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Celestron Limited Edition 60th Anniversary Nexstar Evolution 8 HD Telescope with StarSense

SKU: CLS-12098

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Celestron has officially released its limited edition Celestron Nexstar Evolution 8 Edge HD Telescope to celebrate their 60th anniversary. Complementing a fully operational Evolution HD telescope, this limited run telescope comes equipped with vintage Celestron design, original certificate of authenticity signed by Celestron pioneer Alan Hale, and a unique serial number embedded onto the telescope. Only 600 are available world-wide. This is a can't miss opportunity for all avid Celestron fans.   

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Regular Price: $5,825.00

Special Price $4,699.00

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Technical Specifications

Aperture 203.2mm (8")
Focal Length 2032mm (80mm)
Focal Ratio f/10
Finderscope StarPointer Pro™ 
Optical Tube Carbon Fiber
Highest Useful Magnification 480x
Lowest Useful Magnification 29x 
Limiting Stellar Magnitude 14
Resolution (Rayleigh) 0.69 arc seconds
Resolution (Dawes) 0.57 arc seconds
Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye) 843x
Secondary Mirror Obstruction  64mm (2.5")
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter 31%
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area 9.77%
Optical Tube Length 432mm (17")
Optical Tube Diameter 238mm (9.37")
Optical Tube Weight 6.35kg
Mount Type Computerised Alt-Azimuth Single Fork Arm
Height adjustment range (includes mount and tripod) 1193.8mm - 1752.6mm (47" - 69")
Total Kit Weight 19.05kg

What's In The Box

  • Celestron Nexstar Evolution 8" Edge HD OTA
  • Celestron Nexstar Evolution Single Fork Arm Mount & Tripod
  • Accessory Tray
  • StarSense Hand controller
  • Three eyepieces: 32mm - 2", 9mm and 15mm - 1.25"
  • StarPointer Pro™ Finderscope
  • 2" Star Diagonal
  • 3 Spinner Emblems
  • Certificate of Authenticity
  • 4 plug AC adapter
  • StarSense Auto-Align System
  • Starry Night Special Edition Software

About Celestron
Celestron was founded by Tom Johnson whose first telescope design was a simple 6-inch reflector, built for his young son. He gradually progressed to making larger scopes in more sophisticated designs. Today, the Celestron company is an industry leader in designing and manufacturing optical equipment including telescopes (computerised and non-computerised), binoculars, spotting scopes and its accompanying accessories. Celestron's legacy spans 50 years, and has grown to enjoy recognition from amateurs to serious astronomers globally. The company seeks to remain innovative by growing its product offerings, while supporting science education around the world.

Product Code: CLS-12098

Additional Information

Additional Information

Optical Design No
Mount Type Alt-azimuth mount
Aperture 203.2mm
Focal Ratio f/10
Eyepiece 1 No
Eyepiece 2 No
Eyepiece 3 No
Finderscope Make StarPointer Pro™
Electronic Hand Control No
Motor Drive No
Go-To Functionality No
Focal Length 2032mm
Tripod No
Tube Length 432mm
Highest Magnification 480x
Warranty Information 2 Years
Additional Specifications of Product Eyepiece 1: 9mm (1.25"), 15mm (1.25"), 32mm (2")
Shipping Dimensions No
Shipping Weight No