Tag Archives: Focus

Types Of Telescopes For Astronomy


The job of a telescope is to collect light, not to magnify an image (the eyepiece does that job). The larger the objective (the part that collects the light) whether it be a lens, in refractors, or a mirror, in reflectors, the more light the telescope will collect. The more light you can collect, the […]

Birding Binoculars


Birding binoculars are the most important piece of equipment in the birder toolbox. A well selected pair of binoculars will give years of service and bird watching pleasure. Here are seven tips that the avid birder can use to select the binoculars that are right for them. 1) Get the instant focus option When observing […]

What You Need To Know When Choosing Boating Binoculars


Here we take a look at what you need to know when choosing Boating Binoculars. There are always new models but the inherent designs are still the same. First thing to consider when looking at Binoculars is how we are going to use them. We mostly use them for Navigating which means we need to […]

Understanding Binoculars


Understanding binoculars is crucial before considering buying one. The prospective buyer is faced with a myriad of options and will be left more confused if not familiar with the technical aspects of binoculars. The purpose of this article is to familiarize the novice with the technical aspects of binoculars. The physical features of binoculars which […]

Binocular Selection Guide


If asked, most people would turn down help when selecting a pair of binoculars. Most likely, their predominant selection criteria are based upon either magnification or the price. After all that is all there is to it, right? Well, No. You will need to balance your personal expectations of the quality of the view, the […]

Tips To Adjust Your Binoculars


Whether you are a birdwatcher or an avid trekker, a good set of binoculars is a must in your travel gear. The important thing to remember is that binoculars cannot be used just the way they are. You need to adjust your binoculars for proper focusing and viewing. All the fun and excitement of being […]

Photographing The Universe Through A Telescope


Most people love to gaze up at the night sky and enjoy the beautiful light show that nature provides, the stars, galaxies and constellations seem so close. It is fun to imagine what earth was like millions of years ago when light from distant stars left on its journey through the universe, never stopping or […]

Binocular Optics: How Binoculars Work?

Binoculars Diagram

Even though binoculars are a common tool used for many different types of occasions, the actual dynamics of binocular optics and how binoculars work is understood very little by those who actually use them. Binoculars seem like quite confusing contraptions at first, but once you have an understanding about binocular optics and how binoculars work, […]

Factors to Consider When Buying A Telescope

Refracting And Reflecting Telescope Diagram

When you first become interested in buying a telescope, it can be somewhat of a daunting task. What kind of telescope do you really need? There are so many different kinds to choose from and a very large price range too. What do you want your new telescope to do, and do you really need […]