Product Code: 12095

Celestron NexStar Evolution 5 Telescope

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050234120951 UPC : 050234120951
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The NexStar Evolution 5 Telescope from Celestron is the only Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope with integrated WiFi. Just with a tap of your smartphone/tablet slew to all the best celestial objects of the universe. You can also connect your device to NexStar Evolutionís built-in wireless network, and explore the universe with the Celestron mobile app for both IOS and Android. The proprietary SkyAlign alignment procedure is built right into the Celestron mobile app, which makes your observation within minutes. Thanks to the planetarium interface which enables you to view the night sky in real-time or display a list of celestial objects currently visible based on your location and time.

For the first time, NexStar Evolution includes its own built-in battery on a consumer telescope. Additionally, the computerized GoTo mount features high-performance worm gears and motors for improved tracking accuracy, along with reduced gear backlash. The ultra-long life lithium-iron-phosphate battery provides outstanding 10 hours on a single charge. You can also use NexStar Evolutionís USB charge port to power the other devices which need to stay powered on. An intelligent power management system senses when battery levels are low and go into power-saving mode to keep your telescope running for a much longer time. The metal tripod features a metal accessory tray with sections for storing and carrying the tripod.

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. You can capture images of deep-sky objects like the Orion Nebula by simply attaching your DSLR camera with the impressive tracking accuracy of the NexStar Evolution. NexStar Evolution comes with 4 auxiliary ports. 2 on the bottom of the fork and 2 on top.

  • The only Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope which comes with integrated WiFi system.
  • Connect your device to NexStar Evolution’s wireless network and explore the universe with the Celestron mobile app.
  • Planetarium interface allows you to view the night sky in real-time or display a list of celestial objects currently visible based on your location & time.
  • Use NexStar Evolution’s USB charge port to power the other devices which need to stay powered on
  • Lithium-iron-phosphate battery provides 10 hours of battery life on a single charge.
  • Capture images of deep-sky objects by attaching DSLR camera with the tracking accuracy of the NexStar Evolution.


  • Features
  • Integrated Wifi System
  • Compact
  • 5-inch Schmidt-cassegrain Optical Tube
  • Starbright Xlt Optical Coatings
  • Computerized Goto Mount
  • Rechargeable Internal Lithium-iron Phosphate Battery
  • 10 Hours Battery Life (On a Single Charge)
  • Store Upto 7 Eyepieces In 2 Accessory Trays

  • Specifications
  • Manufacturer: Celestron
  • Condition: New
  • Warranty: 2 Years
  • Optical Design: Schmidt-Cassegrain
  • Aperture: 125 mm / 12.5 cm / 5 inch
  • Focal Length: 1250 mm / 12.5 cm / 49 inch
  • Focal Ratio: F/10
  • Focal Length of Eyepiece 1: 40 mm / 4 cm / 1.57 inch
  • Magnification of Eyepiece 1: 31x
  • Focal Length of Eyepiece 2: 13mm  / 1.3 cm / .51 inch
  • 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
  • Rayleigh Resolution: 1.11 arc seconds
  • Dawes Resolution: 0.93 arc seconds
  • Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye): 329x
  • Secondary Mirror Obstruction: 51 mm / 5.1 cm / 2 inch
  • Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter: 40%
  • Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area: 17%
  • Optical Coatings: StarBright XLT
  • Dovetail: CG-5 Dovetail bar
  • Mount Type: Computerized Altitude-Azimuth Single Fork Arm
  • Instrument load capacity: 25 lbs / 11 kg / 11000 g
  • Height adjustment range (includes mount and tripod)    1193.8mm - 1752.6mm (47" – 69")
  • Accessory Tray: Yes
  • Slew Speeds: 9 slew speeds - max speed 4°/second
  • Tracking Modes: Alt-Az, EQ North and EQ South
  • Tracking Rates: Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
  • GPS: No
  • 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 best deep sky and solar system objects
  • Software: Celestron's Starry Night Special Edition Software | SkyPortal App
  • Mount Head Weight: 16 lbs / 7 kg / 7000 g
  • Tripod Leg Diameter: 31.8 mm / 1.25" Stainless Steel
  • Optical Tube Dimensions: 33 x 15.2 cm / 330 x 152 mm / 13 x 6 inch
  • Tripod Weight: 12 lbs / 5.44 kg / 5440 g
  • Optical Tube Weight: 10 lbs / 4.54 kg / 4540 g
  • Total Telescope Weight: 17.23 kg / 38 lb

  • Kit Content
    Celestron NexStar Evolution 5 Telescope
    Instruction Manual
    Single Fork Arm Mount
    Accessory Tray
    Built-in Wifi
    Nexstar+ Hand Control
    Integrated Lithium-iron Battery
    13mm & 40mm Eyepiece
    Visual Back
    Red Dot Finderscope
    AC Adapter with USA, EU, UK and AU Plugs
    Star Diagonal
    Stain-less Tripod
    Manufacturer Warranty

    For more information about, Celestron NexStar Evolution 5 Telescope website.

    Package information:
    Gross Weight: 25 Kg
    Dimentions: 88 x 73 x 39 cm

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    This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 24 September, 2020.