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Celestron have now combined the superb Evolution system with it's built in WiFi and lithium power with StarSense and edgeHD optics, this results in the latest high end optics with WiFi in a self aligning instrument with no requirement for external power or batteries. The NexStar Evolution keeps evolving. Weve paired our best optics with our best technology to make an incredible versatile and portable telescope system. Now, enjoy EdgeHD 8" optics and StarSense AutoAlign on the renowned Evolution mount, all controlled from your favourite tablet or phone. This unique combination of high end optics paired with the latest goto and wi-fi technology in one package is a groundbreaking telescope that is simple to use and set up yet has the most advanced features available to the amateur astronomer.The most user-friendly telescope everCelestron engineers designed NexStar Evolution based on years of customer feedback. It offers many thoughtful design features that combine to provide you the best possible experience out under the stars.FeaturesControllable by iOS & AndroidBuilt in Lithium batteryStarbright XLT CoatingsEdge HD opticsStarSense AutoAlignImproved Accuracy MotorsCompatible with equatorial wedgeRed dot finderStar diagonalTwo eyepieces
StarSense enables automatic alignment of your Celestron computerized telescope without the need to identify or locate any star in the sky with an onboard camera and advanced pointing technology, StarSense automatically aligns your telescope so that you can begin observing in minutes. Aligns your telescope in 3 minutes or less and provides advanced mount modeling and align on numerous stars throughout the sky for extremely precise GoTo pointing accuracy.Forget about batteries or an external power supply. For the first time ever on a consumer telescope, NexStar Evolution includes its own built-in lithium-ion battery. Youll be able to enjoy stargazing marathons up to 10 hours on a single charge. You can even use NexStar Evolutions USB charge port to top off the other devices in your life that need to stay powered on during an observing session.Setting up your NexStar Evolution is quick and painless with large, ergonomic handles. The steel tripod features leg etchings to help you achieve a level, uniform height for your telescope. Manual clutches in both altitude and azimuth offer greater flexibility to manually point the telescope when powered off. Store up to 7 eyepieces in 2 accessory trays, one with an adjustable red LED illuminator.Superior tracking fit for astroimagingIf youre interested in astroimaging, the 8-inch NexStar Evolution is an excellent, affordable way to get started. Its the only fork-mounted telescope in its price range that offers worm gears, along with improved motors. NexStar Evolutions 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 astroimaging, you can add our Evolution Wedge to achieve longer exposures for more detailed astrophotos.The EdgeHD optical system combines all of the compact power popularized by the SCT with an improved high definition optical system for wide field, astrograph quality images. As a visual instrument, EdgeHD optics deliver pinpoint images even with your widest field eyepiece. You can search for all of the Messier Catalog objects, and see hundreds of other NGC, IC and Caldwell objects with amazing clarity. For astro imaging, EdgeHD optics produce aberration-free images across your favorite CCD or DSLR camera. All EdgeHD optics are designed to produce an extremely flat focal plane precise enough to match the strict tolerances of the largest commercial CCD detectors, allowing stars to be in tight focus to the very edge of the chip.Download the SKYPORTAL APPIncludes NexStar handset but all functions are controllable via user supplied Android or IOS phones and devicesSpecifications:Optical Design Aplanatic Schmidt (edgeHD)Aperture 203.2 mmFocal Length 2032 mmFocal Ratio 10Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 40 mmFocal Length of Eyepiece 2 13 mmMagnification of Eyepiece 1 51xMagnification of Eyepiece 2 156xStarSense AutoAlign built inFinderscope StarPointerStar Diagonal 1.25"Mount Type Single Fork Arm AltazimuthTripod Stainless SteelPower Requirements Internal battery included
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