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Celestron CPC 800 Computerised Cassegrain Telescope

SKU: CLS-11073-XLT

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Featuring a fully computerised mount with built-in GPS, the Celestron CPC 800 Computerised Cassegrain Telescope is one of the most stylish and easy to use telescopes on the market. 

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Regular Price: $4,250.00

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Celestron's CPC range of telescopes are some of the most innovative on the market. Featuring a Built-In GPS which automatically enters date, time and GPS co-ordinates for fast setup, plus a massive built-in 40,000 object database to ensure you are never without something to view, the Celestron CPC 800 Computerised Cassegrain Telescope is an innovative telescope that anyone can use.

Sporting a huge 8" Schmidt-Cassegrain optical tube mounted on a computerised Dual-Fork altazimuth mount for advanced stability, the Celestron CPC 800 Computerised Cassegrain Telescope has a very high weight threshold, allowing additional smaller telescopes or cameras to be attached without affecting tracking. The large aperture and Premium StarBright XLT coatings means an exceptional image quality is achieved. Simply attach a camera and prepare to take some great photos!

Equipped with the intuitive NexRemote hand controller with back-lit display ensures easy navigation both automatically and manually, regardless of how dark it is. Use the Guided Tour function for assisted star hopping to reveal points of interest.

The Celestron CPC 800 Computerised Cassegrain Telescope is great for deep space viewing. Nebulae, Galaxies and star clusters will be highly viewable. Enjoy planetary detail such as the Red spot of Jupiter and the rings of Saturn.

About Celestron
Celestron was founded by Tom Johnson whose first telescope design was a simple 6-inch reflector, built for his young son. He gradually progressed to making larger scopes in more sophisticated designs. Today, the Celestron company is an industry leader in designing and manufacturing optical equipment including telescopes (computerised and non-computerised), binoculars, spotting scopes and its accompanying accessories. Celestron's legacy spans 50 years, and has grown to enjoy recognition from amateurs to serious astronomers globally. The company seeks to remain innovative by growing its product offerings, while supporting science education around the world.


  • 8" Schmidt-Cassegrain optical tube
  • 40,000 object database
  • Built-In GPS
  • Computerised Dual-Fork Altazimuth mount 
  • Premium StarBright XLT coatings
  • 2 Year Australian Warranty


Optical Design: Schmidt-Cassegrain
Aperture (mm): 203.2mm (8")
Focal Length: 2032mm
Focal Ratio: 10
Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 (mm): 40mm
Magnification of Eyepiece 1: 51x
Finderscope: 8x50 Finderscope with quick release bracket
Star Diagonal: 1.25
Mount Type: Dual Fork Arm
Accessory Tray: Leg Brace / Eyepiece holder
Tripod: Heavy Duty Steel Adjustable
Power Requirements: Car battery adapter
Highest Useful Magnification: 480x
Lowest Useful Magnification: 29x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude: 14
Resolution (Rayleigh): 0.69 arc seconds
Resolution (Dawes): 0.57 arc seconds
Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye): 843x
Apparent Field of View: 0.8°
Linear Field of View (@1000 yds) 13m
Secondary Mirror Obstruction: 64mm
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area: 9.77%
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter: 31%
Optical Coatings: Starbright XLT Coating
Tripod Weight: 8.62kg
Telescope Kit Weight: 19kg
Total Telescope Weight: 27.62kg
Tracking Rates: Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
Tracking Modes: Altazimuth, EQ North and EQ South
Alignment Procedures: SkyAlign, Auto Two-Star Alignment, Two-star Align, SolarSystem Align, EQ North Align, EQ South Align, One-Star Align
Periodic Error correction: Permanently Programmable
Communication Ports: RS-232 communication port on hand control
Computer Hand Control: Flash upgradeable, double line, 16 character Liquid Crystal Display; 19 fiber optic backlit LED buttons
GPS: Internal 16 channel
Database: 40,000+ objects, 100 user defined programmable objects. Enhanced information on over 200 objects

Product Code: CLS-11073-XLT

Additional Information

Additional Information

Eyepiece 1 40mm
Eyepiece 2 N/A
Finderscope Make 8x50 Finderscope with quick release bracket
Electronic Hand Control Yes
Motor Drive No
Focal Ratio 10
Focal Length 2032mm
Mount Type Alt-azimuth mount
Aperture 203.2mm
Tube Length 43.18cm
Highest Magnification 480 x
Warranty Information 2 Years
Additional Specifications of Product No


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