Celestron SkyProdigy 90 Computerized Telescope
With pre-assembled, adjustable stainless steel tripods, and quick release fork arms and tubes, SkyProdigy SLT telescopes can be set up in a matter of minutes — with no tools and no prior knowledge of the night sky required making it the perfect entry-level telescope! And if you're not sure what to look at, the SkyProdigy features SkyTour, a list of popular and interesting objects that is tailored to your time and location.
Powered by 8 D cell user supplied batteries or an optional AC adapter (#18773) these Celestron SkyProdigy's love to travel. The external battery compartment provides power to the high precision servo motors for rigid low-vibration performance. With the SkyProdigy's ergonomically-designed hand control, the user is free to remove the hand control from its holder for remote use or leave it cradled for hands-free operation. With a touch of a button you can select the object catalog, change the slew speed, view fascinating information about an object, or simply know if a desired object is visible in the sky.
At the heart of the Celestron Sky Prodigy 90 is a quality 90mm Maksutov-Cassegrain telescope with an aperture of 90 mm (3.54 in). With a long focal ratio of f/13.89 and focal length of 1250 mm (49.21 in), this telescope also features multi-coated, high quality Celestron optics and makes use of a rack and pinion style focuser. The whole system, including the drive and computer units is easy to transport and easy to use!
Celestron SkyProdigy 90 Maksutov-Cassegrain Telescope on GoTo Mount Features...
- High quality 90 mm Maksutov-Cassegrain telescope on a fully computerized altazimuth mount.
- StarPointer finderscope to help with alignment and accurately locating objects.
- Quick-release fork arm mount, optical tube, sturdy stainless steel tripod and accessory tray for quick no tool set up.
- Includes CD-ROM "The Sky" Astronomy Software which provides education about the sky and printable sky maps.
- Proven computer control technology with a database which allows telescope to locate over 4,000 celestial objects.
- StarSense Technology lets your telescope do the aligning, without you having to locate any stars.
- Flash upgradeable hand control software and motor control units for downloading product updates over the Internet.
- Internal battery compartment to prevent cord wrap during use and auxiliary port for additional accessories such as GPS accessory.
|Telescope Series||Celestron SkyProdigy|
|Mount Type||Alt-Azimuth - GoTo|
|Warranty||2 Year Warranty|
|Telescope Focal Ratio||f/14|
|Telescope Focal Length||1250mm|
|Limiting Stellar Magnitude||12.2|
|Highest Useful Magnification||213x|
|Optical Coatings||Fully Multi-Coated|
|Tube Color or Finish||Red|
|Optical Tube Outer Diameter||Not provided by manufacturer|
|Length of Optical Tube||Not provided by manufacturer|
|Optical Tube Weight||Not provided by manufacturer|
|Dew Shield Included?||No, Sold Separately|
|Diagonal Included?||Yes - 1.25" Star Diagonal|
|Finder Included||Red Dot Finder|
|Eyepiece(s) Included||25mm, 9mm|
|Hand Controller Included?||Yes|
|Power Adapter Included||None - Requires D Batteries|
|CD ROMs Included||TheSky X First Light|
|Alignment Procedure||SkyAlign, Solar System Align|
|Objects in Database||4,000 objects|
|OTA Mount Type||Single Arm|
|Tripod Type Included||Adjustable with Steel Legs|
|Total Telescope Weight||16 lbs.|
- Celestron SkyProdigy 90 Maksutov-Cassegrain Telescope
- GoTo Alt-Azimuth Mount
- Adjustable Tripod
- 25mm 1.25" Eyepiece
- 9mm 1.25" Eyepiece
- 1.25" Star Diagonal
- The SkyX First Light 1 CD-ROM
- Telescope Control Software
- StarSense Hand Control
- Star Pointer Finderscope