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Celestron StarSense Accessory
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Expected Ship Date: 10/21/2014

  • Enables automatic alignment of compatible Celestron computerized GoTo telescopes and mounts
  • No need to identify or locate any star in the sky - StarSense will automatically align your Celestron telescope, so you can start observing in minutes
  • Aligns your compatible Celestron telescope in 3 minutes or less
  • Provides advanced mount modeling - the ability to add numerous alignment stars throughout the sky for extremely precise GoTo pointing accuracy
  • StarSense hand controller included

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Item #  05853
Mfg Model #  94005

The revolutionary technology in the award-winning Celestron SkyProdigy telescope is now available for almost every Celestron computerized GoTo telescope. 

Before StarSense using a computerized GoTo telescope required an alignment process of finding and centering at least two bright stars in the telescope's eyepiece. But StarSense aligns itself automatically, without requiring any user input. With StarSense, you become an instant astronomer - even if you've never used a telescope before.

StarSense is not only compatible with all of Celestron's current computerized GoTo telescope models, but backwards compatible with many older models as well. The Celestron StarSense accessory is compatible with NexStar SE Series, CPC, CPC DX, NexStar GPS Series, CGE, CGE PRo, Advanced VX, CG-5, CGEM, and CGEM DX telescopes. StarSense will also work with Celestron NexStar SLT and LCM telescopes, but an aux. splitter is required for use with these telescopes.

The StarSense Accessory includes a small digital camera that attaches to the telescope's optical tube, along with a specialized hand controller. To use the StarSense, just attach it to your compatible telescope, push the "Align" button on the hand controller, and StarSense will start capturing and comparing multiple images of the night sky against its internal database of 40,000 celestial objects. In about three minutes, StarSense will have gathered enough information to triangulate its position and align itself. Once aligned, press the "Sky Tour" button and StarSense will automatically slew the telescope to all the best stars, planets, galaxies, and more based on the exact time and your location.

Even the most advanced telescope users will love using the affordable StarSense Accessory. StarSense replaces expensive software used for Advanced Mount Modeling, providing superior pointing accuracy from horizon to horizon. Users can manually add as many calibration stars as desired to give their compatible telescope mount a new level of accuracy. 


This product is serviced and supported by its manufacturer according to the terms and conditions included in the packaged product. Orion's limited warranty does not apply. Please contact the manufacturer directly for technical support.

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Celestron StarSense Accessory
StarSense hand controller

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