TheNexStar Evolution 8-inch EdgeHD with StarSense gives you the best of two worlds with the coming together of EdgeHD optics and StarSense AutoAlign. This innovative telescope gives you the freedom to control your telescope wirelessly.
Simply, downloadCelestron’s SkyPortal app to your smartphone or tablet. The SkyPortal app makes your telescope automatic and ready-to-go! Just tap “connect and align” to get started. Add up to 10 additional calibration stars to achieve a new level of accuracy.
Astro-imaging and Visual Astronomy With The Celestron NexStar Evolution
Get an excellent head start in photographing breath-taking images that are captured through your telescope. Both budget-friendly and optimum performance make the NexStar Evolution 8-inch HD with StarSense an ideal beginner’s telescope. The StarBright XLT optical coatings give you sharp, bright views. Capture coma-free, flat-field images of deep-sky objects like the Orion Nebula.
Celestron NexStar Evolution 8-inch Features
EdgeHD Optics: Provides superb visual and astro-imaging performance, free of coma and field curvature.
Rechargeable Lithium-iron Battery with enough power for 10 hours of continuous observing
Built-in WiFi: No Hand controller required! Just use your smartphone or tablet which connects to the telescope via WiFi.
StarSense Auto Align: Automatically aligns your telescope and works with the SkyPortal app for complete wireless control.
Fastar/HyperStar Compatible: Image deep-sky objects in seconds at f/2, often eliminating the need to autoguide or track on a wedge.
NexStar Evolution Mount: Packed with convenient features, including manual release clutches and precision machined worm gears for both axes, tray lighting, USB charge port, tray lighting for your accessories, and more.
Fully Motorized Computer GoTo: After automatically aligning with StarSense, select and go to objects with a tap on your smartphone.
OPT Product Number: CE-12096
203 mm (8")
Corrected Image Circle
Dew Shield Size
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
NexStar Evolution 8-inch Schmidt-Cassegrain OTA, with EdgeHD Optics.