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Celestron 102mm Wide View Spotting Scope 4" / 102 mm Refractor Telescope 52270 Product Info

Celestron 102mm Wide View Spotting Scope's 4" aperture provides bright, breath-taking views of both groundimage and celestial objects. If you're looking for high magnification of terrestrial viewing, the size of the objective lens is incredibly important, and the 102mm of the Wide View will give high-magnification details of intricate subjects. 102 mm Wide-View Spotting Scope's #52270 fully multicoated optics perform brilliantly in low light conditions, perfect for squeezing more viewing time into early mornings and late evenings. Two 1 1/4" eyepieces are included for 20x and 50x magnification. Also included is a 45 degree erect image diagonal and tripod adapter for mounting to any photographic tripod. Photographers appreciate the 102's fast (500mm f/5) optical system. Celestron 102mm-WideView classical refractor design with achromatic two-element lens made of crown and flint glass is well suited to both visual and photographic applications. Celestron 102mm Wide View Spotting Scopes-52270 are great for bird watching, astronomy and photography as well as nature study.

Specifications for Celestron 102 mm Wide View Spotting Scopes:

Optical System:   Refractor
Magnification:   20 or 50x
Objective Diameter:   102mm
Angle of View:   2.5° at 20x
Field-of-View (@ 1000 Yds):   131' (44 m at 1000 m)
Minimum Focus Distance:   15.0' (4.6 m)
Exit Pupil Diameter:   20x: 5.1mm50x: 2.0mm
Eye Relief:   22mm at 20x
Relative Brightness:   20x: 26.050x: 4.0
Twilight Factor:   20x: 45.250x: 71.4
Length:   21.0" (533mm)
Weight:   5.00 lb (2268 g)

Features of Celestron 102-mm Wide View Spotting Scopes:

  • Beefy tripod adapter block
  • 45° Erect image diagonal & 26mm Plossl 48x eyepiece
  • Eye relief of 22mm with the lower-powered eyepiece
  • Built-in T-mount & tripod adapters
  • Multi-Coated Optics
  • Rubber Coated Texture
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty

Package Contents:

  • Celestron-102mm Wide View Spotting Scope
  • 25mm (20x) Plossl Eyepiece
  • 10mm (50x) Plossl Eyepiece
  • 8x20 Finderscope
  • Tripod Adapter
  • The Sky Level I CD-ROM

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Celestron 102mm Wide View Spotting Scope 4" / 102 mm Refractor Telescope 52270 Comments

Customer Reviews
Helpful Positive Review Excellent by Legacy Reviewer, July 28, 2007
I am more than pleased with the price/performance of this scope. This lightwieight tube (approx 5lbs.) does not have an APO lens so you will see false color at higher powers, but you will also see bright sharp views during the day and the false colo...
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Most Recent Review Celestron Wide View 102 Refractor #52270 by Legacy Reviewer, November 22, 2008
Great value for the money. The eyepices aren't the best for sky viewing, and the finderscope is a little small. The focuser is a little stiff, too. But since I am useing it for land viewing and casual star gazing, the price says it all. A violet filt...
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Most Recent Review Celestron Wide View 102mm Spotting Scope by Legacy Reviewer, April 18, 2008
This is an inexpensive "grab-n-go" scope with good (not great) optics. I will use it primarily for astronomy. Given the amount of time I will use it, it is the right investment for me. My first night, with a totally inadequate camera mini mount,...
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Most Recent Review Celestron 102mm Spotting Scope by Legacy Reviewer, March 6, 2008
This is my favorite scope of the 7 others I own. I use it for great moon photos and nebular shots. Excellent optics for the money. You cannot go wrong buying this great scope. Pros: Excellent views, easy to take and go, very well made. Cons: None
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