Celestron SkyProdigy 70mm Computerised Telescope\
Seems to be over £270 at Amazon and has an RRP of £470 Reviews seem to make this a perfect beginner scope with auto alignment and tracking.
Amateur astronomy is a great family hobby that can be enjoyed all year round. The SkyProdigy series is a fully computerised self-align telescope with no tools required, allowing for the user to easily begin to enjoy the wonders of the Universe and be taken on a tour of the sky by the inbuilt computer and motorised mount.
The Celestron SkyProdigy 70 is a truly revolutionary product with ground breaking technology and is a product of a culmination of decades of telescopic advancements. It combines electronic motors, an intelligent on-board computer, a digital camera, and StarSense technology to create an automatic, instant alignment telescope that requires no input from the user. Simply turn it on, push a button and enjoy the view.
If you are not sure what to look at, the Sky Tour feature offers a customised list of the best objects in the sky to view for your exact time and location anywhere in the world. No knowledge of the night sky is required, the integrated imaging camera and StarSense technology automatically processes the image and aligns the telescope.
The included eyepieces allow for 28x and 78x magnifications and a no tool setup tripod and motorised mount make for a quick start up. In-built imaging camera is used for the automatic alignment procedure of the telescope, images cannot be accessed by the user.
Quick and easy setup - no tools required
Fully computerised and self-align
Inbuilt computer and motorised mount
Eyepiece 1: Magnification: 28x
Eyepiece 2: Magnification: 78x
Mount Type: Motorised Altazimuth
Accessory Tray: No tool, quick release
Highest Magnification: 165x
Lowest Magnification: 10x
Light Gathering Power (vs. Human Eye): 100x
Slew Speeds: 9
Optical Tube Length: 27" (68.6cm)
Focal Length: 700mm
Magnification: 28x / 78x
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