Celestron 2" SCT XLT Diagonal
Celestron 2" SCT XLT DiagonalIntroducing Celestron's new 2" XLT Diagonal. This high quality multi-coated mirror diagonal allows you to take advantage of the wider field of view provided by 2" eyepieces. Featuring Celestron's premier StarBright XLT coatings, this unit has an interferometer tested 10th wave flat mirror.
This premium diagonal is designed to work with Schmidt-Cassegrain telescopes and employs a brass compression ring interior to keep from marring your eyepiece barrels. A sturdy aluminum carrying case for travel and protection comes standard.
Celestron 2" XLT Diagonal (SCT) Features
- 2" Diagonal (for SCT)
- Celestron's high performance XLT coating for maximum reflectivity >96%
- Interferometer tested 10th wave flat mirror
- All machined housings for accurate optical alignment
- Aluminum case for storage and protection
QUESTIONS & ANSWERSAsk a Question
When used on a regular SCT, will a Celestron f/6.3 reducer/corrector placed before this diagonal, when using 1-1/4" eyepieces, be at the correct spacing needed for the reducer/corrector to work properly?
In this configuration, yes, everything will work properly and come to focus.
Will this diagonal work on a new 11" celestron Schmidt-Cassegrain?
Yes this diagonal uses the standard SCT thread. It will work with the 11" Celestron
Is this diagonal compatible with an old orange tube C-8 vintage aprox 1977 ?
Yes, this SCT thread diagonal will work on a 1977 orange tube C8.
Is this diagonal compatible with the Nexstar 8SE?
Yes, this diagonal will fit the Nexstar 8SE, but it will make the scope a bit back heavy so you will need to add a dew shield or possibly some weight to balance the front and the large size of the diagonal will prevent you from pointing at the zenith (tho