6136 Gateway Blvd NW, Edmonton, AB T6H 2H8
|In Stock:||In Stock Mar 22, 2018 at 1:05 AM|
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THE SMARTEST TELESCOPE IN THE UNIVERSE!
A truly revolutionary product with ground breaking technology, SkyProdigyâ¢ is the product of a culmination of decades of telescope advancements. It combines electronic motors, an intelligent on-board computer, a digital camera and StarSenseâ¢ technology to create an automatic, instant alignment telescope that requires no input from the user. Simply turn it on, push a button and enjoy the view! Itâs that easy.
The SkyProdigyâs automatic alignment process takes only a few minutes, then you will be ready to select from thousands of objects to view. Not sure what to look at? Select the Sky Tour option; this feature offers a customized list of the best objects in the sky to view for your exact time and location anywhere in the world!
No knowledge of the night sky is required. One touch innovation turns anyone into an instant astronomer!
Celestronâs SkyProdigy telescopes use an integrated imaging camera and patented StarSense Technology to automatically align with the night sky and determine where the telescope is currently pointing. The camera automatically captures an image of the sky, which is processed internally to positively identify the stars in the image. Once a positive match is found, SkyProdigy determines the coordinates of the center of the captured image. The process is automatically repeated two more times so that the system has three known alignment points that can be used to make an accurate model of the night sky. From this information the user can select any celestial object in the hand controllerâs database, and SkyProdigy will automatically move itself to the correct position.
Computerized Mount Features
|Accessory Tray||No Tool, Quick release|
|Alignment Procedures||StarSense Automatic Alignment, Solar System Align, Manual Align|
|Aperture (mm)||130 mm (5.12 in)|
|Apparent Field of View||1.9 "|
|Computer Hand Control||Fully Computerized|
|Focal Length||650 mm (26 in)|
|Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 ...||25 mm (0.98 in)|
|Focal Length of Eyepiece 2 ...||9 mm (0.35 in)|
|Highest Useful Magnification||307 x|
|Light Gathering Power (Comp...||345 x|
|Limiting Stellar Magnitude||13.1|
|Linear Field of View (@1000...||103 ft (31 m)|
|Lowest Useful Magnification||19 x|
|Magnification of Eyepiece 1||26 x|
|Magnification of Eyepiece 2||72 x|
|Mount Type||Motorized Altazimuth|
|Optical Coatings||Aluminum with SiO2 overcoat|
|Optical Design||Newtonian Reflector|
|Optical Tube Info:||N.A.|
|Resolution (Dawes)||0.89 arc seconds|
|Resolution (Rayleigh)||1.07 arc seconds|
|Secondary Mirror Obstructio...||8.59%|
|Secondary Mirror Obstruction||1.5 in (38 mm)|
|Slew Speeds||Nine slew speeds|
|Tracking Rates||Sidereal, Solar and Lunar|
|Warranty||2-year Telescope Warranty|