The Celestron SkyMaster Series – big binoculars for astronomical viewing, make stargazing in a clear night’s sky a real joy. Looking up a the stars wondering about the mysteries of space and the universe, the night sky has always fascinated mankind. If you want to observe stars, the Milky Way and other celestial wonders you can do it with the help of binoculars and bigger telescopes.
The Celestron SkyMaster Giant 15×70 Binoculars is the most popular model of the SkyMaster series. It combines a large light-collecting objective lens into a not too heavy construction, so it can be used without a tripod. However to make use of its full power you want to get a tripod. The Celestron SkyMaster is primarily intended for astronomical viewing, but it is also great for terrestrial observations over long distances. The Celestron Skymaster Giant are a high performance binoculars at a great value price.
Its BaK-4 porro prism and multi-coated optics help enhance vision and provide better greater resolution. Users won’t have to hassle themselves trying to focus the unit thanks to its center focus knob. The subject in your view will not move easily so you can actually see it in a clearer fashion.
The combination of 70-mm objective lenses and 15X magnification supplies great brightness even in low-light conditions and long-distance subjects. The included tripod adapter allows attaching the binoculars to nearly any tripod. With a tripod attached, you will be able to gaze at the sky minus the hassles of a weighty pair of binoculars.
The rubber coating included in the ensemble safeguards the unit and at the same time, provides better grip so it won’t easily slip out of users’ hands. The model is the ideal unit for individuals who wear eyeglasses because the eyepieces feature a lengthier eye relief and it also comes with foldable eyecups to accommodate the glasses. This is pretty convenient since it makes the transfer from binoculars to uncovered eyes faster and more organized.
The Skymaster can be used by both beginner and experienced users. Beginners will appreciate the user-friendly elements of the model while experienced ones will be thankful for its bigger aperture and movability. The dimensions of the model are sufficiently small but it’s still hefty enough.
The device is also water-resistant, which makes the model easy to carry during outdoor activities and poor weather conditions. If you happen to encounter some technical issues with the device, you can take advantage of the limited lifetime warranty that the company has granted the model.
There are not really any disadvantages, except maybe that the Skymaster Giant is slightly heavy and will require the use of a tripod stand to effectively use the binoculars.
Great for stargazing, this Celestron comes highly recommended for terrestrial viewing too. Especially for observing subjects at a long distance.
It is also a great piece to use for sky viewing. Improved contrast, a large aperture, an affordable price, water-resistant capabilities and the inclusion of a tripod adapter makes Celestron SkyMaster Giant binoculars a must-have.