Best binoculars 2021: Top picks for stargazing

A good pair of binoculars are an indispensable tool for anyone interested in astronomy, and we’ve put together our recommendations of the very best binoculars your money can buy. 

When choosing the best binoculars it can be tempting to go for the highest magnification, but think again. Binoculars deliver such amazing views of the night skies because they collect more photons than the naked eye, and this power depends on how big the objective (front) lenses are. We’d rather have bigger objectives than higher magnification.