Identifies Celestial Objects with the Click of a Button
A fun learning tool, this hand-held device uses advanced GPS technology with point and click convenience to locate over 6,000 stars, planets, and constellations from the included databases and provides scientific background information for each object. Simply point the device at any object in the sky and SkyScout will tell you what you found. Comprehensive text and audio descriptions detail the history, mythology, and fun facts for the most popular stars and constellations. You can also find a customized list of the 20 best objects to view on a date and time of your choosing anywhere in the world. For further exploration, a built-in field guide outlines an introduction to astronomy, a glossary of terms, and biographies on the world’s great astronomers. Compact and easy to use, this planetarium can travel with you anywhere. A USB port is provided to update the database with new objects as they’re discovered.