CELESTRON NEXSTAR EVOLUTION 5 TELESCOPE

CELESTRON NEXSTAR EVOLUTION 5 TELESCOPE

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Celestron 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.

  • Explore the Universe and control your NexStar Evolution telescope with the free Celestron SkyPortal app for iOS and Android!
  • Compact, portable 5-inch Schmidt-Cassegrain optical tube with StarBright XLT optical coatings

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CELESTRON NEXSTAR EVOLUTION 5 TELESCOPE

Celestrons signature telescopes reach a new level with NexStar Evolution 5, the first Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope with integrated WiFi. Leave your hand control behind and slew to all the best celestial objects with a tap of your smartphone or tablet. Connect your device to NexStar Evolutions built-in wireless network, and explore the universe with the Celestron mobile app for iOS and Android.

Use the planetarium interface to view the night sky in real time or display a list of celestial objects currently visible based on your time and location. Our proprietary SkyAlign alignment procedure is built right into the Celestron mobile app, so you are ready to observe within minutes.

  • Explore the Universe and control your NexStar Evolution telescope with the free Celestron SkyPortal app for iOS and Android!
  • Compact, portable 5-inch Schmidt-Cassegrain optical tube with StarBright XLT optical coatings
  • Computerized GoTo mount with high-performance worm gears and motors for improved tracking accuracy, along with reduced gear backlash
  • Rechargeable internal lithium-iron battery with enough power for 10 hours of continuous observing.
  • Improved industrial design with manual clutches and integrated carry handles, plus the added convenience of two accessory trays and a USB charge port for your smart device

Setting up your NexStar Evolution is quick and painless with large, ergonomic handles. The all-metal tripod features a metal accessory tray with indentations for storing and carrying the tripod. During setup, leg etchings 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.

OPTICAL TUBE INFO:
Optical Design Schmidt-Cassegrain
Aperture 125mm (5″)
Focal Length 1250mm (49″)
Focal Ratio f/10
Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 40mm (1.57″)
Magnification of Eyepiece 1 31x
Focal Length of Eyepiece 2 13mm (.51″)
Magnification of Eyepiece 2 96x
Finderscope StarPointer™ red dot finderscope
Star Diagonal 90° Prism – 1.25″
Optical Tube Aluminum
Highest Useful Magnification 295x
Lowest Useful Magnification 18x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude 13
Resolution (Rayleigh) 1.11 arc seconds
Resolution (Dawes) 0.93 arc seconds
Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye) 329x
Secondary Mirror Obstruction 51mm (2″)
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter 40%
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area 17%
Optical Coatings StarBright XLT
Optical Tube Length 330mm (13″)
Optical Tube Diameter 152mm (6″)
Optical Tube Weight 10 lbs (4.54 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)
Accessory Tray Yes
Tripod Weight 12 lbs (5.44 kg)
Slew Speeds 9 slew speeds – max speed 4°/second
Tracking Rates Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
Tracking Modes Alt-Az, EQ North and EQ South
GPS N/A
Dovetail Compatibility CG-5 saddle plate
Number of Auxiliary ports 4 Aux ports (Hand Control can use any of the Aux ports)
Autoguide port No
USB Port Yes, Hand Control input and Mount output
Power Requirements Internal 9 6V, 4 5Ah lithium iron phosphate battery (LiFePO4)
Motor Drive DC servo motors
Alignment Procedures SkyAlign, 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 Correction No
Computerized Hand Control 2 line x 18 character backlit Liquid Crystal Display, 19 LED backlit buttons, USB 2.0 port for PC connection
NexStar+ Database Over 40,000 including 220 of the best deep sky and solar system objects
Software Celestron’s Starry Night Special Edition Software | SkyPortal App
Total Kit Weight 38 lbs (17.23 kg)
Included Items NexStar 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

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