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Celestron NexStar 8 GPS

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Description

Currently there are 5 requests to borrow this.

New Equipment Library Loans are currently on hold due to COVID-19. This hold is reviewed periodically but it may be some time before you can borrow this equipment.

Please do not submit more than two requests at any one time without Equipment Manager approval. 

This is a heavy and bulky telescope.  It may require 2 people to lift it.

The NexStar 8  GPS is an 8-inch aperture Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope with Celestron NexStar computer control. It is  larger adn heavier than most of the SAS loaner telescopes.  Your vehicle must accomodate three large boxes (32x20x14, 24x18x12, and 30x10x10 inches) to transport it.  The optical tube assembly is about 45 lbs.  This is not a beginner telescope..

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Details

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. Your vehicle must accomodate three large boxes (32x20x14, 24x18x12, and 30x10x10 inches) to transport it.  The optical tube assembly is about 45 lbs.  This is not a beginner telescope.

Currently Loaned out

Requests to Borrow

There are 5 other members with requests to borrow this equipment.