Category Archives: Celestron Spotting Scopes Reviews

Celestron binoculars and spotting scope purchase March 2017

A customer came to Northern Optics looking for two products. A spotting scope for looking at birds in the garden and occasional astronomy + a set of binoculars for when out and about at the Nature reserves. The spotting scope they … Continue reading

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Celestron Ultima 20-60×80 spotting scope 52250. Perfect for ship spotters

At the weekend a customer visited the Northern Optics outlet at the Waters` Edge centre , Barton Upon Humber looking for a quality spotting scope for looking at ships and boats out at sea or mainland rivers. After sampling a … Continue reading

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Celestron Travelscope-70 image of the Andromeda Galaxy. 19.10.15

The image to the right of the Andromeda Galaxy was taken using a Canon 1100D , prime focus through a Celestron Travelscope-70. This equates to a 400mm f5.7 telephoto lens. This image proves that basic astro photography can be achieved … Continue reading

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Celestron Power Seeker 80 AZS. Testing prime focus photography

I have had a chance to test the prime focus performance of the Celestron powerseeker 80 AZ.. To connect a DSLR camera, you simply attach a t-ring to the telescope focuser..There is a t-thread on the scope, so no need … Continue reading

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North Lincs Astro. Review of Celestron Ultima 80mm spotting scope

At the North Lincolnshire Astronomy Society on the 5th December 2011, we had the chance to test a members Celestron Ultima 20-60×80/45 spotting scope on some astronomical targets. We were not disappointed. At 60x Jupiter showed the main cloud belts … Continue reading

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Celestron Ultima spotting scope Vs Hawke Optics Nature Trek spotting scope

For this comparison I used the Celestron Ultima 80/45 and a Hawke Optics Nature Trek 80/45. Both were non ED models. First of all lets start with the optics. They both use the same 80mm objective and 20-60x eyepiece. So … Continue reading

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Celestron Ultima 65 Spotting Scope Review

The Celestron Ultima 65 spotting scope is an ideal alternative if the 80mm version is out of budget. Looks pretty similar to the 80 and 100mm spotters in design. Unlike the larger scopes, it comes with a smaller zoom eyepiece (unlike … Continue reading

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Celestron Regal 65 F-ED Spotting Scope Review

When you first take the Celestron Regal 65 F-ED spotting scope out the box, you will notice how solid the build quality is. By no means the lightest spotter on the market.  At 1.8kg, it is the same weight as … Continue reading

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Celestron Ultima 20-60×80/45 Spotting Scope

Mid priced spotting scope designed for photo/visual use. First things first. Before attaching the eye piece, remove the rubber eye cup to reveal the t-thread. You will find that straight out the factory this is not securely tightened. A quick … Continue reading

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