Celestron StarSense Explorer is the first manual telescope that uses your smartphone to analyze the night sky and calculate location in real time. Starting to observe the starry sky and locating objects in the sky like a professional has never been easier, faster and more accurate.
Celestron's companion StarSense Explorer eliminates technical barriers to using the telescope and allows anyone to locate stars, planets or nebulae using only a smartphone. Without investing in an expensive motorized computer telescope. Just load the free StarSense Explorer app on your smartphone, place it in the unique holder that comes with the affordable and award-winning StarSense Explorer telescope, and turn your smartphone into a top-notch celestial search engine and night sky guide. GPS is enough to use the application, no mobile operator signal is required!
Thanks to the unique patented star search technology using StarSense Explorer, which uses GPS navigation of your phone and the "Lost in Space" algorithm (LISA), which is used for large satellites, generates a list of currently visible celestial objects and offers you observation of planets, nebulae , star clusters or galaxies. StarSense Explorer works with most modern smartphones, including iPhone 6 and later, and most devices running Android 7.1.2 or later since 2016. You can easily verify compatibility by downloading the free app to your phone, and if you open it, your device is compatible. It is advisable to download the application before purchasing the telescope, however, it does not work without the StarSense Explorer telescope.
With an easy-to-use alt-azimuth mount and zero internal electronics, setting up all StarSense Explorer models is very easy and fast. Slow movement with the scroll bar and simultaneous tracking of the arrows on the phone screen makes it easier to find the desired destination. When the target turns green, it is ready to be viewed through the telescope's eyepiece.
StarSense Explorer LT 127/1000 mm is a reflector (mirror) telescope with a front member diameter of 127 mm and a focal length of 1000 mm (f / 7.87), with highly reflective coatings and sufficient light collection capability to display popular celestial objects . In addition to the two 25 mm and 10 mm eyepieces, the package also includes a Barlow lens, a rectangular prism, a patented StarSense smartphone adapter and a Red Dot viewfinder in case you would like to use the telescope without a navigation system. The height-adjustable tripod with storage tray ensures a sufficiently stable base.
StarSense Explorer is ideal for beginners with a user-friendly application interface and in-depth tutorials. It's like having your personal guide through the night sky.
- type: reflector
- assembly: manual alt-azimuthal
- focal length: 1000 mm (f / 9)
- lens diameter: 127 mm
- eyepieces: 25mm (magnification 40x), 10mm (magnification 100x)
- optical treatment of glasses: Fully Coated
- highest useful magnification 300x
- lowest useful magnification 18x
- Barlow's lens: 2x
- viewfinder: type Red Dot
- software: StarSense Explorer
- tripod: height adjustable
- weight: 5.17 kg