It is probably true to say that Celestron are best know for their astro telescopes, which they fist began producing in 1960, Since then they grown to become one of the world's leading makers of telescopes and giant binoculars, which used mostly for astronomy. Recently Celestron have introduced a range of quality binoculars and spotting scopes aimed at terrestrial uses, which includes the excellent Regal F-ED Series Spotting Scopes. As well as this, the Celestron product range includes monoculars, microscopes, GPS devices, mounts, tripods, weather stations and many optical accessories.
Celestron now enjoy brand-name recognition among serious amateur astronomers as well as terrestrial observers for great quality optics, innovative technology and all at a very competitive price.
The Celestron Spotting Scope Range
Celestron produce a wide range of terrestrial spotting scopes that cover most bases and price brackets, including scopes ideal for sporting events, wildlife, bird watching, travel, sailing and yes, even for astronomy.
Below are some of their most popular ranges of spotting scopes:
Celestron Regal F-ED Series Spotting Scopes
This is currently Celestron's top of the range series of spotting scopes and as the name suggests they feature the highest quality air-spaced doublet achromatic lens, one element of which uses fluorite extra low dispersion glass
(ED) to produce incredible quality razor sharp images with virtually no chromatic aberration (color fringing).
These angled (45°) Celestron scopes also come with a tough rubber armored and waterproof body and have a dual speed focussing mechanism.
There are three sizes available - with 65mm, 85mm and 100mm objective lenses and all come with an excellent quality 8-24mm Zoom Eyepiece that attach to the body using the standard 1.25" push-fit socket. This gives you have the greatest flexibility in choosing further eyepieces to suit your needs.
- This Celestron Fieldscope uses an air-spaced achromatic doublet lens to help reduce chromatic as well as spherical aberrations
- Extra-low dispersion glass (ED) also used in the lenses.
- Lenses have been fully multi-coated .
- Includes a 8-24mm Zoom Eyepiece
- Eyepiece fits into the body using a standard 1.25" push-fit socket
- Tough Armored Body that is Fully Waterproof
- Dual speed focussing mechanism
- T-Adapter Included for Easy 35mm/Digital SLR Imaging
- Supplied with a Carry Case
Celestron Regal F-ED spotting scopes are also easily used for digiscoping as they come with a T-Adapter that makes it very simple to attach a 35mm or Digital SLR camera to.
Price Range & Where to Buy