Celestron 8 Inch EdgeHD OTA Optical Tube

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  • $1,299.00
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  • Aluminum Optical Tube
  • Celestron's premium StarBright XLT coatings
  • 2032 mm focal length (f/10)
  • 40 mm eyepiece included (51x)
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  • Description

    Celestron EdgeHD 8" - General Features


    • 8" EdgeHD Optical Tube Assembly
    • Aluminum Optical Tube
    • Celestron's premium StarBright XLT coatings
    • 2032 mm focal length (f/10)
    • 40 mm eyepiece included (51x)
    • Visual back allows for use with 1.25" accessories
    • 9x50 finderscope to help accurately find objects
    • Star diagonal provides more comfortable viewing position when observing objects that are high in the sky
    • Mirror Support Knobs hold the mirror in place and reduces image shift during imaging.
    • Tube vents with integrated 60 micron mesh filter allowing hot air to be released from behind the primary mirror.
    • Fastar Compatible optical tubes are equipped with a removable secondary mirror for fast f/2 ccd imaging
    • Includes dovetail rail compatible with CGE mount



    • Optical Design  : Apanatic Schmidt
    • Aperture  : 203.2 mm (8 in)
    • Focal Length  : 2032 mm (80 in)
    • Focal Ratio  : f/10
    • Finderscope  : 9x50
    • Optical Tube  : Aluminum
    • Eyepiece 1  : 40 mm (1.57 in)
    • Magnification 1  : 51 x
    • Star Diagonal  : 1.25
    • Optical Coatings  : StarBright XLT
    • Secondary Mirror Obstruction  : 2.7 in (68.58 mm)
    • Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area  : 11.4 %
    • Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter  : 33.8 %
    • Optical Tube Length  : 17 in (431.8 mm)
    • Optical Tube Weight  : 14 lb (6.35 kg)
    • Dovetail Compatibility  : CGE Mount

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    Available for shipment to the USA and Canada only.

  • Dimensions & Specifications





    Focal Length


    Focal Ratio


    Objective Lens Size Code


    Optical Design

    EdgeHD Optics

    Recommended Usage


    Telescopes Series

    Celestron Optical Tubes

    User Level

    For the Expert

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    Manufacturer Warranty

    Celestron has a limited lifetime binocular and spotting scope warranty and all other products have a 2 year manufacturer's warranty covers against defects is provided. If you have specific questions about this product's warranty please contact Celestron's Customer Service department at 310-328-9560.

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