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Discontinued Celestron C8 with Wedge and Tripod

Later versions have PEC. But functionally the main difference is not down to the design of the tube and castings, or even the multi-coated corrector, but is simply a matter of optical and mechanical quality.

For astrophotography, we offer high-quality corrector systems with very good field correction and increased speed cwlestron the same time. Unlimited Tech Support Forever: Through the inflation-prone s and early s, the prices went up steadily. We’ll email you a link to a page where you can easily create a new password.

Celestron C8-A SCT Aluminum Optical Tube with CGE Dovetail – 91024-XLT

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An interesting side note: In reviewing the comments below, you’ll see that many of the problem areas have nothing to do with the optics, which are relatively robust. The following snap of M37 with an celestrron enlargement of the stars in the left corner reveals slight miscollimation and substantial off-axis coma, even on the smallish APS-C Reviews 0 Write a review fzyrzyeqswtwywyrryebvryztwatv.


As a company Celestron went through major changes starting in the s. Come hither; there ‘ s a Celestron Newtonian in it for you! On another occasion, even when low in the early morning pre-dawn sky, Jupiter showed a lot of detail in steady seeing. Celeatron new zip code to refresh estimated delivery time. Near the zenith and in good seeing, Jupiter revealed a wealth of detail at x with an 11mm TV Plossl.

These were not good years. Check to see if there cepestron any obvious physical damage.

Used Celestron C8 with Wedge and Tripod

The C8 is light enough to go on most small mounts. Only those who bought this product are allowed to add review If you’ve already bought this product, please sign in and add your own review! Despite being far more portable and easy to mount and use, it is also true that the C8 still underperforms a good long focus Newtonian of the same aperture though to a lesser degree now that it has such good optics.

The Starbright coatings were an option, until Celestron introduced the Super C8 Plus a couple of years later, which had the coatings as standard. We are astronomers at heart and truly enjoy helping fellow amateurs achieve success in the field! However, M37 revealed a lot more stars than in a smaller aperture and its characteristic central celeatron shape.

The accessories delivered with the C8. And while you’re at it, see if the scope is collimated. These are still sold today.

Any advertised discounts or savings will still apply. I’m a new customer. With an eyepiece celestroj the diagonal and the telescope pointed at a star, go in and out of focus.


It was still fork and wedge mounted. Then, after operating clestron itself for a few years, Celestron was acquired by the Chinese Synta company celestrno You could get one in orange or black.

Shipping costs Petzl Tikka Outdoor Headlamp, red or white light switchable. Tom Johnson, who founded the company, built telescopes as a hobby. However, that compactness requires steeply curved optical surfaces — the primary mirror is F2 – which can be hard to make well and close tolerances are required if performance is to be good.

This is a rough guideline only!

Wrinkle ridges and bright rays showed up to great effect and contrast and sharpness ccelestron first rate. It was largely seen as a response to Meade’s SCT, introduced in the early s. The original line of Celestron telescopes contain what would be considered today an odd range of apertures: The whole Celestro easily fitted in the field and revealed both the crescent and Earthshine. This item is in stock and typically ships in 1 day or less. Monday to Friday The original version had a gray tube.

Note that faded or dirty coatings are not by themselves a reason to reject the scope, if it looks good otherwise.