Celestron NexStar Evolution 8 Telescope

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The Evolution 8 is the pinnacle in automatic GoTo Schmidt Cassegrain telescopes and includes the below features above the CPC and Nexstar SE 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.

 

$3,799.00

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Specifications

Optical Design Schmidt-Cassegrain
Aperture 203.2mm (8″)
Focal Length 2032mm (80″)
Focal Ratio f/10
Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 40mm (1.57″)
Magnification of Eyepiece 1 51x
Focal Length of Eyepiece 2 13mm (.51″)
Magnification of Eyepiece 2 156x
Finderscope Red Dot Finderscope
Star Diagonal 1.25″ Star Diagonal
Optical Tube Aluminum
Highest Useful Magnification 480x
Lowest Useful Magnification 29x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude 14
Resolution (Rayleigh) 0.69 arc seconds
Resolution (Dawes) 0.57 arc seconds
Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye) 843x
Secondary Mirror Obstruction 64mm (2.5″)
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter 31%
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area 9.77%
Optical Coatings StarBright XLT
Optical Tube Length 432mm (17″)
Optical Tube Diameter 238mm (9.37″)
Optical Tube Weight 12.5 lbs (5.67 kg)
Dovetail CG-5 Dovetail bar

Mount Info

Mount Type Computerized Altitude-Azimuth Single Fork Arm
Instrument load capacity 25 lbs (11 kg)
Height adjustment range (includes mount and tripod) 1193.8mm – 1752.6mm (47″ – 69″)
Tripod Leg Diameter 31.75mm (1.25″) Stainless Steel
Mount Head Weight 16 lbs (7 kg)