C8 EdgeHD with AVX Mount

$2,099.00
Article number: AVX 8" EdgeHD
Availability: Drop Shipped
  • 8” (2032 mm) f/10 Edge HD  includes StarBright XLT coatings for better light transmission
  • Edge HD optical design fully corrects for coma and field curvature, delivering a truly flat field
  • Built-in tube vents with integrated 60 micron mesh filters allow hot air to be released behind the primary mirror
  • Fastar compatible tube comes with removable secondary mirror for fast f/2.8 imaging
  • 9x50 optical finderscope for locating alignment stars
  • Integer gear ratios and permanently programmable Periodic Error Correction eliminates recurring track errors from the worm gear.
  • Autoguider port for long exposure imaging
  • New motors offer improved tracking performance & provide more power to overcome load imbalances
  • Updated industrial design offers more rigidity, less flexure and improved aesthetics
  • New design allows viewing or imaging across the meridian without interference from the motors housings
  • Improved latitude range.  Can be used between 7 – 77 degrees latitude.
  • NexStar+ hand control offers multiple language programming (English, French, Italian, German, Spanish)
Type: Schmidt-Cassegrain Reflector
Primary Diameter: 203mm (8inch)
Focal Length: 2032mm
Focal Ratio: f/10
Focuser: 1-speed
Mount: Advanced VX
Telescope Length: 17 inches
Telescope Weight, Optical Tube/Assembled: 14 lbs/74 lbs
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