Celestron C8 XLT Optical Tube Assembly - CGE / Losmandy
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Celestron C8 XLT Optical Tube Assembly - CGE / Losmandy

£1,299.00
  (2 Reviews)
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About this product

Model:  c8xltota-2
Part Number:  91024-XLT-CGL

Celestron's C8 has been a best-selling optical system for decades with a reputation for optical excellence, lightweight portability and great value.

This OTA is fitted with a CGE / Losmandy style dovetail.

General Features:

  • 8" Schmidt-Cassegrain Optical Tube Assembly
  • Aluminum Optical Tube
  • Celestron's premium StarBright XLT coatings
  • 2032 mm focal length (f/10)
  • 25 mm eyepiece included (81x)
  • Visual back allows for use with 1.25" accessories
  • 6x30 finderscope to help accurately find objects
  • Star diagonal provides more comfortable viewing position when observing objects that are high in the sky

Specifications:

Optical Design  : Schmidt-Cassegrain
Aperture  : 203.2 mm (8 in)
Focal Length  : 2032 mm (80 in)
Focal Ratio  : 10
Finderscope  : 6x30
Optical Tube  : Aluminum
Eyepiece 1  : 25 mm (0.98 in)
Magnification 1  : 81 x
Star Diagonal  : 1.25
Optical Coatings  : StarBright XLT
Secondary Mirror Obstruction  : 2.5 in (63.5 mm)
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area  : 9.8 %
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter  : 31.3 %
Optical Tube Length  : 17 in (431.8 mm)
Optical Tube Weight  : 12.5 lb (5.67 kg)

Customer reviews

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They couldn't be more helpful
Monday, 4 July 2022  | 

I can't say enough good things about this company first of all I waited over 6 months for my OTA from the manufacturer December of 12/21 to June of 2022. First light Optics from the time I made the order until receipt was 5 days every time a question was posed via email it was answered within 24 hours I may never shop anywhere else again and mind you they are in the UK I am in the US


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Top Marks for FLO
Sunday, 9 January 2022  | 

Already have a Newtonian and a refractor (fl=750.400mm) and have been hankering after SCT for a while so took the plunge before Christmas. The first C8 arrived damaged, but after emailing
FLO and sending them some photos of the problem they quickly agreed to send me a replacement, which STILL arrived before Christmas. Amazing service ! I bought the scope for both visual and some AP with a 0.63 reducer. Terrible weather as usual late Dec/early Jan but managed a few views of Jupiter between cloud banks. Spectacular. I have since bought a ZWO AF bracket and hope to do some AP in the near future. This scope has its limitations re AP compared to EDGE but main benefits for me are: relatively light weight (fine on HEQ5 mount with Losmandy saddle adapter). very flexible - visual 2032mm fl, AP x 0.63 and possibilty of Hyperstar in the future (I think this works - FLO ?). Over all hits the mark without breaking the bank.


Response:

Thank-you for your review and kind comments :-)
The telescope is compatible with Hyperstar.

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