Celestron C5 Schmidt-Cassegrain Spotting Scope

Brand: Celestron

SKU : CE-52291

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  • Celestron's C5 Spotting Scope.
  • StarBright XLT Optical Coatings.
  • 45-Degree Erect Image Diagonal.
  • Bird Watchers/ Outdoors-men/ and Night Sky Observers.
  • Fully Camera Adaptable.


Product Details

  • The C5 Schmidt-Cassegrain Spotting Scope by Celestron is a high-quality, 127 mm aperture Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope with a 1250 mm focal length and an f/9.8 focal ratio. Your Celestron SCT Spotter uses high-quality optical glass for excellent image quality and fully coated optics for optimum image performance. Its optical excellence is the reason it was chosen by NASA for many space shuttle missions.

    Celestron C130 Mak Spotting Scope Features at A Glance

    • It includes a water-resistant soft carrying case for your convenience.
    • A 25 mm eyepiece is included, but you can interchange it with other 1.25-inch eyepieces.
    • Both the 45-degree diagonal and the finderscope are image correct (Erect Image) for easy terrestrial viewing!
    • The C5 Spotting Scope is both tripod adaptable and T-thread adaptable.
    • Its optics have been outfitted with Celestron's patented StarBright Optical Coatings.
    • This 5-inch optical tube measures approximately 13 inches long and weighs 96 ounces.

    Experience Prime Views from Home or in the Field with the C5 Spotting Scope


    The Celestron C5 spotting scope is 6 lb in weight and 11 inches in length, making it a portable visual and photographic equipment that performs well in any viewing location.


    The Celestron C5's 5-inch aperture offers 4.5x more light-gathering ability than a 60 mm spotting scope and 2.5x more than an 80 mm scope. Celestron's C5 delivers bright and clear views!


    The C5 spotting scope has a near focus of approximately 20 feet, giving you optimal observation of plant life, wildlife, birds, or insects with ease! At the same time, the C5 can also be used as an astronomical telescope. The C5 easily transitions from working as a powerful spotting scope to being a high-performance 1250 mm f/10 telephoto lens.


    Using the c5 for photography is simple! 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 Celestron C5 spotting scope, and you're ready to shoot!


    The tripod adapter block on the C5's tube makes it effortless to mount the instrument onto a tripod for either viewing or photography. The Celestron C5 comes in a soft-sided carrying case for easy transportation and storage!


    Celestron warrants its spotting scope to be free from defects in materials and workmanship for its usable lifetime. Celestron will repair or replace such product or part thereof, upon inspection by Celestron, if found to be defective in materials or workmanship.

    OPT Product Number: CE-52291
  • specifications

    Aperture127 mm (5")
    Apparent Field of View1 Degree
    Body Shape45 degrees Angled
    Camera AdaptableYes
    Case IncludedYes
    Close Focus20 ft.
    Focal Length1250 mm
    Focal Ratiof/9.8
    FOV @ 1000 Yards53 ft.
    Free ShippingYes
    MagnificationVaries eyepiece optional
    Optical CoatingsStarBright XLT
    Optical DesignSCT
    Spotting Scope Tube Length13"
    WarrantyCelestron Lifetime No Fault Warranty
    Weight96 oz (2722 g)
  • included items

    • 5-inch Schmidt-Cassegrain Spotting Scope.
    • 6x30 Erect Image Finderscope.
    • 1.25-inch Diagonal/ 45 Degree Erect Image.
    • 1.25-inch Eyepiece/ 25 mm, 50x mag., 22 mm Eye Relief.
    • Tripod Adapter Block.
    • Carry Case/ Soft Sided, Water-Resistant.
    • Celestron Limited Lifetime Warranty.


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