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6.7 out of 10

Celestron SkyMaster 9x63

Optical Design : Porro Diameter : 63 mm (2.48 in) Magnification Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Celestron SkyMaster 9x63

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Overall 10

these are keepers, not a wall hanger. Stuff that works.

skitimberlake, Ebay
29 October 2013
Overall 2

Collimation Issues

Joe the Astronomer, B&H Photo
11 October 2011
  • Excerpt: The size of this bino is probably the largest still possible to use without a tripod. It has nice construction, great eye relief, and most importantly it is water (and thus fog) proof. Unfortunately however, it has collimation issues. It is not terrible, but still obvious. I've ordered the first pair by mail. Then came to exchange them. The few pairs I've tried (that were in stock) all had collimation issues to some degree.
  • Pros: Close Focus, Strong Construction, Waterproof, Works Well With Glasses
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Overall 8

Brings in a lot of light

Mbaker001, B&H Photo
28 February 2011
  • Excerpt: These are great binos, the pull in a lot of light at dusk or even at night.
  • Pros: Quality Lenses, Works Well With Glasses
  • Cons: Heavy
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Overall 10

I would buy this product again

D.K., B&H Photo
17 August 2010
  • Excerpt: These binoculars are multi-purpose. I use them for sightseeing as well as looking at the stars. Although they are not as heavy as some binoculars, if you don't have a tripod, you need to steady them against something to prevent the image from bouncing around.
  • Pros: Quality Lenses, Strong Construction
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Overall 10

Excellent Astro binocular

5 November 2013
  • Summary: Well made with good optics, a little on the heavy side, this binocular is designed for astronomy though could be used for other purposes if needed, though not recommended, if you want bird watching binocular go for something smaller,however for the night sky it works very well. The lens caps could be a better fit however for its price its a very nice binocular.
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Overall 10

Celestron DX 9x63 astro binocs

GA, Amazon
24 August 2013
  • Summary: Need some reasonably priced, large-ish aperture but still portable, high quality binocs? Then these might be for you! The optics are sharp to the edge of the field; fully multi-coated, so ghosting and other optical aberrations are minimal. They have enough aperture to yield bright night-time images of the sky, and can be used to track down some of the deep-sky objects that smaller apertures cannot.
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