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Identifying stars while navigating at night...

MySkyLearning to navigate by the stars is like crossing the Rubicon for many sailors so it MySky2is encouraging to see useful devices that could help build confidence when sailing by the stars…

The MySky looks like a toy, but I think it should be taken seriously as a very useful aid…

 

 

Features :

  • Identify planets and stars in the night’s sky.
  • Visual and audio guided tours of the stars in your location.
  • Find and display mode for constellations.
  • LCD screen with full colour display.
  • Real time sky maps found.
  • Satellite finder.
  • Ergonomically designed to be comfortable to use and hold.
  • Can be connected to computerised telescopes in order to direct the telescope to the chosen constellation.
  • Adds a GPS function to a non computerised telescope.
  • Includes an SD card.
  • Six hours of battery life.
  • Requires 4 x AA Batteries (not included).
  • Size: 27 x 24 x 9cm.

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3 comments to Identifying stars while navigating at night…

  • I operate at the opposite end of the spectrum from electronics in one sense, but I still think that electronics has a valuable role to play in helping us to understand nature. I use the Stellarium software regularly and think it is a great example of nature and technology not being enemies.

  • gavelect

    Well what about tidal power? The innovative (and controversial) UK wave hub being built on the Firth has been giving the go ahead – Energy that gets produced underwater and that can’t be seen to the naked eye must be hailed as a great achievement.As long is it does not have a negative impact in the local marine life the more of green and clean energy we can put into the Scottish Power grid is fantastic. Surely this has got to be considered in your debate

  • […] still love the Star Trek looking device call MySky that I blogged about a couple of years ago – much more retro than the iPhone – proves I am a […]

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