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Home > Classifieds > Astromart Classifieds > Telescope - Catadioptric > Classified #268551

For Sale: Complete C8 System with Many Optical Accessories

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Complete C8 system for sale. Includes OTA, GEM, drive, motor, tripod, eyepieces, filters and a very cool 80mm Lumicon finder. Inventory below.


Celestron 8” f10 Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope tube assembly with cap. It was originally a late 80s orange tube, it's been refurbished and repainted to green-and-beige Takahashi-style color scheme. Optics are excellent; focuser is very smooth with nearly no backlash.

Mount and hardware:

Vixen Super Polaris German equatorial mount with counterweight bar, bubble level, and polar alignment scope. (mount base has a small crack in casting but this has no effect on operation)

Two five pound counterweights and one 2.5 pount counterweight

Dovetail for scope and block for mount

RA clock drive with variable speed hand controller and c-cell battery pack

Lumicon 80mm Super finder

Adjustable 90mm ring set and dovetail mount (for finder)

Large padded lens case (for finder)

2” visual back\#1a UV haze filter (for scope)
2” Meade mirror diagonal with 1.25” adaptor
45 degree upright image prism diagonal (for finder)
2” Rini 54mm modified Plossl
1.25” Celestron 7.5mm Plossl
1.25” Meade Research Grade 22mm wide angle Erfle
1.25” University 16mm Konig
1.25” University 25mm crosshair Kellner (for finder)
1.25” University 12.5mm Ortho
1.25” Edmund Scientific 28mm RKE
Celestron #96-.9 neutral density filter (moon filter)
Celestron #96-.3 neutral density filter
Celestron #38a blue filter
Meade #8 light yellow filter
Meade #56 green filter
Parks #12 yellow filter
Unk #21 orange filter
Unk #80a blue filter

Also two (a long and a short) Barlows and other miscellaneous parts


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