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Home Spotting Scopes Celestron Spotting Scopes Celestron C5 Spotting Scope
Celestrons C5 Spotting Scope is a 127mm aperture, 1250mm 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 C5s aperture of 5" allows it to easily outperform smaller aperture spotting scopes. Offering 4½ times more light gathering ability than a 60mm spotting scope and 2½ times more than an 80mm scope, Celestrons 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 1250mm f/10 telephoto lens.Photography couldnt 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 Digital SLR camera to the back of the C5 spotting scope, and youre ready to shoot. The tripod adapter block on the C5s 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.This versatile optic will fit directly to any suitable photographic tripod with the standard 1/4 ww thread as well as having the Synta / Vixen dovetail making it fit directly to virtually any astronomical telescope mount.Included in the package5" Schmidt-Cassegrain Optical Design StarBright XLT Multi-Coating 25 mm (50x) Eyepiece 1.25"45° Erect Image Diagonal 1.25"8x20 Erect Image Finderscope Standard Vixen / Synta dovetail with photo tripod threadWater-Resistant Soft-Sided Case TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION:OPTICAL DESIGN: Schmidt-Cassegrain APERTURE: 127 mm FOCAL LENGTH: 1250 mm FOCAL RATIO: 9.84 FINDERSCOPE: 8x20 ANGLE: 0 or 45 °EYEPIECE 1: 25 mm MAGNIFICATION 1: 50 xCARRYING CASE: Foam Case ANGULAR FIELD OF VIEW: 1 °LINEAR FIELD OF VIEW (@1000 YDS): 53 ft (16.15 m)EYE RELIEF: 22 mm NEAR FOCUS (BINOCULARS): 20 ft (6.1 m)OPTICAL COATINGS: StarBright XLTCAMERA ADAPTABLE: Optional T-Adapter OPTICAL TUBE LENGTH: 330.2 mmWEIGHT: 96 oz (2721.55 g)
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