Astronomy Mount Accessories
The Celestron NexStar RS-232 Cable connects to your computerised telescope to a laptop or PC for control via various planetarium software programs. The large adapter attaches to the serial port of your computer and the other end plugs into the telescope's hand control via a phone jack plug. If your computer does not have a serial port, you will need a Serial-to-USB
Add GPS to your Celestron computerised telescope and get time, date, and location downloads from orbiting Global Positioning Satellites. This 16-channel GPS module plugs into your telescope's hand control or the auxiliary (AUX) port on your drive base and then mounts to a tripod with the included straps. SkySync makes it easier to align your telescope while
Simply plug the WiFi module into your telescope's Hand Control or AUX port and connect to its wireless signal with your device. Instantly, your device becomes a wireless hand controller for your telescope, guiding you through the alignment process and slewing to any celestial object with a simple tap. Select ‘Tonight's Best' in the search menu and SkyPortal
The Celestron USB to RS-232 Converter Cable (18775) with Software is used to convert Celestron's standard RS-232 (serial) cable into a USB cable.
An electronic shutter release cable to attach your SLR camera to the Sky-Watcher AllView Multi-Function Computerised Mount. For Nikon D30 & D70S. (Image for illustration purposes only).
The PowerTank Lithium keeps the charge going for the astronomer on the go. The Lithium Phosphate (LiFePO4) battery chemistry has significant advantages over other battery chemistries. The LiFePO4 can be charged and discharged 2000 times compared to only 500 for a Lithium Iron battery and 300 for sealed lead-acid designs.
An electronic shutter release cable to attach your SLR camera to the Sky-Watcher AllView Multi-Function Computerised Mount. For Canon EOS 7D, 10D, 20D, 30D, 40D, 50D, 1D MkIV, 1DS MkIII & 5D MkI. (Image for illustration purposes only).
Celestron's HD Pro Wedge is designed to support our fork mounted Schmidt Cassegrain and EdgeHD Telescopes up to 11 inches. The HD Pro provides a heavy duty, stable platform that is perfect for astroimaging and guarantees minimal vibration. A low latitude range of 0-90 degrees makes this wedge functional for use at the equator. Built-in features include
This is a simple, accurate finder-scope, which will aid you in setting up your CG-4 Omni equatorial mount rapidly and effectively. The design features a focus control, 18mm aperture and recessed, protected screws.
For V.2 owners wanting to upgrade, the V.3 SynScan hand control includes new features such as: Firmware-updateability via the internet, Pointing Accuracy Enhancement (PAE), and capability to store star alignment data. It can also accept the GPS mouse attachment. (n.b. handset cable not included - available separately)
The Celestron Wedge has been designed for use with the NexStar Evolution and SE 6/8 mounts. It enables single fork telescopes to become very portable and perfect for Astro-photography. Using this wedge allows the mount to track equatorially, which ultimately removes field rotation that would otherwise be seen if you were shooting a long enough exposure
The new HM5 Polar axis finder scope is a very useful accessory for the EQ5 Equatorial Mount. It speeds up and refines the polar alignment procedure so you can spend more valuable time observing, rather than setting up.