Celestron SkyPortal WiFi Module
No more waiting out in the cold. Control your telescope wirelessly with your Android / Apple iOS smartphone or tablet & the Celestron SkyPortal WiFi Module.
- Align & GoTo Over 100,000 Celestial Objects with SkyPortal
- Take a Sky Tour of the Best Celestial Objects to View at Your Current Time & Location
- Compatible with All Current Celestron Computerised Telescopes & Some Previous Models (See Details Below)
- Celestron 2 Year Warranty
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No more waiting out in the cold.
Control your telescope wirelessly with your Android / Apple iOS smartphone or tablet & the Celestron SkyPortal WiFi Module. This beginner-friendly device is designed to make astronomy so much easier. With the SkyPortal WiFi Module, you'll be able to align and GoTo over 100,000 objects in the SkyPortal database with the SkyPortal App, available on Android & iOS.
With the SkyPortal App, your smartphone or tablet turns into your own personal planetarium / observatory! You'll have access to hundreds of audio descriptions and astroimages of some of the most popular night sky objects, such as the planets, the Orion Nebula & the Hercules Globular Star Cluster, to name a few. With the SkyPortal App's 'Tonight's Best' feature, you'll be able to browse through a list of the best objects to view based on your current time and location.
And since you're observing straight from your smart device, there's no need to input GPS coordinates or set the time and the date. The Celestron SkyPortal App will work that out for you automatically.
Optics Central is an Authorised Retailer of Celestron. The Celestron SkyPortal WiFi Module is backed by the Celestron 2 Year Warranty.
What telescopes is the SkyPortal WiFi Module compatible with?
- NexStar SE Series
- NexStar Evolution Series
- Advanced VX (AVX)
- CPC / CPC Deluxe HD
- CGX-L Series
- CG-5 (with Aux Splitter)
- CGE / CGE Pro
- NexStar GT (2015+ with Aux Splitter)
- Others: AstroFi, SkyProdigy, NexStar SLT, CGEM II / CGEM / CGEM Deluxe & LCM
- Not Compatible: NexStar i, NexStar GPS, Ultima 2000, Early Generation GoTo Mounts (eg. Compustar)
How do I use the SkyPortal WiFi Module?
It's super easy to get started with the SkyPortal WiFi Module! All you need to do is plug the SkyPortal Module into your telescope's hand controller or AUX port. To connect your Android / Apple iOS smartphone or tablet, make sure you have the SkyPortal App installed and open. From there, all you need to do is connect to the SkyPortal from your device's WiFi settings, and you're ready to go! Your smartphone or tablet is now a wireless hand controller for your Celestron Computerised Telescope.
Imagine a humble beginning – a 6-inch reflector telescope crafted by Tom Johnson for his young son. This was the spark that ignited a transformative journey. As time passed, his designs evolved into larger, more sophisticated scopes. Today, Celestron shines as an industry trailblazer, renowned for crafting precision optical equipment. From computerised marvels to traditional telescopes, binoculars, spotting scopes and more, Celestron's portfolio is a universe of possibilities. With a legacy spanning over 50 illustrious years, Celestron has earned admiration from both avid hobbyists and dedicated astronomers worldwide. But they don't rest on their laurels; innovation propels them forward. They constantly broaden their product horizons while illuminating minds through global science education initiatives. Celestron's story is one of innovation, evolution and a passion for the cosmos. Join them on this extraordinary journey of discovery and inspiration.
Product Code: 93973