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Special offer - The ultra compact Maksutov optic paired with the wi-fi technology in the Astro - Fi mount results in a very high quality, capable instrument packed with the latest optical and electronic advances. Celestron isnt changing the way we experience astronomy, but is definitely changing the way you interact with the night sky. The Astro Fi 102mm Maksutov-Cassegrain is a fully featured Maksutov Cassegrain telescope that can be controlled with your smart phone or tablet using the free Celestron SkyPortal app. Celestrons SkyPortal app replaces the traditional telescope hand control for a 100% wireless experience. Just hold your smart device up to the night sky. When you find an object youd like to view, tap the screen. Your Astro Fi telescope automatically slews to the object, while the screen displays information about it. Its never been more fun to explore the universe!
Download the SKYPORTAL APPCONTROL FROM YOUR PHONE OR TABLETThe Astro Fi 102 creates its own wireless connection, so it can communicate with your device even in remote locations where WiFi or cellular networks arent available. Getting ready to observe is quick and painless thanks to Celestrons award-winning SkyAlign technology. Center any three bright objects in the eyepiece, and your telescope calculates its position. You can even generate a Sky Tour of all the best celestial objects to view based on your exact time and location.TRUSTED CELESTRON OPTICSInnovative WiFi technology powers the Astro Fi, but its the optics inside the telescope tube that make it a Celestron. For over 50 years, weve led the industry in optical technology and we put that experience into the Astro Fi 102. This 102mm Maksutov-Cassegrain with fully coated optics offers dazzling views of craters on the Moon, the rings of Saturn, the Great Red Spot on Jupiter, the Orion Nebula, the Hercules Globular Cluster and so much more.INCLUDED IN THE BOXTelescopeTripodMount2x EyepiecesStarpointerBattery packStar diagonalOptical Design Maksutov-CassegrainAperture 102 mm (4.02 in)Focal Length 1325 mm (52.17 in)Focal Ratio 13Eyepiece 25 mm Magnification 53xEyepiece 10 mm Magnification 132xFinderscope StarPointerStar Diagonal 1.25"Mount Type Single Fork Arm Computerized AltazimuthAccessory Tray Includes rubberized smartphone or tablet holderTripod AluminumLight Gathering Power (Compared to human eye) 212xOptical Coatings Fully-CoatedSlew Speeds Up to 3 deg/secondTracking Rates Sidereal, Solar, and LunarAlignment Procedures SkyAlign, 3-Star Align, Solar System AlignCommunication Ports Aux port for optional hand controlDatabase Over 120,000 objects including 220 of the best deep sky and solar system objects
excellent exactly what I wanted for a beginner's telescope and excellent advice and customer service (12/05/2017) -