Harnessing the power of your smartphone and our cutting-edge technology, Hestia enables you to capture the brilliance of the Sun, the enchanting beauty of the Moon, and the captivating depths of the Universe — without complex setups or extensive knowledge of astronomy. Simply place your smartphone on Hestia's ocular, align the device with the celestial object of your choice, let yourself be guided by our super user-friendly app, and unlock a whole new world of exploration.
A true Kickstarter success: Hestia convinced thousands of enthusiasts and became one of the most funded projects on the platform.
Hestia is light, small, and easy to use, with just one app to guide you!
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Get crisp, detailed images of lunar craters and sunspots.
See the Universe from up close and capture its beauty.
Seize the Day and the Night.
Hestia is made for every target and moment. Enjoy the treasures of the Sky whenever and wherever you want.
As the Sun nears the peak of its current solar cycle, our star is growing increasingly active. Monitoring sunspots with Hestia and its solar filter will help you understand the Sun's behavior, its influence on space weather, and its impact on our planet. Hestia is also made to watch the 2024 total solar eclipse!
Make your first steps into the vastness of Space.
Before becoming Space colonels, we all start as young star cadets. Hestia is the best first instrument for beginners or curious people that would love to discover and understand more about what lies above us. Hestia and your smartphone combined form a portal that didn't exist before, to help you cross the Universe and witness some of the brightest Galaxies, Nebulae, and Star Clusters and begin your Space journey.
Click and go!
Hestia is everything but complex. Attach Hestia to its tripod and align your smartphone’s main camera with Hestia's ocular with the help of Gravity by Vaonis.
Pick your destination and let the app guide you to find it. And voilà! You are ready to go and enjoy the beauties of the Cosmos.
Navigate the Cosmos with Gravity by Vaonis, Hestia's app.
Our app is designed to assist you on your space adventures, Day and Night, guide you to the stars with ease, and bring you exciting content. So, buckle up, get cozy, and dive into the cosmos.
- Weight: 850g (1.87 lbs)
- Aperture: 30mm (1.2in)
- Application: Moon, Sun, Bright Deep Sky Objects
- Field of view: 1.8°
- Image formats: JPEG, TIFF
- Size: 17 x 24 x 5.5cm (6.7 x 9.5 x 2.2 in)
- Magnification: x 25
- Optic Design: 6 Lenses in 3 groups
- Limiting Magnitude: 7-8
- Tripod Compatibility: Tripod with pan and tilt fluid head and 3/8" thread
CA Residents: Prop 65 WARNING(S)