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Celestron 9.25" NexStar Evolution Computerized Telescope with Free Accessory Kit - 12092
Free 13-Piece Eyepiece & Filter Kit
Wow! Get a free Celestron 1.25" Eyepiece & Filter Kit when you buy the Celestron 9.25” NexStar Evolution Telescope from High Point Scientific! This 13 piece accessory kit, valued at $169.95, includes 5 Plossl eyepieces, a 2X Barlow, a full set of planetary color filters, and an aluminum carry case. With this kit and your new telescope, you’ll have a plethora of magnifications to choose from, and subtle details on the moon & planets will pop into view with the included filters.
Celestron NexStar Evolution 9.25 Telescope Highlights
- Check out our review of the Celestron NexStar Evolution Telescope!
- Control your NexStar Evolution 9.25 Telescope wirelessly from your iOS or Android smartphone or tablet! Use the free Celestron SkyPortal mobile app with planetarium interface and SkyAlign technology.
- This model of the Celestron NexStar Evolution includes a portable 9.25” Schmidt-Cassegrain optical tube with StarBright XLT optical coatings and Fastar compatibility
- The computerized Evolution GoTo mount includes high-performance worm gears and motors for improved tracking accuracy, along with reduced gear backlash
- Included rechargeable lithium-ion battery provides enough power for 10 hours of continuous observing
- The Celestron NexStar Evolution has an improved industrial design, with manual clutches and integrated carry handles, plus the added convenience of two accessory trays and a USB charge port for your smart device
More About the Celestron NexStar Evolution 9.25 Telescope
Celestron’s signature telescopes reach a new level with the NexStar Evolution! It is the first Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope with integrated WiFi so you can 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. The proprietary SkyAlign alignment procedure is built right into the Celestron mobile app, so you’re ready to observe within minutes.
Celestron engineers designed the NexStar Evolution based on years of customer feedback. It offers many thoughtful design features that combine to provide you the best possible experience out under the stars. Forget about batteries or an external power supply. For the first time ever on a consumer telescope, NexStar Evolution includes its own built-in lithium-ion battery so that you will be able to enjoy stargazing marathons of up to 10 hours on a single charge! You can even use NexStar Evolution’s USB charge port to top off the other devices in your life that need to stay powered on during an observing session.
Setting up your NexStar Evolution is quick and painless with large, ergonomic handles. The steel tripod features leg etchings to help you achieve a level, uniform height for your telescope. 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.
If you’re interested in astro-imaging, the Celestron 9.25” NexStar Evolution is an excellent, affordable way to get started. It’s the only fork-mounted telescope in its price range that offers worm gears, along with improved motors. NexStar Evolution’s tracking accuracy is so impressive, you can capture images of deep-sky objects like the Orion Nebula by simply attaching your DSLR camera. As you progress in the hobby of astronomical imaging, you can add the Celestron Pro HD Wedge to achieve longer exposures for more detailed astrophotos.
Of course, the 9-1/4” Schmidt-Cassegrain optical system offers bright, sharp views with StarBright XLT optical coatings—a great choice for visual observers and budding astroimagers alike.
The 9.25” NexStar Evolution includes a StarPointer finderscope, two 1.25” Plossl eyepieces, a 1.25” star diagonal,and an AC adapter.
Celestron 9.25” NexStar Evolution Specifications
- Optical Design: Schmidt-Cassegrain
- Aperture: 235 mm
- Focal Length: 2350 mm
- Focal Ratio: 10
- Focal Length of Eyepiece: 40 mm
- Magnification of Eyepiece: 59x
- Finderscope: StarPointer (Includes 3V CR2032 lithium button battery)
- Star Diagonal: 1.25"
- Mount Type: Single Fork Arm Altazimuth
- Tripod: Stainless Steel
- Power Requirements: Internal Battery Included
- Highest Useful Magnification: 555x
- Lowest Useful Magnification: 34x
- Limiting Stellar Magnitude: 14.4
- Resolution (Rayleigh): 0.59 arc seconds
- Resolution (Dawes): 0.49 arc seconds
- Light Gathering Power: 1127x
- Optical Coatings: StarBright XLT
- Secondary Mirror Obstruction: 3.35 in (85 mm)
- Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter: 36%
- Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area: 13%
- Optical Tube Length: 22 in
- Total Telescope Kit Weight: 46.6 lb
- 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
- App Database: Over 120,000 including 220 of the best deep sky and solar system objects
- USB Charge Port: Yes
About the Celestron 1.25" Filter and Eyepiece Kit
The 1.25" Celestron Eyepiece and Filter Kit with Aluminum Case is a 13 Piece 1.25" telescope eyepiece kit that contains:
Celestron Plossl Eyepieces (Five superior grade Plossl eyepieces) - 1.25": The Celestron Plossl Eyepieces come with a 4 element design and have a 52 degree AFOV (32 mm has 44 degrees). The Celestron Plossl Eyepieces have superb color resolution, edge sharpness and clarity. All Celestron eyepieces in the Celestron Eyepiece and Filter Kit are fully-multicoated for maximum contrast and resolution. Supplied eyepieces are the 6 mm, 8 mm, 13 mm, 17 mm, and 32 mm focal length Plossl type.
Celestron Barlow Lens - 2x 1.25": The 2x Barlow lens in the Celestron Eyepiece and Filter Kit compliments the Plossl eyepieces and gives you a total of ten power combinations. High grade glass optics with fully-multicoated lenses are used so there is no degradation of image.
Celestron colored eyepiece (Lunar and planetary) Filters - 1.25": Included in this Celestron accessory kit are Kodak Wratten #12, #21, #25, #56, #58, and #80A filters. Since you have all the eyepieces necessary to study the planets and moon in detail, these filters will greatly enhance your enjoyment of our solar system.
Celestron Moon Filter - 1.25": A neutral-density (ND) filter which allows you maximum enjoyment of the Moon, especially during its brighter phases.
Celestron Aluminum Carrying Case: This sturdy and well-built case fits all of the above items in the die-cut foam interior and has room for additional accessories.