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Celestron NexStar Evolution 6

Nexstar evolution 6

Keywords: Intermediate Advanced Schmidt Cassegrain Astrophotography


Currently there are 5 requests to borrow this.


The Celestron NexStar Evolution 6 includes integrated WiFi and can be controlled with your smartphone or tablet by connecting your device to NexStar Evolution’s built-in wireless network. A SkyAlign alignment procedure is built into the Celestron mobile app for setup of the "GoTo" mode that provides automatic slewing to a selected object. Use the planetarium interface to display a list of celestial objects currently visible based on your time and location. NexStar Evolution includes its own built-in battery and will operate for up to 10 hours on a single charge. Ergonomic handles help with setup. Manual clutches in both altitude and azimuth offer flexibility to manually point the telescope when powered off. The 6-inch NexStar Evolution tracking accuracy is accurate enough to get started in astroimaging by attaching your DSLR camera.

The telescope also includes a StarPointer finderscope, a 1.25” star diagonal, eyepieces, and an AC adapter.


Optical Design Schmidt-Cassegrain with StarBright XLT coatings
Aperture (mm) 150 mm
Focal Length 1500 mm
Focal Ratio 10
Finderscope StarPointer (red dot)
Star Diagonal 1.25"
Secondary Mirror Obstruction 55.88 mm (2.2") (37% of the aperture)
Optical Tube Length 16"
Tripod Stainless steel
Power Requirements Internal battery included with USB charging port
Max Slew Speed 4°/ second
Tracking Rates Sidereal, Lunar, Solar
Alignment Procedures SkyAlign, 3-Star Align, Solar System Align
Communication Ports 1 hand control and 3 aux ports for optional accessories
Evo App Database Over 120,000 including 220 of the best deep sky and solar system objects


The descriprion and the photo are obtained from the Celestron website.  More information about this telescope can be found at http://www.celestron.com/products/nexstar-evolution-6 .

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