Quick Answer: How do you set up the Celestron Sky portal?

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.

How do I connect my SkyPortal to the Celestron telescope?

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 I reset my Celestron WiFi?

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.

Is Celestron SkyPortal free?

Works with Celestron’s SkyPortal app for IOS & Android, available free on the Apple App Store and Google Play. Developed in collaboration with the experts at SkySafari, SkyPortal offers an intuitive user interface with a robust database of more than 100,000 celestial objects.

How do you set up a SkyPortal?

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. Confirm the location and time on your screen.

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How do I update SkyPortal WiFi?

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 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.