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Celestron StarSense Auto Align Telescope Accessory 94005 Star Sense Alignment OPEN BOX DEMO

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Description

Enables automatic alignment of your Celestron computerized telescope*
No need to identify or locate any star in the sky–StarSense automatically aligns your telescope, so you can begin observing in minutes
Aligns in 3 minutes or less
Provides advanced mount modeling—align on numerous stars throughout the sky for extremely precise GoTo pointing accuracy
StarSense hand controller included

Become an instant astronomer, even if you’ve never used a telescope before, with the one-of-a-kind StarSense AutoAlign. Just set up the accessory, push the Align button on the hand control, and StarSense begins capturing and comparing images of the night sky against its internal database. In about three minutes, it's gathered enough information to triangulate its position and align itself. Then, press the Sky Tour button: StarSense will automatically slew to all the best stars, planets, galaxies, and more currently visible in the night sky.

HOW IT WORKS

The self-alignment technology behind our award-winning SkyProdigy series is now available for all of Celestron's current computerized telescopes and backwards compatible with many older models as well. (See compatibility list below.)

A small digital camera takes the place of your finderscope and attaches using one of two provided mounting brackets. The included StarSense hand control, with a database of over 40,000 celestial objects, takes the place of your NexStar hand control. The camera automatically captures a series of images of the sky. StarSense identifies the stars in the images, matching them to its database. Once a positive match is confirmed, StarSense calculates the coordinates of the center of the captured image, thereby determining exactly where the telescope is pointed.

Before StarSense, using a computerized telescope required a lengthy alignment process of finding and centering at least two bright stars in the telescope’s eyepiece. But StarSense automatically aligns itself with minimal user input. Just enter your time, date, and location and let StarSense do the rest!

ADVANCED MOUNT MODELING

Even the most advanced telescope users will love using StarSense AutoAlign. This affordable accessory replaces the expensive software usually used for advanced mount modeling.

With built-in mount modeling, you'll get superior pointing accuracy from horizon to horizon. When your alignment needs to be perfect, add up to 10 additional calibration stars to achieve a new level of accuracy, great for locating objects in the camera’s field of view for astroimaging.

COMPATIBILITY LIST

COMPATIBLE

NOT COMPATIBLE

NexStar SE Series

NexStar i Series

CPC, CPC DX

Ultima 2000

NexStar GT (with Aux. Splitter)

Early generation GoTo mounts (such as Compustar)

CGE Pro

NexStar GPS

Advanced VX

 

CG-5 (with Aux. Splitter)

 

CGEM, CGEM DX

 

CGE

 

NexStar SLT 

 

NexStar Evolution

 

LCM (with Aux. splitter)

 

What's in the Box?

  • StarSense Camera Large Camera Bracket & Large Bracket Base (pre-installed on camera in box)
  • StarSense Hand Control
  • Small Camera Bracket
  • 4mm Allen Wrench
  • Camera to Auxiliary Port Cable
  • 2 Thumbscrews for Large Camera Bracket
  • Warranty

    2 Year Limited Warranty

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