If you enjoy star spotting (sky stars not Hollywood stars) you’ll love this gadget, the Sky Scout. It’s touted as a personal planetarium and must contain more celestial facts than the head of Patrick Moore.
It works by using GPS to ascertain where you are and what you’re looking at. It then accesses it’s celestial database to tell you exactly what that bright dot in the sky actually is. This is one cool educational tool, and as you can update the database via its USB connection it should never be out of date.
The Celestron is due to be released later this year (2006 in case you are reading an ancient post) and will have a price tag around £230, you can find more info on the Celestron site.