TITLE

Optics Buyer's GUIDE

AUTHOR(S)
CARLSEN, KYLE
PUB. DATE
November 2012
SOURCE
Bird Watcher's Digest;Nov/Dec2012, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides tips for birdwatchers who are planning to purchase new optics. Ben Lizdas, sales manager at Eagle Optics, says that individuals must consider two basic elements, namely size and price range. The power of binoculars refers to the magnification and the diameter of the objective lenses. Spending extra money on optical improvements may reportedly mean better clarity and sharpness.
ACCESSION #
82721148

 

Related Articles

  • What to KNOW before you Buy. Flanders, Tony // Sky Watch (1089-4888);2010, p22 

    The article focuses on the features of telescopes and binoculars that affect the celestial viewing experience. These instruments add a new dimension to stellar and planetary observations. Aperture pertains to the diameter of its main lens or mirror. This, together with atmospheric conditions,...

  • THE BEST BINOCULAR? ANDERSON, DAVE // Guns Magazine;Apr2014, Vol. 60 Issue 4, p26 

    The article discusses tips for choosing and buying the right binocular for one's needs. It notes the key features of more expensive binoculars including optical glass innovations, lighter and stronger plastics, and more sophisticated lens coatings. It suggests investing in an 8x40 binocular for...

  • Associate Editor's Desk. Lahori, Manesh // Guident;May2014, Vol. 7 Issue 6, p8 

    The author shares information on the use of magnification options such through the lens loupes and flip-up lens in dentistry.

  • TRAVELING WITH OPTICS and Birding Gear. JARAMILLO, ALVARO // Bird Watcher's Digest;Nov/Dec2012, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p63 

    The article discusses how bird watchers can properly take care of their optical instruments while traveling. Bird watchers travel with binoculars, scopes, cameras, and other optical assortments. Travel may either be a short in-country stop or a multinational trip. Travelers are advised to...

  • Telescopic Eyewear. LICHTMAN, FLORA // Popular Science;Oct2013, Vol. 283 Issue 4, p34 

    Comments from researcher Eric Tremblay at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland on the development of contact lenses that have a telescope built into them are presented.

  • A 3-cent microscope. Investor's Business Daily // Investors Business Daily;5/7/2015, pA02 

    The article reports on the optical lens created by the researchers at the University of Houston which can be placed on an smartphone for the magnification of images.

  • The Messier Catalog: A Binocular Odyssey. Seronik, Gary // Sky & Telescope;Oct2012, Vol. 124 Issue 4, p68 

    The author suggests binocular magnification as an approach for surveying and observing the star clusters, galaxies and nebulae included in the catalog of deep-sky objects compiled by French astronomer Charles Messier. He shares the lesson he learned about the visibility and magnitude of...

  • Action at Jupiter.  // Sky & Telescope;Nov2012, Vol. 124 Issue 5, p54 

    The article discusses the visibility and location of the planet Jupiter for astronomical observation during the month of November, 2012. Advice regarding magnifications for binoculars is provided, and a chronology is provided which indicates the hours at which the red spot of Jupiter will be...

  • Light and magnification: practice-based solutions, Part 2. Macnaughton, Jane // Optometry Today;Dec2015, Vol. 55 Issue 21, p76 

    The article examines the use of hands-free magnification devices suitable for both low vision patients and hobbyists. Topics discussed include use of multi-order diffractive (MOD) lenses in case of requirement of higher levels of magnification, use of ready-made prismatic spectacles and use of...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics