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Celestron 5mm X-Cel LX Eyepiece- 1.25"

SKU : CE-93421

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  • Optimized for planetary viewing.
  • Offer a 60-degree field of view through a six-element fully multi-coated lens system.
  • Pop-up rubber eyeguards provide comfort and increase contrast.
  • A treaded rubber grip offers a no-slip grip, even with gloves on.
  • 1.25" barrels are threaded to accept filters.

Product Details

  • The Celestron X-Cel LX eyepiece series is a high-quality eyepiece for planetary viewing. With a sleek and robust design and a twist-up eye guard, these eyepieces are specially designed for comfort and ease of use. The Celestron X-Cel LX also has a realistically wide field of view of 60 degrees and 6-element fully multi-coated optics for magnificent edge-to-edge performance. X-Cel LX Telescope eyepieces are parfocal and require little to no focusing when changing from low to high power. 

    Each X-Cel LX Telescope eyepiece has blackened edges to eliminate internal reflections. For ease in handling and comfort in use, the design employs a rubber grip around the barrel and a rubber eyecup that can be left up or folded down for maximum user enjoyment.

     

    Celestron X-Cel LX Eyepiece Features

    • Wide field of view enhances views of the night sky through a single lens.
    • 6-element fully multi-coated optics create sharper images.
    • Extending twist-up eyepieces are easier and more comfortable, especially for eyeglass wearers.
    • No slip, rubber grip ring for secure handling, even in moist conditions.
    • Parfocal eyepiece require little to no focusing when changing from low to high power.

    Celestron Product Number: 93421

  • specifications

    Dust Caps IncludedYes
    Eye Guard IncludedYes
    Eye Relief16mm
    Field of View60 degrees
    Focal Length5mm
    Free ShippingYes
    Size1.25"
    Warranty2 Year Warranty
  • included items

    • Optimized for planetary viewing.
    • Offer a 60-degree field of view through a six-element fully multi-coated lens system.
    • Pop-up rubber eyeguards provide comfort and increase contrast.
    • A treaded rubber grip offers a no-slip grip, even with gloves on.
    • 1.25" barrels are threaded to accept filters.

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    WF
    07/13/2019
    Wayne F.
    United States United States
    As always great service

    This is a mid range price wise eyepiece, and in my experience it is very good. I have an older 1984 vintage Celestron C8 that I recently bought and these eye pieces are the perfect eyepiece for this telescope. Very good performance

    R
    12/23/2013
    Reuben
    Nice!

    When I bought this, my main intent was to use it for very fine tuning of the collimation on my 8" SCT using mag 2-3 stars because the 5 mm focal length would give 400x on the scope. I wasn't expecting much of a fantastic view because such high power is starting to push the limits of viewing on my scope. But then... SUCCESS and WOW! Once the scope was collimated to high precision using this eyepiece in the final process, I was pleasantly surprised (thrilled, really) to see (with this eyepiece and others) some outstanding views of planets, nebulae, double stars, the Moon, etc. I was able to resolve details I'd never seen with my particular scope before. That night, I had originally intended to collimate, look at a few things really quick, then pack up and go home. Well, six hours later I was STILL out observing and having a great time! This eyepiece immediately became one of my go-to pieces of equipment for routine observing. In addition to the great views, I also love the way it feels in my hand! Unlike the smaller typical 1.25" eyepieces, I can actually hold this one and manipulate it with cold hands that have lost their dexterity.