharts. This telescope can take advantage of Built-in Polar Alignment and autoguider support to track through long exposures using permanently programmable periodic error correction.

The Celestron CGEM II 800 EdgeHD features NexStar+ hand control that offers multiple language programming. The improved motor offer more torque and can handle slight load imbalances with ease. It's lightweight materials and compact design make this telescope with the portability and functionality to satisfy user and novice astrophotographers.

CGEM II 800 EdgeHD Features:

  • 8 Inch Aperture (203.2mm)
  • Computerized With 40,000 Accessible Objects
  • 480x Maximum Magnification
  • Computerized Hand Control
  • Focal Length: 2032 mm, f/10.0 Focal Ratio
  • StarBright XLT Coating
  • 1 AUX Communication Ports
  • Built-in Polar Alignment
    - Allows To Align On Any Star in Sky
    - Making Fast & Easy Alignment Process
  • 2" Steel Tripod
  • CGEM II Computerized Equatorial Mount


Optical Design:EdgeHD
Aperture (mm):203.2 mm (8 in)
Focal Length:2032 mm (80 in)
Focal Ratio:10
Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 (mm):40 mm (1.57 in)
Magnification of Eyepiece 1:51 x
Star Diagonal:1.25
Optical Tube:Aluminum
Highest Useful Magnification:480 x
Lowest Useful Magnification:29 x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude:14
Resolution (Rayleigh):0.69 arc seconds
Resolution (Dawes):0.57 arc seconds
Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye):843 x
Secondary Mirror Obstruction:2.7 in (69 mm)
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter:0.34
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area:0.11
Optical Coatings:StarBright XLT
Optical Tube Length:17 in (432 mm)
Optical Tube Weight:14 lbs (6.35 kg)
Dovetail Compatibility:CGE Mount
Mount Type:German Equatorial Mount
Tripod:2” Steel Tripod with Graduated Markings on Lower Section
Dovetail Mount:Directly Connects to Both CG-5 & CGE Dovetail Bars
Payload Capacity:40 lbs
Latitude Range:15º – 70º
Power Requirements:12 VDC, 3.2 amps
Ports:1x Hand control port, 1x Auxiliary Port, 1x Auto Guider Port, 1 USB 2.0 Port (on hand control)
Motor Drive:Low Cog DC Servo Motors
Slew Speeds:9 Slew Speeds
Tracking Rates:Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
Tracking Modes:EQ North and EQ South
Alignment Procedures:AutoAlign, 2-Star Align, Quick Align, 1-Star Align, Last Alignment, Solar System Align
Computerized Hand Control:Double line, 16 character Liquid Crystal Display; 19 fiber optic backlit LED buttons, USB 2.0 port for PC connection
Database:40,000+ objects, 100 User Defined Programmable Objects. Enhanced Information on over 200 Objects
Mount Weight:40 lbs
Tripod Weight:20 lbs
Weight of Counterweight:1 x 17 lbs Counterweight
Total Weight of Mount Kit:77 lbs
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