The Maksutov optical design is recognized for being a portable design that is easy to use and has a variety of applications, making it an excellent choice for both terrestrial and astronomical usage. This C90 Mak has excellent optics with razor sharp images over a wide field.
The Celestron C5 Spotting Scope offers a 5" (127mm) aperture, 1250 mm f/10 Schmidt-Cassegrain optical system. The high optical excellence is the reason NASA used this telescope for several space shuttle missions.
The C5 spotting scope is an ideal choice for the serious bird watcher, nature lover or anyone who enjoys beautiful views from their home or in the field. At just six pounds in weight and 11 inches in length, this spotting scope is a portable visual and photographic instrument with a wide variety of optional accessories to expand it's capabilities.