Celestron Nature DX ED 8x42 Binoculars

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CE-72332
 
  • Magnification: 8x
  • Objective Lens Diameter of 1.65-Inches ED!
  • Angular Field of View is 7.5°
  • Prism Glass is BaK-4
  • Weighs only 1.56-pounds
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Celestron Nature DX ED 8x42 Binoculars

The Celestron Nature DX ED 8x42 Binoculars: This versatile, all-around binocular is a great choice for the trail, the stadium, the arena, or just about anywhere you want a close-up view of the action without sacrificing brightness or detail. It's an especially great companion for nature observation and bird watching, with ED glass that helps you spot the subtlest field markings and a close focus of just 8.2-feet.

ED Objective Lenses

Extra-Low Dispersion (ED) glass virtually eliminates chromatic aberration, also known as color fringing, a visual defect common in binoculars. Nature DX ED delivers razor-sharp images, even at the edges of the field of view. ED glass is also known for producing images with outstanding, true-to-life color.// Not all ED glass is created equal. Celestron's high-quality ED glass delivers visibly brighter, sharper images compared to non-ED binoculars. The difference is especially apparent in low light conditions, such as at dawn or dusk.

Coatings and Prisms// Nature DX ED features fully multi-coated optics. A binocular can be considered "fully multi-coated" when all air-to-glass surfaces are coated with multiple layers of anti-reflectivity coatings so that the maximum amount of light passes through the glass to the eye.

The prisms inside Nature DX ED are made of high-quality BaK-4 glass with phase coatings applied so that more light is reflected off their internal faces and passes through to the eye.

Taken together, the fully multi-coated lenses and BaK-4 prisms maximize light transmission for the remarkably bright, highly detailed images. The ED objective lenses further enhance these features, especially in low light conditions.

Durable Celestron Design

A durable rubber armored, polycarbonate housing protects your Nature DX ED binoculars from damage without weighing you down. Viewing through Nature DX ED is comfortable for both eyeglass wearers and non-eyeglass wearers, thanks to the durable twist-up eyecups. Twist through multiple click stops to find the position that works best for you. Also, the binocular is fully waterproof and filled with dry nitrogen gas to prevent internal fogging of lenses. Nature DX ED can stand up to even the toughest outdoor conditions.

Carry your Nature ED on the comfortable included strap. The binocular also includes a protective padded nylon case and lens caps for storage and transport. 

Extreme Versatility

Nature DX ED 8x42 features a close focus of just 6.5-feet, making it perfect for viewing birds, butterflies, plants, or other nearby subjects. For distance viewing, the 8 x 42 model offers a wide field of view so you can easily follow subjects as they move with less need to move the binoculars. 

It's also tripod-adaptable, so you can mount it on any standard photographic tripod for extended viewing or digiscoping (digital photography through the eyepiece- a.k.a. afocal photography). The tripod adapter, tripod, and smartphone adapter are all sold separately. 

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  • Extra-Low Dispersion (ED) objective lenses provide high resolution, high contrast images that are virtually free of optical defects like chromatic aberration (color fringing)
  • Fully multi-coated optics deliver maximum light transmission through the optical path
  • Phase coated BaK-4 prisms produce vivid, true-to-life colors
  • Eyeglass friendly - generous eye relief and sturdy, twist-up eyecups with multiple stops
  • 6.5-foot close focus
  • Tripod adaptable

SPECIFICATIONS

Angular Field of View7.5 degrees
Aperture42 mm (1.65")
Binocular TypePrism
Close Focus6.5 ft.
Dimensions142mm x 128mm x 56mm (5.6" x 5" x 2.2")
Diopter Adjustment Range plus/minus 3
Exit Pupil5.25mm
Eye Relief17.8mm
Free ShippingYes
Interpupillary Distance Range56mm (2.2") to 74mm (2.91")
Lens CoatingsFully Multi Coated (Prism is Phase Coated)
Linear FOV at 1000 Yards393 ft. (129m)
Magnification8X
Nitrogen FilledYes
Prism GlassBaK~4
Relative Brightness27.56
Tripod AdaptableYes
Twilight Factor18.33
WaterproofingWaterproof
Weight24.9 oz (705 g)

INCLUDED ITEMS

 

Celestron Nature DX ED 8x42 Binoculars-INCLUDED

  • Nature DX ED 8 x 42 Binoculars
  • Neck strap
  • Objective lens caps
  • Rainguard
  • Carrying case
  • Lens cloth
  • Instruction manual
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08/17/2020
David B.
United States United States
Great binoculars for bird watching

Optical quality is excellent. It is easy to use and compact enough to be easy to hold. I really like the twist up/down feature of the eye piece rims to quickly accommodate to eyeglass or non eyeglass use. This is my first pair of binoculars for bird watching. This model was one of several recommended by the Audubon Society by price range. I’m very pleased with them.