Celestron Advanced VX 800 8"

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Technical Features for Celestron Advanced VX 800 8"

The Celestron 12032 is a 8-inch f/2.2 Rowe-Ackermann Schmidt Optical Design telescope with StarBright XLT coatings for better light transmission which gives clear field views.It features autoguider port for long exposure imaging along with improved latitude range can be used between 7-77 degrees latitude. This telescope can take advantage of Autoguider support to track through long exposures using permanently programmable periodic error correction.

This optical design telescope is ideal for imagers and visual observers looking for a telescope that is much more portable than the reflector or refractor. It's lightweight materials, compact design and astroimaging technology make this telescope with the portability and functionality to satisfy user and novice astrophotographers.

Advanced VX 8" Rowe-Ackermann Schmidt Optical Design telescope 12032 Features:

  • 8 Inch Aperture (203mm)
  • Rowe-Ackermann Schmidt Optical Design telescope Optical Design
  • 7-77° Latitude Range
    - For Tracking Passed Meridian
  • NexStar+ Hand Control
  • StarBright XLT
  • Stainless Steel Tripod
  • Advanced VX Mount
  • Autoguider port for long exposure imaging

Advanced VX 8" Ackermann Schmidt Telescope 12032 Specifications:

Optical Design : Rowe-Ackermann Schmidt Astrograph
Aperture (mm) : 203 mm (8 in)
Focal Length : 400 mm (15.74 in)
Focal Ratio : f/2.0
Central obstruction Diameter : 93mm
Light Gathering Power : 843x
Resolution (Rayleigh) : 0.68 arc seconds
Resolution (Dawes) : 0.57 arc seconds
Image Circle : 22mm (.86") Ø, 3.15°
Useable field : 32mm (1.26") Ø, 4.6°, only minimal performance loss at edge of FOV
Wavelength range : 390 - 800 nm
Spot size : < 4.6 µm RMS across image circle
Optical Coatings : StarBright XLT
Off-Axis Illumination : 93% at 11mm (.43") off-axis
Optical Window : 46mm (1.81") Ø
Back focus with included camera adapter : 25mm (.98")
Back focus from top of threaded collar : 29mm (1.14")
Optical Tube : Aluminum
Optical Tube Length : 628mm (24.7")
Optical Tube Diameter : 235mm (9.3")
Focuser : Ultra-Stable Focusing System
Other Features : Air-cooling system, integrated filter mount
Mount Type : Computerized Equatorial
Instrument load capacity : 30 lbs (13.6 kg)
Height adjustment range (includes mount and tripod) : 1118mm - 1626mm (44" – 64")
Tripod Leg Diameter : 50.8mm (2") Stainless Steel
Latitude adjustment range : 7° - 77°
Accessory Tray : Yes
Slew Speeds : 9 slew speeds - max speed 4°/second
Tracking Rates : Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
Tracking Modes : EQ North & EQ South
Dovetail Compatibility : Dual saddle plates (Vixen and CGE saddle
Number of Auxiliary ports : 3 Aux ports (1 hand control and 2 AUX ports for optional accessories)
Autoguide port : Yes
USB Port : Yes, input on Hand Control
Power Requirements : 12V DC 3.5A (tip positive)
Motor Drive : DC servo motors
Alignment Procedures : 2-Star Align, 1-Star Align, Solar System Align, Last Alignment, Quick Align
Periodic Error Correction : Yes
Computerized Hand Control : NexStar+ hand control with LCD display, 19 fiber-optic backlit LED buttons
NexStar+ Database : 40,000+ objects, 100 user defined programmable objects. Enhanced information on over 200 objects
Software : Celestron's Starry Night Special Edition Software, SkyPortal App
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