Celestron NexStar 8 SE Telescope Reviews

With excellent optics and computerized “GoTo” tracking, this beast of a telescope outstrips 90% of telescopes at its on price range, with its competitors being bulky and hard to operate. It Telescope is light, portable and affordable for anyone serious about Astronomy. So it isn’t much of a surprise that each and every Celestron NexStar 8 SE Telescope review that we have seen so far has given it very glowing ratings indeed.

StarBright XLT high transmission coatings come standard

deluxe computer-controlled telescopes

light, portable and affordable

Nearly 40,000-object database with 200 user-definable objects                                                              and expanded information on over 200 objects

The best choice for the money. 

With this scope, seeing objects like Saturn, its rings and the Cassini Division becomes a cakewalk.Various Celestron NexStar 8 SE Telescope reviews have noted that while observing Jupiter, the pale orange color of the famous Great Red Spot is sharply visible. It produces beautiful and breathtaking images of the polar caps and spot dust storms on the planet Mars. The 20mm Plossl eyepiece enables you to see galaxies and star clusters and stare in wonder for hours on end about your own minuteness in this Universe. It also enabled people to view larger deep space highlights like the Andromeda Galaxy and the Orion Nebula.

  • Mechanical Stability & Usability

The incredibly exceptional and intuitive Go To button quickly locates and positions the star of your choice. The scope has a sturdy computerized alt-azimuth mount. The build quality,as noted by all Celestron NexStar 8 SE Telescope reviews, is robust – Everything’s secure, tough, and can withstand a lot. You can carry and wheel it around extremely rough terrain.

To use the “SkyAlign” technology, all you need to do is to enter the date and time, and point the telescope at three bright stars.

The scope features a quick-release fork arm mount, optical tube and accessory tray for no-tool setup.


           Excellent optics

           Easy computerized GoTo tracking

           Light, portable and affordable


           Plastic accessories

           Short battery life

           Motor noisy

           Too light for astro-photography

Other Celestron NexStar 8 SE Telescope reviews have recommended the following:

  • A powerpack
  • Eyepieces for even better and deeper visibility.

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