Celestron LandScout 12-36x60mm Spotting Scope with Smartphone Adapter

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  • 12-36x magnification range
  • 45° viewing angle to observe comfortably for extended periods
  • Includes a smartphone adapter so you can capture images and video through the scope instantly
  • Rotating tripod mount places the orientation of the eyepiece in the best viewing position for application
  • Fully coated optics increased light transmission for bright, sharp images
  • Tripod adaptable for steady and comfortable long-duration or long-distance viewing

Celestron’s LandScout Spotting Scope is a customer favorite, known for its versatility and ease of use. For the first time, this beloved spotting scope is now available in a bundle with the Celestron Smartphone Adapter, making it the perfect beginner’s digiscoping kit. This bundle is compact and lightweight, ideal for carrying with anywhere from a backpacking trip to a casual hike to an overseas birding expedition. You’ll be able to quickly set up this spotting scope and attach the smartphone adapter to capture stunning images and video of your desired object.

Digiscoping is Easy with the Celestron Smartphone Adapter

Share your greatest discoveries with friends and family by pairing the LandScout spotting scope with the included smartphone adapter. This accessory connects any smartphone to the LandScout eyepiece, or any other eyepiece with an outside diameter of 45mm or smaller (such as a binocular or telescope eyepiece). The eyepiece’s magnification bumps up the image scale, so you can capture stunning images of wildlife, distant objects, and even the Moon at night! This light, rigid smartphone adapter installs in seconds by clamping over the top of the eyepiece. Tightening knobs securely lock your phone in place. Note that some large and/or excessively bulky phone cases (including folio style cases) may need to be removed for the phone to fit in the adapter.

Our Tried-and-True Spotting Scope

The LandScout 60mm spotting scope features a 45° viewing angle, excellent fully multi-coated optics, and a versatile 12-36x zoom eyepiece. The 45° viewing angle provides comfort for extended periods of observing. The LandScout features fully coated optics which increases the light transmission for bright, sharp images. The adjustable magnification allows a wide field of view for general viewing and detailed up-close viewing when needed. The LandScout 12-36x60mm is perfect for those times you don’t want to carry a larger, heavier scope on your expeditions. Its rugged and portable design makes it easy to transport anywhere.

Perfect for a Variety of Uses

LandScout comes with a 12-36x zoom eyepiece. Use the lower magnifications to scan the landscape and quickly punch in for detailed, up-close views of small subjects when needed. The large, ergonomic focus knob ensures your object is always in clear view. Both the zoom and focus knobs come with a rubber grip for easy adjustments while wearing gloves. LandScout was designed to perform well in a range of viewing situations, making it a great all-around optical instrument.

Ways to Observe

LandScout features a rugged, durable construction to stand up to minor bumps and jolts. The scope is also water resistant, so you can use it confidently in damp or humid conditions. For more comfortable long duration or long-distance viewing sessions, you can mount LandScout to a tripod. The tripod mount rotates, making it easy for you to find your most comfortable viewing angle.

Magnification 12 - 36x
Objective Lens Diameter 60mm (2.36")
Eyepieces Zoom
Angular Field of View 2.4° - 1.35°
Linear Field of View (@1000 yds) / @1000 m) 165 - 87 ft (55 - 29 m)
Focal Length 190mm (7.5")
Exit Pupil 3.6mm - 1.75mm (0.14" - 0.07")
Eye Relief 17.1mm – 14.9mm (.7" - .6")
Close Focus 33 ft (10 m)
Twilight Factor 46.5
Relative Brightness 25.0 – 2.9
Lens Coatings Fully Coated
Prism Glass (Type) BK7
Prism Coatings N/A
Weight 19.4 oz (550 g)
Environmental Protection Water Resistant
Nitrogen Filled Yes
Tripod Adaptable Yes
Carrying Case Canvas
Camera Adaptable No
Dimensions 280mm x 75mm x 135mm (11.0" x 3.0" x 5.3")
Smartphone Adapter Info:  
Phone Compatibility Any smartphone
Compatible Optics Fits all 1.25” eyepieces or any eyepiece with an outside diameter of 45mm or smaller
Included Accessories Object Lens Cap| Eyepiece Cap| Tabletop tripod and Soft Carrying Case
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