How do I connect my phone to Celestron?

How do I connect my Celestron telescope to WiFi?

Simply plug the WiFi module into your telescope’s hand control or AUX port and connect your device to its wireless signal. Instantly, your device becomes a wireless hand control for your telescope, guiding you through the alignment process and slewing to any celestial object with a simple tap.

How do you use the Celestron app?

How to use the Celestron SkyPortal App. Simply hold up your mobile phone or tablet up to display the night sky on your screen where you see labeled constellations and celestial objects. Tap on the object that you are interested in viewing, select “GoTo”, and watch your telescope find and center the object for you!

How do I use my smartphone as a telescope adapter?

How do smartphone telescope adapters work? These adapters are clamped onto the eyepiece of the telescope and they hold your phone in place so that the phone’s camera is located behind the eyepiece. This ensures that whatever is visible will be captured by the camera.

How do you set up the Celestron SkyPortal?

Connect to your WiFi Module using Direct Connect mode or WLAN (Access Point) mode. Open the Celestron SkyPortal app. Tap the telescope icon on your screen, then tap Connect and Align. When SkyPortal identifies your mount, the application will emit a chime and the Connection Status lamp will stop flashing.

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Do Celestron telescopes have WiFi?

Celestron’s telescopes reach a new level with integrated WiFi! Leave your hand control behind and slew to all the best celestial objects with a tap of your smart device.

How do I reset my Celestron WiFi module?

Power off the mount, exit SkyPortal, power on the mount and start again. If you still have problems, use a paperclip to press the WiFi reset button on the mount/module.

How do I update my Celestron WiFi module?

If you want to update via WiFi, connect your PC to the scope’s WiFi network. Then change the connection method in CFM’s Options/Connections menu to WiFi. After downloading CFM, you must then “unzip” or “extract” it to a folder on your computer.

What is a Barlow lens for a telescope?

The Barlow lens, named after Peter Barlow, is a diverging lens which, used in series with other optics in an optical system, increases the effective focal length of an optical system as perceived by all components that are after it in the system. The practical result is that inserting a Barlow lens magnifies the image.

How do you turn on the Celestron telescope?

Power on the mount. When the hand control says “CGE Ready,” press the Menu button. Now scroll through the options using the 6 or 9 key to find Tracking. Press Enter and scroll again to choose Mode.

What is the best app to use with a telescope?

SkyView Lite

“SkyView® Lite brings stargazing to everyone! Simply point your iPhone, iPad, or iPod at the sky to identify stars, constellations, satellites, and more.” I recently installed this astronomy app on my Android phone, and the first thing that impressed me was the augmented reality function.

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