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Omegon Universe2go Planetarium, Augmented Reality (AR) Astronomy Gadget with a Smartphone App
Omegon Universe2go Planetarium, Augmented Reality (AR) Astronomy Gadget with a Smartphone App

Omegon Universe2go Planetarium, Augmented Reality (AR) Astronomy Gadget with a Smartphone App

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Retail Price:CAD89.00

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Part Number:Universe2go

Product Highlights

  • Mounts Smartphones Running Free App
  • Intuitive Augmented Reality Headset
  • Overlays Information Over View of Sky
  • Uses Smartphone Sensors for Position
  • Expanded Information and Images
  • Three-Hours of Audio Guides
  • Different Modes offer Content Variety
  • Customizable Foam for Smartphones

Don't just look at the night sky — learn about it with the augmented reality Universe2go Personal Planetarium Headset from Omegon. Using your smartphone and their free app for Android or iOS devices, the headset projects constellation lines, photos, video, text into your field of view and overlays them onto what you are looking at overhead. Accompanying music and audio commentary complete the personal planetarium experience. Your position and orientation come from the sensors native to your smartphone, and after a simple calibration process offers precise and detailed information on prominent celestial bodies such as constellations, planets, stars, galaxies, and nebulae. Multiple modes allow you to choose the type of information provided along with three hours of audio commentary. A simple foam insert can be customized for just about any compatible smartphone to hold it secure and protected. Whether you're an experienced astronomer, interested in learning about the night sky, or have a child interested in astronomy, the Universe2go Personal Planetarium Headset teaches in an interactive and exciting way.

Facts and Information
  • Complete Hipparcos catalog, approximately 120,000 stars
  • Select Messier objects
  • complete NGC catalog
  • Images of planets, 150 deep-sky objects, comets and satellites
  • Three-hours of Audio guides: All 88 constellations with descriptions and mythology, planets, 120 deep-sky objects including nebulae and galaxies, satellites and thirty of the brightest stars
  • ISS indicator: Receive an alert when the International Space Station appears on the horizon
Modes
    Starter:
  • Simplest mode
  • Only shows stars and constellation lines
  • Focus on the name of a constellation, the name will be enlarged and the constellation highlighted with yellow lines
  • Hold the focusing circle on the name for two seconds, an audible explanation of the constellation will start
    Discoverer:
  • Receive additional information about the stars in the constellations
  • Focus on a star and an info frame with the most important data about the star appears next to it
  • For brighter stars, receive audible information, interesting facts and peculiarities about it
    Mythology:
  • Hear the stories of heroes, monsters, kings and beautiful maidens, which the ancient Greeks linked with the stars
  • In addition to the lines, a pictorial representation is shown for every constellation
  • Focus on the name of the constellation, and after two seconds audio commentary tells an interesting story about the mythological figure
    Deep-sky:
  • Discover galaxies, nebulae, star clusters and supernovae
  • Activate an info frame by focusing on the object in the display
  • Focus on the object for longer than two seconds, the app will zoom in on the object
    3-D:
  • The sky becomes dynamic and gains depth
  • Discover many colorful nebulae, similar to Deep-Sky mode, but with an augmented sense of celestial distance
    Quiz:
  • After gaining some experience, take a quiz about the cosmos
  • App will show a randomly selected constellation, which users will have to find in the night sky
    Search:
  • Search for stars, planets, constellations, deep-sky objects, comets, and satellites
  • In the corresponding sub-menus find numerous objects in alphabetical order
  • Choose an object, and the app will display arrows to lead you to the object you want to see
    Expert:
  • Adjust the display for a customized experience
  • Switch the object classes on and off
  • Set the display of names, the background music, and the depth of displayed details and even fade in an azimuthal and equatorial grid
Settings
  • Music: Turn the background music on and off
  • Brightness: Adjust the display brightness: Choose city, village, rural, dark
  • Audio guide volume and speech speed
Smartphone Compatibility
  • Maximum smartphone dimensions: 5.79 x 2.91 x 0.43" (147 x 74 x 11mm); length x width x height
  • Including, but not limited to the following models
  • Apple iPhone 4/s, 5/s/c, 6/s/plus, 7/plus, SE
  • Samsung Galaxy A3, A5, Ace 3 LTE, Ace 4, Alpha, C9 Pro, Core Plus, Nexus, Note 3/Neo/4, S2 Plus, S3 mini/Neo, S4 I9505/Mini, S5/mini, S6, S7/Edge, S8, Trend Plus
  • Acer Liquid E3 plus, Liquid yesde plus, Liquid Zest
  • Asus Zenfone Go
  • Google Nexus 5X, 6P, Pixel/XL
  • HTC 10/Evo, Desire 310/500/530/825, One M7/M8/M9/Max/Mini/mini2
  • Lenovo B, K6, Moto Z, P2
  • LG G2 D802/Mini, G3 D855/D722, G5, Google Nexus 5 16GB, K5, K8, L40 D160, L70 D320, L90 D405, Optimus L9 II D605/L9 II D605, Stylus 2, V20, X Cam/Screen
  • Motorola Moto E/G/G (2nd Gen)/X (2nd gen), Nexus6, RAZR i
  • Sony Xperia E1, E5, L, M2, miro, T3 Style, X/Performance, XA, XZ, Z1/Compact, Z2, Z3/Compact
  • ZTE Axon 7/Mini, Blade V7/Lite
    Smartphones must have the following sensors to work properly:
  • GPS
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Accelerometer
Companion App
  • Free Universe2Go app available at the App Store and Google Play
  • Android 4.2 or higher; iOS 8.0 or higher
  • Free "phone tester" app enables users to test whether their smartphone has the necessary sensors
  • Activation code required to access full features — provided with headset purchase
Dimensions 7.4 x 4.5 x 3.6" / 18.8 x 11.4 9.1 cm
Weight 11.0 oz / 311.8 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight 1.3 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 8.3 x 5.1 x 4.8"


In the Box
Omegon Universe2go Personal Planetarium Headset
  • Foam Cut-Out for Smartphones
  • Protective Pouch
  • Carrying Strap
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty
  • COMPATIBLE SMARTPHONES






    Response of our customers

    Really a super device

    Customer’s review from H. D. dated 05/02/2015

    Now I finally know what I am looking at through my telescope. Universe2go tells you exactly where you are and what you are watching, you can search and you will find. Especially the Deep-Sky mode fascinated me, simply awe inspiring, the device is really worth the money. Setting up was super easy on the iPhone 4S, I hope for more new menus in the future. For now, I am looking forward to many clear nights. My boss would now say: well done, I am proud of you!!!


    Astronomy made easy

    Customer’s review from Maasche dated 21/01/2015

    With Universe2Go one can quickly explore the starry sky and is additionally awarded with background knowledge, without having to read through a vast amount of literature. In the beginning, we had problems with the installation because of insufficient storage space. However, we were quickly able to deal with that! We already have an Omegon telescope and are very pleased with these products -> highly recommended!


    Stars within reach

    Customer’s review from Sternschnuppe dated 20/01/2015

    Just in time for Christmas I was able to hold my Universe2go in my hands. Very excited. Both packaging and the device itself are very appealing and of high quality design. Both the storage pouch and the strap for carrying the device around the neck are very nice. The description is simple and easy to understand. I downloaded the App (Android) to my Smartphone. It is important to have a phone with more storage, because the App itself has a size of approx. 350Mb. Connect the Smartphone and fit it into the receptacle. Fits tightly and does not wobble. Excellent that this is possible in a modular design. It was then time to start the App and to calibrate. By following the instructions this worked without problems. Now there was nothing in the way to obstruct the “Star gazing mode”. The weather god showed a great deal of understanding and gave us a clear sky. Quickly became acquainted with the menu control by means of head movements and off we went. On this evening my partner and I watched the constellations Leo, Orion and Cassiopeia. If it hadn’t been so cold, we surely would have spent more time watching. ;-)
    Our conclusion: First class equipment, which is simple to operate (plug and play) and brings you closer to the stars in a most entertaining way. I would not like to miss it and can, without reservations, recommend buying it.

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