200mm (8") Celestron SCT

This is an iconic workhorse of a telescope. Often referred to as a "Jack of All Trades" it is good at just about everything.
Celestron orange tube C8 Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope

Strengths: deep sky objects, planetary observing

Portable: Good, Set up time: Good, Ease of use: Good
Quantity available: 1.                          


Telescope details

  • Make: Celestron
  • Objective / aperture: 200mm (8")
  • Type: Schmidt-Cassegrain catadioptric
  • Focal length: 2000mm
  • Focal ratio: f/10
  • Weight: 10 kg
  • No Carrying case

Mount details

  • Model: Celestron
  • Type: fork mount with equatorial wedge
  • Weight: 9.5 kg
  • Drive: AC drive in RA axis
  • No carrying case

Optics provided

  • 38mm super wide angle 2" eyepiece
  • 26mm super wide angle 2" eyepiece
  • 15mm super wide angle 1.25" eyepiece
  • 10mm super wide angle 1.25" eyepiece
  • Carrying case

Other details

  • Telrad Finder
  • Instructions: provided