Celestron SkyScout 90 Scope
Designed exclusively for use with the Celestron SkyScout® Personal Planetarium® (sold separately), the new SkyScout® Scope 90 is easy to set-up, nearly maintenance free and features Celestrons precision optics. Simply attach the SkyScout® to the specially designed mount to locate and identify celestial objects. Once the SkyScout® has located or identified an object its time to take your celestial experience to the next level and use the SkyScout® Scope to reveal the wonders of the universe.
Attaching and aligning the SkyScout Personal Planetarium is easy with the specially designed adjustable mount. No tools required.
SkyScout Scope features a convenient pan handle with built-in clutch for easy targeting and smooth motion. This style of mount is great for viewing nature and celestial objects.
Erect image 6x30 finderscope with quick-release bracket.
Designed with non-magnetic materials that do not to interfere with the SkyScout sensors Quick and easy no tool setup 90mm refractor optical design with all coated glass optics and 660mm (f/7) focal length for crisp, clear images Erect image 6x30 finderscope with quick-release bracket Erect image optics are ideal for terrestrial and astronomical use Pan handle control with clutch for smooth and accurate pointing Rugged pre-assembled tripod with 1.25" stainless steel tube legs provides a rigid and stable viewing platform Accessory tray for convenient accessory storage Adjustable bracket to hold SkyScout (SkyScout Personal Planetarium sold separately)
OPTICAL DESIGN: Refractor
APERTURE: 90 mm (3.54 in)
FOCAL LENGTH: 660 mm (25.98 in)
EYEPIECE 1: 40 mm (1.57 in)
MAGNIFICATION 1: 16.5 x
EYEPIECE 2: 10 mm (0.39 in)
MAGNIFICATION 2: 66 x
OPTICAL COATINGS: Fully Coated
FINDERSCOPE: 6x30 Erect Image
STAR DIAGONAL: Erect Image diagonal -1.25"
CD ROM: The Sky L1
HIGHEST USEFUL MAGNIFICATION: 213 x
LIMITING STELLAR MAGNITUDE: 12.3
RESOLUTION: 1.54 arc seconds
RESOLVING POWER: 1.29 arc seconds
LIGHT GATHERING POWER: 165 x
ANGULAR FIELD OF VIEW: 3 °
LINEAR FIELD OF VIEW (@1000 YDS): 158 ft (48.16 m)
OPTICAL TUBE LENGTH: 25 in (635 mm)
WEIGHT: 20 lb (9.07 kg)
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The SkyScout is a revolutionary, one of a kind, patented handheld device that instantly identifies and/or locates any celestial object visible to the naked eye, providing educational and entertaining information, both in text and audio.
A fun learning tool for all ages, the SkyScout personal planetarium puts the knowledge of an expert astronomer in the palm of your hand.
Using the SkyScout:
Point the SkyScout at any bright star and it will instantly identify the object or choose an object from the celestial database of over 6,000 objects and the SkyScout will guide you to it.
The SkyScout includes great information and stories about the most popular celestial objects in scrolling text and narrated audio
SkyScout`s unique features include:
Tonight`s Must-See List - When the SkyScout is turned on, it will tell the user the 10 coolest things to look at in the sky that night, using internal GPS to automatically customize it to where that particular user is located
Constellation Lessons If the user is looking at a star that`s part of a constellation, the SkyScout will inform the user, show a picture of the constellation, and help the user locate the other stars in the constellation.
Updatable Software and Data USB port included for periodic updates of the operating software, as well as the ability to download new data from celestial objects like the Space Shuttle or passing comets.
SkyTour Content Cards SD card slot exists for additional content offerings, such as Astronomy for Kids.
How does it work:
SkyScout combines GPS technology, which gives the time, date and location of the user, software that calculates the position of the objects for that moment and 3 axis sensors measuring gravitational and magnetic fields to determine the true orientation of the SkyScout to the earth.
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Celestron Astronomy for Beginners Expansion Card - Skyscout
The Astronomy for Beginners Expansion Card adds to the knowledge base of your SkyScout® Personal Planetarium®.
Not only does it show you the objects in the sky but now it can answer many of the mystifying questions about the Universe.
How were the planets in our solar system formed?
How fast is the speed of light?
How far away is our closest neighboring galaxy?
Objects in the Sky - Explore the origins of a variety of objects in our sky. Stars, planets, clusters, galaxies and nebulas.
Astronomical Distances - gives you a unique perspective of the vast distances between celestial objects in the sky.
Star Hopping - learn the secrets astronomers and explorers use to navigate the night sky.
Astro Trivia - Informative and fun trivia questions about the most famous night time objects.
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