The NexStar Evolution 8 telescope is a compact, portable 8-inch Schmidt-Cassegrain optical tube with StarBright XLT optical coatings and Fastar compatibility. It features a computerized GoTo mount with high-performance brass worm gears and motors for improved tracking accuracy, along with reduced gear backlash. Its rechargeable lithium-ion battery offers enough power for 10 hours of continuous observing, while its improved industrial design with manual clutches and integrated carry handles make it easy to carry with you. Not to mention the added convenience of two accessory trays and a USB charge port for your smart device.
[adsense300gray]Celestron’s signature telescopes reach a new level with NexStar Evolution 8, 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 Evolution’s 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’re ready to observe within minutes.