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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 (opens in new tab) 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 (opens in new tab). It also is designed to fit a range of models, including devices from Apple, Google and Samsung.

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Celestron NexYZ 3-Axis Universal Smartphone Adapter: $65.95 $43.99 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
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
Elizabeth Howell

Elizabeth Howell, Ph.D., is a staff writer in the spaceflight channel since 2022. She was contributing writer for Space.com (opens in new tab) for 10 years before that, since 2012. As a proud Trekkie and Canadian, she also tackles topics like diversity, science fiction, astronomy and gaming to help others explore the universe. Elizabeth's on-site reporting includes two human spaceflight launches from Kazakhstan, three space shuttle missions in Florida, and embedded reporting from a simulated Mars mission in Utah. She holds a Ph.D. and M.Sc. in Space Studies from the University of North Dakota, and a Bachelor of Journalism from Canada's Carleton University. Elizabeth is also a post-secondary instructor in communications and science since 2015. Her latest book, Leadership Moments from NASA, is co-written with astronaut Dave Williams. Elizabeth first got interested in space after watching the movie Apollo 13 in 1996, and still wants to be an astronaut someday.