Celestron 12096 8-Inch 480x NexStar Evolution EdgeHD Telescope w/ StarSense
- 8-Inch Edgehd Optics: Provides superb visual and astro-imaging performance, free of coma and field curvature.
- Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery with enough power for 10 hours of continuous observing
- Built-In W-Fi: No Hand controller required! Just use your smartphone or tablet which connects to the telescope via WiFi.
- Starsense Auto Align: Automatically aligns your telescope and works with the SkyPortal app for complete wireless control.
- Fastar/Hyperstar Compatible: Image deep sky objects in seconds at f/2, often eliminating the need to autoguide or track on a wedge.
- Nxstar Evolution Mount: Packed with convenient features, including manual release clutches and precision machined worm gears for both axes, tray lighting, USB charge port, tray lighting for your accessories, and more.
- Fully Motorized Computer Go-To: After automatically aligning with StarSense, select and go to objects with a tap on your smartphone.
What's in The Box
- 8-Inch EdgeHD Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope - 12096
- NexStar Evolution Alt-Az Mount
- StarSense AutoAlign
- 12.5mm Plossl Eyepiece
- 40mm Plossl Eyepiece
- StarPointer Pro Finderscope
- International AC adapter
- 1.25-Inch Star Diagonal
- Owner's Manual
- 2-Year Limited Factory Warranty
- 30 Day Satisfaction Guaranteed
|Optical Design||Schmidt Cassegrain|
|Focal Length||2032mm (80in)|
|Focal Length of Eyepiece 1||40mm|
|Focal Length of Eyepiece 2||12.5mm|
|Magnification of Eyepiece 1||51x|
|Magnification of Eyepiece 2||163x|
|Star Diagonal||1.25 in|
|Mount Type||Single Fork Arm Altazimuth|
|Power Requirements||Internal battery included|
|HIghest Useful Magnification||480x|
|Lowest Useful Magnification||29x|
|Limiting Stellar Magnitude||14|
|Resolution (Rayleigh)||0.59 arc seconds|
|Resolution (Dawes)||0.57 arc seconds|
|Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye)||843x|
|Optical Coatings||StarBright XLT|
|Optical Tube Length||16 in|
|Total Telescope Kit Weight||40.6lbs|
|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|
|International Plugs with AC Adapter||US, UK, EU, AU|
|App Database||Over 120,000 including 220 of the best deep sky and solar system objects|
|USB Charge Port||Yes|