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HyperStar 6 v4

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Dr. David H. Levy Dr. David H. Levy Talks about Hyperstar
Dr. David H. Levy How to Install Your Hyperstar
How to Install Your Hyperstar HyperStar Promo Video
M31 image taken by Jammey Church
Leo Trio
  • Target: Leo Trio
  • Camera : ZWO ASI183MC Pro
  • Lens : HyperStar C6
  • Filter : UV/IR Cut Filter (Bortle 4.5)
  • Exp time : 60 x 25"

  • Target: M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy
  • Camera : ZWO ASI533 Pro
  • Lens : HyperStar C6
  • Filter : No Filter (Bortle 5)
  • Exp time : 90 x 25"

HyperStar 6

  • Target: North American Nebula
  • Camera : ZWO ASI183MC Pro
  • Lens : HyperStar C6
  • Filter : Optolong L-eNhance
  • Exp time : 60 x 45"
HyperStar 6
  • Target: M31
  • Camera : ZWO ASI183MC Pro
  • Lens : HyperStar C6
  • Filter : Optolong L-Pro
  • Exp time : 80 x 15"

HyperStar is based on Celestron's innovative Fastar feature. This feature allows the secondary mirror to be removed from Celestron's Schmidt-Cassegrain telescopes. By mounting the HyperStar lens assembly in place of the secondary mirror, a CCD camera can be mounted at the front of the telescope allowing for a wider field of view and much faster imaging.

The HyperStar lens assembly works with a variety of cameras. Different cameras require different adapters, however. One adapter is included with the HyperStar lens. Please specify the camera being used when ordering.

A holder is included for safe storage of the secondary mirror while imaging.

The HyperStar systems allows the telescope to operate at a focal ratio of f/2, an incredible 25 times faster than the standard f/10 focal ratio! Images can be obtained in just seconds!

  • Focal Ratio: f/2
  • Focal Length: 300mm
  • Maximum Usable Sensor Size: 28mm Diagonal
  • Camera Adapter Threaded for 2" Filters
  • Backfocus (from mounting thread to focal plane): 39.8mm (1.567")
  • Length (without camera adapter): 3.3"
  • Diameter: 2.8"
  • Weight: Less than 1 lb.

Watch a HyperStar demo under light polluted skies using an Alt-Az mount.