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Celestron 8” Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope with Losmandy AZ-8 mount - $1,400 (Milton)

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condition: excellent
make / manufacturer: Celestron + Losmandy
Gently used Celestron C8 Starbright XLT Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope with heavy-duty Losmandy AZ-8 altazimuth mount & tripod. Comes with 1.25” star diagonal, Explore Scientific 68° Series 20mm waterproof eyepiece, Orion 9x50 finderscope and ScopeStuff laser finder mount.

- Full package with all accessories above: $1,400
- Losmandy AZ-8 mount + tripod: $700
- Celestron C8 XLT optical tube assembly: $800
- Explore Scientific 68° Series 20mm waterproof eyepiece: $150


Local pickup in Milton VT. Please email me with any questions or if you want to see additional pics. Full specs below.


OPTICAL TUBE ASSEMBLY
8" diffraction limited Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope with Celestron's premium StarBright XLT coatings:

Aperture: 203.2mm (8")
Focal Length: 2032mm (80")
Focal Ratio: f/10
Star Diagonal: 1.25" Star Diagonal
Highest Useful Magnification: 480x
Lowest Useful Magnification: 29x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude: 14
Resolution (Rayleigh): 0.69 arc seconds
Resolution (Dawes): 0.57 arc seconds
Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye): 843x
Optical Coatings: Starbright XLT
Optical Tube Length: 432mm (17")
Optical Tube Diameter: 238mm (9.37")

Product detail page:
https://www.celestron.com/products/c8-optical-tube-assembly-cge-dovetail


MOUNT & TRIPOD
Heavy-duty altazimuth mount with twin saddle plates accepting 2 instruments up to 35 lbs each:

All machined aluminum and stainless steel, black anodized
All stainless steel hardware
One 2.100” diameter needle thrust bearing
One 2.000” diameter needle thrust bearing
Two 1.500” diameter needle bearings
360 degree slow motion control, both axes
2.812” diameter, 7075 aluminum worm gear, 180 tooth
Dual supported, ball bearing housed ground High Precision Brass Worm
Variable slip clutch, both axes. One knob per axis design
3.5” diameter Laser engraved setting circles
Bubble level
1.250” diameter aluminum shafts
Twin saddle plates. Accepts Losmandy D & V series dovetail plates
Instrument Weight Capacity 35 lbs per side
Head weight 13 lbs
Tripod with 6” riser, adjustable from 29” to 46”
Tripod weight 13 lbs
Optional additional 6” risers, stackable

Product detail page:
http://www.losmandy.com/AZ8.html

EYEPIECE
68º extreme wide field 20mm eyepiece optimized to produce high contrast, high resolution, and superior flat field characteristics:

Focal Length: 20mm
Length: 69.6mm
Width: 50.3mm
Weight: 8.7oz; 247g
Barrel Size: 1.25"
Eye Relief: 15.3mm
Field Stop Diameter: 22.8mm

Product detail page:
https://www.explorescientific.com/products/68-20mm

post id: 7751078898

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