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Celestron C5 S Advanced Series Telescope 11071 Product Info

A serious, high performance telescope in a compact size, The C5-S allows it to easily outperform a smaller aperture telescope. The Celestron C5 S Advanced Series Telescope's optical system comes with StarBright coatings.

Offering 4-1/2 times more light gathering ability than a 60mm telescope and 2-1/2 times more than an 80mm scope, Celestron's C-5S is the clear choice when a powerful instrument delivering brilliant, crisp views is what you require. The reputation for excellence of this optical system is such that it was chosen by NASA for many space shuttle missions. On or off the sturdy CG-5 Equatorial mount,Celestron C5S 11071 makes a wonderful spotting scope and a powerful telephoto lens.

CG-5 Mount - Precision engineered for stability.

Celestron new German Equatorial mount has precision worm gears on both axes for extremely smooth stability. The key element that makes this system the most stable in its class is the NEW heavy-duty tripod with larger and more substantial legs that offer excellent damping characteristics for more stable views. The CG5 also has a convenient latitude scale for easier alignment and an optional polar finder scope for the ultimate in precision alignments.

Specifications for Celestron C5-S Advanced Series Telescopes 11071:

Optical Design:   127mm(5") Schmidt-Cassegrain
Focal Length:   1250mm F/10
Finderscope:   6x30
Eyepiece:   25mm Plossl(50x)
Star Diagonal:   1.25"
Highest Useful Magnication:   300x
Lowest Useful Magnification:   18x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude:   13
Resolution: Rayleigh:   1.1arc seconds
Dawes Limit:   .91 arc seconds
Photographic Resolution:   200 line/mm
Light Gathering Power:   329x unaided eye
Field of View: standard eyepiece:   1°
Linear FOV (@1000 yds):   52.5 ft.
Secondary Mirror Obstruction:   1.75"
Optical tube length:   14 inches
Telesc Weight:   48 lbs

Features of Celestron C-5 S Advanced Series Telescope (item #11071):

  • Adjustable 2" Steel Leg Tripod with Accessory Tray/Leg Brace
  • Right Ascension and Declination Setting Circles
  • Slow Motion Control Knobs on Both Axes
  • StarBright Optical System Coatings
  • CG-5 Equatorial Mount

Package Contents:

  • Celestron C-5 S Advanced Series Telescope (#11071)
  • 1-1/4" 25mm Eyepiece (50x)
  • 6x30 Finderscope and Mounting Bracket
  • CG-5 Equatorial Mount and Tripod
  • 90° Mirror Diagonal - 1-1/4"
  • The Sky Level I CD-ROM
  • Accessory Tray

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Celestron C5 S Advanced Series Telescope 11071, MPN: 11071, UPC: 050234110716, Code: CI-TS-11071

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