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Celestron 12x70 Cometron Binocular

B&H # CE12X70CB Mfr # 71199
Discontinued

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Product Highlights
  • Bak-4 Porro Prisms
  • 12x Magnification
  • 70mm Objective Lenses
  • Multicoated Optics
  • Center Focus Wheel
  • Fold-Down Eyecups
  • Dimpled Rubberized Grips

The 12x70 Cometron Binocular from Celestron combine large objective lenses, mulitcoated optics and Bak-4 Porro prisms into an optical system designed for astronomical viewing. The 70mm objective lenses and multicoated optics gather enough light to provide bright images of the moon, planets, comets, and even some larger deep-space objects like nebulae. This combination of light gathering ability and prism design produces rich depth of view and contrast. The included adapter allows the binocular to be mounted on a tripod for extended viewing sessions.

The aluminum and polycarbonate body reduces the weight without sacrificing strength or durability. A center focus wheel gives easy access with either hand for precision focusing. Rubberized armor protects the optics when being used in damp conditions. Dimpled hand-grips help keep a steady hand on the binocular. The rubber eyecups optimize the long eye relief and block stray light from leaking in from your periphery vision, and can be folded down for eyeglass users.

Optical Performance
  • Bak-4 porro prisms
  • 12x magnification
  • 70mm objective lenses
  • Multicoated Optics
  • 241.5' field of view at 1000 yards
  • 4.6° apparent field of view
  • 59' close focus distance
  • 5.8mm exit pupil
  • 19.6mm eye relief
Use and Handling
  • Center focus wheel
  • Right-eye dioptric adjustment
  • 56-72mm interpupulary adjustment
Construction
  • Aluminum and polycarbonate body
  • Fold-down eyecups
  • Rubberized dimpled hand grips
  • Tripod mountable with included adapter
Prism Type Porro
Magnification 12x
Objective Lens Diameter 70 mm
Angle of View 4.6° (apparent)
Field-of-View 241.5' @ 1000 yd / 80.18 m @ 1000 m
Minimum Focus Distance 59' / 17.98 m
Exit Pupil Diameter 5.8  mm
Eye Relief 19.6  mm
Interpupillary Adjustment 56 - 72 mm / 2.20 - 2.83"
Dioptric Correction Not Specified By Manufacturer
Focus Type Center
Tripod Mount Yes (Adapter Included)
Dimensions 10.9 x 8.4 x 3.25" / 27.69 x 21.34 x 8.26  cm
Weight 49.3 oz / 1.40 kg
Celestron 12x70 Cometron Binocular
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  • Padded Neck Strap
  • Tripod Adapter
  • Rain Guard
  • Lens Caps
  • Lens Cloth
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty
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