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Orion Telescopes
Celestron C8-A Schmidt-Cassegrain Optical Tube Assembly
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  • 8" Schmidt-Cassegrain Optical Tube Assembly
  • Aluminum Optical Tube with dovetail mounting rail for Celestron CGE mounts
  • Celestron's premium StarBright XLT coatings
  • 2032mm focal length (f/10)
  • 25mm eyepiece included (81x)


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Item #  17522b
Mfg Model #  91024-XLT

This C8-A XLT (CGE) 8"-aperture Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope Optical Tube Assembly (OTA) features an aluminum optical tube with Celestron's premium StarBright XLT coatings. The 2032mm focal length (f/10) optical tube provides excellent, high-contrast views and is capable of performing at very high magnifications.

This 8" SCT OTA comes with a 25mm eyepiece, which provides 81-power views through the 8" Schmidt Cassegrain Telescope. The included visual back allows use with 1.25" accessories. Use the included 6x30 finder scope to help accurately find objects and aim the telescope. An included star diagonal provides more comfortable viewing position when observing objects that are high in the sky.

Includes a dovetail mounting rail compatible with Celestron CGE mount.

Warranty

This product is serviced and supported by its manufacturer according to the terms and conditions included in the packaged product. Orion's limited warranty does not apply. Please contact the manufacturer directly for technical support.

  • Best for viewing
    Fainter deep sky
  • Best for imaging
    Deep sky
  • User level
    Advanced
  • Optical design
    Schmidt-Cassegrain
  • Optical diameter
    203mm
  • Focal length
    2032mm
  • Focal ratio
    f/10.0
  • Magnification with included eyepieces
    81x
  • Resolving power
    0.57arc*sec
  • Lowest useful magnification
    29x
  • Highest useful magnification
    480x
  • Limiting stellar magnitude
    14.0
  • Finder scope
    6x30
  • Focuser
    Internal
  • Diagonal degrees
    1.25" 90° Mirror Star
  • Secondary mirror obstruction
    64mm
  • Secondary mirror obstruction by diameter
    31%
  • Secondary mirror obstruction by area
    10%
  • Mount type
    Optical Tube without Mount
  • Astro-imaging capability
    Lunar, planetary & long exposure
  • Length of optical tube
    17.0 in.
  • Weight, optical tube
    12.5 lbs.
  • Additional included accessories
  • Other features
  • Warranty
    Two year

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Standard Delivery: $0.00
3 Day Delivery: $200.00
2 Day Delivery: $200.00
Next Day Delivery: $300.00

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