More great gift ideas for exploring the skies above and the land and sea
Confused about what to get your family and friends for Christmas? Here’s some cool products the team at BINTEL have put together as suggestions.
$200 to $300
Minox X-Lite 8X26 Binoculars – $299
Small and rugged binoculars
Pocket size yet powerful quality binoculars. Walking, sitting, viewing – the MINOX X-Lite 8 x26 binoculars are always at your side when the next adventure is around the corner. A good pair for those getting into bird watching too.
Celestron AstroMaster 70AZ Refractor Telescope – $249
Easy to use telescope for starting your astro journey
Looking for a portable and easy to assemble telescope for celestial viewing? The Celestron AstroMaster 70AZ telescope produces bright, clear images of the moon and planets. It’s easy to observe the belts and moons of Jupiter, rings of Saturn, and craters on the moon. Images are the right way up too, so you can use the AstroMaster 70AZ for landscape and nature viewing as well.
$300 to $500
Saxon 909 AZ3 telescope bundle – $399 including delivery
The Saxon 909 AZ3 Refractor Telescope is ideal for both land and sky viewing.
Get great views of the night sky with the telescope’s larger aperture of 90mm and focal length of 910mm. A larger telescope means brighter and clearer views compared to smaller telescopes. With a little practice, you’ll soon see Moon’s craters, Jupiter’s moons, bright nebulae and star clusters. When you’re not observing the night sky, use the scope to observe nature and scenery out at land or sea. It includes everything in the box you need to start viewing – mount, tripod, eyepieces, filters.
Orion Mini Giant 9×63 Binoculars – $419
Great for astronomy and detailed views of the land and sea
Did you know that binoculars are ideal for wide views of the night sky? Explore star clusters, dust lanes in the WIlky Way and the rich star fields in our close galactic neighbours, the Magellanic Clouds. You’ll see the Moon in unforgettable detail. Plus great for daytime use such a whale watching Rare to find high quality, Japanese made large sized binoculars at a decent price. Includes a hardcase and neck strap. 5 year warranty.
Celestron StarSense Explorer LT 127AZ Telescope – $499
Explore the Universe with this Celestron StarSense telescope
Celestron has reinvented the manual telescope with StarSense Explorer—the first telescope that uses your smartphone to analyze the night sky and calculate its position in real time. StarSense Explorer LT 127AZ is ideal for beginners thanks to the ap’s user-friendly interface and detailed tutorials. It’s like having your own personal tour guide of the night sky. We’ve sold hundreds of Celestron StarSense Explorer telescopes in the last 12 months or so and given the wonderful feedback we’ve had from our customers, are totally happy to give them a big thumbs.