Vaonis Vespera 50mm Smart Telescope
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Vaonis Vespera 50mm Smart Telescope - VE50
MEET VESPERA: THE WORLD'S LIGHTEST OBSERVATION STATION
Vespera is your new observation station, the perfect combination of telescope and camera.
Smart and fully automated, Vespera is a revolution in the world of Astronomy. With a completely redesigned experience of observation, substituting the eyepiece with a mobile application, everyone can access the wonders of the Universe with ease.
Weighing less than 11 lbs, 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.
Start your journey. Experience the Universe.
CHOOSE YOUR EXPERIENCE OF THE NIGHT SKY
Weighing less than 5 kg, Vespera accompanies you in all your adventures of the night. Take your station out into the middle of the wilderness or just enjoy the starry sky from the comfort of your home. You design your own experience.
TAKE YOUR OWN PICTURES OF THE UNIVERSE
Have you ever dreamed of photographing the Cosmos? Vespera integrates the technology allowing you to observe and shoot deep-sky objects effortlessly. You can now memorialize galaxies, nebulae and so much more.
It has never been easier to connect with the stars.
Super easy to use, just set up the tripod using the adjustable legs, and press the button. Let Vespera come to life and calibrate itself through our Star Field Recognition technology.
Small, yet powerful.
Equipped with the best technologies on the market, Vespera is a tiny gem.
FULL HD SONY IMX462 SENSOR (1920X1080)
Vespera uses one of the latest Sony sensors developed for extreme low light. Its back-illuminated CMOS sensor offers a 1/2.8 format and a 2.9um pixel size. With a homemade developed electronic card, heat management stays optimal so that there are fewer artifacts in the pictures.
QUADRUPLET APOCHROMATIC REFRACTOR
Our team of engineers has designed a unique quadruplet lens of 50mm, formed by 2 groups of 2 lenses made with lanthanum glass. Vespera optics is one of the most accurate and powerful optical designs on the market with no distortion, no chromatic aberration, and no astigmatism.
SINGULARITY, YOUR GUIDE TO REACH THE STARS
Singularity is your control room, the place where you decide everything. Very intuitive and user-friendly, you can easily access any stellar object in our catalog.
You will get personalized recommendations on what to observe according to your geolocation and the astronomical calendar, and notes about the secrets of the Cosmos.
Singularity guides you each step of the way on your journey to reach the stars.
GET FULL CONTROL OF YOUR JOURNEY
The Space Center is the place from which you will start your exploration. This is where you will manage your companion and find specific information depending on your location.
From this screen, you will get direct access to Vaonis enriched content, you will be able to choose between two brand new modes of observation, and much more in the future.
AUTO-INITIALIZATION: TAKE THE BIG LEAP IN A MATTER OF SECONDS.
Once activated, launch Vespera’s initialization process. Thanks to its starfield analysis and autofocus, you can start your space exploration in less than five minutes.
CATALOG OF OBJECTS: CHOOSE YOUR DESTINATION
Choose your destination among thousand of stellar objects in our regularly updated catalog. The Pillars of Creation, the Tulip Nebula, the Andromeda Galaxy – what would you like to explore next?
IMAGE LIVE STACKING: EXPERIENCE THE BIRTH OF A STAR
It only takes a few seconds for Vespera to deliver the first image of your destination before stacking up dozens, hundreds, or even thousands of others in real-time and so 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. Patience is a virtue and the beauties of the Universe are to be won through merit and perseverance.
SHARE: SHARE YOUR DISCOVERIES WITH EVERYONE.
Your journey just ended, share it! Show the world your discoveries on social media and join our community of explorers using the hashtag #myVespera.
CONTEMPLATE THE UNSEEN.
Observe the Universe as you’ve never seen it before. Make visible what’s invisible to our eyes with Vespera’s image live stacking technology.
Auto-Initialization: Vespera uses your mobile’s GPS, star pattern recognition and astrometry to calibrate itself. Set up your device and get it ready automatically in less than 5 minutes.
Pointing & Tracking: Vespera integrates Go-to technology and automatically tracks your Stellar object, compensating for the Earth’s rotation.
Autofocus: We are the only ones in the world to integrate an auto-focus feature on an astronomical object. No need to do it manually anymore.
- Catalog of 300+ objects
- Search by coordinates
- Smart recommandation of objects to observe
- Image live stacking
- Manual Image Processing
- Choice of composition and framing
- Auto-Tracking & Go-To
- Educational content
- Multi-user mode
In The Box:
- Standard tripod
- USB Wall Charger
- USB/4-pin Magnetic Charging Cable
- Bubble Lebel
- Weight: 5kg
- Dimensions: (H x L x D) 40 x 20 x 9cm
- Usage temperatures: 0°C à 40°C
- Power: built-in
- Fast charge: USB PD
- Battery life: ≈8h with the built-in battery
- Image Processing: Built-in and adapted to each object
- Astrometry: Automatic
- Included accessories: Tripod and its accessories
- Control: Smartphone/Tablet via the mobile application
- Connection WiFi: 2.4GHz / 5.0GHz
- Frequency band: 2402-2480GHz / 5160-5835GHz
- Modulation: 802.11 b/g/n/ac
- Maximum transmitted power: 20dBm (EIRP)
- Software: brcmfmac version 7.45.229
- Mobile Application Singularity: Compatible with iOS and Android
- External Devices: 1 magnetic (power supply)
- Observations: Deep sky objects (galaxies, nebulae, star clusters) Moon, Sun (with specific filter), comets, asteroids.
- Lens: Apochromatic Quadruplet
- Aperture: 50mm
- Focal length: 200mm
- Focal ration: F/D 4
- Autofocus: Automatic
- Image sensor: CMOS Sony 1/2.8"
- Sensor Resolution: 1920 x 1080 pixels (2 megapixels)
- Up to 8MP with CovalENS
- File formats: JPEG, TIFF, FITS (raw files 16 bits)
- Field of View: 1.6° x 0.9°
- Filtres: UV-IR filter integrated
- Type: Alt-Azimuth
- Pointing: Automatic with star field detection
- Water resistance: IP43
- Included accessories: Short tripod, USB cable and adapter