Saturday, October 3, 2015

Binocular for spotting the night sky

I'm an amateur astronomer, and I'm looking for a relatively inexpensive binocular I can use to scan the sky. I've heard Fujinon binoculars are popular for night sky viewing, but I don't want to spend $500+.  I do most of my viewing with a telescope, but a binocular will help me scan to find things I want to look at more closely with the telescope.
Here are my parameters:
Cost around $200
Wide field of view (400+ ft./1000 yds).
Good eye relief
No heavier than 25 oz.
What can you suggest?



Dear Michael,
Thanks for your inquiry.
One binocular that comes to mind in that price range is the 

Here are the specs:
Field of View; 426 feet/1000 yards
Eye Relief; 17 mm
Close Focus: 6.5 feet
Weight: 23.1 ounces
Dimensions (H x W): 5 x 4.9 inches
Weatherproofing: Waterproof/Fogproof

Remember, you can try it for a month with our 30-Day Return Policy.  If you have any questions, please let me know.

All the best,

Eagle Optics

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