Free Video - Nine Minutes
In this video you will see how a Celestron NexStar SE telescope can be used during the daytime as well as at night for astronomy. We show you how to attach a DSLR camera for taking daytime photos or fast exposure photos at night. All Celestron NexStar SE telescope work exactly the same.
Free Video - 15 minutes
From opening the box to complete set-up of the Celestron NexStar SE, SLT and Evoltion, this video walks you through the process of getting your new NexStar telescope assembled and ready for a star alignment (covered in Parts 2 & 3).
45 Minute Video - rental through Vimeo (One year rental included free of charge with purchase of a Celestron NexStar SE, NexStar SLT or NexStar Evolution from All-Star Telescope.
This 45 minutue video offers you everything you need to know to set-up your Celestron NexStar telescope. Part one begins with From opening the box to assembling the telescope. Part two takes you through the alignment process, step-by-step from choosing a good alignment procedure to entering the necessary data into the handcontroller for a successful alignment. The video even includes the procedure for re-setting the operating language and re-setting the telescope location after traveling to a new location with your telescope. Part 3 was created outside under the stars where Ken does a both a solar system alignment using the moon and a two star alignment.
To purchase the full instructional video, including parts two and three, for the set-up and aligment of the Celestron NexStar, please go to NexStar Set-Up and Alignment where you can purchase access to the video through Vimeo.
Free Video - 21 Minutes
the Celestron CGEM mount is set up with a Sky-Watcher Esprit 120 refractor and Orion StarShoot Autoguider along with a piggy-back mounted camera. With some attention to correct balance and rough polar alignment, the Celestron NightScape camera and Canon 60Da camera complete the set-up.
I was finally able to get the new Esprit 120 out for a test drive. WOW! It completely exceeded my expectations! I really do think this scope is absolutely fabulous and am positive it would give a Takahashi a good run for the money.
Free Video - 2 minutes
See how you can attach a digital single lens reflex camera to the Celestron NexStar 6SE for both daytime and nighttime short exposure photography. With daytime set-up in the mountains and a nighttime set-up with a full moon, the video illustrates the size of image you capture of the moon with a two types of Canon DSLR's.
This short video demonstrates the great capabilities and simplicity of the SkyWatcher 1206AZ3. As a complete telescope for around $400 you can see Saturn's rings, cloud bands on Jupiter, along with dozens of star clusters and galaxies. The telescope is also a favorite for daytime use in watching wildlife, birds and whale-watching. You can also attach a DSLR camera with the simple addition of a t-ring.