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Celestron C90 Mak Spotting Scope

Item # HN-CELE380

Dimensions & Specifications

Angular Field of View
1.3 Degrees
Aperture
90mm
Brand
Celestron
Close Focusing Distance
15 ft.
Eye Relief
20mm
Field of View at 1000 Yards
68 ft.
Finderscope
8x21
Focal Length
1250mm
Focal Ratio
f/13.89
Magnification
32mm (39x)
Objective Lens Diameter
90mm
Optical Design
Maksutov
Size
Full Size
Spotting Scope Size
Full Size
Spotting Scopes Series
Celestron Catadioptric Spotting Scopes
Type
Angled, Straight
Weight
5 lbs

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  • Maksutov-Cassegrain Optical Design
  • Compact and Portable
  • Erect Image System for Terrestrial and Astronomy use
  • Built-in T-Adapter threads for camera connection
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Celestron C90 Mak Spotting Scope
 
4.6

(based on 8 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Bright eyepiece (6)
  • Strong magnification (5)
  • Sensitivity controls (4)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Astronomy (8)
    • Bright conditions (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Casual/ recreational (7)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (5), Yes (3)

    Reviewed by 8 customers

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    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Great value!

    By Brian

    from SANTA ROSA,CA

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Bright Eyepiece
    • Sensitivity Controls
    • Strong Magnification
    • Sturdy construction

    Cons

    • Dust Cap For 8x Viewer

    Best Uses

    • Astronomy
    • Bright Conditions

    Comments about Celestron C90 Mak Spotting Scope:

    When mounted to a sturdy tripod with a video head, this little scope really performs. The 32mm Plossl eyepiece is very bright and easy to use. Jupiter's belts are visible but I ordered the accessory kit to get more powerful eyepieces for planet viewing. Reviews of this scope have compared it quite favorably to ones costing much more. It's a huge improvement over the previous model.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Great little scope

    By Shane

    from OMAHA,NE

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Sensitivity Controls

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Astronomy
      • Bright Conditions

      Comments about Celestron C90 Mak Spotting Scope:

      As soon as i took out the scope, I was surprised at how solid it felt, and its very sturdy construction. The ends are make of tough plastic and the body of the ota is made out of metal. The focusing knob turns nice and smoothly, splits many binaries with ease, nice crisp images, able to see a number of deep space objects like open and globular cluster. Works terrific on the moon. I would suggest though to get a better finder scope and different eyepieces. The 32 mm eyepiece has very small FOV and doesn't allow telescope to perform to full capacity. Also suggest getting nicer tripod mount for this scope, any vibration is very apparent. All around, nice portable little scope.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Looking For a Spotting Scope, Look Here!

      By Diddy

      from Hot Springs, AR

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Pros

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Astronomy
          • Bright Conditions
          • Shooting

          Comments about Celestron C90 Mak Spotting Scope:

          This is a great scope. Its small and pretty light(5 lbs) I have it on a Celestron Heavy Duty Tripod (AZ3) and it works perfectly. This is great for Terrestrial Views, Use at the gun range, and for Celestrial Viewing as well. I have got some great views of the Moon, Sun, Saturn, Jupiter, and some deep space objects like M31. Great scope for the price!

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Perfect for Terra and Celestial viewing

          By Jeff

          from OMAHA,NE

          About Me Casual/ Recreational

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Bright Eyepiece
          • Compact
          • Strong Magnification

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Astronomy
            • Terrestial Viewing

            Comments about Celestron C90 Mak Spotting Scope:

            Just as good a view as the 4.5" Newtonian I used to own, but much more compact and easy to manuever around. I wanted something that could be used for terrestial and celestial and yet be easily carried around - this is it! I would recommend the one piece zoom lens available and the Celestron tripod with slow motion controls. Terrestial viewing is right side up image which is very very nice. Just a great functional scope for all around use. Even comes with a backpack. For my needs it is perfect.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            (8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            High quality unbelievable optics

            By Dick

            from Franklin, Wisconsin

            About Me Avid Adventurer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Bright Eyepiece
            • Strong Magnification
            • Very easy focus

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Astronomy
              • Shooting
              • Terrestrial

              Comments about Celestron C90 Mak Spotting Scope:

              I have had this C 90 spotting scope for about two weeks and I have put it through multiple tests. For terrestrial viewing is truly fantastic. For astronomy it performs just as good as two other six-inch and 10 inch telescopes I own. I could see the rings of Saturn extremely clear. I could see Jupiter and its cloud belts and surrounding moons. I have other expensive eyepieces, but the 32mm that it comes with is very good. I use an equatorial tripod mount for astronomic viewing, it is a little easier than just a tripod. That being said you can use a photo tripod for terrestrial and some astronomic viewing as long as it is not straight overhead. The C-90 is extremely well-built and the perfect size, I am very impressed.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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