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Celestron - C5 5" Spotting Scope

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Celestron's C5 Spotting Scope is a 5" (127mm) aperture, 1250 mm f/10 Schmidt-Cassegrain optical system. Its optical excellence is the reason it was chosen by NASA for many space shuttle missions.

SKU: CEL-52291
Manufactured by:
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Product Description

CELESTRON • C5  5" Spotting Scope  •  52291

Celestron's C5 Spotting Scope is a 5" (127mm) aperture, 1250 mm f/10 Schmidt-Cassegrain optical system. Its optical excellence is the reason it was chosen by NASA for many space shuttle missions.

The C5 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 six pounds in weight and 11 inches in length, this spotting scope is a completely portable visual and photographic instrument that performs well in any viewing location. Further, Celestron offers a wide variety of optional accessories to expand the capabilities of this special instrument.

The C5's aperture of 5" allows it to easily outperform smaller aperture spotting scopes. Offering 4½ times more light gathering ability than a 60 mm spotting scope and 2½ 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 20 feet 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.

 

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • 5" Schmidt-Cassegrain Optical Design
  • StarBright Multi-Coating
  • 25 mm (50x) Eyepiece
  • 45° Erect Image Diagonal
  • 8x20 Erect Image Finderscope
  • Water-Resistant Soft-Sided Case
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Specifications

Name Celestron - C5 5" Spotting Scope
Manufacturer Celestron
UPC 050234522915
Model CEL-52291
Custom Stock Status In Stock
In The Box Celestron C5 Spotting Scope Soft Carrying Case 8x20 Erect Image Finderscope 45º Erect Image Diagonal 25mm (50x) SMA Eyepiece
Angular Field of View 1 °
Eye Relief 22 mm (0.87 in)
Finderscope 6x30 Erect Image
Focal Length 1250 mm (49.21 in)
Focal Ratio 9.84

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In the Box

Celestron C5 Spotting Scope
Soft Carrying Case
8x20 Erect Image Finderscope
45º Erect Image Diagonal
25mm (50x) SMA Eyepiece