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CELESTRON COSMOS 90 GT WI-FI TELESCOPE

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Rachel Krueger

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Transcript of CELESTRON COSMOS 90 GT WI-FI TELESCOPE

Celestron
Cosmos 90 GT
Wi-Fi Telescope
Rachel Krueger
COMM 103

Features
Telescope Aperture: 3.5 inches
Low-power eye piece (36x)
High-power eye piece (91x)
Astronomical database: 120,000 objects
Price: $400
How It Works
Telescope connects to smartphone via Wi-Fi
Point telescope at pre-determined bright objects in the sky
Scope uses objects to determine its position
Object is selected via smartphone app
Motors move the telescope to find the object
Pros of the Technology
Quickly finds targets
Gives users a way to see real celestial bodies
Very easy to use, even for amateur astronomers
STAR-
FINDING TELESCOPE

Cons of the Technology
Users don't learn to move the telescope on their own
Database is limited
Smartphones are needed
Groups That Use the Technology
Telescopes are used by:
Astronomers
Astronauts
Cosmologists
Astrophysicists
Astrogeologists
Amateur stargazers
Use in Education
This may be used for:
Astronomy classes
Astronomy clubs
In a classroom, this may be used by:
Teachers
Students
Sources:
http://www.popsci.com

Images Sources:
Jonathon Kambouris
(Popular Science)
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