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Celestron NexStar 8 GPS

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Currently there are 3 requests to borrow this.

8-inch diffraction limited Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope

  • Fully computerized dual fork arm altazimuth mount
  • Ergonomic design--Comfortably move the telescope from location to location
  • Proven NexStar computer control technology; GPS alignment
  • 200 mm aperture, 2000 mm focal length




Comes with:

  • Celestron NexStar GPS Tube
  • 2” Mirror Star Diagonal #93519
  • Instruction Manual
  • Meade 3x Barlow
  • Meade eye pieces: 40mm, 32mm, 26mm, 20mm, 15mm, 12.4mm, 9.7mm, , 6.4
  • Meade Series 4000 filters: 82A, 25A, 47, 11
  • Tripod
  • Computer
  • Battery pack
  • Red flashlight


Note: This is a heavy and bulky telescope.  It may require 2 people to lift it and a bigger vehicle to transport it.  The optical tube alone is about 45 lbs.  This is not a beginner telescope.

Currently Loaned out

Requests to Borrow

There are 3 other members with requests to borrow this equipment.