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Save up to 28% on top-rated Celestron binoculars this Amazon Prime Day

Celestron – Nature DX 8x42 Binoculars
Save a stunning 17% on the Celestron Nature DX 8x42 binocular in Amazon Prime Day deals. (Image credit: Amazon)

Fix your gaze on incredible binocular deals with two gate-crashers from Celestron, one of our top-rated brands for nature and astronomy.

The Celestron Nature DX 10x42 binocular is on sale right now at Amazon for $129.72 (opens in new tab), an incredible 28% less than usual. If you want a smaller set, Celestron's Nature DX 8x42 binocular is on sale right now at Amazon for $133.18 (opens in new tab), which is 22% off the normal listing price.

The Nature DX line is one of the best binocular sets rated at our sister website Space.com. We're huge fans of the powerful magnification available, along with the waterproof construction and the reasonable eye relief (at least, for those folks without eyeglasses.)

Both of these deals are the deepest discounts we've seen this season and as such, you are going to want to act quickly if you want to look at birds, animals or objects in the night sky with more ease on your pocketbook. 

While you're looking around for discount options, Space.com has a roundup of the Amazon Prime Day deals on binoculars, which will make comparison shopping easier for you. The best binoculars for 2022 includes top picks for stargazing, wildlife and more. Let's next take a deeper dive into the Celestron features below to help with your buying choice.

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Celestron Nature DX 10x42 Binoculars $179.95 $129.72 at Amazon (opens in new tab)

Save an amazing 28% on this binocular set that will get you set for birdwatching, outdoor activities or looking at the sky. The high-powered eyepieces, with somewhat generous eye relief, pair perfectly with waterproof and fog-resistant construction. 

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Celestron – Nature DX 8x42 Binoculars $169.95 $133.18 at Amazon (opens in new tab)

Save 22% on this binocular set for outdoor, birding and skywatching use. Fog and waterproof construction mean you can use the eyepieces in all sorts of weather conditions.

Making the right choice for stargazing binoculars or nature binoculars comes down to many factors, high among them personal choice. Wide field views will show you more of the area that you want to be looking at, which is great if you want to get context. If you prefer zooming in, however, strong magnification will let you pick out stars within galaxies, or the colors on a nearby bird.

The Celestron Nature DX 10x42 (opens in new tab) binoculars play to the magnification side of things. If you want to see stuff in high definition, this is where you'll want to invest your money. You probably will want to buy one of our best travel tripods to keep your gaze steady, or to lean against a railing or balcony to avoid your arms getting tired.

The 10x42 set has fully multi-coated lenses to let in as many colors as possible, which is good if you're trying to see the difference between two birds, or to tell a couple of stars apart. Waterproof body will help with looking at nature in the rain, or inevitable dewy conditions while stargazing. 

If you prefer to get the context, go for the Celestron Nature DX 8x42 (opens in new tab) binocular set.  It's rather similar to the 10x42 with multi-coated lenses and that waterproof body, but the benefit of this set is it's easier to hold for long periods of time and likely will not require the tripod for some conditions. The 8x42 set (like its larger counterpart) also comes with a compact carrying case and objective lens caps to protect it in between, so really it's a matter of how much you can safely carry and store.

Celestron is one of our top brands and you can look at the full range of the sales here at our Celestron binocular and telescope deal page. More telescopes and cameras, for you astrophotography and nature-capturing fans, are available on the Amazon Prime Day deals hub. Happy observing!

Be sure to check out Space.com's Amazon Prime Day guide, or our guide to the best binoculars.

Elizabeth Howell
Elizabeth Howell
Elizabeth Howell is a regular contributor to Live Science and Space.com, along with several other science publications. She is one of a handful of Canadian reporters who specializes in space reporting. Elizabeth has a Bachelor of Journalism, Science Concentration at Carleton University (Canada) and an M.Sc. Space Studies (distance) at the University of North Dakota. Elizabeth became a full-time freelancer after earning her M.Sc. in 2012. She reported on three space shuttle launches in person and once spent two weeks in an isolated Utah facility pretending to be a Martian.