Vaonis - Hestia Smartphone Dedicated Telescope with Solar Filter, Dust Cover and Premium Tripod
Utilizing smartphones and Vaonis' cutting-edge sky navigation technology, users can effortlessly capture images of the night sky and even the Sun (with the optional Solar filter) using the Vaonis Hestia, eliminating the need for complex imaging setups.
Vaonis Hestia Smartphone Dedicated Telescope with Solar Filter, Dust Cover and Premium Tripod
Vaonis Hestia Features
- Vaonis Hestia, coupled with a smartphone and advanced sky navigation technology, allows users to image the night sky and the Sun (with separate Solar filter) without complex setups.
- Positioning the smartphone on Hestia's ocular provides enhances sharpness and magnification by 5x and 25x, respectively.
- Utilizing the Hestia solar filter, facilitates easy capture of solar activity like sunspots, ensuring detailed and precise images.
- Nighttime observation with Hestia reveals amazing lunar details and allows for capturing bright deep sky objects with impressive clarity.
- Setup is quick and effortless; attach the Hestia head to the tripod and align the smartphone camera with the ocular.
- Designed with a patented 6-lens system featuring a 30mm objective and prisms for optimal light transmission, ensuring pristine optical quality.
- Customizable magnets accommodate various smartphone sizes and designs, while the absence of electronics in Hestia extends its lifespan.
- Tripod with pan and tilt fluid head and 3/8" thread.
- 1.8° field of view.
- Limiting stellar magnitude of 7-8.
- Saves images in JPEG and TIFF formats.
- Users can navigate the night sky with ease using the Vaonis "Gravity" App.
- Comes with hard case.
Using a Smartphone for Imaging the Cosmos
By mobilizing smartphones and Vaonis state of the art sky navigation technology, users can image the night sky as well as the Sun with the Vaonis Hestia without the hassle of long drawn out imaging setups. By positioning the smartphone on the Hestia's ocular and aligning, the user has an imaging experience guide right at their fingertips! By using the smartphone with the Hestia ocular, sharpness and magnification are boosted by 5x and 25x respectively!
Perfect for Viewing Solar Activity
By using the Hestia solar filter, a distinguished benefit of the Hestia with smartphone is the relative ease of capturing solar activity such as sunspots and other changes. The photo below is the result of using the iPhone 14 with the Hestia (with solar filter). Details are rocksolid!
Lunar and Deep Sky Observation
Nighttime observing of the cosmos is also unmatched with the Hestia! Lunar details are exquisite and even a couple of brighter deep sky objects like star clusters and nebulae larger in angular size can shine through detail pretty magnificently. The photo below is the moon taken with the iPhone 14 and Hestia.
Easy and Quick to Use
A key benefit of the Hestia is how quick it is to setup. All the user must do is attach the Hestia head to the tripod and align the smartphone camera with the ocular. That is it!
Patented Six Lens Optical Design
For pristine optical quality, Vaonis has designed the Hestia with a patented 6 lens design with a 30mm objective and a series of prisms to transmit light. This design furthers its ability to be compatible with small sensor formats on a smartphone.
Compatible and Built to Last
To accomodate for future smartphone sizes and designs, the Hestia has customizable magnets to fit any smartphone size. In addition, because the Hestia features no electronics (all the involved electronic components are in the smartphone) but rather just optics, it avoids deteriorating of electronics. This extends its shelf life substantially.
Navigate the Sky with the Vaonis "Gravity" App
Users can guide through the night sky with the Vaonis "Gravity" App!
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|Accessory Tray Included?
|Includes Autoguide Port
|Periodic Error Correction
|In The Box
- Vaonis Hestia
- Dust Cover
- Premium Tripod
- Solar Filter
- Hard case