Celestron NexStar Evolution 8"

Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope

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Technical Features for Celestron NexStar Evolution 8"

The Celestron 12091 is a 8-inch Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope with premium StarBright XLT coatings and fully computerized GoTo mount with high-performance brass worm gears and motors for improved tracking accuracy. The light transmission is increased throughout the entire optical path with anti-reflection multicoated lenses, highly reflective multicoated mirrors and 4-element rare-earth glass. The smart device can be connected to the telescope via direct WiFi connection and expands the capabilities and functionality.

The Celestron 12091 features Multi-layer mirror coatings made from layers of aluminum, SiO2 (quartz), TiO2 (titanium dioxide), and Si02 (silicon dioxide). The reflectivity is flat across the light spectrum for both astrophotography/astroimaging and visual observation. It has a long life lithium-ion phosphate battery providing up to 10 hours of continual use on a single charge. The system has a tray which keeps accessories and equipment safe and organized and no tools required to set up mount and tripod.
Celestron NexStar Evolution 8" Specification
Optical Tube Info:
  • Optical Design
  • Aperture (mm)
    203.2 mm
  • Focal Length
    2032 mm
  • Focal Ratio
  • Focal Length of Eyepiece 1(mm)
    40 mm
  • Focal Length of Eyepiece 2
    13 mm
  • Magnification of Eyepiece 1
  • Magnification of Eyepiece 2
  • Finderscope
  • Star Diagonal
  • Mount Type
    Single Fork Arm Altazimuth
  • Tripod
    Stainless Steel
  • Power Requirements
    Internal battery included
  • Highest Useful Magnification
  • Lowest Useful Magnification
  • Limiting Stellar Magnitude
  • Resolution (Rayleigh)
    0.69 arc seconds
  • Resolution (Dawes)
    0.57 arc seconds
  • Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye)
  • Secondary Mirror Obstruction
    2.5 in (64 mm)
  • Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area
  • Optical Coatings
    StarBright XLT
  • Optical Tube Length
    17 in
  • Total Telescope Kit Weight
    40.6 lbs
  • Total Telescope Kit Weight
    17.6 lbs (7.98 kg)
  • Max Slew Speed
    4 degrees per second
  • Tracking Rates
    Sidereal, solar and lunar
  • Alignment Procedures
    SkyAlign, 3-Star Align, Solar System Align
  • Communication Ports
    1 hand control and 3 aux ports for optional accessories
  • App Database
    Over 120,000 including 220 of the best deep sky and solar system objects
  • USB Charge Port

12091 Features:

  • Integrated Wi-Fi For Built-In Wireless Network
  • 7.99 Inch Aperture (203mm)
  • StarBright XLT Multcoated Optics
  • 480x Maximum Magnification
  • Focal Length: 2032mm, f/10 Focal Ratio
  • NexRemote Provides Full Computerized Hand Control
  • Rechargeable Battery, up to 10hr Runtime
  • StarBright XLT
  • SkyAlign Technology
    - Allows To Align On Any 3 Bright Celestial Objects
    - Making Fast & Easy Alignment Process
  • Heavy Duty Steel Tripod (Adjustable)
  • Single Fork Arm Altazimuth Mount

Celestron 12091 Includes:
  • 13mm Eyepiece
  • 40mm Eyepiece
  • 90° Star Diagonal
  • NexStar+ Hand Control (EQ)
  • Tripod w/ Accessory Tray
  • StarPointer Red Dot Finderscope

The Celestron NexStar Evolution 8 inch Telescope has many exciting features for users of all types. It's one of FactoryOutletStore's best selling Celestron NexStar Series Telescopes. You can extend the lifetime of your Celestron NexStar Evolution 8 inch Telescope with the purchase of a FactoryOutletStore Factory Protection Plan. See the Celestron NexStar Evolution 8 inch Telescope product video and gallery images above for more details. FactoryOutletStore stocks a full line of accessories like Celestron Eyepiece and Filter Kit, Celestron LensPen - Optics Cleaning Tool, and Eyepiece & Filter Kit for the Celestron NexStar Evolution 8 inch Telescope. The Celestron NexStar Evolution 8 inch Telescope is sold as a Brand New Unopened Item.
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