Celestron C8N-GT

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Brand and Model:Celestron C8N-GT
Price ($USD):$949.00
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Aperture:8" (203.2mm)
f Ratio:f/5
Focal Length:1000mm
Electric Power:12V DC
Mount:AS CG-5
Tripod:Heavy Duty
Weight (lbs):
Dimensions (w/h/d):
Description:Heavy duty CG-5 German equatorial mount with setting circles, manual slow motion controls, and adjustable height steel leg tripod with combined spreader bar/accessory tray; dual-axis slewing/tracking motors and go-to computerized hand control with 40,000+ star and object database; 9x50mm straight-through finder; 20mm 1.25" Plössl eyepiece (50x); 2" rack and pinion focuser with 1.25" adapter; 8" f/5 1000mm focal length parabolic mirror Newtonian optics in aluminum optical tube; TheSky Level 1 star-charting CD-ROM software.

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Celestron C8N-GT
the advanced gt mount is discontinued but the same OTA is available on the new VX mount which is several steps up from the GT model. The views through this Reflector are nice and sharp. Light gathering is very good for planetary viewing as well as some deep space objects.

Overall Rating: 8
Optics:8 Mount:6 Ease of Use:6 Value:9
Weight: 5 (Veritable Vote)
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Celestron C8N-GT
Very impressive

Overall Rating: 9
Optics:9 Mount:8 Ease of Use:9 Value:10
Weight: 1 (Unreliable Vote)
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