Unistellar eVscope 2 smart telescope review

With the Unistellar eVscope 2, a Nikon eyepiece meets wider, higher resolution views of deep sky and the Moon

Unistellar eVscope 2
(Image: © Unistellar)

Digital Camera World Verdict

The Unistellar eVscope 2 is an impressive, if pricey addition to the ‘smart’ telescope market brings an excellent Nikon electronic eyepiece, higher resolution and more contrasty deep sky images, and an all-important wider field of view that full-screens the Moon.


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    Easy to set-up

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    Works well in cities

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    7.7 megapixel images

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    Excellent quality Nikon eyepiece

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    Comfortable backpack


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    Very expensive

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    Slewing can be slow

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    Reduced battery life

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The Unistellar eVscope 2 is a hint that smart telescopes are the future of astronomy. Why? Light pollution is the future for humanity. Most of us can’t see anything but the brightest of stars from our homes and yet interest in the night sky is on the increase. Cue the eVscope 2, the latest smart telescope from Marseille-France-based company Unistellar that successfully overcomes the scourge of light pollution and does it with a little help from Nikon

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Jamie Carter
Astrophotography expert

Jamie has been writing about all aspects of technology for over 14 years, producing content for sites like TechRadar, T3, Forbes, Mashable, MSN, South China Morning Post, and BBC Wildlife, BBC Focus and BBC Sky At Night magazines. 

As the editor for www.WhenIsTheNextEclipse.com, he has a wealth of enthusiasm and expertise for all things astrophotography, from capturing the Perseid Meteor Shower, lunar eclipses and ring of fire eclipses, photographing the moon and blood moon and more.

He also brings a great deal of knowledge on action cameras, 360 cameras, AI cameras, camera backpacks, telescopes, gimbals, tripods and all manner of photography equipment.