5 reasons to get image-stabilized binoculars

image_stabilized_binoculars_efstonscience_compositeFive years ago, when I really started exploring the night sky from Canada’s wild spaces, I started looking for the ultimate portable telescope. What I found wasn’t a telescope but two telescopes (really small ones at least) enhanced with the same gyroscope or electronic-optic-steadying technology used in camera optics.

Even smaller models (smaller than the typical seven-power, 50 mm aperture 7×50 binoculars) like 10×30s and 12×36s made jarring, confusing messes of stars stand still and dazzle as if the binoculars were mounted on a tripod. I could even give one arm a rest and hold these…

(…more in the full post at telescopes.ca…)

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