Monthly Archives: October 2019

Hawke Frontier HDX 10×42 binoculars. Blog post October 2019

The Hawke Frontier HDX 10×42 binoculars were the clear winner when a customer came to Northern Optics at one of our Optics Weekends at Barton Upon Humber. After finding 8x was not enough for distant wildlife targets, and a spotting … Continue reading

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Hibaldstow astronomy society. Meeting 30th October 2019

Starting 7.15 on the 30th Oct 2019 at the Medodist Hall, East street Hibaldstow,  David Castledine of the Lincoln astronomical society will be giving a talk called meteor observing with a USB TV stick. Entry for the Hibaldstow astronomy society … Continue reading

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Helios Mistral WP3 8×42 binoculars. Blog post October 2019

The Helios Mistral WP3 8×42 were the binoculars of choice when a customer visited the Northern Optics, Optics weekend at Barton Upon Humber. With a budget of under £100 they needed a set for bird watching and every day use. … Continue reading

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Helios Lightwing HR 8×32 binoculars. Blog post October 2019

In what was one the the fastest decisions I have ever seen, a customer who came to the Optics weekend at Northern Optics , Barton Upon Humber looking for a set of good quality binoculars , without spending a large … Continue reading

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Ostara Elinor 7×50 binoculars review

7×50 binoculars are a great choice for low light observations, such as dusk and dawn objects , plus ideal for astronomy. The low magnification makes them easy to hand hold, despite weighing 950g. In this short video, I take a … Continue reading

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Helios Lightwing HR 8×32 binoculars review

The Helios Lightwing HR 8×32 binoculars are a prime example of why in many cases, high quality dielectric prisms will out perform ED binoculars in the same price range with silver coated prisms. Although there is a little red and … Continue reading

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Hawke Nature Trek 8×42 binoculars . Blog post September 2019

A customer came to the Northern Optics public optics weekend at the Waters` edge visitor centre Barton looking for a set of lightweight binoculars for bird watching. 8x magnification was another major factor due to the wider field of view. … Continue reading

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