Celestron SkyProdigy 90 Computerized Telescope

The Celestron SkyProdigy 90 Computerized Telescope is the second in the series and just like it's smaller brother is the product of a culmination of decades of telescope developments.

The Celestron SkyProdigy 90 Computerized Telescope brings together electronic motors, an intelligent on-board computer, a digital camera and StarSense™ technology to create an automatic, instant alignment telescope that requires no input from the user.

You Just switch it on, push a button, then sit back and enjoy the view. It’s that simple.

SkyProdigy’s automated alignment operation requires only a few moments, you will be in a position to select from an endless number of objects to observe.

If you not sure what to look at, simply select the Sky Tour option; this feature provides a customized list of the finest objects in the sky to view for your precise time and locale from anyplace in the world.

You do not to have any prior experience and no knowledge of the night sky is required. Its one touch innovation converts anyone into an instant astronomer.

General Features

  • Fully Automatic Alignment Procedure
  • Fully Computerized Altazimuth Mount
  • Quick-Release Fork Arm Mount and Optical Tube for Easy, Quick No Tool Set Up
  • Sturdy Stainless Steel Tripod and Accessory Tray
  • CD-ROM The SkyX First Light Edition Astronomy Software Which Provides Education About the Sky
  • Battery Pack Providing over 30 Hours of Power

Computerized Mount Features

  • Proven Computer Control Technology
  • Database Allows Telescope to Automatically Locate Over 4,000 Celestial Objects
  • Proprietary StarSense Technology Provides a Completely Automatic Alignment Process with No User Intervention Required
  • Flash Upgradeable Hand Control Software for Downloading Product Updates Over the Internet

Technical Details

  • Optical Design Maksutov-Cassegrain
  • Weight 16 lbs (7.26 kg)
  • Aperture 90 mm (3.54 in)
  • Focal Length 1250 mm (49.21 in)
  • Focal Ratio 13.89
  • Finderscope StarPointer
  • Mount Motorized Altazimuth
  • Eyepiece 1 25 mm (0.98 in)
  • Magnification 1 50 x
  • Eyepiece 2 9 mm (0.35 in)
  • Magnification 2 139 x
  • Accessory Tray No Tool, Quick release
  • Tripod Steel
  • CD ROM The SkyX First Light Edition astronomy software
  • Highest Useful Magnification 213 x
  • Limiting Stellar Magnitude 12.3
  • Resolution (Rayleigh) 1.55 arcsec
  • Resolution (Dawes) 1.29 arcsec
  • Photographic Resolution 400 line/mm
  • Light Gathering Power 165 x
  • Angular Field of View 1 °
  • Linear Field of View (@1000 yds) 53.5 ft (16.31 m)
  • Optical Coatings Fully Multi-Coated
  • Secondary Mirror Obstruction 1.7 in (43.18 mm)
  • Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area 23 %
  • Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter 48 %
  • Computer Hand Control Fully Computerized / Flash Upgradeable
  • Slew Speeds Nine slew speeds: 3°/sec, 2°/sec, 1°/sec, .5°/sec, 32x, 16x, 8x, 4x, 2x
  • Tracking Rates Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
  • Tracking Modes Alt-Az
  • Alignment Procedures StarSense Automatic Alignment, Solar System Align

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