Category Archives: News and Blog

North Lincs astro meeting. 2nd December 2019

We had a good turn out of members and guests for the North Lincolnshire astronomy society meeting on Monday 2nd December 2019. As it was the last meeting before Christmas, Glenys and Malcolm treated us to some mince pies in … Continue reading

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Hawke Frontier EDx 8×42 binoculars. Blog post November 2019

It was a very dull and damp day at Northern Optics when a customer visited our Optics weekend at Barton`s Waters` edge visitor centre. So you could say it was perfect conditions for a customer looking for a set of … Continue reading

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Hawke HD X 8×42 binoculars. Blog post November 2019

It`s always nice when a customer visits our Optics Weekends as a result of a recommendation. In this case the buyer needed a good quailty set of binoculars with 8x magnification. But were open to options with 10x. It was … Continue reading

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Olivon T650, T800 and T900 spotting scopes

The Olivon premium “T” series are a versatile set of 3 spotting scope sizes with different options, subject to availbilty. The T650 (65mm) , T800 (80mm) and T900 (90mm) offer something for many budgets and uses. Each model comes as … Continue reading

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North Lincs astro society. Meeting 4th November 2019

A good turn out of regulars were in attendance for the November 2019 North Lincs astro society meeting at Barton Upon Humber, Far ings visitor centre. After discussing unpluging of washing machines and near mishaps with screw drivers, we were … Continue reading

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Helios Nitrosport 8×26 binoculars. Blog post October 2019

The Helios Nitrosport 8×26 were the binoculars of choice when a customer came to visit Northern Optics at their Optics weekend in North Lincolnshire. Reasons for this easy discission was a number of reasons. At only 266g they are one … Continue reading

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Helios Nitrosport 10×34 binoculars. Blog post October 2019

A customer came to the Optics weekend at Northern Optics looking for a lightweight set of binoculars with higher magnification. Firstly they were looking at 25/26mm compacts. But then the Helios Nitrosport 10×34 binoculars were given to them so they … Continue reading

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Hawke Endurance ED 10×50 binoculars. Blog post October 2019

A customer who already owned a set of Hawke Nature trek 8×42 binoculars visited Northern Optics at one of the Optics weekends at Barton Upon Humber. They required something offering more magnification without sacrificing image quality. After trying the Nature … Continue reading

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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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