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SkyScout (SKU: 93970)SkyScout (SKU: 93970)
SkyScout
  • 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
  • What SkyScout comes withTonight'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 or an asterism 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 “SkyScout Expansion Cards” audio presentations that provide hours of entertainment on a variety of topics (available Jan 08)
  • 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

Celestial Database

  • 6,000 Stars, 1,500 Double & Variable Stars, all 88 constellations, over 100 deep space objects including Galaxies, Nebulae & 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 (78mm x 26mm)
  • 240 x 80 with a 0.325mm 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
  • 3.5mm 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


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