From Bak4 to BK7: Which Prism Glass Is Right for You?

When choosing binoculars or spotting scopes, you’ll notice different glass types mentioned. Which glass is better for image quality? BaK-4 offers a brighter and rounded image compared to BK-7 but is more expensive of the two. The K-9 type is equivalent to BK-7. Prism Glass Types You’ll find different types of prism glass in binoculars, … Read more

13 Reasons To Use Binoculars In Astronomy

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Wondering whether binoculars are any good for astronomy. There are many reasons to use binoculars in stargazing. How good are binoculars for astronomy? Here are 13 reasons to invest in a pair if you’re a night sky watcher… What can you see with astronomy binoculars? Let’s see. Comets. The Moon’s features in more detail. But read … Read more

How To Hold Binoculars Steady For Astronomy

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Try using binoculars freehand when looking at the night sky far above the horizon. You’re not alone If you have trouble holding them steady. It can be frustrating, but it’s easily solved. Read on… When I first used the bigger binoculars as a newbie looking up at the night sky and wanting a clear view … Read more

Find Your Perfect Pair: The Best Binoculars for Astronomy

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Astronomy binoculars are a great way to explore the cosmos from your own backyard or a dark-sky location. However, with so many options available, finding the perfect pair can be overwhelming. In this guide, I take you through some key features to consider when choosing astronomy binoculars… Popular binoculars for backyard stargazers: For cost and … Read more

25 Things To See In The Night Sky With Binoculars

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If you have astronomy binoculars, you may be wondering what you can see with them. The following lists celestial objects you can see in the night sky with binoculars. It includes both northern and southern sky objects that you can target. Discovering the night sky through binoculars You can find and view many celestial objects … Read more