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Telescopes, spotting scopes and binoculars--oh my!

We bring all kinds of optics into focus

By Adorama Learning Center Editors - November 30, 2009


Welcome to The Adorama Learning Center's Telescopes & Optics department! Whether you're looking for a pair of binoculars or spotting scope for birdwatching or to bring you closer to the action at the theater or stadium...or want to explore the wonders of the universe, we are here to help you buy the right binoculars, spotting scope, or telescope.

 

If you've never owned a telescope before, be sure to read Bill Schiffner's "Across the Universe: All You Need is a Telescope" to find out what's available and how much it should cost. For birders, sports enthusiasts and outdoors activites, you probably need help choosing the right type of binocular. Read Jason Schneider's Binocular Buying Tips as well as the other articles here about these versatile 3D viewers.

 

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The Scoop on Scopes for Holidays 2014

Your Optics Buying Guide

ArticleBuying Guides Gear Guides & Reviews - by Bill Schiffner, November 4, 2014

Interested in Astronomy? Here's What You Need To Know about Telescopes

What you need to know before you buy. Updated for Holidays 2012

ArticleOptics Telescopes Gear Guides & Reviews - by Bill Schiffner, November 12, 2012

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Get set for amateur astronomy and some cool winter stargazing with this handy guide on how to buy a telescope. Armed with the right down-to-earth info, your view will be unbeatable.

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TAGS: buying guide,  optics,  buying,  buying tips,  Astronomy,  Telescope 

The Scoop on Scopes

Your Optics Buying Guide: UPDATED FOR HOLIDAYS 2012

ArticleBuying Guides Gear Guides & Reviews - by Bill Schiffner, October 29, 2012

Whether your hobby lies in beholding birds, following footballs or scanning the stars, there is a plethora of binoculars, spotting scopes and telescopes to meet your optical needs.

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TAGS: buying guide,  pentax,  bushnell,  binoculars,  buying tips,  Telescope,  spotting scope,  Celestron,  Tasco,  Orion 

Celestron NexStar 4 SE Telescope

Grounded in ease of use, it lets you reach for the stars

ArticleOptics Telescopes Gear Guides & Reviews - by Bill Schiffner, June 7, 2011

Does the NexStar telescope allow you to boldly go where you’ve never gone before?

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TAGS: Telescope,  Celestron 

Nikon Monarch ATB 8x42 Binoculars

No Angry Birds Here, Just Pure Birding Bliss

ArticleOptics Telescopes Gear Guides & Reviews - by Bill Schiffner, May 25, 2011

Do the new Nikon Monarch Series binoculars soar to new heights? We take a pair into the field to find out.

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TAGS: binoculars,  birds,  Product Review 

Product Review: Pentax Papilio 8.5 x 21 Binoculars

These close-range binoculars let you get up close and personal

ArticleOptics Telescopes Gear Guides & Reviews - by Bill Schiffner, May 13, 2011

Looking for a pair of binoculars to view the intimate world of bugs and birds?  Does the Pentax Papilio 8.5 x 21 fit the bill?

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TAGS: pentax,  binoculars,  Product Review 

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