The Celestron NexStar Evolution 8-inch Computerized Telescope provides a new level of convenience with its integrated WiFi. Explore the Universe with Celestron’s SkyPortal mobile app for iOS and Android. Rotate your telescope, remote-free, to all the best celestial objects with a tap of your smartphone or tablet!
The Celestron NexStar Evolution at a Glance
Store up to 7 eyepieces in 2 accessory trays, one which includes an adjustable red LED illuminator.
The Schmidt-Cassegrain optical system offers bright, sharp views with StarBright XLT optical coatings—a great choice for visual observers and budding astro-imagers alike.
Equipped with 4 auxiliary ports--2 on top of the fork and 2 on the bottom.
A classic NexStar+ hand control is included but is not necessary when using NexStar Evolution with the mobile app.
The telescope also includes a StarPointer finderscope, two 1.25-inch Plossl eyepieces, a 1.25-inch star diagonal and an AC adapter.
Enjoy the Features of the Celestron NexStar Evolution 8-inch
The Most User-Friendly Telescope Ever
Celestron engineers designed the NexStar Evolution based on years of customer feedback. It now includes its own built-in battery! With this long-lasting lithium-iron-phosphate battery, enjoy stargazing marathons for up to 10 hours on a single charge. In addition, use NexStar Evolution’s USB charge port to top off your other electronic devices that need to stay powered on during observation. Your telescope will go into power-saving mode when it senses low battery life to keep power running for as long as possible.
Setting up your NexStar Evolution is quick and simple. The all-metal tripod features a metal accessory tray with indentations for storing and carrying the tripod. During setup, leg etchings will help you adjust your telescope to the perfect height. Manual clutches in both altitude and azimuth offer greater flexibility to manually point the telescope when powered off.
Superior Tracking Fit for Astro-Imaging
If you’re interested in astro-imaging, the 8-inch NexStar Evolution is an excellent and affordable way to get started. It’s the only fork-mounted telescope in its price range that offers brass worm gears, along with improved motors. NexStar Evolution’s tracking accuracy is so impressive, you can capture images of deep-sky objects like the Orion Nebula by simply attaching your DSLR camera. As you progress in the hobby of astro-imaging, you can add our HD Pro Wedge to achieve longer exposures for more detailed astro-images.
203.2 mm (8")
2” _24 tpi
Low cog DC servo motors
15 to 70 Degrees
Light Gathering Power
Mount Head Weight
12V DC 2.5A
4 Degrees Per Second
Dual Vixen & Losmandy
2 Year Warranty
8-inch Schmidt-Cassegrain OTA.
NexStar Evolution Alt-Azimuth Mount.
Tripod with Adjustable Steel Legs.
2 Accessory Trays.
StarPointer Finderscope (Red Dot).
13 mm 1.25-inch Plossl Eyepiece.
40 mm 1.25-inch Plossl Eyepiece.
1.25-inch Star Diagonal.
Internal 10-hour lithium-ion battery.
AC wall adapter.
2 Year Warranty.
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