Dedicated to Binocular Astronomy
Excerpts from Steve Tonkin's Binocular Astronomy talk
(Taken impromptu on a cheap point-and-shoot camera, so quality leaves a lot to be desired!)
Steve Tonkin explains why Binoculars are so good for Astronomy
(Seeing Stars Live interview on Castledown Radio)
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The Binocular Sky exists to help you get the best out of your astronomical binoculars. From understanding binocular basics, through choosing the binocular that is right for you, to suggestions of objects to observe, the Binocular Sky has it all. The Binocular Sky is frequently updated, to ensure that the information is current. I try to be very responsive to requests and suggestions from my readers. Please look around; if you like what you see, please tell others and/or link to it. If not, please tell me!
Please also see my companion website for general astronomy, including courses and online tutorials, The Astronomical Unit.
2014 Aug 02: Transient Phenomena updated
2014 Aug 01: Transient Phenomena updated
2014 Jul 31: The Object of the Month for August is the beautiful asterism, Kemble's Cascade
2014 Jul 31: Video excerpts from my Binocular Astronomy talk added to the Home page
2014 Jul 30: The Binocular Sky Newsletter, August 2014 is now available
2014 Jul 01: Transient Objects updated
2014 Jul 01: The Object of the Month is the great Hercules Globular Cluster, M13
2014 Jun 30: The Binocular Sky Newsletter, July 2014 is now available
2014 Jun 30: Transient Objects updated