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Celestron SkyScout Personal Planetarium

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Backpacker April '07 touts the Celestron SkyScout as creating ''...order out of the spinning blanket of stars and planets in the midnight sky.''

  • Great for kids and adults, the innovative SkyScout is all you need to instantly identify and/or locate more than 6,000 stars in the night sky.
  • Skip the difficult software programs and confusing sky maps—this lightweight handheld device is easy to use and easy to transport
  • GPS technology with calculation positioning software combined with gravity and directional sensors identify and locate constellations
  • Simply point SkyScout at any star in the sky and click the "target" button—SkyScout will instantly tell you what object you are viewing
  • Locates more than 6,000 stars, 1,500 double and variable stars, all 88 constellations and more than 100 deep space objects
  • Includes entertaining and educational audio and text information, including facts, trivia and history about our most popular celestial objects
  • Using current date and time information, a "Highlights" screen informs user of what celestial events may be in store for that night
  • Rubber armor construction makes it suitable for rugged environments
  • Database can be updated with custom user objects
  • LCD display with LED-backlight technology makes it easy to view at night
  • Inputs and outputs include: SD card slot, USB port and 3.5mm stereo jack for headphones (earbud-style headphones included)
  • Requires two 1.5v AA-size batteries, sold separately


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Celestron SkyScout Personal Planetarium Specs
Best use
7.5 x 4 x 2.5 inches
15.2 ounces

Celestron SkyScout Personal Planetarium

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