What are the most powerful astronomy binoculars? The flagship BT-100XL-SD is now not only the world’s most powerful binocular, we believe it delivers the highest image quality of any binocular telescope on the market- at any price. At just 12.5 lbs., it’s also the lightest-weight 100mm binocular telescope ever produced.
What are the best size binoculars for astronomy? As a rule of thumb, get stargazing binoculars with an aperture of 35 mm to 60 mm aperture and a magnification of 7x to 10x. A pair of 7×35’s is about the minimum acceptable for astronomical observing; 7×50’s are better… this will give you the same magnification but a wider field of view.
What strength binoculars do I need to see planets? A high 20x magnification will let you see the moons around a planet in our solar system, but the binoculars will be big and heavy. The bare minimum you need is 7x. Anything less, and you won’t do much better than the naked eye. A good balance is somewhere between 10x and 15x.
What are the best binoculars for looking at the moon? 50mm. As a rough guide, 12×50 binoculars or similar configurations are often the best binoculars for moon gazing and an ideal start for a beginner. Viewing the moon through 10×50 binoculars also has it’s advantages.