Viewing the Night Sky through Binoculars

Tips on purchasing and using binoculars so you can explore the solar system.
By | Published: September 13, 2013 | Last updated on May 18, 2023

Discover how to view the night sky through binoculars with this exclusive supplement to Astronomy magazine. Enter your email below and instantly receive this FREE download that provides an introduction to binoculars, as our gift.  You’ll also receive weekly news updates from Astronomy.

This download contains information and tips regarding:

  • Number designation
  • Optics
  • Exit pupil (diameter of the shaft of light coming from each side of the binoculars to your eyes)
  • Eye relief
  • Buying your first binoculars
  • Mechanical considerations
  • Image-stabilized binoculars
  • Binocular mounts
  • Maintenance

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