Get WiFi Access to the Universe with Celestron SkyPortal WiFi Module!
Celestron’s innovative SkyPortal WiFi Module turns your phone into your own personal planetarium and observatory! With SkyPortal, your mobile device becomes a wireless hand controller for your telescope, guiding you through the alignment process and slewing to any celestial object with a simple tap. As the SkyPortal Wifi Module free app slews your telescope to an object via the linkup, you can listen to hundreds of included audio descriptions on your device, which outline the history and key features of that object. Receive notifications, and advice on what to look for in the night sky. See pictures and read about the objects you are viewing. Anything is possible with SkyPortal in your pocket.
SkyPortal has been tested to work on the following mounts:
- CGE Pro
- CGEM DX
- SE 6/8
- SE 4/5
- SkyProdigy (no automatic alignment)
- Advanced VX
Get WiFi Access to the Universe with the SkyPortal WiFi Module
Celestron’s SkyPortal WiFi Module turns your smartphone or tablet into your own personal planetarium and observatory!
Simply plug the WiFi module into your telescope’s Hand Control or AUX port and connect to its wireless signal with your device. Instantly, your device becomes a wireless hand controller for your telescope, guiding you through the alignment process and slewing to any celestial object with a simple tap.
As SkyPortal Wifi Module slews your telescope to an object, you can listen to hundreds of included audio descriptions on your device, which explain the history, mythology, and key features of the most popular celestial objects.
Select Tonight’s Best in the search menu and SkyPortal Wifi will display a list of the best objects to view based on your exact time and location. There’s no need to input GPS coordinates or set the time and date—SkyPortal WiFi takes this information directly from your device.
SkyPortal WiFi makes a great gift for telescope users of all ages and skill levels, from kids to advanced users. Take your family on a guided tour of the universe with SkyPortal WiFi!
SkyPortal WiFi Module, Powered by Celestron SkyPortal
Celestron’s SkyPortal WiFi Module works with our brand new planetarium app, SkyPortal. Available free on the Apple App Store and Google Play, SkyPortal is your key to the universe—with or without SkyPortal WiFi Module.
Developed in collaboration with the experts at SkySafari, SkyPortal offers an intuitive user interface with a robust database of more than 100,000 celestial objects. You can even plan your observing session before you set up your telescope, viewing lunar transits and other notable events up to 100 years into the future.