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Celestron X-Cel LX 3x Barlow Lens

Item # HN-CELE553

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Celestron
Telescope Accessories Series
Celestron Optical Accessories

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  • 3 Element Apochromatic Lens
  • Fully Multi-Coated Optics
  • Brass Compression Ring
  • 3x Barlow
  • 1.25" Format
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Celestron X-Cel LX 3x Barlow Lens
 
4.7

(based on 6 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (6)
  • Great optics (6)
  • Strong construction (4)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Astronomy (5)
    • Astrophotography (4)
    • Terrestrial viewing (4)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Casual/ recreational (6)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (5)

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    5.0

    Makes a good eyepiece even better!

    By Andrew

    from LINDENHURST,NY

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Great Optics

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Astronomy
      • Terrestrial Viewing

      Comments about Celestron X-Cel LX 3x Barlow Lens:

      Nice construction, however the screw feels a little cheap so be careful, This will make a 32mm eyepiece perform like an 8mm but not with the small eye relief you get from an 8mm.

      Do the math first, make sure your scope can be useful at the correct magnifications.

      No case included, just top and bottom caps in a cardboard box.

      Very happy with this item overall.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      Easy and fast..

      By Donnie

      from ELM CITY,NC

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Good Padding
      • Great Optics
      • Strong Construction
      • Widely Compatible Adapter

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Astronomy
        • Astrophotography
        • Terrestrial Viewing

        Comments about Celestron X-Cel LX 3x Barlow Lens:

        Easy shopping and fast shipping..had my lens in a few days

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        Barlow 3 x

        By Lee

        from OMAHA,NE

        About Me Casual/ Recreational

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Great Optics
        • Strong Construction

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Astronomy
          • Astrophotography
          • Terrestrial Viewing

          Comments about Celestron X-Cel LX 3x Barlow Lens:

          Very easy to use, works well with T-adapter for deep space viewing. The 3 x lens provides sharp focus of jupiter with clear colors and excellent closeups of the moon.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Worth the money.

          By William

          from LEBANON,OH

          About Me Casual/ Recreational

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Great Optics
          • Strong Construction

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Astrophotography

            Comments about Celestron X-Cel LX 3x Barlow Lens:

            Very high quality.Tipical of all the Celestron products I own.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            A great barlow lens!

            By Anna

            from MOUNT PLEASANT,SC

            About Me Casual/ Recreational

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Great Optics
            • Strong Construction

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Astronomy
              • Astrophotography
              • Bright Conditions
              • Terrestrial Viewing

              Comments about Celestron X-Cel LX 3x Barlow Lens:

              This barlow lens does a great job. I used it to view Saturn with the 25mm lens that came with my telescope(which looked quite small through my NexStar 4SE without the barlow)and was able to see a much larger image of the planet, with more detail visible. This lens is perfect for viewing Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, the orion nebulae, and the andromeda galaxy for those with small telescopes. I plan to use this barlow lens and my Neximage camera to take pictures of Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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