The NexStar carrying case is designed to safely and easily transport NexStar SE series telescopes with 8", 9.25" or 11" optical tubes. The case is molded from lightweight, durable ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA) and lined with thick foam insulation. An expandable storage zipper pocket allows you to carry all your telescope's standard accessories. The case has wheels and an extendable handle, so you can roll it from one place to another, just like an everyday suitcase.

Product Highlights:

  • hard carrying case for NexStar telescopes with 8", 9.25" or 11" optical tubes
  • durable, EVA molded construction with 1.5" thick foam inner padding
  • roller wheels for easy transportation
  • dense foam spacers and a built-in compression strap help you customize the case for each telescope model
  • expandable storage zipper pocket for carrying accessories
  • external dimensions: 17"W x 33"H x 16"D
  • internal dimensions: 14"W x 26"H x 12"D
  • weight: 18 lbs
  • warranty: two years parts and labor
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

Celestron NexStar 8"-11" OTA Case Reviews

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Nice and light

Written By GregS, Illinois on Friday, August 14, 2015

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A nice and light case that fits everything from an 8" to an 11" OTA

Pros: This case is well padded and moves easily on the wheels. The inside is well equiped wth a strap to secure the scope.

Cons: A little expensive

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What's in the box?

  • Carrying case for NexStar telescopes
  • Information sheet

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Overview: This Carrying Case is designed for NexStar SE telescopes with an 8", 9.25", or 11" optical tube. It has a large area for the optical tube, and a zippered space for carrying accessories. It is made of durable EVA molded construction with thick foam padding along the walls. For easy transport, the case includes wheels and an extendable handle, plus two Nylon strap handles on the side and end.

Customizable: The case has two dense foam spacers (13" x 10" x 1.5") and a built-in compression strap that allows you to customize the case for the telescope models.

Dimensions: The NexStar Carrying Case has the following dimensions:

  • External: Length=33", Width=17", Height=16"
  • Internal: Length=26", Width=14", Height=12"

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