Books by Philip S.
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For All Ages
Deep Sky: An Introduction
Illustrated Timeline of the Universe
Ware, 4th edition
the Universe Through Binoculars
Checking optical quality
Ratings of specific brands/models
here for supplemental material.
Backyard Astronomer's Guide;
Dickinson, T. and Dyer, A.; Camden House, 2002; ISBN 0921820119. www.backyardastronomy.com
and All Purpose Telescopes; Paul, H.; Book Sales, 1983; ISBN
0817435581. Out of print.
Touring the Universe Through Binoculars;
Harrington, P.; John Wiley & Sons, 1990; ISBN 0471513377.
specifically for birders, but with a lot of good advice for all
binocular owners and purchasers.
Binoculars and How They Work
binocular basics, including construction and features to look for when
for Birding FAQ
all-around binocular site. Owner recently posted that he cannot
maintain the site, but that doesn't detract from the work he has put
into it over the years.