Celestron NexStar Evolution 6 Telescope

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The Evolution 6 is the pinnacle in automatic GoTo Schmidt Cassegrain telescopes and includes the below features above the Nexstar models

  • Rechargeable integrated lithium battery, enough power for 10 hours of continuous observing.
  • Includes WiFi,  integrated into the telescope, no need to purchase a separate Sky Portal module for connection to your Smart Phone or Tablet.
  • USB charge port, to power your Smart Phone or Tablet.
  • + more

 

$3,295.00 $2,499.00

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Optical DesignSchmidt-Cassegrain
Aperture150mm (6″)
Focal Length1500mm (59″)
Focal Ratiof/10
Focal Length of Eyepiece 140mm (1.57″)
Magnification of Eyepiece 138x
Focal Length of Eyepiece 213mm (0.51″)
Magnification of Eyepiece 2115x
FinderscopeRed Dot Finderscope
Star Diagonal1.25″ Star Diagonal
Optical TubeAluminum
Highest Useful Magnification354x
Lowest Useful Magnification21x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude13.4
Resolution (Rayleigh)0.93 arc seconds
Resolution (Dawes)0.77 arc seconds
Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye)459x
Secondary Mirror Obstruction56mm (2.2″)
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter0.37
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area0.14
Optical CoatingsStarBright XLT
Optical Tube Length406mm (16″)
Optical Tube Diameter184.15mm (7.25″)
Optical Tube Weight10 lbs (4.54 kg)
DovetailCG-5 Dovetail bar
Mount Info:
Mount TypeComputerized Altitude-Azimuth Single Fork Arm
Instrument load capacity25 lbs (11 kg)
Height adjustment range (includes mount and tripod)1193.8mm – 1752.6mm (47″ – 69″)
Tripod Leg Diameter31.75mm (1.25″) Stainless Steel
Mount Head Weight16 lbs (7 kg)
Accessory TrayYes
Tripod Weight12 lbs (5.44 kg)
Slew Speeds9 slew speeds – max speed 4°/second
Tracking RatesSidereal, Solar and Lunar
Tracking ModesAlt-Az, EQ North and EQ South
GPSN/A
Dovetail CompatibilityCG-5 saddle plate
Number of Auxiliary ports4 Aux ports (Hand Control can use any of the Aux ports)
Autoguide portNo
USB PortYes, Hand Control input and Mount output
Power RequirementsInternal 9 6V, 4 5Ah lithium iron phosphate battery (LiFePO4), charge battery with 12VDC, 5 0Amps
Motor DriveDC servo motors
Alignment ProceduresSkyAlign, 1-Star Align, 2-Star Align, Auto 2-Star Align, Solar System Align, Quick-Align, Last Alignment, EQ North / EQ South Alignment (EQ align requires an equatorial wedge)
Periodic Error CorrectionNo
Computerized Hand Control2 line x 18 character backlit Liquid Crystal Display, 19 LED backlit buttons, USB 2.0 port for PC connection
NexStar+ DatabaseOver 120,000 including 220 of the best deep sky and solar system objects
SoftwareCelestron’s Starry Night Special Edition Software | SkyPortal App
Total Kit Weight38 lbs (17.23 kg)
Included ItemsNexStar Evolution OTA | Single Fork Arm Mount & Tripod | Accessory Tray| Built-in Wifi | Integrated Lithium-iron battery | NexStar+ Hand Control | 40mm & 13mm eyepiece | Red dot finderscope | Visual Back | Star Diagonal | 4 plug AC adapter