SkyScout Personal Planetarium Bundle

R5260

This is a limited time offer there is only 5 bundles available.

1 x SkyScout Personal Planetarium

1 x All about the stares expansion card

1 x Astronomy for beginners expansion card

1 x SkyScout speaker

1 x SkyScout connect

The SkyScout is a revolutionary handheld device that uses advanced GPS technology with point and click convenience to identify thousands of stars, planets, constellations and more.

Identify
Simply point the SkyScout at any star in the sky and click the target button. The SkyScout will tell you what object you are looking at.

 
 

Locate
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!

Learn
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. A fun learning tool for all ages, the SkyScout personal planetarium puts the knowledge of an expert astronomer in the palm of your hand.

SkyScout features

 

  • Identifies celestial objects with the click of a button.
  • Locates over 6,000 stars, planets and constellations from built-in celestial database and provides scientific information for each object.
  • Provides comprehensive text and audio descriptions providing history, mythology and other entertaining information for the most popular objects.
  • Tonight's Highlights: a customized list of the 20 best objects to view for your exact date, time and location anywhere in the world.
  • Constellation lessons: if the star you identify or locate is part of a constellation like the Big Dipper, you can actually take a guided tour through all the stars in that constellation and even see an onscreen map of the constellation.
  • Built-in field guide includes:
    • Introduction to astronomy: a six part audio lesson on the origin and history of astronomy
    • Glossary of terms: text defining popular astronomy terms including planets, comets, galaxies and more
    • Great Astronomers: text bios on some of the world's greatest astronomers including Galileo, Einstein and Copernicus
    • Man-made space objects: text description of some of the coolest objects man has sent into space including the International Space Station, the Hubble Space Telescope and the Space Shuttle
    • Comet guide: text descriptions about history's most famous comets including Halley's Comet and Comet Hale-Bop
  • SD card slot: for optional Sky Tour audio presentations that provide hours of entertainment on a variety of topics
  • USB port: allows database to be updated with new objects as they are discovered, comets, etc.
  • Simple enough for all ages: just turn it on and it's ready to use
  • Built-in help menu: includes a quick start instruction guide for using the SkyScout
  • Bring it anywhere: compact and light design makes it easy to carry and durable construction makes it safe for rugged environments
  • Backed by Celestron's 2-year warranty

The “All About the Stars”Expansion Card adds to theknowledge base of yourSkyScout® Personal Planetarium®.

Not only does it show you theobjects in the sky but now it cananswer many of the mystifyingquestions about the Universe.

  • What will happen to our Sunwhen it runs out of energy?
  • Why are stars different colors?
  • What happens when galaxiescollide?

TOPICS INCLUDE:

  • Color of Stars - learn what secrets are revealed by a star’s color.
  • Luminosity and Magnitude - Tour stars that are hundreds of timesbrighter than our Sun.
  • Stellar Evolution - Explore stars in every stage of their life cycle,from star forming regions to supernova.
  • Astro Trivia - Informative and funtrivia questions about the mostfamous night time objects.

 

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?

TOPICS INCLUDE:

  • 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.

 

The Celestron SkyScout Speaker  is an accessory for your Celestron SkyScout Personal Planetarium . The Sky Scout Speaker by Celestron amplifies the audio coming from the Celestron Skyscout. This Celestron SkyScout Speaker works great when viewing the SkyScout in groups, making it easier for everyone to hear the audio.

The high quality compact Celestron SkyScout Speaker features:

  • Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery charges from computer USB port
  • Extension cable - for flexible placement of speaker while using the SkyScout
  • Nylon Lanyard - to hang the speaker around your neck while using the SkyScout
  • Expandable woofer - for optimum sound quality

The speakers have been thoroughly tested and guaranteed not to affect the SkyScout pointing accuracy.

SkyScout® Connect – Allows the SkyScout® Personal Planetarium® to be connected directly to Celestron computerized telescopes. Locate any object in the SkyScout database and your computerized telescope will slew to the same object with a touch of a button.

  • Model: C/93970-Bundle
  • Shipping Weight: 15lbs
  • 0 Units in Stock
  • Manufactured by: Celestron





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