Vaonis Vespera II Observation Station

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Key Features
  • Fully Automated Telescope/Camera
  • View Imagery on Tablet or Phone
  • GoTo Technology Finds/Tracks Objects
  • 8.3MP Resolution
Boasting a higher resolution and larger field of view than its predecessor model, the Vespera II Observation Station from Vaonis is a lightweight celestial observation and photography device small enough to fit in a backpack. Smart and fully automated, Vespera II is controlled by a mobile app, with imagery viewed on a tablet or phone rather than through an optical eyepiece. It turns automatically to the celestial object you want to see and tracks it to compensate for the earth's rotation while you observe and take photos.
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Vaonis Vespera II Overview

Boasting a higher resolution and larger field of view than its predecessor model, the Vespera II Observation Station from Vaonis is a lightweight celestial observation and photography device small enough to fit in a backpack. Smart and fully automated, Vespera II is controlled by a mobile app, with imagery viewed on a tablet or phone rather than through an optical eyepiece. It turns automatically to the celestial object you want to see and tracks it to compensate for the earth's rotation while you observe and take photos.

Rechargeable and weighing just 11 lb, Vespera II makes it easy to explore and observe the night sky anywhere in the world, take your own photos of celestial objects, learn about the cosmos, and share your discoveries in one place. It features autofocus and supports the stacking of live images for enhanced detail and color. Vespera II uses your mobile's GPS, star pattern recognition, and astrometry to calibrate itself. Simply press the button, and you're ready for astronomical observation in about five minutes.

Vespera Features
Pointing and Tracking
Vespera II integrates GoTo technology and automatically tracks your stellar object, compensating for the Earth's rotation, and displays imagery on your tablet or phone.
Autofocus Technology
No need to manually focus; Vespera II automatically locks in tack-sharp focus on the object you're observing.
Auto Initialization
Using your mobile device's GPS, star pattern recognition, and astrometry to calibrate itself, Vespera II is ready for observation and photography in five minutes.
Sony IMX585 8.3MP Sensor
Vespera II uses a Sony sensor developed for extreme low light, offering 8.3MP resolution, a 1/1.2 format, and a 2.9µ pixel size.
Power Supply
Power is supplied by a built-in 3250mAh, 23Wh battery that charges via a 5/9/12/15/20V USB-C PD port with a user-supplied AC adapter and cable. The runtime is four hours.
Weather Resistant
Vespera II is water resistant and automatically switches off when it's raining.
Tripod Compatible
The Vespera II is fitted with a 3/8"-16 tripod attachment thread. The required tripod weight capacity is 11 lb.
Singularity App
The Control Room
Singularity is your control room, the place where you decide everything. Very intuitive and user-friendly, you can easily access any stellar object in the catalog. You will get personalized recommendations on what to observe according to your geolocation and the astronomical calendar, as well as notes about the secrets of the cosmos.
Catalog of Objects
Choose your destination among thousands of stellar objects in the regularly updated catalog. The Pillars of Creation, the Tulip Nebula, the Andromeda galaxy—what would you like to explore next?
Image Live Stacking
It only takes a few seconds for Vespera II to deliver the first image of your destination before stacking up dozens, hundreds, or even thousands of others in real time to gradually reveal the details and colors of the selected object. Whether within a few minutes or over several hours, you decide what level of detail you want to achieve in your final image.
Share Your Discoveries
Show the world your discoveries on social media and join the Vespera II community of explorers.

Vaonis Vespera II Specs

Key Specs
Optical Design
Apochromatic 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
11 lb / 5 kg
Optical Tube Assembly
Optical Design
Apochromatic 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
General
Battery
Rechargeable (Built-In)
GPS
No
Wireless
Wi-Fi 
Mobile App Compatible
Yes, Required: Android & iOS
App Name: Singularity
Assembled Dimensions
15.7 x 7.9 x 3.5" / 40.0 x 20.0 x 9.0 cm
Weight
11 lb / 5 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight
12.96 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
21.8 x 13.5 x 6.8"

Vaonis Vespera II Reviews

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I have a pretty good full tripod for that works ...

I have a pretty good full tripod for that works with Sony A7 I've and a 50 to 400 mm lens. Is it compatible and adequate?
Asked by: Frederick
The Vaonis Vespera II Observation Station is made to be used on a mini tripod, like this one listed in the accessories for the telescope: https://bhpho.to/4bugbxo. You will be able to mount the Vaonis Vespera II onto a full-size tripod, but you would need to have the legs at a wide angle.
Answered by: Michael S
Date published: 2024-07-01
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