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Model: c8edgehd-vx-12031Part Number: 12031
The Celestron Advanced VX 8” Edge-HD is a capable astroimaging package that combines Celestron's new Advanced VX mount with the Edge-HD optical system.
Astronomy Now Review - March 2014
This versatile package allows up to 3 different f-stop configurations. Users can attach a camera to the rear of the telescope and image at f/10, or attach Celestron's optically-matched focal reducer (coming soon) and image at f/7. Additionally, EdgeHD is Fastar/Hyperstar compatible, giving imagers the option to shoot at an ultra-fast f/2!No matter which configuration you choose, EdgeHD optics delivers pinpoint stars all the way to the edge of the CCD sensor.With an 8-inch optical tube and the portable Advanced VX mount this setup can be easily transported and assembled by one person and offers plenty of load capacity to attach your camera and other accessories.The new Advanced VX mount is specifically designed to provide optimum imaging performance for smaller telescopes. Features include permanent programmable periodic error correction, all star polar alignment, autoguider support and the ability to image across the meridian without doing a meridian flip so you can seamlessly image the best part of night sky. Compared to the earlier CG5-GT mount the Advanced VX also has larger base castings for improved stability under heavier loads and upgraded motors for more torque.
The following manuals and downloads are available for this product:
Celestron Advanced VX Manual
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Yes - this does come with a 1.25 inch, 90 degree diagonal.
No, unfortunately this is not supplied with a computer serial cable. These are available separately at our website here: Serial cable for Skywatcher and Celestron mounts (Choose the 'Celestron' option).Many newer computers come without an RS-232 port so to use this cable you will need a USB to RS-232 adapter which we can also provide: Celestron USB to RS-232 Adapter.
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