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Celestron X-Cel LX 5mm Eyepiece (1.25")

B&H # CEEPXC5Q Mfr # 93421
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You Pay: $59.95
Product Highlights
  • 5mm Focal Length
  • 60° AFoV
  • 16mm Eye Relief

The newly enhanced X-Cel LX 5mm Eyepiece from Celestron is a high quality eyepiece especially suited for planetary viewing. With a sleek, solid design and a twist-up eye guard, this eyepiece is designed for comfort and ease of use. It has a wide field of view of 60° and 6-element fully multi-coated optics for wide field performance. The X-Cel LX 5mm Eyepiece is parfocal requiring little to no focusing when changing from low to high power.

Wide field of view enhances views of the night sky
6-element fully multi-coated optics create sharper images
Extendable twist-up eyepieces for comfort and ease-of-use, especially for eyeglass wearers
No slip, rubber grip ring for secure handling, even in moist conditions
Parfocal eyepiece requiring little to no focusing when changing from low to high power
Focal Length 5 mm
Barrel Diameter 1.25"
Eye Relief 16 mm
Field Stop Diameter Not provided by manufacturer
Apparent Field of View 60°
Dimensions 3.9 x 1.9" / 100 x 48mm
Weight 6.9 oz / 196 g
Celestron X-Cel LX 5mm Eyepiece (1.25")
  • Celestron Accessories Two Year Limited Warranty
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    CelestronX-Cel LX 5mm Eyepiece (1.25")
     
    4.3

    (based on 3 reviews)

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        4.0

        Good value and performance eyepiece

        By George

        from Miami, FL

        About Me Casual/ Recreational

        Verified Buyer

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          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Astronomy

            Comments about Celestron X-Cel LX 5mm Eyepiece (1.25"):

            I use this eyepiece with 10" Dob, 6" SCT and 6" Refractor. Gives good views to edge of field w/acceptable eye relief. Great value for the money. A little sensitive to eye placement and some may experience blackout. Very easy to live with within its limitations. Do not expect this to perform like a high dollar eyepiece.

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            4.0

            Big and heavy

            By Emm

            from Virginia

            About Me Casual/ Recreational

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Great Optics
            • Strong Construction

            Cons

            • Heavy

            Best Uses

            • Astronomy

            Comments about Celestron X-Cel LX 5mm Eyepiece (1.25"):

            Nice eyepiece. Good FOV. Crisp image. Good color. It is quite large and heavy. 20mm eye relief is best attribute. Takes time to come to thermal balance.

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            5.0

            Celestron X-Cel 5mm EP

            By Ozzy9039

            from Huntsville, Al

            About Me Professional Guide

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Cool Twist Up Ep
            • Easy To Use
            • Great Optics
            • Strong Construction

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Astronomy

              Comments about Celestron X-Cel LX 5mm Eyepiece (1.25"):

              This EP has great views; Very well made & has a solid feel. Highly recommended... especially for high power viewing

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              Usually ships in 7-14 business days i Estimated arrival at B&H is 7-14 business days. An authorization for this product will be processed upon placing the order. You will be charged for this item at the time of Shipment.
               

              Slide the adapter over the eyepiece. Adapter is designed to fit the exact diameter of the XCEL eyepiece, your camera is perfectly centered every time.

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              Usually ships in 7-14 business days i Estimated arrival at B&H is 7-14 business days. An authorization for this product will be processed upon placing the order. You will be charged for this item at the time of Shipment.
               

              Slide the adapter over the eyepiece. Adapter is designed to fit the exact diameter of the XCEL eyepiece, your camera is perfectly centered every time.

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