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Vaonis Hestia Smartphone-Based Telescope with Full-Size Tripod and Solar Filter

by Vaonis
BARCODE 3760285690330
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Original price $ 399.00
Original price $ 399.00 - Original price $ 399.00
Original price $ 399.00
Current price $ 299.00
$ 299.00 - $ 299.00
Current price $ 299.00


  • Light and small
  • Easy to use
  • Night Mode, Day Mode, and Scenery Mode
  • Navigate the Cosmos with Gravity by Vaonis, Hestia's app
  • Interactive Sky Map
  • Catalog of the brightest deep sky objects
  • Share everlasting moments with your loved ones
  • Help for alignment
  • Educational content
  • Enhanced vision
  • Push notifications

Meet Hestia, the first ever smartphone-based telescope.

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.

→ $4.1 Millions raised.

→ 13 983 backers.

→ CES Best of innovation honoree.

Light and small.

Easy to use.

One app to guide you.

Made to Watch 2024's total solar eclipse.



Get crisp, detailed images of lunar craters and sunspots.



See the Universe from up close and capture its beauty.

And get closer to the Cosmos.

The Moon

Shot with iPhone 14 Pro

The Moon

Shot with Hestia and iPhone 14 Pro

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.

The Sun

Shot with Hestia and iPhone 14 Pro

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.

Deep Sky Object

Shot with Hestia and iPhone 14 Pro

Deep Sky Object

Shot with Hestia and iPhone 14 Pro

Deep Sky Object

Shot with Hestia and iPhone 14 Pro

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.

Share everlasting moments with your loved ones.

Hestia is the perfect companion to create memories under the night sky.

Prepare for the total solar eclipse of 2024.

On April 8th, a total solar Eclipse will cross North America. Capture the event of a lifetime with Hestia for a closer and safer look at this awe-inspiring spectacle.

Navigate the Cosmos with Gravity by Vaonis, Hestia's app.

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.

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Is your phone compatible with Hestia? Check Vaonis FAQ to know about compatibility.
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)