Celestron 8SE Nexstar Telescope

Celestron Nexstar 8SE Telescope

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Let the NexStar 8SE help you find thousands of stars, planets, galaxies, nebulas and more at the touch of a button!

  • 203mm (8") Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope
  • 2032mm focal length
  • Computerised alt-azimuth mount
  • f/10 focal ratio
  • 25mm (81x) Plossl eyepiece
  • 2 year warranty
  • Celestron Item # 11069
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With 78% more light gathering power than the Celestron NexStar 6SE, the Celestron NexStar 8SE will enable you to see even deeper into the universe. It has some of Celestron's best and most advanced computerised features, including the revolutionary SkyAlign technology for fast and easy alignment, a sky tour feature to show you the best sights of the night sky particular to your time and location, a database of over 40,000 celestial objects and an easy-to-use hand control. The Celestron telescope is also an excellent telescope for those interested in astrophotography. Whether you are a seasoned astronomer looking for a portable scope with advanced features, or just starting your astronomy adventure and looking for an easy way to enjoy the night sky, the Celestron NexStar 8SE will help you take a closer look.

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What will I be able to see with the NexStar 8SE Celestron telescope?

  • Visible structures in many galaxies from a dark sky site
  • Details in nebulas, internal star birth region
  • Enke's division in Saturn's rings is often visible
  • Advanced detail of weather systems of Jupiter and small features of Galilean moons
  • Thousands of globular clusters with detail
  • Double stars separated by less than 1 arcsec

Some objects may require additional eyepieces to see clearly, sold separately. Visibility subject to local conditions and positions of objects.

8SE NexStar Celestron - General Features:

  • 8" Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope
  • The SE range combines the classic heritage of the original orange tube telescopes with the latest state-of-the-art features
  • StarBright XLT high transmission coatings come standard
  • Quick release fork arm mount, optical tube and accessory tray for no-tool setup
  • Celestron's unique patented single fork arm with integral hand control design provides a rigid and smooth operating structure for the optical tube
  • StarPointer finderscope to help with alignment and accurately location objects
  • Sturdy computerised Alt-Azimuth mount
  • Ultra sturdy steel tripod with accessory tray
  • Star diagonal provides a more comfortable viewing position when observing objects that are high in the sky

Computerized mount features:

  • Proven NexStar computer control technology
  • 40,000 object database with 200 user-definable objects and expanded information on over 200 objects
  • SkyAlign allows you to align on any 3 bright celestial objects, making for a fast and easy alignment process
  • Flash upgradeable hand control software and motor control units for downloading product updates over the Internet
  • Custom database lists of all the most famous deep-sky objects by name and catalog number; the most beautiful double, triple and quadruple stars; variable stars; solar system objects and asterisms
  • Autoguider port for long exposure photography
  • Double line, 16-character Liquid Crystal Display Hand Control with backlit LED buttons for easy operation of GoTo features
  • NexRemote telescope control software and RS-232 cable included for advanced control of your telescope via computer (may require USB adaptor cable)

Celestron Australia Warranty

More Information
  • Celestron Item # 11069
  • Optical Design: Schmidt-Cassegrain
  • Aperture: 203.2mm (8")
  • Focal Length: 2032mm
  • Focal Ratio: f/10
  • Finderscope: StarPointer
  • Mount: Single fork arm alt-azimuth
  • Eyepiece: 25mm (81x magnification)
  • Highest useful magnification: 406x (limited to around 200-250x due to atmosphere)
  • Limiting stellar magnitude: 14x


  • Swallowing may lead to serious injury in as little as 2 hours or death, due to chemical burns and potential perforation of the oesophagus.

  • If you suspect your child has swallowed or inserted a button battery immediately call the 24-hour Poisons Information Centre on 13 11 26 for fast, expert advice.

  • Examine devices and make sure the battery compartment is correctly secured, e.g. that the screw or other mechanical fastener is tightened. Do not use if compartment is not secure.

  • Dispose of used button batteries immediately and safely. Flat batteries can still be dangerous.

  • Tell others about the risk associated with button batteries and how to keep their children safe.

NOTE: The 24-hour Poisons Information Centre is the correct first response in Australia 13 11 26.

Brand Celestron