Celestron’s SkyScout Personal Planetarium is currently being offered for just $159 shipped, originally priced at $397.95. It’s “a revolutionary handheld device that uses advanced GPS technology with point and click convenience to identify thousands of stars, planets, constellations and more.” Product page. Continue reading for a video overview.
Simply point the SkyScout at any star in the sky and click the target button. The SkyScout will tell you what object you are looking at. To locate a star or planet, select the object’s name from the menu and follow the directional arrows through the viewfinder. SkyScout tells you when you are on target. It’s that easy!