Unleash the power of your smartphone to take you on a guided tour of the night sky—no telescope experience required.
Award-winning and Patent-pending StarSense sky recognition technology uses your smartphone to analyze star patterns overhead and calculate its position in real time. Check phone compatibility here.
StarSense Explorer app automatically generates a list of objects currently visible. View planets, brighter nebulae and galaxies, star clusters, and double stars from the city. Or take your telescope to darker skies to view faint, deep sky objects.
Manual altazimuth mount with smooth, dual-axis slow-motion controls makes it easy to follow the on-screen arrows to your desired target. When the bullseye turns green, it’s ready to view in the telescope’s eyepiece.
130mm (5”) Newtonian reflector with highly reflective coatings and enough light gathering ability to view all the best celestial objects.
Includes 25mm and 10mm eyepieces, StarSense smartphone dock, a red dot finderscope (in case you want to use the telescope without your phone), and a sturdy, full-height tripod.
Align and control your telescope wirelessly using your smartphone or tablet with Celestron’s exclusive, free SkyPortal app for iOS and Android devices.
Tap any celestial object you see in the sky to identify it instantly. Tap again and your telescope slews to that object, centering it perfectly in the eyepiece.
Explore 100,000+ objects in SkyPortal’s database. While you observe, view astroimages and listen to audio descriptions for hundreds of the most popular objects including the planets, Orion Nebula, Hercules Globular Star Cluster, and more.
Sky Tour feature generates a list of all the best stars, galaxies and nebulae to view based on your exact time and location.
WiFi module is compatible with all current Celestron computerized telescopes and select older models. Unit does not require batteries or external power.
The Celestron SkyPortal app can only be used for telescope control when paired with the SkyPortal WiFi module.