Spotting telescopes, also known as
spotting scopes, are portable telescopes designed for terrestrial observations
such as birdwatching, nature observation, and hunting. They are essentially
small, lightweight versions of astronomical telescopes, optimized for use during
Spotting scopes generally have a magnification range of 15x to 60x or higher and an objective lens diameter of 60mm to 100mm. The larger the objective lens diameter, the brighter and sharper the image will be, particularly in low light conditions. Spotting scopes may also have features like angled or straight eyepieces, zoom lenses, and image stabilization technology.
One important feature of spotting scopes is their ability to focus at close distances. This is particularly useful for birdwatchers and nature enthusiasts who want to observe small details on nearby objects, such as the patterns on a butterfly's wings or the texture of a flower's petals.
Spotting scopes can be used for a variety of outdoor activities, including wildlife observation, nature photography, and target shooting. They are also popular among birders, who use them to observe and identify birds from a distance.
When choosing a spotting scope, it's important to consider factors like magnification, objective lens diameter, and durability. You may also want to look for features like waterproofing and shock resistance, particularly if you plan to use your spotting scope in rugged outdoor environments.
Celestron Spotting Scopes are available to order, with some now in stock. Click HERE for the Brochure, and ring us on 01903 247317 for availability.
|Barr & Stroud
Sahara 15-45x 60mm Spotting Scope £ 124.99
Sahara 20-60x 80mm Spotting scope £ 174.99
Sierra 20-60x 80mm Duel speed Spotting Scope £ 249.99
|Natureclose waterproof range
|65mm 16-48x zoom £ 179.00
|80mm 20-60x zoom £ 239.00
|100mm 22-67x zoom £ 379.00
|All model angled or straight eyepieces
|Grandvista Series Dual speed waterproof range
Dual-Speed Waterproof Spotting scope
|We have now expanded our range of tripods and can meet most needs. Pop in to find out more!
above is only a small selection from our range of Spotting Scopes.
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