Puts the knowledge of an expert astronomer in the palm of your hand!
Identify Celestial Objects with a Single Click, Then Get an Astronomy Tutorial On That Object!
The SkyScout is a revolutionary handheld device that uses advanced GPS technology with point and click convenience to instantly identify thousands of stars, planets, constellations and more. Simply point the SkyScout at any star in the sky and click the "target" button--the SkyScout will instantly tell you what object you are looking at. To locate a star or planet, select the object's name from the menu and follow the directional arrows through the viewfinder. SkyScout tells you when you are on target. It's that easy!
Once you have targeted an object the real fun begins...
The SkyScout includes entertaining and educational audio and text information, including facts, trivia, history and mythology about our most popular celestial objects.
And add graphics, text, audio, interactive elements, and more to your explorations with Expansion Cards for your Celestron SkyScout Personal Planetarium.
These expansion cards provide detailed information on a variety of topics to help aspiring astronomers learn about our sky and universe. Suitable for all levels of proficiency, the Astronomy For Beginners and All About The Stars expansion cards present information in a simplified manner that makes learning fun and easy. Simply insert the card into SkyScout's SD card slot and start exploring.Requires 2 AA batteries (not included).
And with the SkyScout Connect you can connect your SkyScout® Personal Planetarium directly to Celestron computerized telescopes.