Celestron C5 XLT Spotting Scope

  • Able to use as astronomical telescope
  • 5" Schmidt-Cassegrain optical design
  • StarBright XLT lens coatings
  • 45° erect image diagonal
  • 6x30 erect image finderscope
  • Limited lifetime warranty
    Celestron C5 XLT Spotting Scope

    Note: The standard 25mm eyepiece that comes with the Celestron C5 Spotter Angled Spotting Scope will give you a fixed magnification of 50x. If you'd like a variable zoom capability (the ability to zoom in and out), you will have to purchase a Celestron 8-24mm Zoom Eyepiece separately. This will allow you to achieve a magnification range of 50x - 155x magnification which is amongst the most powerful spotting scopes available.

    Ideal for some serious viewing
    The Celestron C5 XLT Spotting Scope is an ideal choice for the serious bird watcher, nature lover or anyone who enjoys beautiful views - either from your home or in the field. At just 2.7kg in weight, this spotting scope is a completely portable visual and photographic instrument that performs well in any viewing location. Furthermore, Celestron offers a wide variety of optional accessories to expand the capabilities of this special instrument.

    With a 5" aperture, The C5 Spotting Scope can simply outperform other smaller aperture spotting scopes. Offering 4.5 times more light gathering ability than a 60mm spotting scope and 2.5 times more than an 80 mm scope, Celestron's C5 is the clear choice when a powerful instrument delivering brilliant, crisp views is what you require.

    The C5 spotting scope is a wonderfully versatile instrument, and its near focus of approximately 6m allows you to observe plant life, wildlife, birds, or insects with ease. At the same time, the C5 can also be used as an astronomical telescope. In addition, the C5 goes easily from working as a powerful spotting scope to being a high-performance 1250 mm f/10 telephoto lens.

    Photography couldn't be easier, because the C5 is designed to be fully camera adaptable. To take professional quality shots with the C5, just attach the correct optional T- Adapter and T-Ring for your 35 mm SLR camera to the back of the C5 spotting scope, and you're ready to shoot. The tripod adapter block on the C5's tube makes easy work of mounting the instrument onto a tripod for either viewing or photography. The C5 comes complete inside its own soft sided carrying case.

  • 5" Schmidt-Cassegrain optical tube
  • 6x30 erect image finderscope
  • 45 degrees diagonal
  • Objective lens cover
  • Eyepiece lens cap
  • Water-resistant soft-sided case
  • A 25mm (fixed 50x magnification) eyepiece
  • More Information
    Product Weight (KG) 2.7
    Eyepiece 25mm Plossl
    Angular field of view 1 degree
    Twilight factor 79.7
    Relative brightness 6.5
    Lens coatings StarBright XLT
    Prism glass type BaK4
    Tripod adaptable Yes
    Camera adaptable
    Barcode 50234522915
    Magnification 50x
    Objective Diameter 127mm
    Exit Pupil(mm) 2.5
    Eye Relief (mm) 22
    Close Focus (m) 6.1
    Field of View (m@1000m) 17.5
    Field of View(ft@1000yards) 157.5
    Level Of Protection Water resistant
    Warranty Limited lifetime warranty
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