Category Archives: News and Blog

North Lincs astro meeting 8th January 2018

Peter Rea was the guest speaker for the Jan 2018 meeting at the North Lincs astro society . He gave us an excellent talk on Apollo 15, including the Moon walks and trips in the rover.  As with all Peter,s … Continue reading

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North Lincs astro meeting 4th December 2017

Paul Money FRAS, FBIS was the special guest speaker at the North Lincolnshire astronomy society for December 2017. His talk on images of space , part one was visually stunning, and presented in his own unique and entertaining way. As well … Continue reading

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Helios Stellar II 100mm binoculars overview and specs

Introduced in 2017 the Helios Stellar II 100mm observational binoculars are the perfect solution for long distance terrestrial, ship spotting and astronomical use. The oversized eyepieces and long eye relief make them ideal for spectacle wearers as much as non … Continue reading

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Minox BV 8×25 / 10×25 new model. Open hinge design

As from Autumn 2017 the popular Minox BV 8×25 and 10×25 now come in a new open hinge design. This now means you get the same great optics with Minox M* lens coatings in a modern housing.  Compared to years … Continue reading

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Hawke Endurance 8×32 ED. Northern Optics blog 12.11.17

A customer came to the Northern Optics weekend outlet looking to buy a set of high quality mid sized binoculars with very good eye relief. A number of 8×25 and 10×25 options were tried. One of which was ideal, with … Continue reading

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North Lincs astro meeting. 6th November 2017

The North Lincolnshire astronomy society welcomed 2 fresh faces at the November 2017 meeting. Due to technical issues, Damian’s constellation of the month went AWOL. But all was not lost, as John gave us his usual monthly round up of … Continue reading

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North Lincs astro society meeting 2nd October 2017

Around 15 members turned up for the North Lincs astro AGM on Monday 2nd Oct 2017. This was a very informal meeting with the re-election of the committee and members. There was some very useful suggestions and ideas for the … Continue reading

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North Lincs astro meeting 3rd July 2017

19 of the regulars were present at the North Lincs astro society meeting for the July 2017 get together at Far Ings visitor centre. We got there early to get some stunning views of the Sun through the club solar telescope. … Continue reading

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North Lincs Astro meeting 5th June 2017

Despite the weather, 16 regulars turned up for the North Lincs astro society meeting on Monday 5th June 2017. The night kicked off with Damian giving a brief talk about the constellation Libra the scales. This included the history of … Continue reading

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North Lincs astro meeting 8th May 2017

20 members were in attendance for the North Lincs astro meeting at Far Ings nature reserve visitor centre for the May 2017 meeting. We had 3 separate speakers, starting with the welcome return of Damian giving us his constellation of … Continue reading

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