Binoculars

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Binoculars 

A set of two identical telescopes, one for each eye, which gives binocular vision of magnified distant objects. The images are erected using either an eyepiece of negative power, or prisms, or very occasionally, an additional lens system placed between objective and eyepiece. On binoculars, the magnification M and the diameter D of the objective or entrance pupil are shown as MD (e.g. 8 ✕ 30). Syn. field glasses; prism binoculars (for those which use prisms as erectors). See erector; galilean telescope; terrestrial telescope.
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We offer an adapter that allows the hunter to have a pair of binoculars and a spotter on the same tripod at the same time.
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You'll need dark skies and a good pair of binoculars, although a small telescope would be even better.
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Even in this modern age of astronomical observatories and Hubble Space Telescopes, there is a great deal of pleasure to be taken from simply observing the ever changing night sky through the various seasons of the year with a simple pair of binoculars.
If he purchased a pair of binoculars, he'd be able to take full avantage of the delightful array of mooning gnomes I've strategically placed in the piping.
But now and again (rarely it seems) you stumble onto a pair of binoculars that truly stands out.
When the police stopped the duo in the early afternoon of the same day, they found a crowbar in the duo's vehicle, along with a pair of two-way radios and a pair of binoculars.
I grab a nearby pair of binoculars and join the dozen or so onlookers who are scanning the thick ice in search of the bear.
With his gunnery sergeant standing next to him, company commander McCaffrey looked through a pair of binoculars on a dark night when a shell exploded in the sky above, silhouetting his body to a sniper.
A good pair of binoculars is more powerful than Galileo's first telescope.