Whether you are a hunting freak or a star gazer or a bird watcher, one of the most important things that you must carry is binocular. If you are a professional, then it may be easy for you to choose a suitable one but if you are a novice then it is important to know about what features must be concentrated or noted while purchasing a binocular.

Technology has developed and most of the people are ordering everything online. This goes true for purchasing a binocular too. Purchasing one online is different from purchasing it by trying it in the store. So, when you are going to order one online, then follow the below points to buy the best binocular.

Binoculars come with a special specification on it. It will be represented in numbers.  Let us consider the specification of the binocular to be ‘a x b’ for the explanation below. Though there are various technical features to be noted while purchasing one, magnification and aperture play a very important role in it.

Magnification:  In the above case, the letter ‘a’ represents the magnification value which indicates how magnified the object will look. Here, the object will look ‘a’ times larger than the real object. So, when you like to have a closer view of the object, then try to purchase one with a higher magnification value. But, remember that as the object gets closer, you will lose a larger field of view.

Aperture: The letter ‘b’ represents the aperture value which is important to purchase a night vision binocular. The number must be on the higher side for the vision to be clearer in the dark. So, if you are star gazer and if you like to read the sky at night, then the aperture value plays the main role.

So, take note of the two values magnification (‘a’) and Aperture (‘b’) before deciding to buy a binocular.