Celestron NexStar 8SE Telescope Ultimate Bundle

Celestron NexStar 8SE Telescope Ultimate Bundle has a rating of 4.6 stars based on 137 reviews.

Item #CELE329-1

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  • Celestron's signature Schmidt-Cassegrain optics with StarBright XLT coatings for brighter images
  • GoTo computerized mount with 40,000-object database and Sky Tour feature
  • Easy SkyAlign alignment procedure has you ready to observe in minutes
  • Single fork arm design is sturdy yet portable
  • 8" aperture for sharp, detailed images
  • Celestron Power Tank
  • AC Adapter for power near an outlet
  • The 14-piece Celestron 1.25" Eyepiece and Filter Kit
  • Zhumell 1.25" High Performance Urban Sky Filter
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  • Description

    Introducing the Celestron NexStar SE, our bestselling computerized telescope, perfect for telescope newbies and seasoned amateur astronomers alike. The Celestron NexStar 8SE combines a large 8" aperture with smart design and grab-and-go convenience, making it an ideal choice for your first serious telescope.

    We've put together the Celestron NexStar 8SE Telescope Ultimate Bundle to provide TelescopesPlus.com customers with everything you need for a rewarding experience under the stars. Along with your telescope, you'll get the Celestron Eyepiece and Filter Kit, which features 14 awesome accessories: 5 1.25" Plossl eyepieces, a 2x Barlow lens that doubles the power of each eyepiece, 6 colored filters, a Moon filter, and a hard-sided aluminum carrying case! This kit is a $159 value by itself.  You will also receive a Zhumell High performance Ultra High Contract UHC Filter. It filter's out specific wavelengths of light to create a high contrast to make nebulae clearer and more visible, where normally, we may not be able to see it with our eyes alone.

    Plus, with the TelescopesPlus.com Ultimate Bundle, you can forget about buying batteries for your NexStar SE. You'll receive both the AC power adapter and the Celestron Power Tank for use in the field. The Power Tank will quickly become one of your favorite accessories thanks to its bright white flashlight, which makes cleanup a breeze once your observing session is complete. When you choose the NexStar 8SE Ultimate Bundle, you'll save now and enjoy the views for years to come.

    About the Celestron NexStar 8SE

    The largest of the NexStar SE family, with 78% more light gathering than a 6” model, the NexStar 8SE will enable you to see deep into the universe. Go beyond the basics and view Cassini’s Division in Saturn’s rings, separation between double stars, hundreds of pinpoint stars in the Hercules Globular Cluster, and more. Celestron’s XLT optical coatings aid in light transmission so you get brighter views.

    Despite its 8” primary mirror, the NexStar 8SE is anything but bulky. The Schmidt-Cassegrain optical design condenses the light path so the optical tube is just 17" long. With a lightweight single fork arm computerized mount and collapsible tripod, you can easily transport your 8SE in any small car and carry it to your favorite observing site.

    The Celestron NexStar SE is a pleasure to use under the night sky. To get started, the hand control guides you through the simple SkyAlign procedure. Center any three objects in the eyepiece and your telescope can calculate its exact location and generate a list of objects currently visible. Choose from a database of 40,000 objects or let your telescope take you on a Sky Tour of tonight’s best objects.

    Reminiscent of Celestron’s classic orange tube telescopes from the 1970s, but with all the latest technological advances, the NexStar SE is designed to grow with you. It’s compatible with all of Celestron’s latest telescope accessories: StarSense AutoAlign, which aligns your telescope automatically in less than three minutes, the SkyQ Link 2 WiFi Module for navigating the sky with your smartphone or tablet, and more. You can also attach an astronomical camera or your DSLR to get started with astrophotography.

    Discover for yourself why the NexStar 8SE is a TelescopesPlus.com customer favorite.

    Celestron NexStar SE Fast Facts

    • Computerized altazimuth mount locates and tracks more than 40,000 celestial objects automatically.
    • No tools are required for setup.
    • All air-to-glass surfaces are coated with StarBright XLT optical coatings to increase transmission.
    • It’s easy to keep your telescope’s database up-to-date; download the latest software for your NexStar+ hand control anytime at the Celestron website.
    • NexStar SE runs on batteries, AC power (with optional adapter), or an optional rechargeable Celestron PowerTank.
    • Control your telescope via your PC with the included NexRemote software.
    • Included planetarium software features printable sky maps and enhanced images.

    Supplier SKU

    CELE329-1

  • Dimensions & Specifications

    Aperture

    203mm

    Brand

    Celestron

    Eyepiece 1

    25mm (81.28x)

    Features

    GoTo
    Alt-Az Mount

    Finderscope

    StarPointer

    Focal Length

    2032mm

    Focal Ratio

    f/10

    Good for Astrophotography

    Yes

    GoTo

    Yes

    GPS

    No

    Highest Useful Magnification

    480x

    Lens Coating

    StarBright XLT

    Model Type

    1.25 Inch Eyepiece and Filters

    Mount Design

    Single Fork Arm-Altazimuth

    Object Database

    40000 objects

    Objective Lens Size Code

    203

    Optical Design

    Schmidt-Cassegrain

    Recommended Usage

    Viewing Nebulae
    Viewing Galaxies/Star Clusters

    Star Diagonal

    1.25 Inches

    Telescopes Series

    Celestron NexStar SE Telescopes

    User Level

    For the Enthusiast
    For the Beginner


    Documentation

    Download Celestron NexStar 8SE Quick Set-Up Guide
    Download Celestron NexStar 8SE Telescope Instruction Manual
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    Manufacturer Warranty

    Default manufacturer warranty.

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