Telescopes

Test of Various Eyepieces with Helios Quantum-7.4 25×100 Observation Binocular

Helios Quantum-7.4 Observation Binocular 25x100

Test of Various Eyepieces with Helios Quantum-7.4 25×100 Observation Binocular
On my way back from visiting my son at the uni, I popped in to see a customer who asked me to try couple of eyepieces with his Helios Quantum-7.4 Observation Binocular.… Read more »


Review of 8×42 Binoculars

Celestron Outland X 8x42 Roof Prism Waterproof Binocular

Review of 8×42 Binoculars
We’ve had few loyal customers visiting us recently who helped us to test few 8×42 binoculars, so I could rely on  their judgement and visual experience, not just on my own.
We were comparing three binoculars, a Konus Titanium 8×42, a Celestron Outland X 8×42 and a Barr and Stroud Savannah 8×42 binocular.… Read more »


Review of 10×42 Binoculars

Barr and Stroud Sahara 10×42 Binocular

Review of 10×42 Binoculars
We’ve had an elderly couple visiting us who wanted to try out few 10×42 binoculars before they commit to buy one or the other… and I decided to take notes about this testing, so that I can write up an article to share the results with others.… Read more »


What binoculars to use for stargazing?

62028-MINOX-BV-8x42-binocular

What binoculars to use for stargazing?
 
any binocular will be a big step up for someone who never observed the sky through a binocular or a telescope, so the questions is how serious you are about it or how much you can spend on it without getting into trouble at home (family, wife etc ;o)
If you go for a cheap binocular, the danger is that you might gain not as much enthusiasm from it as if you went for a really good one.… Read more »