The world’s most beloved telescope! The classic, 8-inch Schmidt-Cassegrain revolutionized amateur astronomy in the 1970s. Large, 8-inch aperture with excellent light-gathering ability Fully automated, GoTo mount with database of 40,000+ celestial objects SkyAlign technology gets your telescope aligned and ready to observe in minutes.
Supremely compact, "grab and go" Maksutov-Cassegrain scope Open design, free of a front corrector plate, eliminates dew concerns Easily adapted for terrestrial use with an optional 45° image erector inserted to flip mirror's straight-through viewing path
Quick and easy no-tool set up All coated glass optical elements for clear, crisp images Erect image diagonal so that your views are correctly oriented The telescope and tripod fit inside the custom backpack (included) for easy traveling and storage
Fully Automatic Alignment Procedure Fully Computerized Altazimuth Mount Quick-Release Fork Arm Mount and Optical Tube for Easy, Quick No Tool Set Up Sturdy Stainless Steel Tripod and Accessory Tray Battery Pack Providing over 30 Hours of Power “TheSkyX – First Light Edition” astronomy software with a 10,000 object database, printable sky maps and 75...