Obviously, they have their shortcomings in terms of aperture and magnification, but binoculars are often overlooked by new astronomers because when they think about astronomy, they automatically think about telescopes.
In this video, I will show you 5 advantages that binoculars have over telescopes:
- They are small and lightweight.
- They are easy to transport.
- You might already have one.
- They are less expensive.
- They make it easier to find objects.
While they also have their obvious disadvantages, like smaller aperture, binoculars have a special place in astronomy. Enjoy the video.