Posts belonging to Category 'By Use'

Viewing Planets Through Binoculars

The following guide to viewing the planets with binoculars was written by the astronomer Philip Pugh and is part of a series on using binoculars for astronomy that he has written for Best Binocular Reviews. In it, he answers some frequently asked questions like: How to see planets with binoculars What do the planets look […]


Do I need Binoculars for Safari Holiday? – Question Answered

From the days when I was working as a safari guide, to now running Best Binocular Reviews, I have been asked many times over the years if you need binoculars for a safari and my answer has never changed: A good pair of binoculars is one of, if not THE most important pieces of gear […]


Viewing the Moon with Binoculars

Can you see the moon with binoculars? Answer: Most certainly! You can often get the best views of the moon through binoculars. In this guide, we go through why, all the options, which ones are best for you and your budget. The following guide to looking at the moon with binoculars was written for BBR […]


Using Binoculars for Astronomy

Most people associate telescopes and night-time with astronomy. On the other hand, binoculars are the instrument of choice for many astronomers, especially as a “grab and go” instrument or for viewing large objects. You can start off using binoculars that you have bought for other purposes, then consider a pair specifically for astronomy later. The […]


Best High Powered Binoculars for Hunting

I recently had a question sent into me by someone looking for a pair of binoculars for hunting where they specifically wanted them to be of high quality, have a powerful magnification and where weight was not an issue. I thought that my reply may be of interest to others out there and so have […]


New: Nikon LaserForce 10x42 Rangefinder Binoculars

First Look: Nikon LaserForce Hunting Binoculars Earlier on in the year, Nikon Sport Optics quietly introduced a new hunting binocular into it’s lineup and this is the first opportunity that I have had to take a closer look at the impressive list of features and specifications on offer: Rangefinding Binoculars Equipped with a laser rangefinder, […]


Giant Asteroid Florence Visible with Binoculars

Asteroid Florence will pass near to earth at the end of August early Sept 2017 and many be Visible with Binoculars – details of where and where to look: Discovered in 1981 and named in honor of Florence Nightingale, Asteroid Florence will get close enough to earth in late August and early September where according […]


Mid Range Binoculars & Night Vision for Safari Holiday

The following BinoWizard question was sent into be by Rodrigo from Brazil who is in the early planning phase for a safari in South Africa next September and is looking for ideal mid range safari binoculars and night vision for the trip: Question: I am looking for a solution that helps me during my stay […]


High Powered, Long Distance Viewing Binoculars

The questions below are my answers to readers who are looking for a pair of high powered binoculars for long distance viewing and include some advice as well as options and recommendations as to which are best depending on the exact application: >> Skip To The Recommendations Question 1: I have a question about which […]


Touring the Universe Through Binoculars Review

A Complete Astronomer’s Guidebook Updated: Believe it or not, but Touring the Universe through Binoculars or TUB as it has rather affectionately become known as, is now almost 27 years in the making! Indeed at the time of writing my update to this review, it celebrates it’s birthday next month. Released in November 1990 and […]