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Celestron Regal M2 80mm spotting scope. Blog 25.2.18

A customer came to the Northern Optics weekend outlet at the Waters` Edge visitor centre at Barton Upon Humber looking for a premium spotting scope for viewing coastal wildlife. Without hesitation they chose our Celestron Regal M2 80mm twin eyepiece … Continue reading

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How to change 1.25″ spotting scope eyepieces

Many modern day spotting scopes now come with a 1.25″ zoom eyepiece as standard. An advantage of this is that many 1.25″ telescope eyepieces can be used on these scopes. The video below shows how to remove and attach eyepieces … Continue reading

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Hawke Endurance 12-36×50 spotting scope. Best compact travel scope award

The Hawke Endurance 12-36×50 spotting scope is a great example, as with many of the latest spotting scopes, you do not need a large aperture to get a bright image. Fully multi-coated optics with Dielectric BaK-4 prism gives outstanding performance … Continue reading

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Olivon T50 spotting scope OL17

The Olivon T50 spotting scope is an ideal take anywhere compact spotting scope. The 12x30x magnification range is perfect for a range of uses, with 12-15x ideal for hand holding. 16-30x will require a mount. As with many higher end … 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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Can you take prime focus photographs through a Celestron Regal F-ED spotting scope

Using a t-adapter and no eyepiece (prime focus) you can not achieve focus with a Celestron Regal F-ED spotting scope. This applies for t-adapters with and without a barlow lens attached. To take images with your SLR camera through the … Continue reading

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Hawke Optics Panorama ED 20-60×82 spotting scope. Overview and specification

The Panorama ED 20-60×82 is the new flagship spotting scope from Hawke Optics When you require the finest image reproduction at extended distances, ED (Extra Low Dispersion) glass is a must. Designed around an optical system using ED glass components, … Continue reading

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Hawke Optics Frontier ED 20-60×85 spotting scope. Overview and specification

Very latest offering from Hawke Optics featuring a radical sleek body design and high grade Fully multi-coated optics with ED glass and Dielectric coated prisms to increase light reflectivity The magnesium alloy bodied Frontier ED Spotting Scope features an impressive … Continue reading

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Can you attach 1.25″ eyepieces to a Celestron Ultima spotting scope

Here at Northern OpticsĀ one of the most frequently asked questions is “can you fix 1.25″ on to a Celestron Ultima spotting scope”. Unfortunately the answer is no. The Celestron Ultima 65, 80 and 100 mm ED and non ED all … Continue reading

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