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How to connect a DSLR t-ring and adapter to a Celestron Regal M2 spotting scope

To connect a t-ring to a Celestron Regal M2 zoom eyepiece, you unscrew the twist eye cup anti-clockwise until it comes off. The attach the adaptor ring to the thread, followed by the t-ring for your camera. Note the t-ring … Continue reading

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Celestron Ultima LX 17mm 1.25″ / 2″ eyepiece

The Celestron Ultima LX 17mm is a sensible focal length for general use. Although it does have 1.25″ fitting, we recommend using on a 2″ focuser for a more secure fit.

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How to collimate Celestron Skymaster 15×70 binoculars

The video below applies to the Celestron Skymaster 15×70, 25×70, 20×80 binoculars plus the Cometron 12×70. Collimation is a very simple process with no dismantling needed. The adjustment screw is located under the rubber covering on the hand grips. I … Continue reading

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Celestron UpClose G2 8×21 binoculars review #71230

Here at Northern OpticsĀ I have had my first chance to test the Celestron UpClose G2 8×21 binoculars. With a new and more sturdy body and multi-coated objective lenses, it is a step up in quality from the old UpClose model. … Continue reading

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Celestron polar finderscope for CGEM, Advanced VX , CG-5 mounts #94224

Designed to fit the Celestron CGEM and AVX mounts as well as the older CG-5, the #94224 polar alignment scope is perfect for accurate polar alignment. This is a must have for accurate set up and tracking of astronomical objects. … Continue reading

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Celestron Omni XLT AZ 130 22152 overview and specs

The new Celestron Omni XLT 130 comes as standard with an AZ mount for ease of set up and use. With an attractive blue finish there are a few changes from the lower spec astromaster 130. The finder scope is … Continue reading

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Celestron ExplorerScope 80AZ telescope 22102

The Celestron ExploraScope 80AZ is a great starter telescope for the beginner. The mount seems to be an evolution of the powerseeker AZ range with a slow motion rod along the side. At the time of this overview the focal … Continue reading

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Celestron Lenspen cleaning accessory 93575

The Celestron Lenspen is without doubt my personal favourite lens cleaner. The simple to use accessory comes with a brush at one side for getting the dust off, and a fluid free pad at the other side for removing grease … 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 Upclose G2 10×25 binoculars review 71232

Had my first chance this week to give the Celestron Upclose G2 10×25 binoculars a field test. The Upclose G2 range replaced the old Upclose range. Claimed improvements were upgrade from fully coated to multi-coated optics and an improved build … Continue reading

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