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The best Cyber Monday deals on binoculars for travel, skywatching and nature

Celestron Nature DX 8x42 Binocular
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There's nothing quite like getting up close to Earth's incredible wildlife and this Cyber Monday we've scanned the retailers to help you find the very best deal on your next (or first!) binocular — whether you're wanting to observe birds up close or scour the surface of the moon, you can get a great discount today.

With unbeatable offers on Celestron's Outland X 10x50 and Celestron's range of SkyMaster Binocular — both of which offer a mix of stunning terrestrial views — we've rounded up the very best pieces of kit that exude performance and high quality. And for a fraction of the cost.

Some binoculars in our Cyber Monday deals come with accessories, including lens caps and a handy carry case to ensure that the optics are always protected during tours of land and sky. What's more, all binoculars are robust and can withstand bumps and knocks, making them the perfect choice for young observers and the most adventurous members of the family.

The all-arounder Celestron Nature DX 8x42 binocular is our editor's choice and comes at 19% off at Amazon. With their lightweight design, you can switch from observing the local wildlife to the surface of the moon within moments: thanks to a combination of coated lenses, BaK-4 prisms and nitrogen purging, views are spectacularly clear for unbelievable observations.

Today's top deal

Celestron Nature DX 8x42 Binocular: $146.95 $118.95 at Amazon

Get an impressive 19% off the Celestron Nature DX 8x42 Binocular at Amazon. These binoculars are great for terrestrial views but are also excellent for scanning craters of the moon and catching the International Space Station.View Deal

More great Cyber Monday deals on binoculars from top brands Celestron, Nikon, Vixen and Bushnell

Bushnell Spectator Sport 7x35 Binocular: $74.95 $59.95 at B&H

With $15 off, this small, lightweight binocular was made to pack away with ease, while being a joy to handle. If you're a keen sportsman, you can get up close to the action of your favorite team. Can be customized and supplied with a free flashlight worth $9.99.View Deal

Celestron UpClose G2 8x21 Binocular: $18.95 $15.99 at Amazon

Great for those on the go, you can now snap up the UpClose G2 8x21 at Amazon and at 16% off the retail price. Water resistant and supplied with a carry case as well as binocular straps, it's the ideal piece of kit for birdwatching and hiking.View Deal

Celestron Cometron 7x50 Binocular: $34.95 $32.79 at Amazon

Lightweight, yet extremely durable, the Celestron Cometron 7x50 Binocular is now 6% off at Amazon. Ideal for casual skywatching as well as terrestrial views, observers can enjoy bright, wide-field sights of their chosen target. Comes with carry case.View Deal

Nikon 8x42 Prostaff 3S Binocular: $126.95 $96.95 at B&H

With their wide field of view, long eye relief, coated optics and lightweight, compact design, Nikon's Prostaff 3S is a must-have for terrestrial views. Robust enough to take on your outdoor adventures, you can get up close to nature with the 8x magnification.View Deal

Celestron TrailSeeker 8x32 Binocular: $229.95 $179.95 at B&H

The Celestron TrailSeeker 8x32 isn't just 22% off at B&H, you also get a free Olight I3E EOS Flashlight that's worth $9.95. The binoculars are weatherproof if you get caught in the rain and are good for close and mid-range observations.View Deal

Celestron Outland X 10x50 Binocular: $125.95 $114.00 at Amazon

The Celestron Outland X 10x50 Binocular feature excellent multicoated optics, nitrogen purging for clear terrestrial and astronomical views. Twist-up eyecups and a lightweight design offer comfortable views for long observing sessions. View Deal

Celestron Nature DX ED 10x50 Binocular: $219.95 $198.05 at Amazon

With virtually no color fringing, the Nature DX ED 10x50 Binocular offers a superb viewing experience for low-light conditions. The premium Extra-Low Dispersion (ED)  glass is great for birdwatching and casual skywatching.View Deal

Celestron UpClose G2 10-30x50 Binocular: $56.95 $49.99 at Amazon

For a low investment, the Celestron UpClose G2 10-30x50 Binocular is perfect for quick observations of fast-moving wildlife subjects. They're also durable and lightweight, ideal for travel.View Deal

Celestron Outland X 10x42 Binocular: $87.95 $76.68 at Amazon

You can now get 13% off the Outland X 10x42 Binocular at Amazon. Twist-up eyecups allow for quick eye relief adjustment for a comfortable observing experience, while multicoated optics offer excellent contrast and clarity.View Deal

Celestron Granite 10x42 Binocular: $359.95 $289.90 at Amazon

The high-quality Celestron Granite 10x42 Binocular is an excellent binocular for tracking down and observing wildlife while serving as a lightweight option for skywatching. Observers can enjoy high reflectivity and vivid colors.View Deal

Celestron 12x50 Granite Binocular: $459.95 $359.95 at B&H

Now 22% off at B&H, the 12x50 Granite Binocular is a great piece of kit for great views of planetary and deep-sky observations. The Extra-Low Dispersion (ED) glass, reflective coatings and BaK-4 prisms offer exquisite sharpness and color.  View Deal

Bushnell Powerview 20x50 Binocular: $99.99 $79.99 at B&H

Bushnell offers great optics for a competitive price and the Powerview 20x50 are of no exception. Now at an even more competitive price with a further 20% off, the InstaFocus system inside the binocular's body offers a great view when locking onto wildlife subjects.View Deal

Celestron SkyMaster 25x100 Binocular: $587.95 $359.00 at Adorama

Now an incredible 39% off, the SkyMaster 25x100 Binocular offers superb views of the night sky. Offering maximum brightness even in low-light conditions and at a long-range, this binocular is great for terrestrial and astronomical sights. Comes with carry case. View Deal

Be sure to check out Live Science's best binoculars for kids 2020 as well as's best binoculars 2020.  

Gemma is editor-in-chief of science and space magazines How It Works and All About Space. She is the author of Quantum Physics in Minutes, Haynes Owners’ Workshop Manual to the Large Hadron Collider and Haynes Owners’ Workshop Manual to the Milky Way. She holds a degree in physical sciences, a Master’s in astrophysics and a PhD in computational astrophysics. She was elected as a fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society in 2011. Previously, Gemma worked on scientific reports and careers leaflets for the Institute of Physics and the British Antarctic Survey and has reported for publications such as Physics World, Astronomy Now and Astrobiology Magazine.