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GL Celestron Sky Scout

GL Celestron Sky ScoutThe Award-Winning 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. A fun learning tool for all ages, the Celestron SkyScout personal planetarium puts the knowledge of an expert astronomer in the palm of your hand. <br/><br/> <ul> EASY TO USE: <li>To Identify a Star or Planet<br/> 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.</li> <li>Locating the Star or Planet<br/> 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! </li> <li>Learn about the Star or Planet<br/> 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.</li> </ul> <br/><br/> <ul>SKYSCOUT SPECIFICATIONS: <li>Celestial Database<br/> Over 50,000 Stars, 1,500 Double and Variable Stars, all 88 constellations, over 100 deep space objects including Galaxies, Nebulae and Star Clusters, over 200 audio descriptions of the most popular celestial objects</li> </ul> <br/> <ul> User Controls <li>Target Button</li> <li>Menu Navigation: Four-way control</li> <li>One-Touch Controls: Identify Function, Locate Function, GPS Function, and Main Menu Display</li> <li> Brightness: Increase, Decrease</li> <li>Volume: Increase, Decrease</li> <li>Power: On/Off</li> </ul> <br/> <ul> Display <li>Graphic LCD display with red LED backlight</li> <li>3"W x 1"H (78 mm x 26 mm)</li> <li>240 x 80 with a 0.325 mm dot pitch</li> </ul> <br/> <ul> Audio <li>Maximum output power: 50mW</li> <li>Frequency response: 20 to 20,000 Hz</li> </ul> <br/> <ul> Inputs and Outputs <li>SD card slot</li> <li>USB for connection to PC</li> <li>3.5 mm stereo jack for headphones</li> <li>Headphones: Earbud-style headphones included</li> </ul> <br/> <ul> Skylink Interface <li>Download of new celestial objects (including newly discovered comets, etc.)</li> <li>Download of firmware upgrades</li> </ul> <br/> <ul> Size and Weight <li>Height: 2.5 inches</li> <li>Depth: 4.0 inches</li> <li>Width: 7.4 inches</li> <li>Weight: 15.2 ounces (without batteries)</li> </ul> <br/> <ul> Power and Battery <li>2 x 1.5V AA batteries (not included)</li> </ul> <br/><br/> Note: specifications subject to change without notice. <br/>We have a downloadable User Manual and a Quick Instillation Guide available in the Attachments tab for further information. <br/><br/><br/> <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=92zPRptthkc&feature=player_embedded" target="_blank">Video: Celestron's introduction to the SkyScout Personal Planetarium</a> <br/><br/> <object width="480" height="385"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/92zPRptthkc?fs=1&amp;hl=en_US&amp;rel=0"></param><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always"></param><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/92zPRptthkc?fs=1&amp;hl=en_US&amp;rel=0" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true" width="480" height="385"></embed></object> <br/><br/> <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uCHd9G85_j8&feature=player_embedded" target="_blank">Video: A user recommendation</a> <br/><br/> <object width="480" height="385"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/uCHd9G85_j8?fs=1&amp;hl=en_US&amp;rel=0"></param><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always"></param><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/uCHd9G85_j8?fs=1&amp;hl=en_US&amp;rel=0" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true" width="480" height="385"></embed></object>Move your mouse over image or click to enlarge
GL Celestron Sky Scout

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The Award-Winning 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. A fun learning tool for all ages, the Celestron SkyScout personal planetarium puts the knowledge of an expert astronomer in the palm of your hand.

    EASY TO USE:
  • To Identify a Star or Planet
    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.
  • Locating the Star or Planet
    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 about the Star or Planet
    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.


    SKYSCOUT SPECIFICATIONS:
  • Celestial Database
    Over 50,000 Stars, 1,500 Double and Variable Stars, all 88 constellations, over 100 deep space objects including Galaxies, Nebulae and Star Clusters, over 200 audio descriptions of the most popular celestial objects

    User Controls
  • Target Button
  • Menu Navigation: Four-way control
  • One-Touch Controls: Identify Function, Locate Function, GPS Function, and Main Menu Display
  • Brightness: Increase, Decrease
  • Volume: Increase, Decrease
  • Power: On/Off

    Display
  • Graphic LCD display with red LED backlight
  • 3"W x 1"H (78 mm x 26 mm)
  • 240 x 80 with a 0.325 mm dot pitch

    Audio
  • Maximum output power: 50mW
  • Frequency response: 20 to 20,000 Hz

    Inputs and Outputs
  • SD card slot
  • USB for connection to PC
  • 3.5 mm stereo jack for headphones
  • Headphones: Earbud-style headphones included

    Skylink Interface
  • Download of new celestial objects (including newly discovered comets, etc.)
  • Download of firmware upgrades

    Size and Weight
  • Height: 2.5 inches
  • Depth: 4.0 inches
  • Width: 7.4 inches
  • Weight: 15.2 ounces (without batteries)

    Power and Battery
  • 2 x 1.5V AA batteries (not included)


Note: specifications subject to change without notice.
We have a downloadable User Manual and a Quick Instillation Guide available in the Attachments tab for further information.


Video: Celestron's introduction to the SkyScout Personal Planetarium



Video: A user recommendation

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