Celestron Advanced VX 8" Newtonian Telescope

Model #32062

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Specifications

General Information

Optical Design Newtonian Reflector
Aperture (mm) 200 mm (7.87 in)
Telescope Type Computerized (GOTO)
Focal Length 1000 mm (39 in)
Focal Ratio 5
Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 (mm) 20 mm (0.79 in)
Magnification of Eyepiece 1 50 x
Finderscope 9x50
Tripod Adjustable, Stainless Steel
Tripod Leg Diameter 2"
Highest Useful Magnification 472 x
Lowest Useful Magnification 29 x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude 14
Resolution (Rayleigh) 0.7 arc seconds
Resolution (Dawes) 0.58 arc seconds
Light Gathering Power 816 x
Secondary Mirror Obstruction 2.2" in (56 mm)
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter 28%
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area 7.81%
Optical Tube Length 36" in (914 mm)
Optical Tube Weight 14 lbs (6.35 kg)
Total Telescope Kit Weight 71 lbs (32 kg)
Mount Height (Max) 64" in (1626 mm)
Mount Height (Min) 44" in (1118 mm)
Tripod Weight 18 lbs (8.16 kg)
Weight of Counterweights 2 x 12 lbs
Warranty 2-year Telescope Warranty
User Reviews
B h photo.34921152
24 March 2019
6.0/10

Great mount. Great scope. Together, what a pain. whithout added weight youre on the ground 50% of the time observing if you are not realigning because it crashed into the tripod leg. A mount extension beautifully solves every problem except nobody makes one.

B h photo.34921152
17 July 2016
10/10

I have owned 4 scopes before this one. 4 much larger reflectors. I have to say, this scope outperforms all of them! After initial purchase I did have problems getting the mount to align (im in Southern hemisphere), and thought it was owing to the mount being new and a bug in the handcontroller...

B h photo.34921152
8 June 2018
10/10

Great image quality. Outstanding sharpness across entire image. Field flatness is very good. My previous scope was a Meade LX90 (also an 8-inch SCT) and the C8 Edge HD is noticeably better quality.

B h photo.34921152
11 March 2019
8.0/10

I like the sturdiness of the mount and the tripod. The counterweight has been claimed to be insufficient, but for my Newtonian telescope with a DSLR camera, an eyepiece projection, finder scope and the eyepiece attached to it was, on the contrary, more than enough.

B h photo.34921152
5 October 2015
8.0/10

Great scope! I had anticipated a little blue coloring on the achromat even at f 8 but there was nothing I could detect. Also I suspected the included 20 mm Plossl would not be the best but it's very good indeed.

B h photo.34921152
2 April 2019
8.0/10

Excellent optic in small package...still doing many experiments withEdgeHD CG-5 8. At first observation Of Messier 41 (also known as M41 ) is an open cluster in the constellation Canis Major. I would say it is pretty sharp to the edge and living up to the expectation.

B h photo.34921152
24 March 2019
6.0/10

This is my first go to mountIt is sturdy and easy to get the hang of. I bought this as a combo with the CR6 refractor. I cant recommend purchasing this combo unless you buy an extension of 6 to 8 inches for the scope to be high enough to comfortably view and for the scope to not crash into the...

B h photo.34921152
25 August 2018
8.0/10

I had a learning curve on the "goto" mount to hurdle. I don't find the menus and such to be as intuitive as I was expecting. Now that I have a better understanding of what the prompts are really saying, and I am intentionally avoiding certain of the choices, I am getting along much better.

B h photo.34921152
7 July 2018
10/10

This is a great telescope . Loaded it on a eq6 tripod . very good image .

B h photo.34921152
30 August 2017
10/10

Awesome Equatorial mount. I used it to record the entire Great American Total Solar Eclipse August 21st, 2017, from start to finish. Nice construction, very sturdy. Very manageable.

Product Highlights
  • 8" (200 mm) f/5 optical design gives excellent wide field views
  • Parabolic primary mirror minimizes spherical aberration to produce a better image
  • Updated industrial design offers more rigidity, less flexure and improved aesthetics
  • Improved electronics contain increased memory for future expansion
  • NexStar+ hand control offers multiple language programming
  • Type: Reflecting Telescopes Telescope
  • Aperture: 8" (203mm) Aperture
  • Series: Celestron Advanced VX
In The Box
  • Advanced VX Computerized German Equatorial Mount
  • 20mm 1.25" Eyepiece
  • Tripod
  • NexStar+ Hand Control (EQ)
  • 2-Year USA Warranty
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