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    Celestron CGEM II 800 Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope

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    Manufacturer Code: 12010*
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    Brand:  Celestron
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    Celestron CGEM II 800 Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope

    Features: Celestron CGEM II 800 Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope

    8" Schmidt-Cassegrain optical tube assembly
    Celestron's premium StarBright XLT coatings
    2032 mm focal length (f/10)
    6x30 finderscope to help accurately center alignment objects
    Star diagonal provides more comfortable viewing position when observing objects that are high in the sky
    Includes large CGE style dovetail mounting bar
    40 lbs payload capacity
    Dual-fit Vixen/CG-5 and Losmandy/CGE dovetail saddle
    2" steel legs with height index marks for quick leveling
    USB 2.0 port on hand control for direct links to a PC via ASCOM supported software.
    40,000 object database with over 100 user-definable objects and expanded information on over 200 objects
    Internal cabling throughout for worry-free remote operation
    Low cog DC Servo motor with integrated optical encoders offer smooth, quiet operation
    Able to track past the meridian allowing seamless imaging
    Permanent periodic error corrections allow users to train out the worm gears periodic errors once, while the mount retains the PEC recordings.
    Software Features include: Mount Calibration, Database Filter Limits, Hibernate, five Alignment Procedures, and user-defined slew limits
    Built-in polar alignment program to polar align on any star in the sky
    Longer clutch levers to make tightening and loosening of clutches easier
    Custom database lists of all the most famous deep-sky objects by name and catalog number
    Solar System alignment method allows to view the moon and planets during the day
    Permanent Programmable Periodic Error Correction (PEC) corrects periodic tracking errors inherent to all worm drives
    Custom Rate 9 feature allows to set maximum slew rate
    Tandem mode allows to star align the mount even when positioned for tandem scope use
    USB hand control to control the telescope via a personal computer
    Includes NexRemote telescope control software, for advanced control of telescope via computer
    Precision machined 40 mm diameter steel Polar shafts supported by multiple tapered roller bearings and ball bearings
    GPS-compatible with optional SkySync GPS Accessory

    Specifications: Celestron CGEM II 800 Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope

    Optical Design: Schmidt-Cassegrain
    Aperture (mm): 203.2 mm (8 in)
    Focal Length: 2032 mm (80 in)
    Focal Ratio: 10
    Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 (mm): 25 mm (0.98 in)
    Magnification of Eyepiece 1: 81 x
    Finderscpoe: 6x30
    Star Diagonal: 1.35
    Optical Tube: Aluminum
    Highest Useful Magnification: 480 x
    Lowest Useful Magnification: 29 x
    Limiting Stellar Magnitude: 14
    Resolution (Rayleigh): 0.69 arc seconds
    Resolution (Dawes): 0.57 arc seconds
    Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye): 843 x
    Secondary Mirror Obstruction: 2.5 in (64 mm)
    Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter: 31%
    Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area: 9.77%
    Optical Coatings: StarBright XLT
    Optical Tube Length: 17 in (432 mm)
    Optical Tube Weight: 12.5 lbs (5.67 kg)
    Dovetail Compatibility: CGE Mount
    Mount Type: German Equatorial Mount
    Tripod: 2” Steel tripod with graduated markings on lower section
    Dovetail Mount: Directly connects to both CG-5 & CGE dovetail bars
    Payload Capacity: 40 pounds
    Latitude Range: 15 – 70 degrees
    Power Requirements: 12 VDC, 3.2 amps
    Ports: 1x Hand control port, 1x Auxiliary Port, 1x Auto guider port, 1 USB 2.0 port (on hand control)
    Motor Drive: Low cog DC servo motors
    Slew Speeds: 9 slew speeds
    Tracking Rates: Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
    Tracking Modes: EQ North and EQ South
    Alignment Procedures: AutoAlign, 2-Star Align, Quick Align, 1-Star Align, Last Alignment, Solar System Align
    Computerized Hand Control: Double line, 16 character Liquid Crystal Display; 19 fiber optic backlit LED buttons, USB 2.0 port for PC connection
    Database: 40,000+ objects, 100 user defined programmable objects. Enhanced information on over 200 objects
    Mount Weight: 40 pounds
    Tripod Weight: 20 pounds
    Weight of Counterweight: 17 pounds
    Total Weight of Mount Kit: 77 pounds

    Kit Contents
    Celestron CGEM II 800 Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope
    User Operating Instructions Manual

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