Category Archives: News and Blog

North Lincs Astro meeting 9th April 2018

Was a good turn out for the North Lincolnshire astronomy society meeting 9/4/18 . Thanks to Northern Optics for inviting along potential new members and providing a raffle prize, which Dennis was very happy with. Also thank you to Malcolm … Continue reading

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StarGazingLincs blog 2018

Was very kind of Paul Cotton from the East Lincs astronomy society to invite Northern Optics to attend StaGazingLincs 2018 as the optics trader for the event. It was a very well attended event with lots to do to keep … Continue reading

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North Lincs astro meeting 5th March 2018

Chris Roche gave an excellent talk called Why is the Sun hot at the North Lincs astro society at Barton Upon Humber, Far ings nature reserve for the March 2018 meeting.  As always Chris gives a very informative talk with a … Continue reading

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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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