Review of Adler Optik Jupiter 20×80 ZCF Binos

Posted by XTSee on 19th August , 2008

The review of my Adler Optik Jupiter 20×80ZCF Giant Observation Binoculars which I have provided on my web site is now complete, and also includes an excerpt from Sky At Night magazine, September ‘08 issue, which did a group test on six pairs of binoculars, one of which was almost identical to my binos.

Overall I [...] Read more »

First light with Adler Optik Jupiter 20×80 Giant Binoculars

Posted by XTSee on 10th August , 2008

At last after patiently waiting for the clouds to clear, I have enjoyed “first light” with my birthday present from my missus. A pair of Adler Optik Jupiter 20×80 Giant Observation Binoculars.

We bought them from Scopes-n-Skies (click the link for their writeup).
These binos are quite hefty, requiring tripod mount for stable viewing, and I also [...] Read more »

Moon and Galaxies in Ursa Major

Posted by XTSee on 10th May , 2008

Moon Spotting
Today was a nice warm, spring day, and the evening was quite mild. Ideal to get the XT10 out for some viewing. Stars weren’t particularly bright tonight, but the scope soon revealed quite a reasonable amount of depth.
Tonight I wanted to focus on observing the Moon, which is 5 days into new moon, and [...] Read more »