In the vast world of astronomy tools, the Seestar S50 by ZWO stands out as a trailblazing innovation.

This compact marvel packs a telescope, electronic focuser, astronomical camera, ASIAIR, altazimuth mount, dew heater, and filter wheel, all while weighing a mere 2.5kg.

The ZWO Seestar smart telescope is your gateway to the cosmos, offering a unique blend of cutting-edge technology and user-friendly accessibility. Paired with the innovative Seestar app, this telescope opens up a world of celestial wonders for both novice stargazers and seasoned astronomers.

Processed photos of the Moon and Dumbbell Nebula I took with the Seestar smart telescope...

Moon photographed with the ZWO Seestar smart telescope
M27 the Dumbbell Nebula photographed with the ZWO Seestar Smart Telescope

Features of ZWO Seestar Smart Telescope

High-Quality Optics and Image Sensors

The ZWO Seestar boasts exceptional optical quality, delivering clear and detailed views of the night sky. Its advanced image sensors ensure that you capture every celestial detail with precision.

Motorized Mount for Precise Tracking

Gone are the days of manually adjusting your telescope’s position to keep up with the stars. The Seestar smart telescope features a motorized mount that tracks celestial objects with remarkable accuracy, allowing for prolonged observations without interruption.

Integration with the Seestar App

One of the standout features of the ZWO Seestar is its seamless integration with the Seestar app. This app serves as your digital guide to the stars, making your stargazing experience both informative and enjoyable.

ZWO sent me one of their new Seestar smart telescopes to test and review. I was blown away by how easy it was to get up and running but also how much fun it was to tour the night sky with.

The Seestar S50 effortlessly marries the capabilities of a telescope and camera, delivering outstanding experiences for both astronomy and landscape observations. Whether you’re nestled indoors or stargazing outdoors, this device promises to be your perfect companion in exploring the cosmic wonders.Wireless connectivity via Bluetooth or Wi-Fi ensures a hassle-free link to your devices. And if you’re worried about battery life during those prolonged sky-watching sessions, fret not. The Seestar S50 can be juiced up using a cell-phone power bank and provides up to 6 hours of battery life

Seestar smart telescope ZWO
ZWO Seestar S50

Photo and video capturing capabilities in Solar, Lunar, Scenery, and even Deep Space Object Imaging modes ensure you never miss a moment. The built-in duo-band light pollution filter combats the challenges of urban lighting, while the white light solar filters assure safe and clear solar observations.

Furthermore, the S50’s lightweight design, triplet apochromatic optics, and auto GoTo & Tracking, complete with a live star database view and voice broadcast, make your astronomical journey intuitive and delightful.

The Seestar S50 isn’t just a smart telescope—it’s an all-in-one celestial experience.

Seestar triplet lens design

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In terms of design, the Seestar S50 is undeniably sleek, emphasizing functionality without compromising aesthetics. Its lightweight nature doesn’t just cater to ease of transport, but also to the rapid setup, allowing astronomers and hobbyists to quickly transition from decision to observation.

The Seestar smart telescope pointed up at the night sky and some more processed photos I took with it...

The integration of the duo-band filter and white light solar filters further solidifies the S50’s position in the market. Urban stargazers, often plagued by light pollution, will find the duo-band filter especially invaluable. Meanwhile, the safety and clarity guaranteed by the solar filter open up daytime sky-watching possibilities.

But perhaps what truly makes the S50 a game-changer is its user-centric approach. The Auto GoTo & Tracking feature, coupled with a voice broadcast, isn’t just about making stargazing more accessible; it’s about making it interactive. With real-time updates and intuitive controls, users are constantly engaged, ensuring that every celestial moment is not only seen but also understood and appreciated.

Seestar app interface
The Seestar app interface. For iOS and Android.

The Seestar app is a user-friendly, intuitive platform that enhances your stargazing adventures. It provides real-time information on celestial objects, constellations, and astronomical events.

By connecting your smartphone or tablet to the Seestar app, you gain access to a wealth of information and tools that enhance your stargazing experience. The app offers interactive star maps, augmented reality features, and a database of celestial objects.

In conclusion, the ZWO Seestar S50 is an amazing piece of modern astronomical equipment, blending cutting-edge technology with user-friendly features. Whether you’re a seasoned astronomer or a curious novice, the Seestar S50 is poised to redefine your stargazing experience.

Find out more about the Seestar smart telescope and to purchase:

In Canada:

AstroWorld Telescopes (USA):

USA and International:

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