Best flashlights 2022: essential for stargazing and night trekking

Stargazing is one of the best hobbies in the world, but it has its dangers. It can only be done at night, so you’ll often find yourself walking from your car or home to the perfect stargazing spot across dangerous terrain in the pitch black night. We’ve put together a list of the best flashlights on the market, to help guide your way over those dangerous twigs, branches, stumps, and anything else lurking in the darkness. 

In this list, we’ve brought together the top five best flashlights on the market based on research and hands-on experience with most of the models. Below you can read about flashlights with disposable or rechargeable batteries, LED bulbs, and how each one feels in your hands based on its size. We haven’t included any commercial options, but there are a couple suitable for the needs of pro-level stargazers and astrophotographers.