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This Celestron Universal Smartphone Adapter Prime Day deal will help you snap telescope photos in no time

Celestron's NexYZ 3-Axis Universal Smartphone Adapter is 33% off for Prime Day to help you snap photos through a telescope.
Celestron's NexYZ 3-Axis Universal Smartphone Adapter is 33% off for Prime Day to help you snap photos through a telescope. (Image credit: Amazon)

Trying to snap photos of the moon through a telescope with a mobile phone can be tricky, since it has to be lined up with the eyepiece just right for the best view. That alignment can be much easier with this universal smartphone adapter from Celestron, which 33% off for Amazon Prime Day.

The Celestron NexYZ 3-Axis Universal Smartphone Adapter is available at Amazon for just $43.99, which is $22 off its usual price. Act quickly while supplies are in stock.

This mount will connect your smartphone to a telescope, which is especially handy if you enjoy astrophotography and picked up a new observing tool this Prime Day. It also is designed to fit a range of models, including devices from Apple, Google and Samsung.

Celestron NexYZ 3-Axis Universal Smartphone Adapter

Celestron NexYZ 3-Axis Universal Smartphone Adapter: $65.95 $43.99 at Amazon
Save $22: Pair any smartphone with your Celestron telescope for 33% less this Prime Day. The smartphone adapter works with a big range of models, such as the latest editions from Samsung, Google and Apple. 

Celestron's NexYZ has 3 directional knobs  on its X, Y, and Z axis to quickly align your phone's main camera (some smartphones have more than one) with the eyepiece in seconds to photograph the moon, Saturn or whatever else you may be looking at.

The mount fits telescope eyepieces ranging from 1.25-inch to 2-inch, which makes it suitable for several types of beginner telescopes. 

While you're shopping, you can also pick up Celestron gear at incredible Prime Day deals. With this mount and a new telescope, you'll be photographing and filming the night sky happily in no time.

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Elizabeth Howell is a contributing writer for who is one of the few Canadian journalists to report regularly on space exploration. She is the author or co-author of several books on space exploration. Elizabeth holds a Ph.D. from the University of North Dakota in Space Studies, and an M.Sc. from the same department. She also holds a bachelor of journalism degree from Carleton University in Canada, where she began her space-writing career in 2004. Besides writing, Elizabeth teaches communications at the university and community college level, and for government training schools. To see her latest projects, follow Elizabeth on Twitter at @howellspace.