When you're looking for a conveniently-sized piece of optical gear to use for close-up views of distant objects, you should invest in a quality monocular. They're less bulky and cumbersome than binoculars or spotting scopes. to take with you to sports games, camping trips, or other excursions. Orion's 10x42 Waterproof Monocular is super compact and portable, making it the perfect partner for magnified viewing of wildlife, scenery, and even the Moon without tons of equipment.
The Orion 10x42 Waterproof Monocular is designed to withstand almost any weather condition with its rugged, rubber-armored body and waterproof construction. Its 42 aperture objective lens and BK-7 roof prism provides high-quality optical performance in a small size. All optical surfaces are fully multi-coated to ensure maximum light transmission, letting you enjoy bright and vivid views even in low-light conditions. This monocular's wide field of view (5.9 degrees) provides a nicely sized window with 10x power magnification, making it easy to tack moving target objects while you're using it. Another awesome feature of the Orion 10x42 Waterproof Monocular is that it has a near focus distance of just 20 inches, which is extremely helpful if the target you are watching suddenly moves closer to you!
This monocular's 17mm long eye relief allows glasses-wearers to comfortably keep their glasses on while in use. The twist-up rubber eyeguard also allows you to properly position your eye to take in the entire field of view comfortably.
The Orion 10x42 Waterproof Monocular also comes with a removable carry strap so it came easily come along for the adventure. There is also a small tripod adapter socket that allows attachment to any field or photographic tripod that is equipped with a 1/4"-20 threaded post if you plan on using the monocular for a long period of time.