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Celestron 11 inch StarHopper Dobsonian reflector astronomical telescope For Sale

Price - $899.00

Ad Number: 126429

Posted: 16 Jan 2018

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Premium Quality and a Great Christmas gift

Everything is still in original factory shipping boxes ready to ship to you.
It is new in the box and has not been used or assembled.

Vintage new in box Celestron 11 inch StarHopper Dobsonian reflector astronomical telescope, 1255mm focal length [f/4.5], 2" helical focuser with 1-1/4" adapter, 25mm SMA eyepiece 1-1/4" [49x], collimation tool, Balance system included. It is new in the box and has not been used or assembled. We purchased the new scope several years ago and never got around to using it. This scope is no longer in production. Made in the U.S.A. Surprise someone special with this great scope!!

This scope is better (Premium Quality) than the current Celestron StarHopper Dobsonian scopes. It is faster (f/4.5), has a better glass mirror (Pyrex) and the mirror is multicoated. Compare and you will see the difference. This scope cost more back several years ago when they came out than the current lower quality model.

The 11" Star Hopper astronomical telescope has these Standard Features:
Precision annealed Pyrex primary mirror - better glass than used by competitors, ensures faster temperature stabilization and the highest steady quality optical figure. The same glass as used on the Palomar 200-inch Hale Telescope. Palomar Observatory and look for the info marked 1934-36: A Pyrex Mirror.
11" (279mm) -- f/4.5 Focal Length 49.4" (1255mm)
25mm SMA Wide Angle Eyepiece -- 1-1/4"
2" Helical Focuser with 1-1/4" Adapter
Premium Quality, Affordably Priced
Optics are diffraction limited and hand finished and tested on a 125 line Ronchi
Pyrex Multi-Coated Primary Mirror
Teflon and Nylon surfaces guarantee smooth performing mechanics.
Collimation Tool -- very useful and unique to Celestron
Made in the U.S.A.


We have all the original accessories, boxes and papers
It is new in the box and has not been assembled or used
3 boxes: large tube box, mirror box and mount box
White mount not black


Noteworthy improvements over conventional economical Dobs include:
Low Friction Altitude Bearing/Dovetail Pinion Balance System
A unique, low-mass molded Pyrex primary mirror for better thermal stability
Unique adjustable Pinnacle Mirror Cell to support the low mass Primary Mirror
Multicoated, high reflectivity mirror coatings improve brightness and contrast.
Weight -- about 95 lbs. without boxes


The telescope ships by truck freight or UPS because of weight and size. There are three boxes: large tube box 41 pounds, mirror box 21 pounds and mount box 39 pounds. The total weight for all boxes is about 100 pounds. Shipped from San Angelo, Texas 76903. Insurance is required before we ship.

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  • Condition New in boxes
  • Location Texas



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