ZWO Seestar S50 50mm f/5 All-in-One Smart Telescope

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ZWO Seestar S50 50mm f/5 All-in-One Smart Telescope
Key Features
  • Fully Automated GoTo Telescope/Camera
  • View Imagery on Phone or Tablet
  • Air-Spaced Triplet Apochromatic Lens
  • Live Stacking Capability
The Seestar S50 50mm f/5 All-in-One Smart Telescope from ZWO Astro lets even novice users observe and photograph the cosmos without the need for bulky, complex equipment. Simply connect your phone or tablet and select the celestial object you want to see—the Seestar S50 turns to and focuses on your target, delivering unforgettable views of our universe, even from light-polluted cities. The telescope employs an air-spaced triplet apochromatic lens system and is equipped with light-pollution and solar filters. Live-stacking capability allows you to enhance your images the way the experts do. In Landscape mode, the S50 can be used for terrestrial observation and photography, too. Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity allow you to enjoy and share your photos and video.
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ZWO Seestar S50 Overview

The Seestar S50 50mm f/5 All-in-One Smart Telescope from ZWO Astro lets even novice users observe and photograph the cosmos without the need for bulky, complex equipment. Simply connect your phone or tablet and select the celestial object you want to see—the Seestar S50 turns to and focuses on your target, delivering unforgettable views of our universe, even from light-polluted cities. The telescope employs an air-spaced triplet apochromatic lens system and is equipped with light-pollution and solar filters. Live-stacking capability allows you to enhance your images the way the experts do. In Landscape mode, the S50 can be used for terrestrial observation and photography, too. Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity allow you to enjoy and share your photos and video.

  • App on smartphone or tablet controls finding/tracking celestial objects and displays imagery
  • 1920 x 1080 image resolution
  • O III 30nm and Ha 20nm filters reduce the impact of urban light pollution and moonlight
  • ND 5.0 filter blocks 99.999% of white light for solar observation
  • Scenery mode for landscape/terrestrial photography, Stargazing mode for lunar, solar, and deep-space imaging
  • Live-stacking capability for images with enhanced color and detail
  • Triplet air-spaced apochromatic lens system resolves three colors instead of the more common two to minimize chromatic aberration or "color fringing"
  • 6000mAh rechargeable battery, 6 hours runtime
  • 14.3" tabletop tripod with 3/8" mounting screw
UPC: 748305559976

ZWO Seestar S50 Specs

Key Specs
Optical Design
Refractor
Aperture
50 mm / 2"
Focal Length
250 mm
Focal Ratio
f/5
Focuser
Internal
Type
Alt-Azimuth
GoTo Capability
Yes
Battery
Rechargeable (Built-In)
Weight
5.5 lb / 2.5 kg
Optical Tube Assembly
Optical Design
Refractor
Aperture
50 mm / 2"
Focal Length
250 mm
Focal Ratio
f/5
Focuser
Internal
Diagonal
No
Finderscope
No
Mounting
No
Mount
Type
Alt-Azimuth
GoTo Capability
Yes
Payload Capacity
No
Altitude Adjustment
No
Latitude Adjustment
No
Counterweight
No
Tripod
Type
Adjustable
Material of Tripod
Carbon Fiber
General
Battery
Rechargeable (Built-In)
Wireless
2.4 GHz Radio/RF / 5G / Bluetooth
*Built-In
Mobile App Compatible
Yes, Required: Android & iOS
App Name: Seestar App
Assembled Dimensions
10.1 x 5.6 x 5.1" / 257.0 x 142.5 x 130.0 mm
Weight
5.5 lb / 2.5 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight
9.975 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
14.2 x 13.7 x 7.3"

ZWO Seestar S50 Reviews

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Do I need WiFi and Bluetooth connections to ...

Do I need WiFi and Bluetooth connections to operate my SeeStar S50? Is Bluetooth alone adequate?
Asked by: Jim
Both wi-fi and Blue Tooth are needed to use the Zwo Seestar S50. Please ensure your phone or tablet has access to the Internet(mobile data or Wi-Fi).
Answered by: Dan W
Date published: 2024-04-15

This product needs a 3.7-4.2 volt charger, NOT 5V ...

This product needs a 3.7-4.2 volt charger, NOT 5V like my iPhone has. Where do I get a charger for it?
Asked by: Don
I think the problem is that I was looking at a different product info on the ZWO website so the specifications I was looking at was not for the Seestar. I have been using a 5volt power supply and everything is working just fine. Sorry for the mixup and B&H should remove my original question.
Answered by: Don
Date published: 2024-05-20

Are the references to time in the App all based ...

Are the references to time in the App all based on Chinese time?
Asked by: Jim
The time is based on your smartphone and location when using the ZWO Seestar S50.
Answered by: Dan W
Date published: 2024-04-16

Does the S50 come with filters such as solar or ...

Does the S50 come with filters such as solar or city lights filters?
Asked by: David
Yes, the ZWO Seestar S50 50mm f/5 All-in-One Smart Telescope comes with a 5.0 solar filter and a light pollution filter.
Answered by: Collin K
Date published: 2024-05-08

Another vendor reports that the safety of the ...

Another vendor reports that the safety of the Seestar solar filter is uncertain. Does B&H have any information on this?
Asked by: David
There are no safety issues involving the ZWO Seestar S50 50mm f/5 All-in-One Smart Telescope, to our knowledge.
Answered by: Boyd H
Date published: 2024-04-05

For capturing the time lapse of the solar ...

For capturing the time lapse of the solar eclipse, does it require an additional equatorial mount?
Asked by: SACHIN
The ZWO Seestar S50 50mm f/5 All-in-One Smart Telescope does not need an additional EQ mount.
Answered by: Dan W
Date published: 2024-03-12

if I connect the Seestar S50 to an I Phone or I ...

if I connect the Seestar S50 to an I Phone or I Pad, does it require the most recent operating system and a large memory?
Asked by: Jim
The Seestar APP for Apple devices requires: iPhone - iOS 13.0 or later,  iPad  iPadOS 13.0 or later & iPod touch iOS 13.0 or later. There is no minimum memory requirement listed but the more free space you have the more you will be able to save to your device.
Answered by: Naftoli
Date published: 2024-04-05

Could you clarify, please, is internet access ...

Could you clarify, please, is internet access mandatory for operation of the telescope?
Asked by: Tatiana
The ZWO Seestar S50 50mm f/5 All-in-One Smart Telescope requires the use of the app designed for this item, so Internet access would be required.
Answered by: Boyd H
Date published: 2024-06-18
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