Celestron SkyScout Personal Planetarium is a portable, lightweight hand-held device that use advanced GPS technology to identify over 6,000 stars, 88 constellations and over 100 deep-space objects.
Just point the unit at any star and click the “Target” button — it shows you what you are looking at on its backlit LCD screen.
You can even locate a particular object; select the object’s name from the database menu and follow the directional arrows through the viewfinder. Once the object is targeted, SkyScout provides educational audio and text information, including facts, trivia and mythology. “Tonight’s Highlights” provides a customized list of the 20 best objects to view for your exact date, time and location anywhere in the world. The impressive built-in Field Guide includes an introduction to astronomy, glossary of terms plus bios of legendary astronomers and much more. Comes with earbuds.
PCNews Verdict: 8/10. Be romantic with your girlfriend. Show her the stars 😉