Celestron NexStar 203 x 2032mm Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope

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Model Number: 11069
Web Code: 12643797

Overview

Expand your star and planetary explorations with the Celestron NexStar 203 x 2032mm Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope. The compact design is easy to transport, allowing you to take it almost anywhere. An 8" aperture delivers optimal light-gathering functionality for enhanced clarity, and it includes a database for locating over 40,000 celestial objects.

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Why it's a great gift

  • Good for daytime terrestrial use because images appear right-side up
  • Compact design makes it easy to grab-and-go
  • Includes a database to help you locate over 40,000 celestial objects

Other features

  • Schmidt-Cassegrain compound telescope delivers an exceptional stargazing experience
  • Suited for seasoned astronomers to experience spectacular views of the moon and planets, as well as viewing deep sky objects like the Whirlpool Galaxy and Hercules Globular Cluster
  • 8" aperture offers optimal light-gathering abilities for a sharper, brighter view
  • Powerful 2032mm focal length produces a larger image and smaller field of view
  • Fully automated Alt-Azimuth GoTo mount with unique fork arm design and sturdy steel tripod for speedy set up and dismantling
  • 25mm eyepiece delivers 81x magnification
  • SkyAlign technology gets your telescope ready to observe in minutes
  • Highly portable, compact telescope design goes anywhere and weighs only 15kg including the tripod, making it ideal for adventurers who want to take their telescope to new places, or for use in smaller spaces
Lunar & Planetary
Yes
Deep Space Observing
Yes
Terrestrial
Yes
Dual Purpose (Astronomical & Terrestrial)
Yes
Optical Design
Schmidt-Cassegrain
Aperture
203 mm
Focal Length
2032 mm
Focal Ratio
10
Magnification(s)
81x
Expertise Level
Enthusiasts
Eye Piece(s)
25 mm
Field of View
33 Ft
Finderscope
Yes
Computerized
GoTo Computerized
Smartphone/Tablet Compatibility
None
Highest Useful Magnification
480x
Lowest Useful Magnification
29x
Resolution (Rayleigh)
0.69 arcsec
Resolution (Dawes)
0.57 arcsec
Optical Tube Length
432 mm
Mount Type
Alt-Azimuth
Table Top
No
Alignment Procedure
SkyAlign; Auto 2-Star Align; 1-Star Align; Solar System Align
Slow Motion Controls
No
GPS
Yes
Wi-Fi
No
Tool-Free Setup
Yes
Width - Folded
63.5 cm
Height - Folded
35.56 cm
Depth - Folded
86.36 cm
Width - Expanded
68.58 cm
Height - Expanded
99.06 cm
Depth - Expanded
86.36 cm
Weight (Including Tripod)
14.97 kg
  • 8" Schmidt-Cassegrain Ota
  • Nexstar Alt-Az Goto Mount 25 mm 1.25 Eyepiece
  • 1.25" Star Diagonal
  • Red Dot Pointer Finder With 3V Cr2032 Lithium Button Battery
  • Steel TriPod W/1.25" Legs
  • Nexstar Hand Controller
  • "The Sky" Planetarium Software
  • High Point 32mm 1.25" Plossl Eyepiece
  • High Point 1.25" 2X Barlow
  • High Point 1.25" Moon Filter
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