Celestron SkyPortal WiFi Module for IOS & Android

£119.00

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Model:  celestron-skyq2-wifi
Part Number:  93973
Brand:  Celestron

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Celestron 8SE Special Offer - Free SkyPortal WiFi Link worth £119!

Buy a NexStar 8 SE and receive a free SkyPortal WiFi Link!

Simply add the 8SE to your basket and the SkyPortal will automatically be added at zero cost.

Latest model (replaces the SkyQ Link 2). 

Celestron's updated SkyPortal WiFi Module for IOS & Android turns your smartphone or tablet into your own personal planetarium and observatory!

Simply plug the WiFi module into your telescope’s Hand Control or AUX port and connect to its wireless signal with your device. Instantly, your device becomes a wireless hand controller for your telescope, guiding you through the alignment process and slewing to any celestial object with a simple tap.

As SkyPortal slews your telescope to an object, you can listen to hundreds of included audio descriptions on your device, which explain the history, mythology, and key features of the most popular celestial objects.

Activate the Sky Tour feature and SkyPortal will display a list of the best objects to view based on your exact time and location. There’s no need to input GPS coordinates or set the time and date—SkyPortal takes this information directly from your device.

A great gift for telescope users of all ages and skill levels, from kids to advanced users. Take your family on a guided tour of the universe with SkyPortal!

Works with Celestron's SkyPortal app for IOS & Android, available free on the Apple App Store and Google Play. Developed in collaboration with the experts at SkySafari, SkyPortal offers an intuitive user interface with a robust database of more than 100,000 celestial objects. You can even plan your observing session before you set up your telescope, viewing lunar transits and other notable events up to 100 years into the future.

Features

  • Complete wireless control of your Celestron telescope
  • Align and control your telescope wirelessly using your smartphone or tablet and Celestron’s free SkyPortal app for iOS and Android devices.Tap any celestial object you see in the sky to identify it instantly. Tap again and your telescope slews to that object, centering it perfectly in the eyepiece.

    Explore 100,000+ objects in SkyPortal’s database. While you observe, view astroimages and listen to audio descriptions for hundreds of the most popular objects including the planets, Orion Nebula, Hercules Open Star Cluster, and more.

  • Sky Tour - Generates a list of all the best stars, galaxies and nebulas to view through your telescope
  • WiFi module is compatible with all current Celestron computerized telescopes and select older models. Unit does not require batteries or external power.

 

 

 

Compatible with the following mounts

  • Advanced VX
  • CG-5 (requires compatible cable)
  • CGE Pro
  • CGEM
  • CGEM DX
  • CPC
  • LCM
  • NexStar Evolution
  • NexStar SLT
  • NexStar SE
  • SkyProdigy (no automatic alignment)

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Excellent device
Monday, 10 April 2017  | 

Bought Skyportal for use with my Celestron 6/8SE Goto mount. It works brilliantly, and I control the mount using Skysafari 5 Pro, which makes selecting any object in Skysafari database so easy. Much easier than messing about on the hand controller. Also, Ike and position are also synced of your device (I use my iPad Air or iPhone 6+ for this), so that is taken care of too. Works a treat on my mount, and tracked Vesta easily in my scope using Skyportal and Skysafari. Well recommended!


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Perfect GoTo Upgrade
Thursday, 28 April 2016  | 

Amazingly simple to set up and use. Gained best GoTo accuracy yet first time with the SkyPortal. App is also 5*.

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