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Celestron NexStar Evolution 8 Telescope plus many extras; very lightly used, in near-perfect condition. Includes:

  • Celestron NexStar Evolution 8 Telescope & Tripod
  • Celestron Optical Tube Carrying Case for NexStar 8, 9.25 & 11 inch Optical Tube
  • Celestron NexStar RS-232 Navigational Accessory Cable - 93920
  • Celestron USB to RS-232 Connector Cable 18775
  • Celestron T-Adapter for C5 - C14 Telescopes - 93633-A
  • Celestron EclipSmart Solar Filter for 8" SCT & EdgeHD Telescopes - 94244 x2
  • Optolong UHC Filter - 1.25" Mounted - UHC-125
  • Celestron Flexible Lens Shade for C6 & C8 SCT Telescopes - 94009
  • Celestron 1.25" Eyepiece & Filter Kit With Aluminum Case - 94303
  • Celestron Barlow T-Adapter 93640
  • Optolong Astro-Filter 
  • Celestron T-Ring Adapter for Canon EOS cameras - 93419

Manufacturer's description:CELESTRON NEXSTAR EVOLUTION 8" COMPUTERIZED TELESCOPEThe Celestron NexStar Evolution 8-inch Computerized Telescope provides a new level of convenience with its integrated WiFi. Explore the Universe with Celestron’s SkyPortal mobile app for iOS and Android. Rotate your telescope, remote-free, to all the best celestial objects with a tap of your smartphone or tablet!  


  • Store up to 7 eyepieces in 2 accessory trays, one which includes an adjustable red LED illuminator.
  • The Schmidt-Cassegrain optical system offers bright, sharp views with StarBright XLT optical coatings—a great choice for visual observers and budding astro-imagers alike.
  • Equipped with 4 auxiliary ports--2 on top of the fork and 2 on the bottom.
  • A classic NexStar+ hand control is included but is not necessary when using NexStar Evolution with the mobile app.
  • The telescope also includes a StarPointer finderscope, two 1.25-inch Plossl eyepieces, a 1.25-inch star diagonal and an AC adapter.


The Most User-Friendly Telescope Ever

Celestron engineers designed the NexStar Evolution based on years of customer feedback. It now includes its own built-in battery! With this long-lasting lithium-iron-phosphate battery, enjoy stargazing marathons for up to 10 hours on a single charge. In addition, use NexStar Evolution’s USB charge port to top off your other electronic devices that need to stay powered on during observation. Your telescope will go into power-saving mode when it senses low battery life to keep power running for as long as possible. 

Setting up your NexStar Evolution is quick and simple. The all-metal tripod features a metal accessory tray with indentations for storing and carrying the tripod. During setup, leg etchings will help you adjust your telescope to the perfect height. Manual clutches in both altitude and azimuth offer greater flexibility to manually point the telescope when powered off. 

Superior Tracking Fit for Astro-Imaging

If you’re interested in astro-imaging, the 8-inch NexStar Evolution is an excellent and affordable way to get started. It’s the only fork-mounted telescope in its price range that offers brass worm gears, along with improved motors. NexStar Evolution’s 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 astro-imaging, you can add our HD Pro Wedge to achieve longer exposures for more detailed astro-images.  


All-Star Polar Alignment

Get ready for a night of astroimaging with your mount faster than previously thought possible with All-Star Polar Alignment. This innovative software solves the time-consuming problem of trying to pinpoint the North Celestial Pole.


The new Lithium Phosphate (LiFePO4) battery chemistry has significant advantages over other battery chemistries, great for those Astronomers on the go.


SkyAlign alignment technology makes setting up a computerized telescope simple, fast, and accurate. Just point the telescope at any three bright objects — stars, bright planets, or even the Moon — and your telescope can orient itself with the night sky.


Celestron SkyPortal

Celestron’s SkyPortal planetarium app is an astronomy suite that redefines how you experience the night sky. Explore the Solar System, thousands of stars, star clusters, nebulae, galaxies, asteroids, comets, and satellites. You can even control and automatically align a compatible Celestron telescope from a smartphone or tablet using StarSense and WiFi technology.

Starsense Technology

Celestron’s patented StarSense Technology makes it easier than ever to locate objects in the night sky, even if you’ve never used a telescope before. Turn it on and push ‘Align.’ In about three minutes, you’re ready to observe!


Aperture203.2 mm (8")Camera/Eyepiece Connection2” _24 tpiComputerizedComputerizedDatabase40Dawes Limit0.57 arcsecondsDrive TypeLow cog DC servo motorsFocal Length2032 mmFocal Ratiof/10Free ShippingYesHead DesignAltitude—AzimuthHightest Magnification406.4xInstrument Capacity25 lbsLatitude Range15 to 70 DegreesLight Gathering Power843xLimiting Magnitude15.3ManufacturerCelestronMount Head Weight40lbsOptical DesignSCTPECYesPortsAUXPortsHand ControllerPortsUSB 2.0Power Consumption12V DC 2.5ASecondary Obstruction64mmSlew Speed4 Degrees Per SecondTelescope ConnectionDual Vixen & LosmandyTotal Weight77 lbsTracking ModesEQ NorthTracking ModesEQ SouthTracking RatesLunarTracking RatesSiderealTracking RatesSolarTripod Weight20 lbsTube Diameter226mmTube Length432mmTube Weight12.5 lbs

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