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Binoculars - The Sky's The Limit (Part Two)

Coated lenses are important. Multi-coated is good, and fully multi-coated, meaning all lenses are coated on both sides, is best. Ruby-coated is not desirable, and gives objects a green cast.

For the prisms, or blocks of glass that reflect the light inside the binoculars, BK-7 are fine and BAK4 are the best.

Choose from reliable brand names of astro binoculars such as:

Don't Forget Accessories for Your Astronomy Binoculars

Invest in a good pair of astronomy binoculars and a sky map and begin your exploration of the universe.

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Author: Astronomy Today Staff

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