Celestron 52291 C5, 5 (127mm) Schmidt-Cassegrain XLT Spotting Scope XLNT Cond. Includes a nice heavy duty carry case OEM.
NASA has recognized the optical excellenceof the C5 by selecting it for use on many of its past SpaceShuttle missions. The C5 spotting scope is the ideal choice for the seriousbird watcher or naturalist who enjoys breathtaking views -either in their backyard or out in the field. The CelestronC5 is also a superb astronomical telescope. In fact, theCelestron C5 is designed and manufactured to the same exacting standards as Celestron's legendary Schmidt-Cassegrain astronomy telescopes.
Weighing a mere six pounds and measuring a short 13 in length, the C5 is a solidly-built and completely portablevisual and photographic instrument that will perform flawlessly in any viewing situation. The C5's near focus of approximately 20' allows you to easily observe plant life, wildlife, birds, or insects. The 5 aperture allows the C5 to easily outperform smaller aperture spotting scopes.
Gathering 4.5 times more light than a 60mm spottingscope and 2.5 times more than an 80mm scope, our C5 is the spotting scope of choice for a powerful instrumentthat delivers brilliant, crisp views time after time. Using the C5 for photography couldn't be easier. The C5converts from a powerful spotting scope to a high performance 1250mm effective focal length f/10 telephotolens.
To take professional quality images with the C5, simply attach an optional T- Adapter and T-Ring for your35mm SLR camera to the rear of the C5 (or a digital camera with specific adapter) and you're ready to shoot(see your Celestron dealer or the Celestron website for theproper adapter for your camera). Mount the C5 quicklyand easily to a tripod for viewing or photography by usingthe tripod adapter block on the C5's optical tube.
Celestronoffers a wide variety of optional accessories to expand thecapabilities of this very special optical instrument. Whennot in use, the C5 can be protected when placed insidethe included soft-sided carrying case. This item is in the category "Sporting Goods\Hunting\Scopes, Optics & Lasers\Spotting Scopes". The seller is "birdman5907" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.